With the right funding model, journalism can pay its way | Roy Greenslade

As print titles continue to close, two startups may offer an answer to the news industry’s woeThe question most asked by journalists just now, aside from the routine one about Brexit, is how their trade will be funded in future. Indeed, at local level, there is increasing concern about whether there will be any trade at all.Look at the state of the big three regional publishers. JPI Media, owner of the i newspaper, the Scotsman, The Yorkshire Post and about 200 more titles, was founded last November from the ashes of Johnston Press after it went into administration. It began this year by announcing a series of cover price rises and followed up with a review aimed at relocating offices and merging newsrooms (a euphemism for reducing journalistic staff). Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With the right funding model, journalism can pay its way | Roy Greenslade

As print titles continue to close, two startups may offer an answer to the news industry’s woeThe question most asked by journalists just now, aside from the routine one about Brexit, is how their trade will be funded in future. Indeed, at local level, there is increasing concern about whether... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last chance to fill in the blanks on funding journalism’s future | Roy Greenslade

Cuts have eroded the quantity and quality of the press. We must have a say on where to go nextHere is the news. Newspaper publishing revenues from both circulation and print advertising, have plunged by more than half over the past decade, down from almost £7bn to just over £3bn. Here’s more... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OpenAI will reportedly pay $250 million to put News Corp's journalism in ChatGPT

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Google to pay News Corp to fund AI push

Deal part of Google News Initiative to fund various journalism projects and content from news organizations. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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OpenAI will train its AI models on the Financial Times' journalism

The Financial Times has become the latest news organization to strike a deal with OpenAI. In a joint announcement on Monday, the Financial Times and OpenAI said that maker of ChatGPT will use the Financial Times’ journalism to train its AI models and collaborate on developing new AI products and... Continue reading at Engadget

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OpenAI will pay to train its models on Business Insider and Politico articles

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T&F's Callanan emphasises need for sustainable funding models

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Hedge fund to pay $312M for McClatchy newspaper chain

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American journalism is dying. Its survival requires public funds | Victor Pickard

Maintaining public media infrastructure should be non-negotiable for a democratic society. We have to be boldThe McClatchy newspaper chain’s recent filing for bankruptcy is one more data point showing that US journalism is dying. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the newspaper... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Google Vows to Keep Investing in Journalism in Search for Sustainable Publishing Models

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Will the watchdog dare dismiss this impartiality case against Newsquest? | Roy Greenslade

The NUJ’s complaint has echoes of a 1975 case, and goes to the heart of arguments about press freedomJournalists often get upset about their bosses. It goes with the territory. What is unusual, however, is the decision by staff at the Cumberland News to make a formal complaint about their... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Is May’s press inquiry just a way of putting Leveson 2 on the back burner? | Roy Greenslade

I hope the PM is sincere in her desire to save journalism for the public good. But so much depends on the scope of the reviewThe prime minister’s decision to hold an inquiry into “the sustainability of Britain’s printed press” received little more than a cautious welcome from newspaper... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Good Journal exceeds crowd-funding target

The Good Journal, a quarterly literary journal launched by Nikesh Shukla and Julia Kingsford to showcase UK BAME writers, has exceeded its £40k crowd-funding target. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How The Independent plans to pay for its journalism as a digital-only player

The Independent spends £250,000 a day to fund its journalism, and is bullish about maintaining those standards in its future as a digital-only publisher. While print ad revenues have hardly been a safety net for any newspaper publisher for some time, carving out commercial differentiation in the... Continue reading at Digiday

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How will Amazon's new pay-per-page model change ebooks?

Just as Spotify has done for music, the new pay-per-page system could change the way ebooks are published and authors paid. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Killing the “Pay First, Read Later” E-bookselling Model

The download first, pay-as-you-read ebook sales model from Total Boox in Israel promises a superior consumer experience by minimizing the uncertainty of book buying. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ladies’ Home Journal to Move to Reader-Produced Content Model

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