Stories by Michael M. Jenner

Michael M. Jenner  
 
Professor and Houston Harte Chair in Journalism


  • Study: Newspapers growing revenue in non-traditional ways

    Publishers Confidence Index
    Study: Newspapers growing revenue in non-traditional ways
    April 7, 2014

    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

    Publishers Confidence Index
    Survey: Newspaper online paid content models now the norm
    March 24, 2014

    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

    Publishers Confidence Index
    Newspaper publishers remain optimistic about future of their industry
    March 17, 2014

    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.
  • Newsrooms using Web metrics to evaluate staff, guide editorial decisions

    Newsrooms using Web metrics to evaluate staff, guide editorial decisions
    November 14, 2013

    An increasing number of online newsrooms in the U.S. have started using Web metrics to determine if their editors and reporters are doing well, a survey of top editors has found.
  • Two-thirds of newspaper publishers optimistic about the future

    Publishers Confidence Index
    Two-thirds of newspaper publishers optimistic about the future
    September 15, 2012

    In the largest survey of its kind, nearly two-thirds of responding publishers expressed optimism about the future of the newspaper industry. Forty percent said they were “somewhat optimistic,” while 25 percent identified themselves as “very optimistic.”
  • Paid content comes of age

    Paid content comes of age
    February 28, 2012

    Just two years after being dismissed as a failed strategy, paid online content modules have become a full blown movement. While pundits and the public watched to see how the New York Times’ model would be received, the rest of the industry wasn’t waiting.
  • Weekly publishers optimistic about future

    Weekly publishers optimistic about future
    February 28, 2012

    Despite an unfriendly economy and changes in reader and advertiser behavior, most weekly publishers are bullish on the future of community newspapers. In a recent survey, 72 percent expressed optimism about the future of newspapers.
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