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NYC Reconnects Helps Lower Manhattan Recover from #Sandy

NYC Reconnects Helps Lower Manhattan Recover from #Sandy

NYC Community Media, a local newspaper publisher, lost its office on Canal street in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and is currently working from 1 MetroTech Center in Brooklyn. According to Crain's NY Business, the publisher is using this experience to inspire a new website called NYCReconnects.com, [Full Story…]

Murdoch’s “The Daily” Shows Signs of Life

Murdoch's "The Daily" Shows Signs of Life

Rupert Murdoch has recently been seeing some promising figures for his seven month year old iPad only newspaper, The Daily. According to Ad Age, NY-based The Daily "has 120,000 active weekly readers, 80,000 of whom are actually paying for the app." From this, about 40,000 are in the process of a [Full Story…]

NY Times R&D Lab Creates Kitchen Table Tablet

NY Times R&D Lab Creates Kitchen Table Tablet

The New York Times R & D Lab has reevaluated the line between consumer and news consumer with the creation of a screen top table. The Lab tends to create new platforms that guesses at how consumers will obtain news in the near future. One of their newest ventures is a table that acts as a [Full Story…]

amNewYork Launches iPad & iPhone Application

amNewYork Launches iPad & iPhone Application

This week, the free daily paper amNewYork launched a iPad and iPhone application. These apps provide the same news and information that amNewYork offers including news, sports, real estate, and entertainment features. The free apps can be found in the iTunes store. FishbowlNY [Full Story…]

News Corp.’s ‘The Daily’ Still Flying Under the Radar

News Corp.'s 'The Daily' Still Flying Under the Radar

With the recent fracas surrounding the phone hacking scandal at News Corp.'s now defunct tabloid News of the World, The New York Observer decided to take a look at a News Corp. property that has flown under the radar since the scandal broke -  The Daily, the iPad only, NY-based newspaper [Full Story…]

Don’t Use iPad to Swat Flies, Newsday Ad Says

Don't Use iPad to Swat Flies, Newsday Ad Says

In a clever video commercial shown on mediabistro  here, Long Island newspaper Newsday, promotes its iPad app, saying it is better than a newspaper in all kinds of ways, except one.mediabistroPrevious: >  Is Cablevision Destroying 'Newsday'? [Full Story…]

Don’t Use iPad to Swat Flies, Newsday Ad Says

Don't Use iPad to Swat Flies, Newsday Ad Says

In a clever video commercial shown on mediabistro  here, Long Island newspaper Newsday, promotes its iPad app, saying it is better than a newspaper in all kinds of ways, except one. mediabistro [Full Story…]

NY Times Tumblr Not Ready for Prime Time

NY Times Tumblr Not Ready for Prime Time

Recently, Business Insider came across a sparsely populated Tumblr account for The New York Times, but when asked about it, a Times spokeswoman said it was in beta mode.  Not long after the newspaper quickly took the posts down. All the entries in the social blogging network were deleted and a [Full Story…]

Observer Article Slams NY Times Tech Coverage

Observer Article Slams NY Times Tech Coverage

A recent New York Observer opinion piece was highly critical of  The New York Times' coverage of the Internet and technology, saying that the newspaper, in an attempt to be forward thinking, kisses "the future's behind whenever technology presents itself." The piece, by Lee [Full Story…]

‘NY Times’ Debates Charging for IPad Application

'NY Times' Debates Charging for IPad Application

The print and digital divisions of The New York Times are currently debating pricing for for the publication's iPad application.  While the print division wants to charge between $20 to $30 per month, the digital side want a lower fee of $10. Gawker Previous: > Steve Jobs, [Full Story…]

NYTimes.com Contemplating Metered Paid Model

NYTimes.com Contemplating Metered Paid Model

With print revenues continuing to decline and online ad revenues not making up for losses, The New York Times is considering adopting a paid online system similar to that of the Financial Times, which gives registered users access to ten articles a month before having to pay for content. The paper [Full Story…]

New York Publisher Launches New Internet Paper

New York Publisher Launches New Internet Paper

New York based Sam Apple is launching tomorrow a new online news outlet called Faster Times, according to a profile in The New York Observer.  Faster Times will be a combo of original content and aggregated links  including stories on business, politics, arts, food, sports, design and [Full Story…]

Kushner: ‘NY Observer’ Revenue Up 40%

Kushner: 'NY Observer' Revenue Up 40%

In an interview with the UK's Guardian, Jared Kushner, the 27-year old publisher of The New York Observer, states that the papers revenues are up 40% since he took over the newspaper and changed it to a tabloid format.  He adds that he expects the publication to turn a profit within the [Full Story…]

Metro NY’s Parent Company Seeking Buyer

Metro NY's Parent Company Seeking Buyer

In spite of Metro NY's 21 percent growth in revenue last year and the possibility that the NYC-based publication might even swing into profit in September of next year according to Managing Director Georg Tsaros, the Metro chain is losing money.  Without a sale, closure is a real [Full Story…]

‘Star-Ledger’ To Shed 40% of Staff

'Star-Ledger' To Shed 40% of Staff

Although the paper reached its buyout target earlier this month, the Star-Ledger has announced that 40% of its newsroom staff will be departing as a result of the buyouts.  Editor Jim Willse told the sraff Friday that 151 byout offers were accepted in a newsroom of about 330 people.  [Full Story…]