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Topic: online publishing

Google Program Lets Readers Pay a Buck a Month to Block Ads

Test partners include The Onion, Imgur and Mashable

Web publishers for 15 years have struggled with getting readers to pay for content they are accustomed to acquiring for free. Pay walls have been built and dismantled, print-and-digital packages…

Tumblr Editor Posts 'Awesome' Goodbye After Storyboard Shutters

Editorial project lasts less than 12 months

Tumblr CEO David Karp announced late last night that his Storyboard division—a collection of writers and editors hired in the last year to highlight its content—has already reached the end…

Business Insider's Slideshows Are Now Ads, Too

Publisher unveils gallery-takeover units

Business Insider has become known all-too-well for making its site sticky with a constant procession of topical or newsy slideshows. Well, the New York-based digital publisher this week started to monetize the…

Press+ Study Finds Digital Subscription Prices Rising, Meters Dropping

Publishers offering fewer free reads

Can newspaper publishers shift to a paid online model without giving up traffic and its associated ad revenue? A new release of data from publishing e-commerce platform Press+ suggests they can.  The…

The Real Problem With The Atlantic's Sponsored Post

Debacle proves that above all else, native ads need to feel native

The collective fury of the media chattering class was in full force yesterday evening as journalists, ad folks and casual readers alike sounded off on Twitter over a sponsored post…

Jim Cramer's TheStreet.com Faces Accounting Fraud Charges [Updated]

SEC files suit against former CFO Eric Ashman

Digital finanical media company TheStreet—as well as three of its executives—have been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with accounting fraud for filing false financial reports and reporting fraudulent…

Great Hill Partners Acquire SheKnows.com

Growing women's media property no longer under Evolve Media umbrella

SheKnows.com, a women's lifestyle site, has been acquired by Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm specializing in high-growth companies.  Formerly under the umbrella of Evolve Media Corp., SheKnows.com was a…

Could Tumblr Save Web Publishing?

Post Sandy, a growing number of editors see the platform serving as the ultimate CMS

Last month, as storm surges from Hurricane Sandy inundated lower Manhattan, Datagram, a New York-based media ISP, watched as its basement full of severs took on over five feet of…

Mashable Leans Hard Into Native, Viewable Ads

Social media hub also looks to engineer viral stories

Mashable is set to unveil a beta launch redesign on Wednesday (Nov. 14) aimed at putting the social media-centric publication at the center of both the data-driven publishing and native advertising…

MIT Technology Review Relaunches 'Digital-First'

113-year-old publication could create the road map for legacy media's transition to digital

Some 20 weeks before Newsweek set the media into a frenzy with its announcement of a digital-first publishing strategy, Jason Pontin was already grappling with how to move his 113-year-old…

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