Getting people to pay for local journalism online is now “nigh-on impossible”, Archant’s chief content officer Matt Kelly has said. Kelly said what is being offered is “not good enough, frankly”, but said he is not in favour of paywalls or subscriptions for local news websites.TimelineAugust 24, 2018Facebook algorithm changes dented digital … [Read more...] about Archant content boss Matt Kelly says its ‘nigh-on impossible’ to get readers to pay for local news online
by Jake Offenhartz in News on Aug 9, 2018 1:51 pm via Deadspin For much of the last year, it's seemed all but certain that Sinclair Broadcast Group, the conservative local news behemoth known for forcing its anchors to take part in xenophobic fear-mongering and Trump-approved propaganda, was on the cusp of acquiring Tribune Media. Predicated on an … [Read more...] about Local News Stations Dodge Sinclair Ownership As Tribune Merger Falls Apart
ITV regional bulletins are seen as the best quality provider of local news, ahead of the BBC, according to survey data released by Ofcom. Some 86 per cent of people who follow local news said they were “satisfied” with the quality of regional bulletins on ITV, 2 per cent more than said the same about BBC’s TV and radio bulletins across the UK.TimelineJune 26, … [Read more...] about ITV seen as best quality local news source ahead of BBC and regional newspapers, new Ofcom data shows
A former regional newspaper editor who has launched his own community title has said there is still room for “local and longer” reads in print that would not work online. Tim Dixon, former Western Gazette and Western Daily Press editor, has launched the Paper for Honiton, a print-only weekly title covering the Devon town where he lives. He told Press Gazette he … [Read more...] about Former regional newspaper editor launches paid-for title with hopes of providing local news to Devon town
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