Friday, December 19, 2008

Will a combination of models save the media?

Take a look at Mark Glaser's guide to alternative business models for newspapers.

There won't be however

a "silver bullet," an idea that will catch on as the savior for the newspaper business. Instead, a successful online newspaper will need a mix of many different revenue streams to survive in the digital age.

Instead Mark thinks that a combination of news aggregation,crowd funding,hyper local advertising,niche sites and paid content will be the model to get the news industry back into profitability.

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