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Private News?

In Journalism, New Media on July 24, 2010 at 12:15 am

Another piece about the future of news business.

  • Advertising/Subscription Model
  • Professional/Consumer Hybrid Model  ( ex. The Wall Street Journal Professional Edition,  Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, & Detroit Fress Press)
  • Private/Public Model 

We’ve all figured out that Craigslist, Google, and other digital predators have decimated the print-advertising model, and that no matter how brilliant our Web sites, the shiny digital-advertising dime doesn’t replace that old print dollar.

 Anderson helped spread the term “freemium”—first popularized by New York venture capitalist Fred Wilson—to describe the mix of free and premium (i.e., very expensive) content that he believes is the dominant business model of the Internet age.

The Rise of Private News : CJR

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