The inevitable course of print media

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The movement of emblematic magazines from the print platform to the digital format is another eloquent indicator that confirms the inevitable course facing paper media in the new informationecosystem. In fact, the most recent measurements of print and digital media readership in the world reinforce this trend towards transformation, due to the growing audience of … Continue reading The inevitable course of print media

Stepping on familiar ground once again

With the worsening of the pandemic, newsrooms have returned to teleworking, a modality with which they had already become familiar. It is like stepping back on a terrain in which the dynamics of a new way of practicing journalism took root, never completely eliminated. The first experiences we lived in March 2020 created the conditions … Continue reading Stepping on familiar ground once again

An inside out change for the newspapers

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Unlike digital media, which have a wide menu of technological tools to innovate, the only thing left for print is to change the product inside and out, although with limited options. The starting point is to recognize that in a world massively communicated by electronic devices, the paper format has to identify the real profile … Continue reading An inside out change for the newspapers

The pitfalls of multimedia convergence

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Uniting two formats, print and digital in the same newsroom, is the pinnacle of the so-called multimedia convergence, the most complete expression of the new communications ecosystem. Technologically speaking, multimedia is crystallized by uniting the resources of each medium (text, graphics, audio and video) through the facilities that allow different applications on the web. But … Continue reading The pitfalls of multimedia convergence

Printed with digital skin

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The avant-garde newspaper designer, Mario GarcĂ­a, is fascinated by transformative bets and now he comes up with another magnificent audacity: diagramming newspapers with the visual concepts of mobile phones. "It is fascinating to be fluctuating from mobile to print journalism almost simultaneously", migrating the characteristics of the digital format to the covers and some inside … Continue reading Printed with digital skin

Aging journalists at the forefront

It may seem curious, but the great thrust of digital adaptation has been the work of the oldest headlines of the traditional press. Several of them, with more than a hundred years of journalism, are today successful models of digital journalism and, to a large extent, great beneficiaries of the monetization of their content and … Continue reading Aging journalists at the forefront