Category: New Media

This category deals with the way that journalism interacts with technology and with the ways that technology affects journalism.

Subscription plans won’t stop the free flow of news online

Alan Mutter, who I have written about before (a few times) posted about a week ago about Apple’s new subscription model. No subscription model will stop the free flow of news, Mutter says, much the same as Apple’s iTunes Store failed to stop Internet music piracy. In fact, it will… Read More»

Journalism’s salvation is hiding in a mountain of data

Matthew Ingram writes at GigaOm that the newest defense of paywalls for newspaper websites is to compare them to subscription-based services that have found great success, such as HBO or Sirius satellite radio. The particular example Ingram notes comes from veteran television host Peter Funt, writing in the Wall Street… Read More»