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Beware the pitfalls of Silicon Valley

A recent article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung titled “Will Facebook Enslave Us?” captures a sentiment prevalent among companies around the world: admiration for Silicon Valley — albeit, with a dash of fear. 968 more words

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Blendle Launches its 'iTunes for News' Service in the U.S. But Will it Work?

A number of companies have tried to bring micro-payments to the journalism industry before—to transform the way people consume news articles just as iTunes and Spotify have changed music—but all of them have failed. 1,607 more words

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Business Insider Acquisition Price More Than Generous

When the online-only news site Business Insider was acquired last year by German media giant Axel Springer, there was much debate about the price that the larger company paid. 436 more words

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Goes On Charm Offensive In Germany

(Reuters) – Prominent Germans appeared starstruck by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on a visit to Berlin on Thursday even while talking tough about the social network’s record on data protection and hate speech. 587 more words

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Who will pay for real news? Döpfner’s question to Google still unanswered two years later

News quality and a free press shouldn’t be the price paid for internet media

Jason Pontin, MIT Technology Review Editor-in-Chief posted Mathias Döpfner’s Why we fear Google… 776 more words

Quartz Says Traffic is Growing Rapidly, and Ad Revenues Are Too

When Atlantic Media launched Quartz as a standalone business site in 2012, it seemed like an odd experiment. The site didn’t even have a traditional home page, and editors said writers would be divided not into traditional beats but instead into “obsessions.” It didn’t even have a mobile app, and still doesn’t (although it is working on one). 744 more words

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Is Blocking Readers Who Use Ad Blockers The Best Strategy?

There’s a growing trend in online publishing: Namely, media sites blocking users who choose to use ad-blocking software. In the past few days alone, a British publisher and the… 711 more words

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