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Recognizing the value of news you get

Source Whidbey News-Times on April 14, 2014 0 Comments

In 2011, only 41 percent of newspapers in the United States were using some form of meter or paywall. According to the Reynolds Journalism Institute, that number has climbed to 70 percent.

Digital paywalls are the newspaper model now

Source on April 14, 2014 0 Comments

2013 was the year when paywalls became the norm for newspapers. 70 percent of newspapers now have some sort of paywall, according to a survey by the Reynolds Journalism Institute. That's up from 41 percent in 2011 and 47 percent in 2012.

Be informed!

Source on April 14, 2014 0 Comments

Do you know who is running for office in the April elections? Do you know what other issues are on the ballot? Do you care? Of course you should and the odds are you probably do. That’s according to the results of a recent survey conducted by the Insight and Survey Center at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Smartphones changing face of journalism

Source WAMC: Northeast Public Radio on April 14, 2014 0 Comments

A survey by the Reynolds Journalism Institute finds that the smartphone has become an important platform for accessing the news. Sixty-three percent of smartphone users report that they used their smartphone to access news semi-regularly during a 2012 survey.

Study: Newspapers growing revenue in non-traditional ways

By Michael M. Jenner on April 7, 2014 0 Comments News

A handful of alternative revenue streams pursued by daily newspapers are throwing off double-digit profits. Publishers expect digital revenue to represent a greater share of revenue in the coming three years.

Survey: Newspaper online paid content models now the norm

By Michael M. Jenner on March 24, 2014 0 Comments News
Paid content pie

Five years ago the notion of newspapers charging for online content was dismissed by many as an unworkable strategy. Today it’s become an industry norm.

Newspaper publishers remain optimistic about future of their industry

By Michael M. Jenner on March 17, 2014 0 Comments News

Despite the sharp revenue declines of the last five years, publishers of U.S. daily newspapers continue to be optimistic about the future of their industry, but those who believe print will end within 10 years increased 27 percent.

NNA survey: Small town residents depend on their community paper

Two-thirds of residents in small towns across America depend upon their local newspaper for news and information, according to the National Newspaper Association’s most recent newspaper readership survey.

Newspaper subscribers vs non-subscribers

By RJI on February 13, 2014 0 Comments

Infographics on newspaper subscribers.

2013 Q1 Research Report 6: Newspapers’ mobile products have two distinctly different audiences

By Roger Fidler on November 26, 2013 0 Comments News
2013 Q1 Research Report 6: Newspapers’ mobile products have two distinctly diffe

This report focuses on the use of media tablets and smartphones by newspaper subscribers and non-subscribers.

Newspapers Are Dead rumor needs to die

Source Henry Daily Herald on October 16, 2013 0 Comments

The fact is that while very large newspapers have faced big challenges to their businesses, America’s thousands of community papers are as healthy as their communities.

News consumers pairing tablets with smartphones

Source Editor & Publisher on October 3, 2013 0 Comments

Editor & Publisher features research by RJI as part of this month's Data Page section of the magazine.

Garretson: Real_Inno RJI research: Connecting startup ecosystems to enterprises seeking innovation

By Kim Garretson on October 1, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Kim Garretson

A member of the first class of non-resident fellows at RJI, my research will focus on connecting early-stage companies with the research capabilities of the institute.

RJI collaborates with Mather Economics and Inland Press Association to revamp newspaper cost and revenue study

By Jennifer Nelson on October 1, 2013 2 Comments News
Tom Slaughter

To assist newspapers with the planning process, Inland Press Association, in partnership with Mather Economics and the Reynolds Journalism Institute, is overhauling its comprehensive National Cost and Revenue Study to make it more modern and user-friendly.

Wrapping your brain around neuromarketing and biometric research measures

Source HCD Insights on September 27, 2013 0 Comments

Marketing is getting big on brains! Today’s buzz is about Neuromarketing, a research approach that uses biometric measures to peer inside the brain "on" advertising.

Five takeaways from the 2013 GeekWire summit

Source Communiqué PR on September 23, 2013 0 Comments

Seattle is a geek’s town and last week the team at aptly named GeekWire hosted some of Seattle’s brightest tech minds for its 2013 GeekWire Summit.

Most mobile news consumers prefer browser over apps, RJI finds

Source Knight Digital Media Center on September 23, 2013 0 Comments

While many news organizations still focus much of their mobile strategy and budget on building apps, new research from the Reynolds Journalism Institute finds that more people access mobile news via the web browser on their smartphone or tablet, rather than an app. What's more: mobile news consumers seem to like the browser experience better.

2013 Q1 Research Report 4: Usage of downloaded news apps reveals some striking differences

By Roger Fidler on August 26, 2013 2 Comments News
2013 Q1 Research Report 4: Usage of downloaded news apps reveals some striking d

The percent of all smartphone and/or tablet users who indicated that they had downloaded at least one news app jumped from about 30 percent in Q1 2012 to nearly 60 percent in Q1 2013.

Weekly reaches 92.5 percent in county

The Washington Missourian reaches an average of 92.5 percent of all Franklin County residents when its print and digital audiences are combined.

Mobile media devices used by mobile media owners

Source Editor & Publisher on July 31, 2013 0 Comments

Research into the use of mobile media to consume news conducted by RJI has informed infographics featured in the latest issue of Editor & Publisher.