New communications technologies are revolutionizing our experience of news and information. The avalanche of news, gossip, and citizen reporting available on the web is immensely valuable but also often deeply unreliable. How can professional reporters and editors help to assure that quality journalism will be recognized and valued in our brave new digital world?
#Podcast – Paywall pointers: Digital subscription lessons for news outlets | Editors’ Blog | Journalism.co.uk
While digital subscriptions may not appeal to every publisher, many news outlets have launched paywalls or more metered-models in recent years as the industry looks for new revenue streams for online journalism. In this week’s podcast we hear from those behind established paywalls - The Times, The New York Times and Piano Media - to hear about their approaches and pointers for other news outlets considering online pay models.
WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show brought on ProPublica managing editor Steve Engelberg and Frontline’s Raney Aronson to explore longform journalism, and whether we have the patience, attention span and appetite for it.