Newspaper readership has been in a freefall—between 2006 and 2011, print dailies lost 20 percent of their paid subscribers thanks to wide access to other news sources.
The New York Times Co. said Thursday it narrowed its losses from the same period a year ago, while touting progress in its transition to a digital news operation.
The New York Times said Thursday that advertising income in both its print and digital editions increased for the first time in years during the first quarter.
US newspapers suffered further revenue declines in 2013, seeing only mixed success in a transition to digital, according to industry figures.
U.S. newspaper industry revenue continued to fall last year, as increases in circulation revenue failed to offset shrinking demand for print advertising.
There is a ray of hope for magazines that do it right.
An open question as the newspaper industry struggles with declining revenues and profits is whether online ads cannibalize print advertising.
The Washington Post said Wednesday it would start a metered paywall beginning on June 12, offering digital subscription packages at between $9.99 and $14.99 per month.
Europe's top-selling newspaper said Monday it will introduce a paywall for part of its online offerings starting next month. Main news stories will remain free of charge online, but a subscription will be required to view ...
US newspapers saw revenues fall two percent in 2012, an industry association said Monday, suggesting an easing of the woes of the beleaguered sector.