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Publisher spend: A bigger focus on the newsroom

Editorial and content production now make up a third of news organisations’ costs, according to WAN-IFRA’s recently published World Press Trends Outlook report.

Managing media companies in uncertain times

2021-04-21. Industry leaders recently shared how they are powering the transition to new business models, reframing organisational culture and making the case for more diversity, equity and inclusion during a panel session at our recent Asian Media Leaders eSummit.

Investigative journalism and lean workflow propel Italy’s new Domani towards subscription target

2021-04-21. Launched in the midst of the pandemic, Domani is on track to reach its paid subscription goal, with young adults making up a quarter of its readers.

Building loyalty and revenues from younger readers through local content

2021-04-20. COVID-19 has pushed publishers to diversify their revenue sources. By focusing on local content, digital events and building loyalty, especially among younger audiences, publishers can grow their reader revenue.

Facebook News to support publishers in exploring new revenue streams

2021-04-20. The tech company adds it will give attention to five key areas as it assists journalism businesses and content creators in audience engagement, subscription and retention.

Can’t we bury the ‘build it and they will come’ approach?

2021-04-19. “‘Build it, and they will come’ is still very much the default mindset for our industry.” That’s how Corrine Podger, Director at Digital Skills Agency, Australia, kicked off a session about a more audience-centric approach to products during the Asian Media Leaders eSummit 2021.

Can’t we bury the ‘build it and they will come’ approach? (Part 2)

2021-04-19. During our recent Asian Media Leaders eSummit, three publishers using data-driven and audience-centric decision-making shared their process for product creation.

World Press Trends Outlook: Digital transformation in the driver’s seat

One of the many silver linings of the pandemic for publishers has been the ability of their organisations to adapt quickly to this changing environment. For many, this meant speeding up their digital transformation efforts. In our just-published World Press Trends Outlook report, publishers told us that accelerating their digital transformation strategy was the most important change to make.

The Great Reset: How leading publishers are gearing up for a post-COVID world 

2021-04-15. Leading publishers discussed data, diversification and building the newsrooms of the future in the Asian Media Leaders eSummit 2021 panel moderated by Gary Liu, CEO of South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd. 

Overcoming barriers to building successful digital subscription news products

2021-04-15. Asian news publishers The Jakarta Post and The Philippine Daily Inquirer reveal their strategies for developing and sustaining successful digital news products at the Asian Media Leaders e-Summit 2021.