Top Newspapers Stories
- UK newspaper readership falls twice as fast as circulation
- FT Antenna and Atlantic Media's This. Old media flipping the mechanics of social
- How old are you again? UK newspaper age demographics in 4 charts
- Why talking about print being 'undervalued' isn't enough for News Corp
- As Gannett Withdraws, Uncertainty at Sports on Earth Site
- Newspaper ABCs: Print circulations for July 2014
Latest Newspapers Analysis
7th August 2014
The dust has by no means settled when it comes to the myriad devices audiences use to consume content, and whether they're even consuming content at all any more now that WhatsApp and Snapchat exist. Ofcom's Communications Market report is, as usual, packed with useful survey data that helps answer some of the questions publishers have about the state of the landscape, so we've picked out six of the most important points.
6th August 2014
One thing you thing you don't want if you're a business trying to work out how to revive an ailing business model is a mountain of debt to hold you back. So amid the doom and gloom accompanying the regional media these days, it's nice to see two of the UK's local newspaper businesses Johnston and Archant - making significant progress in freeing themselves from their creditors.
1st August 2014
Local World generated £38.9 million profit during 2013, with revenues of £230.6 million. Print advertising generated £143.32 million or 62.15 percent of total revenue, while circulation revenue was £60.30 million – 26.15 percent. Digital revenue was significantly smaller, making up £20.24 million, or 8.78 percent of total revenue, according to the company’s first set of full accounts, made available by Companies House today.
31st July 2014
The so-called “millennial” generation – those aged between 14 and 34 – have never really developed the habit of reading newspapers, so how do publishers go about capturing their attention and getting them to read their content? One way is to focus on building app-based news services in recognition of the fact majority of this generation spend the majority of their consumption time on their phones. At least that’s what News Corp is working on, according to the Financial Times
30th July 2014
The New York Times may have posted some disappointing financials this week, with subscriber growth slowing significantly, but its focus on working out new ways to package its journalism and find new audiences still makes sense.
Latest Newspapers News
New York Times4th August 2014
MediaGuardian3rd August 2014
Online advertising and subscriptions may be growing, but in only one place do they compare favourably with print totals
MediaGuardian23rd July 2014
Publisher of Daily Express, Sunday Express, Daily Star and Daily Star Sunday to cut headcount from about 650 to 450
MediaGuardian27th June 2014
Chief sports correspondent to leave with cricket, athletics, sailing and rugby writers