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Latest Newspapers Analysis
14th August 2014
While publishers are striving to keep the more loyal, older audience segments happy, a lot of those in the newspaper industry are vying for younger audiences. That’s in part due to the fact that it’s harder to reach them, making them something of an untapped resource, and also because by definition of being younger they will therefore be the future consumers of media. With that in mind, we decided to look at some of the demographic data from UK national newspapers, to see which generations they're attracting, and in what numbers.
11th August 2014
The challenging conditions the publishing industry has had to face has placed many legacy assets, especially in the print industry, at great risk. But News Corp remains committed to its newspapers including The Times, The Sun, The Wall Street Journal, and the New York Post, with chief executive Robert Thomson reaffirming that print – and specifically print advertising – will be the focus and potentially the future for the company.
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.
Latest Newspapers News
New York Times11th August 2014
Brand Republic8th August 2014
All national newspapers have lost circulation in the last year, but the most resilient has been News UK's paywalled The Times, according to figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
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