The New York Times is cutting its online price, but there’s a catch

The $12.99/month package bundles online access to the Times with nearly unlimited ebooks, audiobooks, and other material from Scribd. With 3.8 million subscribers–2.9 million paying just for digital access–The New York Times has been one of the early success stories for paywalls, which partly or completely limit access to non-subscribers. Now it’s sweetening the deal to keep growing, by bundling its Basic Digital Access subscription with the ebook and audiobook service Scribd, for a $12.99 month-to-month fee (after a 30-day free trial).Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times is cutting its online price, but there’s a catch

The $12.99/month package bundles online access to the Times with nearly unlimited ebooks, audiobooks, and other material from Scribd. With 3.8 million subscribers–2.9 million paying just for digital access–The New York Times has been one of the early success stories for paywalls, which partly or... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Florida men deny smalltown library access to the New York Times online, citing “fake news.”

The bullpen of the 1993 San Diego Padres Citrus County Commission (pictured above) has denied funding to county libraries for digital subscriptions to the New York Times. Led by left-handed middle-reliever area man Scott Carnahan, the commission (comprised of Scott, Jeff, Ron, Jimmie, and Brian)... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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'Just use cat videos': New York Times boss wants Facebook to cut out news

Mark Thompson says site’s attempts to rank news outlets sounds like ‘controlled society’Facebook should consider completely removing news from users’ feeds unless it can find a way to avoid low-quality stories clogging up the site, the chief executive of the New York Times has said.Mark Thompson... Continue reading at The Guardian

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'New York Times' Cuts a Range of Bestseller Lists

As part of its effort to revamp its coverage of publishing, the 'New York Times' has eliminated a number of bestsellers lists, among them graphic novels/manga and mass market paperback lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New York Times Redesign Points to Future of Online Publishing

The last time The New York Times embarked on a wholesale redesign of its Web site, in 2006, the iPhone wasn't on the market. Tablets like the iPad were still years away. So the new design that The Times is unveiling Wednesday is generating mu ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Times of India, New York Times, News Corp Share Content-to-Commerce Case Studies

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The New York Times, Washington Post, Time Inc and others begin testing micropayments

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Net Pricing: Is It Time to Take Prices off Book Covers?

Pointing to the need for pricing flexibility at a time when bookstores face a growing number of economic challenges, some booksellers question whether it’s time for publishers to stop printing suggested retail prices on book covers and dust jackets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How Conde Nast, New York Times, Hearst Are Adapting for Real-Time Bidding

When Matt Prohaska joined The New York Times as its first-ever programmatic advertising director, he claims to have begun meetings by drawing blood from his arm. "I wanted to show everyone I was human," he said.There was no actual bloodshed. Mr. Prohaska, hired in April after running his own... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Price Cuts Bite Into Korean Book Sales, Fixed Price Considered

Despite a dramatic drop in book sales, Aladin used bookstores have thrived, with some publishers dumping books to boost sales; a fixed-price law is now under debate. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pulitzer 2024 winners include Jayne Anne Phillips, ProPublica, AP and New York Times

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AI: Copyright Challenges Now Include a New York Times Lawsuit

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'New York Times' Sues OpenAI, Microsoft for Copyright Infringement

The suit, said to be the first AI-related action filed by a major American media company, alleges that AI services from both multibillion dollar companies are businesses “built on mass copyright infringement,” with potentially massive implications for the future of journalism. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The ‘New York Times Book Review’ Mixes It Up

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Los Angeles Times announces 74 job cuts due to economic challenges

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Vice files for bankruptcy protection amid cut-price sale to consortium

Digital publisher and owner of Vice News and Vice TV was once valued at $6bn but has agreed sale for $225mVice, the once high-flying media startup that reached a peak valuation of nearly $6bn (£5bn), has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US as the digital publisher engineers a cut-price... Continue reading at The Guardian

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'New York Times' reports slower digital subscription growth and weakening ad revenue

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What Do 10 Years of the New York Times Young Adult Bestseller Lists Say About YA?

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