As one of the world’s leading media publishers, it’s critical for The New York Times Company to stay ahead of the curve in the digital space, or die trying. Hence, its efforts on the desktop with Times Reader 2.0, as well as its mobile website and multi-platform applications.
Too funny. According to The Awl, The New York Times standards editor Phil Corbett yesterday reportedly sent out a memo (below) to NYT writers asking them to severely cut down on the use of the word ‘tweet’ outside of “orrnithological contexts”. It appears to be a myth, but a funny one at least.
The online advertising recession might be over for the New York Times. The company announced fourth quarter earnings this morning. Total revenues for the quarter were down 11.5 percent to $681 million, but Internet revenues (including About.com) were up 10.3 percent to $102 million. The Internet advertising portion of that was also up 10.6 percent to $90.6 million. Earnings per share were 44… → Read More
The New York Times Company is considering the launch of a brand new online news reader that would let people experience the consumption of NYTimes.com content in an entirely new and fairly innovative way. The publisher has reached out to members of its Insight Lab to get some rudimentary feedback on the new reader prototype and to help settle the naming issue.
Insight Labs members can test out… → Read More