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#NYPost Gets Online Overhaul from Hard Shell Candy

#NYPost Gets Online Overhaul from Hard Shell Candy

The New York Post’s website is getting a facelift. Capital New York reports the tabloid is working with Soho-based Hard Candy Shell to redesign nypost.com. They are responsible for The New Republic’s recent online overhaul as well as projects for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Observer, [Full Story…]

Wall Street Journal Unveils Universal iPhone and iPad App

Wall Street Journal Unveils Universal iPhone and iPad App

The Wall Street Journal has released a new app made for both the iPhone and iPad, which is now available in the iTunes store, according to Fishbowl NY. Until now, the publication offered two separate apps. Now, the universal app features more frequent updates and offers the same content on both the [Full Story…]

WSJ Launches Video Platform #WorldStream

WSJ Launches Video Platform #WorldStream

The Wall Street Journal has launched its video news gathering platform, WorldStream. The site will now publish short form videos created by the paper's staffers. The videos will be made via smartphones by the journalists from across the global WSJ and Dow Jones news organization. According to the [Full Story…]

WSJ to Offer Free NY Wi-Fi Hotspots Next Month

WSJ to Offer Free NY Wi-Fi Hotspots Next Month

As part of their initiative to bring readers to their website, The Wall Street Journal will be offering free Wi-Fi in more than 1300 NY hotspots. Throughout September, anyone can use one of the many spots blanketing large parts of Manhattan, including high traffic neighborhoods such as Times Square [Full Story…]

Wall Street Journal Increases #Olympics Coverage

Wall Street Journal Increases #Olympics Coverage

To make sure its viewers receive full information on the 2012 Summer Olympics, The Wall Street Journal has announced an increased coverage plan. The events will be covered by multiple WSJ platforms and an additional three pages six days a week in the paper. Reporting will be overseen by WSJ's sports [Full Story…]

Queens Newspaper Offers Competitive Pay Wall — Since 2003

Queens Newspaper Offers Competitive Pay Wall -- Since 2003

With big names like The New York Times, Newsday and The Wall Street Journal all with digital subscriptions for their readers, one NY community newspaper has had a functional paywall since 2003 -- The Wave.  The paper, one of the city's oldest since 1893, serves the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens. For [Full Story…]

New York Times Tries Personal Approach on Twitter

New York Times Tries Personal Approach on Twitter

This week, The New York Times' social media editors Liz Heron and Lexi Mainland are running the newspaper's Twitter account, departing from the usual "cyborg" approach of automated headline updates.  This is part of an experiment to try to change the negative perception surrounding the automated [Full Story…]

Digital Subscriptions Boost Wall Street Journal Circ., Says ABC

Digital Subscriptions Boost Wall Street Journal Circ., Says ABC

The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) released its results this week for newspaper circulations for a sixth month period, that ended on March 31st.  According to the ABC numbers, The Wall Street Journal is still the nation's leading newspaper, thanks to double digital growth in its paid digital [Full Story…]

Crain’s Argues Against NY Tech Bubble

Crain's Argues Against NY Tech Bubble

Many are fearing that the current tech boom is resembling the lead up the 1990s tech bubble.  Crain's New York Business' Greg David found that while a recent Wall Street Journal article argued that investors in Silicon Valley are becoming reckless, those in NY have created a boom that will last much [Full Story…]

WSJ to Begin Selling Single-Issues on iPad

WSJ to Begin Selling Single-Issues on iPad

The Wall Street Journal will soon start selling single-issue digital versions of its morning paper for $1.99 via its iPad application.  Currently, downloading the paper's app is free, but users only receive limited content without subscribing for $18 a month.  Users who purchase the single-issues [Full Story…]

Wall Street Journal Has 200,000 Mobile Device Subscribers, Says the Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Has 200,000 Mobile Device Subscribers, Says the Wall Street Journal

Not one to shy away from self publicity, an article today in the The Wall Street Journal focused on how The Wall Street Journal now has 200,00 paying subscribers who can access the paper via Apple's iPad and Amazon's Kindle. According to Les Hilton, head of the newspaper's publisher Dow Jones & [Full Story…]

NY Area Publishers Use, Invest in, Curation Platforms

NY Area Publishers Use, Invest in, Curation Platforms

An eMedia Vitals article looks at how NY area newspaper and magazine publishers are using and investing in curation platforms. For example, The New York Daily News holds a stake in LOUD3R and uses the platform to integrate outside content into sections about pets and travel. The travel section pulls [Full Story…]

Dow Jones Plans Digital B2B Revamp

Dow Jones Plans Digital B2B Revamp

Dow Jones, whose other properties also were taken over by News Corp. during the much ballyhooed Wall Street Journal takeover, is refocusing its B2B products, concentrating on creating "specialist content at a specialist price." The Journal, which widened its audience for WSJ content, has already [Full Story…]

NY Times Has More Twitter Followers Than the Other Top 25 Combined

NY Times Has More Twitter Followers Than the Other Top 25 Combined

Jeremy Porter, of the blog Journalistics, released a list of the newspapers with the most Twitter followers. The New York Times (@nytimes) crushed competition with a whopping 2,668,948 followers (this has since increased to 2,695,670 since NYConvergence last checked) not to mention its other Twitter [Full Story…]

SeatGeek Raises Funds, Partners With Wall Street Journal

SeatGeek Raises Funds, Partners With Wall Street Journal

New York based event ticket price forecasting service SeatGeek has raised a new round of funding and is now partners with The Wall Street Journal.  The new round of funding for SeatGeek raised $550,000 from  previous backers including Founder Collective, NYC Seed, Stage One Capital, Trisiras Group, [Full Story…]