World Association of News Publishers

Innovations In Newspapers World Report 2013

Innovations In Newspapers World Report 2013


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From the table of contents:


Thodoris Georgakopoulos examines the evolving world of paywalls


John Burke looks at digital pure-players seeking a place in the media sun

New Revenue Streams

Arno Leaven reviews what publishers are doing to develop new revenues


Pedro Monteiro discusses new editorial publishing solutions

Back To Basics

Claude E. Erbsen reports on a California publisher who is betting that more staff
producing a better newspaper will pay off

Low Profile, High Profits

Peter Littger writes about a German financial newspaper whose high profits reflect its
tightly focused approach

Local, Local, Local

John Wilpers tells how a Norwegian regional newspaper reinvented itself


Daniel Lozano reports on the birth of an ambitious Sports paper in tiny Costa Rica

New Opportunities

Tino Fernández suggests that newspapers target young entrepreneurs


Javier Ramírez Banares reports on how a huge open space now houses the newsroom
and business operations of an Ecuadorean media group


Nic Newman argues that if the BBC can break down its long-established silos, then anyone can do it

Building For Tomorrow

Eduardo Tessler reports on a large Indian media group’s step-by-step approach
to newsroom integration

Breaking Down Walls

Emma Goodman looks at ways newspapers are reaching out to their communities


Javier Zarracina writes about how the Boston Globe uses an in-house developed
app to trawl through social media in search of interesting local stories


Claude E. Erbsen discusses verification of user-generated content with AP’s Fergus Bell


Alvaro Moncada looks at incubators and other idea factories

Big Data Is Big Journalism

Daniel Lozano highlights the opportunities of data-based reporting and analysis


Chiqui Esteban presents a gallery of imaginative election graphics

Looking Ahead

Juan Antonio Giner introduces the “Day after Newspaper”

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