America's largest newspaper publisher goes on a spending spree
Here's the key section of the memo to employees from newspaper division president Bob Dickey:
We're excited to announce a significant investment in our newsgathering tools. This week, we have purchased thousands of new devices for many of our journalists. These include:
Source: Gannett Blog.
It has to really be news, it is right there in the name of the company!
News (NWS) Corp's AllThingsD today broke the story that News Corp.'s tablet daily newspaper, called the Daily, would be hitting Google's (GOOG) Android tablets this Spring.
Before you Android fans go out dancing in the streets however, keep in mind that the Daily missed its internal mark (also reported by News Corp) on the iPad by a MORESeth Weintraub - Feb 23, 2011 10:09 PM ET
A sister publication sets the week of Jan. 17 for the tablet-only newspaper's debut
The most-talked about daily newspaper this year -- indeed, the only newspaper that seems to be generating any buzz -- is The Daily, the semi-secret iPad publication being assembled with an all-star cast of editors on the 26th floor of the News Corp.'s (NWS) Manhattan skyscraper for Australian-born press baron Rupert Murdoch.
When will we get to read MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 17, 2010 11:06 AM ET
The results of a new survey bode well for news, not so well for the printed word
Here's what a team at the Missouri School of Journalism learned in a survey of 1,609 Apple (AAPL) iPad owners conducted over the past three months:
Using the iPad to follow breaking news reports and current events is the most popular use for the device, with 84.4% of respondents saying this is one MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 10, 2010 11:48 AM ET
According to a report from Italy, Google plans to release a micro-payment system that will link to paid newspaper content directly from search results.
Italian newspaper La Repubblica is reporting that Google has been contacting Italian newspapers (wonder how they found out?!) about a new service called 'Newspass' which will be released later this year. Newspass will provide news organizations with micro-payments for direct links to their properties from Google News. The move MORESeth Weintraub - Jun 19, 2010 10:23 AM ET
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