The places that the tablets can’t reach

Rupert Murdoch’s reputation as a media visionary might have taken a battering in recent months.  His…

Paywalls proliferate, despite their detractors

Comment by Tim Dawson A string of positive recent headlines suggest that paywalls will be with…

Think of a number and double/halve it: the science behind online subs pricing

Comment by Tim Dawson Deciding whether it makes business sense putting online publications behind paywalls is…

Moving to a new beat – online music tutorials flourish after band bookings bomb

Case study by Tim Dawson Two-and-a-half years after fully focusing on producing online bass-guitar tutorials, Paul Wolfe is…

Tablets provide media with sweet relief

Analysis by Tim Dawson. News International’s announcement last week that digital sales of its Times/Sunday Times…

Digital subscriptions – no investment, no sales

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

Niche both a help and hindrance to online start-up Bookbrunch

Case study by Alex Klaushofer. When Nicholas Clee and Liz Thomson were casting about for a…

Like a phoenix from liquidation – mag experiments with partnership model

Case study by Alex Klaushofer. When the numbers fail to add up, the publishers of most…

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…

Is digital revenue now the dominent source of income for publishers?

Analysis by Tim Dawson. Stevie Spring, chief executive of Future Publishing, says we have reached a…