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Young people are twice as likely to pay for news in the U.S., U.K., and Germany (compared to those 55-plus)

The kids are all right, according to a new World Economic Forum report. Young people (ages 16 to 34) are twice as likely to pay for news than those over 55 in Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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Newsonomics: What was once unthinkable is quickly becoming reality in the destruction of local news

As words like “annihilation” and “extinction” enter our news vocabulary — or at least move from debates over the years-away future to the frighteningly contemporary — it’s helpful to start out with the good news. Maybe even an old joke.

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Five tips for freelance journalists to cope with coronavirus cancellations

Amid the disruption to the news industry because of the coronavirus pandemic, freelance journalists have been particularly affected by paid projects being cancelled at short notice.

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原文刊於信報財經新聞「StartupBeat創科鬥室」 Google為出版商提供的訪問量相當於Twitter的25倍。(中新社資料圖片) 世界報業協會(WAN-IFRA)最近發表《2019年世界新聞趨勢》報告,指去年全球新聞業整體收入下滑3%。網民透過搜

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The Uncertain Future of Media Unicorns

Only three media companies — Buzzfeed, Vice Media, and Vox Media — meet the definition of a “unicorn,” or a startup valued at more than $1 billion.

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Nikkei acquires stake in Singapore AI startup DC Frontiers

Japanese media company Nikkei Inc. has acquired a 14.79% equity in Singapore-based AI startup DC Frontiers to support the product development of scoutAsia, a data and news service launched by Nikkei and the Financial Times last year.

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Investing in the Podcast Ecosystem in 2019

In the world of podcasting, the flywheel is spinning: new technologies including AirPods, connected cars, and smart speakers have made it much easier for consumers to listen to audio content, which in turn creates more revenue and financial opportunity for creators, which further encourages high-qua

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