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Print is dead, long live online... but show me the money

Posted some thoughts on online adspend on my blog today:

Excerpt: "Those figures illustrate better than anything the conundrum facing newspaper proprietors. They are being told, day in and day out, that their industry is dead, or will be soon. Yet their business makes about 20 times as much money as the business which is supposed to be replacing it. "

http://robertbrand.wordpress.com/

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jude's picture

Lab learns from German connections

New Media Lab lecturer, Jude Mathurine is back from a lightning trip to Stuttgart, Germany where he presented a paper to the Africa Forum for Development.

jude's picture

SA press: murder by numbers

You know the story by now. Media and journalism are in crisis as media scarcity becomes a thing of the past. In the North, fast, cheap broadband means a surfeit of media choice, content and services. While media consumption is up, 'traditional' media consumption is down (except in emerging countries).

annetaylor's picture

Dispatching a good idea

There's seriously interesting stuff going on at the Daily Dispatch. If you're interested in how print media and online media can intersect and benefit from each other's strengths, then check out the newly relaunched Dispatch website as well as their family of blogs, including Dispatch Now 24/7.

Guy Berger's picture

New rival for old media

A rude awakening in the news that Vodacom is becoming a media company.

It's not about the firm's distribution of a bouquet of other people's TV via 3G (and in future DVB-H). It's not even about content as such.

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