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Distributed content, ad blocking, audience revenue stand out in WAN-IFRA report

WAN-IFRA's annual World Press Trends report examines the complex, interwoven landscape of today's news industry, offering guidance for news outlets looking for a more effective revenue model.

Dena Levitz | July 11, 2016

Inside Univision’s plan to reach 500 million Spanish speakers worldwide

Univision's Borja Echevarria discusses Univision's strategy for building a successful business model — both in the U.S. and in Spanish-speaking countries around the world.

James Breiner | June 07, 2016

Investigative news sites redefine the journalistic business model

Increasingly, "watchdog" investigative news sites are defying conventions of the journalistic business model by building strong, loyal reader bases willing to pay for their news.

James Breiner | May 02, 2016

PayDesk platform ‘streamlines’ connectivity between freelancers and news outlets

In today's global news landscape, finding a freelancer on the ground to cover breaking events abroad can be challenging. Enter PayDesk, a platform that links freelancers with the news outlets that need them.

Les Neuhaus | April 22, 2016

Spain's El Diario finds success with unique business model

In 2015, El Diario, a free digital publication in Spain, grew its revenues by 33 percent. Its secret? A commitment to transparency and high-quality reporting that keeps readers coming back for more.

James Breiner | March 31, 2016

The benefits of distributing news under a Creative Commons license

How news organizations can embrace Creative Commons, encrypting your smartphone and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 25, 2016

Washington Post digital chief encourages news outlets to embrace social, mobile news

At the Digital Journalism Conference in Huesca, Spain, Emilio Garcia-Ruiz of The Washington Post stressed the need for news outlets to embrace technology and social media in order to survive.

James Breiner | March 14, 2016