Content farmers’ harvest proves hard to collect

Analysis by Tim Dawson “When you pay nothing, you are the product” goes the saying.  As…

Local press: adrift without a compass and in danger of disappearing

I met the editor of one of Britain’s oldest regional dailies at a social event recently. …

E-publish and be damned – emerging trends of the digital book economy

Analysis by Alex Klaushofer. Those trying to follow the changing fortunes of book publishing in the…

Leveson v. the moguls – can the lawyer who let Ken Dodd slip, outwit Murdoch?

Review by Tim Dawson. The British press has rarely been in such a fix.  During two…

E-publishing provides ‘alternative avenue’ for journalists

Report by Alex Klaushofer. Amid all the gloom about the difficulties the digital age have brought…

Digital subscriptions – no investment, no sales

Comment by Tim Dawson. The publication of the first audited circulation figures for digital magazine sales…

Taking the news out of the papers – can the UK’s media empires survive?

Analysis by Tim Dawson. Might British newspaper be beacons of innovation and experiment in a news…

Hard data shatters hyperlocal dream

Report by Alex Klaushofer. When hyperlocal publisher Chris Thomas was casting about for a topic for…

New pay-what-you-want mag shows appetite for longform journalism

Case study by Alex Klaushofer. This week sees the dropping onto doormats of Issue One of…

Sex, death and celebrity – the other enemies of quality journalism

Comment by Alex Klaushofer. It’s one of those stories behind the story – the fact that…