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The Daily Wilted Inside its Own Walled Garden

The Daily Wilted Inside its Own Walled Garden

The Daily folded after less than two years. Digiday reports there are many reasons for its demise—including Steve Jobs. Ian Schafer, CEO of Deep Focus, said that The Daily was the Apple Store’s top news app –and if that’s not enough to be successful, maybe something on the platform needs to change. [Full Story…]

The Daily Looking to Make an Impact…West of the Hudson

The Daily Looking to Make an Impact...West of the Hudson

When Rupert Murdoch introduced The Daily a year ago, he proclaimed it would “redefine the news.” But, according to the New York Times, the tablet-only publication has struggled to break into the national conversation or drive the news. One problem, according to the Times, is the app itself, which [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…]

The Daily’s User Count Remains Ambiguous, Despite Hype

The Daily's User Count Remains Ambiguous, Despite Hype

Greg Clayman, The Daily's publisher, has been reticent on the subject of how many people have downloaded the News Corp iPad publication. According to DigiDay, Clayman has continued to avert this question and when confronted with how big of an audience The Daily generates, Clayman responded, "So [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…]

The Daily Nears One Million Downloads (#TCDisrupt)

The Daily Nears One Million Downloads (#TCDisrupt)

Since it's launch more than three months ago, News Corp.'s tablet newspaper The Daily has announced that it has been downloaded close to one million times. At TechCrunch Disrupt this week, Greg Clayman, publisher of the newspaper, did not say how many of those were paid subscriptions, as the [Full Story…]

Memos Leaked From The Daily, Newspaper Starts to Loosen Up

Memos Leaked From The Daily, Newspaper Starts to Loosen Up

News Corp's iPad newspaper The Daily has kept much of its business secret since its inception three months ago, but appears to be loosening up a bit since a memo from editor Jesse Angelo was leaked.  In the memo, Angelo was urging his reporters to find more unique stories.  The newspaper's reaction [Full Story…]

The Daily Gradually Improves…and Loses Money

The Daily Gradually Improves...and Loses Money

VatorNews recently took a look News Corp.'s iPad only news outlet The Daily,  saying that outlet has shown improvements with use of the iPad 2.  According to the site, The Daily's app went a long way to fix the technical issues that plagued it when it first came out, such as a cut response time. [Full Story…]

Nieman Uses Twitter to Track The Daily’s Audience

Nieman Uses Twitter to Track The Daily's Audience

Unlike websites, it is very difficult to track the readership of a news outlet on a smartphone and tablet application.  Ratings, reviews and rankings only tell you so much, but don't really convey the trend of the number of readers.  Nieman Journalism Lab , however, recently used a new method to [Full Story…]

The Daily Disputes Subscription Numbers

The Daily Disputes Subscription Numbers

According to paidContent, while the people at News Corp.'s tablet news product The Daily are not ready to discuss actual numbers, Daily publisher Greg Clayman insists that the 5,000 subscriber estimate put forth in MediaGuardian is simply not true. He states that it is still too early to release [Full Story…]

SXSW: Barry Diller Ponders The Daily Beast and Newsweek Merger (#SXSW)

SXSW: Barry Diller Ponders The Daily Beast and Newsweek Merger (#SXSW)

Barry Diller, CEO of IAC, expressed at an unfiltered talk at South by Southwest that though he hopes The Daily Beast/Newsweek merger will be successful, he does not know if it will work out in the end, giving it six to eight months to see where it stands at that point.  " Diller also spoke out [Full Story…]