Tag: revenue

by Paige Cooperstein

Revenue at 18 non-profit news organizations increased by nearly 30 percent from 2010 to 2012, according to a study released today by the Knight Foundation. The Center for Investigative Reporting recorded the highest revenue in 2012 at $12.1 million; that includes $4.9 million in donor revenue from its merger with The Bay Citizen.   The […] more »

by Dena Levitz

While attending industry events, Laura Fraser started to get excited by the newfound focus on longform journalism models and startups like Byliner and Atavist trying to distribute more in-depth reads to the masses. Yet when she took a closer look at who was behind the efforts, a realization hit her. “It’s all the same guys,” she half-joked to a […] more »

by Emily Harris

Raising money, gaining audience, having impact. Despite a $10 million annual budget, 34 reporters, and partnerships with multiple major news organizations, ProPublica faces similar sustainability issues as many startup publishers. ProPublica’s managing editor (set to become editor-in-chief early next year), Stephen Engelberg, spoke with a couple dozen journalists at the University of Oregon’s Turnbull Center […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. TV viewership of the GOP convention down, social media engagement up (AP) 2. 2.2% of global newspaper ad revenues are from digital, study shows (Journalism.co.uk) 3. One reporter’s love-hate relationship with Twitter (GigaOm) 4. A look behind Reddit’s success (NYT) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Warren Buffett says he may buy more newspapers (Telegraph) 2. Revenue at Washington Post’s newspaper division down 8 percent from last year (Poynter) 3. Tumblr’s first copyright lawsuit (PaidContent) 4. Why kids’ e-book sales are surging (PaidContent) 5. Wemple: Politico […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

At the recent Collab/Space 2012 event, more hands shot up when Journalism Accelerator’s Emily Harris asked who was interested in generating revenue than for any other question. Clearly, there’s big interest in collaborating to earn money. Here, then, are some pointers on collaborating to earn revenue and otherwise improve business performance. Share The Pie to […] more »

by Michael J. Epstein

This article was co-authored by Neil Heyside. The media and publishing industry — and print publishing in particular — doesn’t have to show up to its own funeral. There’s still opportunity to enable profitable, desirable businesses. We’re not suggesting that a recent uptick in advertising sales is a sign that publishers can go back to […] more »

by Craig Silverman

Late last month, an ad for a new job appeared on the Guardian’s careers website. The position for “General Manager – Guardian Club” was notable because it signaled an important initiative at the paper in the form of a new entity, the Guardian Club. “The club will make our most committed readers/users feel they are […] more »