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NAA turns feisty, boasting of ad effectiveness and digital subscription success

The Newspaper Association of America's annual mediaXchange conference is always part industry promotion, an occasion for expressions of confidence. But at this year's edition in Orlando last week, those sentiments had a fighting edge. Outgoing chairman Jim Moroney, publisher and CEO of the Dallas Morning News, chose a medley of down-home, don't-mess-with-Texas aphorisms to open the conference. He … Read More
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Is Google's agreement with French publishers exportable to the U.S.?

You may have missed the news in early February that Google has established a $60 million Euro (about $80 million) fund to support a group of French publishers in their digital enterprises. Not only that, Google chairman Eric Schmidt jetted to Paris for a signing ceremony photo op with France's president, Francois Hollande. A few months earlier, the search … Read More
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