When people see a pay wall they run.

According to an article in the Media Daily News, Variety has seen its page views drop 40 percent ever since it put up a pay wall in December.  Also Newsday has seen a decline in its page views ever since it put up that infamous pay wall a few months ago. This is not surprising, … Continue reading

Britain, An Experiment.

In the crumbling era of newspapers, News Corp recently started charging online readers for the Times of London. So their basic plan is to see if this will work or fail miserably in Britain before they try it in a larger market like the United States. However, in the United States the prospects for online … Continue reading

From Print to Digital: It’s Not as Easy as You Might Think

Although print is not dead, yet, the Internet is quickly taking its place in journalism. The problem is journalists coming over from the print side sometimes find it difficult to fit in. But in an article Penry Price, the vice president of global agency development at Google, said in the early years of the Internet … Continue reading