Jeff Bezos’ surprise unveiling of the Amazon Prime membership number — 100 million-plus paying members worldwide — was a long, long time coming. So the attention it received was expected, if not deserved.
“People will always pay for news they can put on the company credit card, but we’ve always believed that that it’s far from the only thing people will pay for.” Indie email newsletter fans got some disheartening
Times’ online subscription sales jumped 46 percent in 2017 to $340 million. Digital ad sales rose 14 percent to $238 million. People like paying for news — especially when it’s the New York Times. The
Why are you seeing that ad? Because this is what Facebook thinks you like. If we’ve learned anything from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s lengthy congressional testimony this week, it’s that most people
This is the next major traffic driver for publishers: Chrome’s mobile article recommendations, up 2,100 percent in one year
It’s already driving almost as many visits as Twitter, and publishers have no idea why their stories get chosen (or don’t). If you use Chrome on your phone or tablet, you’re probably familiar with the
Hoodline is focused on the local stories that can be found by mining large data sets, whether from city governments or from private companies like Yelp and Zumper. It was once a San Francisco-based news
Flat used to be the new up for the music labels. Now they’re up for real: Sales increased 14 percent in 2017. For nearly two decades, the music business was in free fall. Now that’s over, thanks to streaming.