Topic: The Daily

Struggling for Ad Support, Huffington Mag Looks Past iPad

Revamp under way

When The Huffington Post’s weekly iPad magazine Huffington transitioned from a pay model to free last August, advertising was intended to sustain the tablet-native title, as consumers had resisted paying…

The Daily's Woes Proves Content, Not Platform Is King

Publication was boxed-in from Day 1 by its iPad-only positioning

The Daily will fire off its last electronic dispatches Dec. 15, bringing an end to a deeply flawed, but ultimately important experiment in digital journalism. When the News Corp.-owned publication announced…

High-Level Changes at News Corp.

Execs shuffled; folds The Daily, its costly iPad experiment, after a year

Huge changes are afoot at News Corp. today as the scandal-wracked company prepares to split into two publicly traded parts. The media juggernaut announced that Robert Thomson, a long-serving lieutenant…

Information Diet: Jillian Michaels

The 'Biggest Loser' trainer spends time with 'Dexter' and Jay-Z

Specs Age 38 Accomplishments Health and fitness expert on NBC’s The Biggest Loser (season premiere is January 2013) and Losing It With Jillian; author; investor in popchips brand Base Los Angeles What’s the first…

Are Tablet-Only Publications Dead?

Recent changes call The Daily, HuffPo model into question

Is there a future for tablet-only publications? The last few weeks have cast an ominous shadow over this niche industry following substantial staff cuts at News Corp.'s The Daily and a…

The Daily Cuts a Third of Its Staff

50 staffers will be laid off, Sports and Opinion sections reduced

The Daily is calling it a staff reorganization, but it really looks more like the beginning of the end. This afternoon, as first reported by AllThingsD, The Daily will be…

News Corp.'s 'The Daily' Struggling to Get Readers

Numbers reveal tablet paper well below profitability

What do newspapers the Toledo Blade, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, and Rupert Murdoch’s tablet paper The Daily all have in common? Each one has a weekly circulation of about…

The Daily's Cook: Subscribers Wanted!

News Corp. tablet paper exec acknowledges need to disclose data

     Christine Cook, head of sales and advertising at The Daily, used a panel discussion at Internet Week to hawk subscriptions—making one wonder just how much the outsized attention…

The Daily Claims Almost 1 Million Downloads

Publisher won't reveal subscriber numbers, though

Is The Daily, News Corp.'s tablet newspaper, finally pulling back the curtain? Since it launched three months ago, Rupert Murdoch’s great iPad experiment has been cagey about providing its numbers and access…

News Corp. COO Gets Agitated Defending The Daily

Company has spent $10 million on tablet publication

Rupert Murdoch’s The Daily—the first experiment in a national daily news publication created exclusively for iPad—has, so far, been hemorrhaging money. Chase Carey, chief operating officer of News Corp., told…