• Fewer Free New York Times Posts for Facebook, Twitter Users?

    … with slashing the number of free articles some Facebook users could access from 20 to 10 two months ago, adding that the test was expanded to Twitter and other social networks last week. She told Kafka the test involves about 50 percent of users who have read more than 10 articles per month, adding that it was possible that the newspaper would abandon the test at some point. The New York Times first erected its paywall in March 2011. Readers: What do you think of the move by the Times? Screenshot courtesy of Re/code. …

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  • How Hearst Newspapers Became the Leader in Its Peer Group

    … The Hearst Newspapers of 2015 bears little resemblance to the nationwide chain that press baron William Randolph Hearst assembled starting in 1895. Long gone is the New York Journal with its exclamatory headlines, and gone, too, are nameplates in other major cities, like Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, and Los Angeles. There are fewer Hearst dailies…

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  • The Aesthetics of Pay Walls: Do Looks Matter?

    … Published 45 mins ago 46 Content marketing and sponsored stories may be created by marketing departments, but it’s heavily influenced by more traditional journalism. After all, a great branded content site might not only look like a great news website, it’s possible the stories are being written by authors who once worked for leading…

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  • Sharewall Launches Artificial-Intelligence Engine

    … Sharewall, which allows users to access content that would otherwise be locked behind paywalls by using sharing on Facebook and other social networks as currency, announced Tuesday that it has launched an artificial-intelligence engine. According to Sharewall, the AI engine will use machine learning to help it: Highlight articles…

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