Crikey December 15, 2014 3 Comments
The Economist's paid circulation is down for the first time in 15 years as subscribers don't renew once introductory offer ends. And other media tidbits of the dya.
Crikey December 12, 2014 1 Comment
Spain has introduced new copyright laws that would cost Google a mint. Instead of paying up, Google's getting out of the news business in the country. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
Crikey June 23, 2011
State of Origin fever spilled over into print this week as News Limited tabloids went to war on the judiciary appearance of star Queensland back Jonathan Thurston. Plus other media news of the day.
Crikey July 1, 2010
The founder and head engineer of Google News reveals some tricks of the trade, including how to predict what information readers want and how to go about delivering it.
Crikey June 17, 2010
Google News creator Krishna Bharat offers up his views on how journalism will change in the next five years, saying news organisations will become more specialised and so will the advertising.
Crikey June 15, 2010
When Google News launched in 2002, it declared "This page was generated entirely by computer algorithms". But now a dozen major publications are running their "Editors' Picks" on the site.
Crikey February 5, 2010
Forget aggregators and e-readers, the real digital news revolution is taking place on Facebook, which is now the fourth largest source of traffic for media. Do we now only read what our friends tell/want us to read?
Crikey January 21, 2010
New research has found more and more people just skim the aggregated headlines on sites like Google News to get their daily news fix, and never click through to the original stories.
Crikey December 11, 2009
From the Google phone to Google maps to Gmail to Google Chrome to Google News, the Big G is fast taking control of our lives -- and it's not necessarily a bad thing, says Forbes. Just lay back and let the Google Wave wash over you.
Crikey December 4, 2009
Frustrated newspaper executives need to stop blaming Google for their woes, writes the company's CEO Eric Schmidt: Google News provides their sites with billions of clicks every month -- and it wants to work with them to build bigger audiences and make more money.