What if Alden let another organization manage its newspaper assets as a blind trust? It would lose a great deal of flexibility in using DFM assets to leverage other companies it owns, but it would be able to wash its hands of the growing public relations crisis. Furthermore, it would give space for the strategic direction of DFM to be explored and pursued without the added baggage of hedge fund cross-percolation.
A new type of paywall model is emerging: The dynamic meter.
Following up my previous post on the membership business model for news, newsletters go hand-in-hand with successful audience acquisition & conversion into paid members.
I am starting to explore and plan some membership work and I've been collecting notes about the business model.
Penn State's 20 undergraduate campuses across the Commonwealth will no longer be recognized by the university after a Student Affairs review deemed that the score of physical locations across the state posed an unacceptable amount of risk to its students.
Presented originally in 2017 at WordCamp Baltimore and adapted for this weekend's WordCamp Lancaster.
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