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@GIJN publishes business tools for small newsrooms guide h/t @journalismnews PLUS Is Apple losing the app developer edge

@GIJN publishes business tools for small newsrooms guide h/t @journalismnews PLUS Is Apple losing the app developer edge
Ch-ch-changes, and I am not talking about British politics. Many of the stories today talk about changes in the industry. Street Fight Mag, which looks at local media through the lens of the business, asks whether Apple is losing its edge with apps developers by ignoring their needs. I will have to ask my colleagues on Team Pugpig.
ICYMI, Nieman Lab looked at the growing gulf between generations of news consumers. They were looking at the Reuters Institute’s most recent digital news report, which found that younger news consumers were getting even harder to reach. I remember when the report came out that there was some concern amongst media commentators that journalism was forever losing young audiences. The study found that young people were more casual news consumers, relied more on social media and less loyal to news brands. I wonder about their brand awareness at all when it comes to news. Good reading and lots to chew over.
Following on from yesterday’s look at changes in digital analytics, our friends at Piano follow up with a piece on how to quickly roll out a new analytics solution as Google prepares to sunset Universal Analytics.
Speaking of good tips and resources, the Global Investigative Journalism Network has an excellent guide of tools for small newsrooms, with a h/t to my friends at for highlighting this. This has everything including editorial tools, business management tools and encryption tools that will help investigation journalists communicate securely.
  • Free or premium, a guide to help publishers decide.
  • Newsworks CEO on how publishers can claw back some of their audiences and revenue from the big digital platforms
  • Audio platform Deezer has gone public with a SPAC. Is this the last gasp for the investment vehicle?
  • How the US is becoming a nation of local news haves and have nots.
  • How an alt-weekly in Texas suspended their sponsored content programme after running an ad for Asian mail-order brides.

Publishers: 4 tips to get a new analytics solution up and running fast | What’s New in Publishing | Digital Publishing News
Business Tools for Small Newsrooms: A New GIJN Guide
How Much Longer Can Apple Ignore the Needs of App Developers? | Street Fight
Free or Premium? The decision-making process for publishers in a freemium strategy | What’s New in Publishing | Digital Publishing News
Newsworks CEO: Why publishers can regain market share from Google and Meta - Press Gazette
As Deezer goes public via SPAC, is the blank-check boom really over? – TechCrunch
We are becoming a nation of local news haves and have nots - Poynter
Following criticism of Asian mail-order bride ad, newsweekly halts sponsored posts
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Kevin Anderson, Director of professional services, Kaldor/Pugpig.

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