The Past Can’t Buy The Future | Digital First
JRC Ceo John Paxton ruffles feathers on a regular basis, but he’s visionary and always worth a read. Tbh, I think most of the mainstream UK press accept this in their strategies already – I doubt most view digital as a bolt = but this is a good read, with facts both scary and inspiring. “We can no longer treat digital as a bolt-on to our strategy and protect the legacy business. The past doesn’t buy our future.”
Executive summary – Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2013
“news brands still matter but a strong name and long heritage is no longer enough. Our data show that there still is a yearning – in an ocean of content – for trusted news across a range of subject areas, but newer brands like Yahoo and the Huffington Post are also proving they can fill that role alongside a raft of specialist providers, blogs, and social media too.”
UK newspapers’ print ad revenue ‘to shrink by £400m by the end of 2014’ | Media | guardian.co.uk
“Group M forecasts that UK press ad spend “remains under the most pressure” of all advertising sectors in the UK. The total UK newspaper market is projected to shrink by 8.2% this year, or £186m, to £2.06bn. This is an improvement over the decline of 10.2% in national and regional newspaper advertising in 2012. In 2014, total newspaper print advertising is expected to fall 9.8%, or about another £202m, to see the market drop to £1.86bn”.
Open Access FINAL.doc
This is the full announcement by Local Government Minister Eric Pickles, regarding the use of social tools for live reporting
Sources With Secrets Find New Outlets for Sharing – NYTimes.com
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