The Wall Street Journal recently announced that it will start offering a new service called WSJ Pro, which is something I casually mentioned in my presentation when discussing Alan Murray’s (the executive editor of WSJ Online) keys to paywall success. The idea is pretty simple: many professionals are willing to pay (in this case, $50 a [...]
Based on our discussion yesterday there are a few things I want to follow up on as it relates to paywalls and mobile devices.
The WSJ (somewhat) recently decided to implement a paywall on its mobile phone app in order to shore up the one free place from which users could read their content. The linked article [...]
Mark Cuban (yes, the crazy owner of the Dallas Mavericks) recently posted on his blog about the effects of Google News on major newspaper companies. Though this topic is certainly not new to our class, I thought his take on the issue was pretty insightful and worthy of some discussion. His thesis is essentially that newspaper [...]
Last week we learned a little about the New York Times’ proposed pay wall and some the considerations they must make as they set prices and make other editorial and business decisions. We also learned about the Wall Street Journal’s continual support of pay walls for all of its breaking news and feature articles. Not so [...]
In light of our conversation yesterday I thought it’d be interesting to post about the comments on a recent WSJ article. The Wall Street Journal has been extensively covering the latest attempts of Congress and the Obama administration to regulate the nation’s banks. The latest fight is over proprietary trading (when banks invest using their own [...]