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After the cuts, what can The Guardian do to prove its viability?

While it’s easy to make this a story of the Times’ paid content strategy versus The Guardian’s “open journalism” philosophy, that isn’t the most important difference between these two great paragons of serious, in-depth journalism and editorial innovation.

By | 2016-03-18T00:01:00+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Analysis|Comments Off on After the cuts, what can The Guardian do to prove its viability?

Peak content: The collapse of the attention economy

For a long time, we’ve been creating too much content, so much so that I think that we’ve already reached Peak Content, the point at which this glut of things to read, watch and listen to becomes completely unsustainable.

By | 2016-01-04T00:01:00+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Analysis|Comments Off on Peak content: The collapse of the attention economy

Case study: New Jersey and the new news ecosystems

“In New Jersey, we have these very real struggles, but we also have these adventurous people who are striking out on their own and trying to change how news is done and try something new.”

By | 2015-12-03T00:01:00+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Analysis|Comments Off on Case study: New Jersey and the new news ecosystems

What criteria determine whether a newspaper will survive?

Our man on the ground Kevin Anderson has taken an in-depth look at some US newspapers, to determine what - if any - criteria will determine whether a particular publisher's news outlet will survive

By | 2015-11-16T00:01:00+00:00 November 16th, 2015|Analysis|Comments Off on What criteria determine whether a newspaper will survive?

Captive audiences and the podcasting renaissance

Podcasting is enjoying a renaissance, driven by both technological innovation and editorial experimentation. Some are even going so far as to call this the “golden age of audio” in the US.

By | 2015-10-05T00:01:00+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Analysis|Comments Off on Captive audiences and the podcasting renaissance

How can legacy publishers supplement falling print revenues?

Consumers are rapidly shifting to mobile platforms, but as with any emerging platform, proven monestisation strategies lag consumer adoption. What is the way forward?

By | 2015-08-21T00:01:00+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Analysis|Comments Off on How can legacy publishers supplement falling print revenues?

Experimentation is easy, culture change isn’t: Can old media change fast enough?

This is the second instalment of Kevin Anderson's series about [...]

By | 2013-11-07T07:00:00+00:00 November 7th, 2013|Analysis|Comments Off on Experimentation is easy, culture change isn’t: Can old media change fast enough?

Is it a false choice between today’s revenue and tomorrow’s digital promise?

After I challenged a lot of the conventional wisdom about print-digital integration, Neil Thackray compared digital disruption to “a sci-fi B-movie where Earth is threatened with destruction by an incoming asteroid”. I love the analogy.

By | 2013-09-04T07:00:00+00:00 September 4th, 2013|Analysis|Comments Off on Is it a false choice between today’s revenue and tomorrow’s digital promise?