Tag Archives: newspapers

Mar 16 2014

The invention of news – how the world came to know about itself (book review)

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If you’ve been on this planet recently and have access to electricity, you are probably familiar with the assertion that ‘the Internet is the most important invention since Printing’. Indeed, for journalism scholars, looking back to Gutenberg can be a … Continue reading

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Sep 25 2013

What Comes Next For The Media Business Model When We Are All Digital First?

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Just about everyone I talk to in the business is at the point where they ‘get it’. They know that digital technologies are changing their production methods and the way their material is consumed and paid for. They don’t want … Continue reading

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Jul 14 2013

New narratives for the digital age (Polis Summer School guest blog) #PolisSS

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The New York Times’ interactive feature article Snow fall has won all the accolades but it’s just one of the many new ways that this very traditional newspaper is reinventing story-telling. Polis Summer School student Billy Ostermeyer reports on a talk … Continue reading

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Mar 27 2013

The Polis Journalism Conference April 5th 2013 #PolisTrust

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We will post a link here to the video of the sessions in the near future. You can find the links to the video and audio podcasts next to the speakers in the schedule below. (Scroll down). You can find … Continue reading

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Mar 3 2013

Saving Journalism: how far we have come in five years and where we must go now

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[[Don't forget to sign up for our free annual international journalism conference on April 5th - details and tickets here]] These are the notes from a talk I gave to a mixture of Spanish academics, journalists and students at the … Continue reading

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Dec 13 2012

As James Harding Gets The Mourinho Treatment, Is it Game over for Team Delaunay? (Guest blog)

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This post by LSE’s Dr Damian Tambini vwas first posted on the Media Policy Project blog: If Paul Dacre is the unchallengeable and dominant Alex Ferguson of British Newspaper Editors, Alan Rusbridger is probably Arsene Wenger:  flashes of brilliance and … Continue reading

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Nov 22 2012

Revenge of the Evil Empire and why I’m backing Darth Vader: my case against statutory newspaper regulation #Leveson

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[we have set up an 'objective LSE Leveson blog with lots of links to articles and research on the Inquiry, the politics and the regulatory policy - references welcome] It seems that like cockroaches, British newspapers can survive the nuclear … Continue reading

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Mar 25 2012

Open For Business: What Can Your Readers Do For You? #GdnOpenWeekend

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What will readers give to their newspaper in terms of money, time and data? That was the question I have been putting to loyal Guardian readers at the Open Weekend Festival at a series of workshops where they conversed with … Continue reading

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Nov 7 2011

It’s time to pay for newspapers and here’s how says New York Times boss (guest blog)

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Other quality newspapers like The Guardian could choose to adopt a digital subscription plan similar to The New York Times for two reasons, according to Arthur  Sulzberger chairman and publisher of the Times, speaking at Polis/LSE. This report by Polis Intern April Simpson. Core customers are … Continue reading

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Jul 20 2011

Why does Britain have such a popular, political and aggressive tabloid press?

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During the phonehacking scandal I have been doing a lot of international media interviews. That’s because the LSE is a very global brand and, well, I do run an international media think-tank. One question that keeps being repeated in various … Continue reading

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