Politico: A sharp focus on digital audience

Few industries have been disrupted more brutally in the last ten years than the news industry. More people are reading and sharing news stories than ever before, but few of the companies that create those news stories are in a position to capture the value they create. […]

New York Times: Winning with Leaky Paywall

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The New York Times is an example of a digital “winner” amidst rapid declines in revenue and circulation for most in the newspaper industry. In 2011, The New York Times effectively introduced a paywall and in 4 years has signed up over 1 million subscribers. Last year, the digital subscription business generated nearly $170M, up 13.5% percent from the year before.