publishing strategy

Nov
13
The two reasons why most newsletters will fail

The two reasons why most newsletters will fail

4 min read
Oct
13
Understanding Editorial Newsletters: a brief guide

Understanding Editorial Newsletters: a brief guide

The hype around the "star journalist" newsletter is in danger of obscuring a deeper and more important truth about the role of newsletters in journalism.
6 min read
Apr
10
How does journalism survive the Covid-19 crisis?

How does journalism survive the Covid-19 crisis?

A crisis is a ruthless tool that exposes weaknesses in our systems. And our journalism ecosystems are being stress tested as never before. How do we navigate these difficult times?
6 min read
Feb
17
If you don’t understand attention, you don’t understand digital publishing

If you don’t understand attention, you don’t understand digital publishing

5 min read
Jan
13
The end of an era at RBI (nearly)

The end of an era at RBI (nearly)

With the disposal of Farmers Weekly, my former employer is all but out of the journalism business.
2 min read
Sep
13
New Google update aims to prioritise original reporting over rapid writethroughs

New Google update aims to prioritise original reporting over rapid writethroughs

Big news from Google: it's tweaked its algorithms to prioritise original reporting - and to display it for longer.
4 min read
Apr
24
Hacks/Hackers London: News for millennial investors, engaged journalism and data leakage to Facebook

Hacks/Hackers London: News for millennial investors, engaged journalism and data leakage to Facebook

Three talks from the April 2019 Hacks/Hackers London, from Finimize, the Engaged Journalism Accelerator and Privacy International
5 min read
Mar
19
Paywalls and Analytics

Paywalls and Analytics

Paywalls need love, too. Unless you're tracking your analytics, you won't know if they're pitched correctly.
1 min read
Feb
25
Ghost's Publisher Weekly aims to support independent publishers

Ghost's Publisher Weekly aims to support independent publishers

Publishing platform Ghost is building out a resource site and newsletter for independent publishers.
1 min read
Oct
22
The Final Days of Johnston Press

The Final Days of Johnston Press

The clock is counting down to the end of Johnston Press, one of the great regional newspaper companies in the UK. The company is doomed - but can local news be saved?
3 min read