Tag: newspapers

  • The Times Loses 90% Of Online Readership After Erecting Registration Wall

    [Raise your hand if you are surprised][link]. Looks like the only ones with their hands up are the Times management. [link]: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/jul/20/times-paywall-readership “Times loses almost 90% of online readership | Media | guardian.co.uk”

  • Merlin Mann on Full-Content Feeds

    [A great rant on The Atlantic’s (apparently it’s a bug) RSS feeds going title-only][link], but it applies to pretty much anyone selling words for a living. [link]: http://www.kungfugrippe.com/post/416273227/nostrich-summary-theres-a-thin-line-between “kung fu grippe : nostrich: Summary: There’s a thin line between…”

  • Rupert Murdoch Still Threatening To Pull WSJ, Other News Corp. Sites From Google

    [Please, Rupert. I’m begging you. Do this.][link] See what happens. Here’s a tip: Google (and the rest of us) don’t need you. You need us. We’re your *audience*. [link]: http://news.cnet.com/8301-31001_3-10393209-261.html “Google may lose WSJ, other News Corp. sites | Media Maverick – CNET News”

  • News Corp. Plans To Start Charging For All News Content

    [It’s hard to read this and not imagine][link] News Corps’ chairman, Rupert Murdoch, standing on a beach, impotent, shouting and swinging his tiny fists at the ocean waves. “THIS BEACH BELONGS TO ME,” he’d scream. Money can’t buy you control of the waves, Rupert. At least, not yet, anyway. [link]: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/aug/06/rupert-murdoch-website-charges “Rupert Murdoch plans charge…

  • Fair Use for Fair People

    [Anil Dash on the AllThingsD kerfuffle][link]: >The Associated Press announcement addresses pricing, licensing, and legal threats. There is no statement made about the credibility of the information being published through these online channels, nor whether the act of aggregating and disseminating news this way has an impact on its accuracy or accountability. I agree, entirely.…