Apple News + A New Subscription Model

Tag Archives: The Atlantic

Apple News + A New Subscription Model

pexels-cell photo-607812 (4)Approximately 10 times more is spent in the Apple Store for apps than the next nearest phone app store. If anyone is likely to subscribe to a new news app, it is people who own iPhones. The hope of publishers …

Subsidizing Speech to Help the News Media

NewsjpgThe idea of government providing tax incentives to help support the news media was raised recently in The Atlantic. It’s not a far fetched idea. Government has subsidized a number of businesses to encourage their growth and if they …

Why News Junkies Are Depressed

The Atlantic has a great article about why people who love news are so glum about the world. It has to do with what researchers call “the availability bias”. Basically, bad news gets covered by journalists much more than so …