ProPublica take the opposite approach to paywalls

Rather than trying to prevent others from lifting their content, the US investigative journalism operation ProPublica is…

NI paywall falls on Friday 2 July

The paywall on The Times and The Sunday Times websites falls today – 2 July.  This…

Can NI’s paywalls succeed?

BBC Radio Four’s Media Show hosted a debate between The Sunday Times John Witherow and The…

Daedalus on the future of news

The latest edition of Daedalus is devoted to the future of news, and contains much that…

Birmingham Press – review of the first edition

The first edition of the Birmingham Press certainly feels like a substantial product.  It runs to…

New papers do battle in Brum

Interesting piece on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme this morning – two new newspapers are to launch…

Spot.us expands

The crowd funded news service, on which we reported here, has expanded to Seattle.

Get niche quick scheme

Journalism.co.uk announce the follow up to their news:rewired event – a one day conference devoted to…

Local news paywall trial dropped

HoldtheFrontPage.co.uk reports that Johnston Press has abandoned its paywall trial on the websites of some of…

Peter Murray – defending quality journalism

Quality journalism is vital for a democratic society, but expensive to produce.  We need government initiatives…