Funding Journalism in the Digital Age

Funding Journalism in the Digital Age

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The news media play a vital role in keeping the public informed and maintaining democratic processes. But that essential function has come under threat as emerging technologies and changing social trends, sped up by global economic turmoil, have disrupted traditional business models and practices, creating a financial crisis. Quality journalism is expensive to produce - so how will it survive as current sources of revenue shrink? altIgFunding Journalism in the Digital Age not only explores the current challenges, but also provides a comprehensive look at business models and strategies that could sustain the news industry as it makes the transition from print and broadcast distribution to primarily digital platforms. The authors bring widespread international journalism experience to provide a global perspective on how news organizations are evolving, investigating innovative commercial projects in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Norway, South Korea, Singapore and elsewhere.Consumers in Europe could buy the iLiad directly from iRex Technologies at, though the price in euros tended to be higher. ... Amazon announced the Kindle 2 e-reader could hold up to 1, 500 books, and the DX 3, 000. Forbes magazine argued in late 2008 that the iPhone was now a more popular e-reader than the Kindle because a free iPhone application called Stanza had beenanbsp;...

Title:Funding Journalism in the Digital Age
Author:Jeff Kaye, Stephen Quinn
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2010


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