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Digiday: How the Seattle Times is empowering reporters to drive subscriber growth

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by justgladtobehere, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. justgladtobehere

    justgladtobehere Well-Known Member

    How the Seattle Times is empowering reporters to drive subscriber growth - Digiday

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  2. Fredrick

    Fredrick Well-Known Member

    This kind of stuff angers Fredrick. Come on. Reporters get dumped on for EVERYTHING. Sell some ads, advertisers. Sell some subscriptions, members of the circulation department. You get paid, too. Reporters meanwhile have to do everything! Shoot pictures, host podcasts, write stories on absurd deadlines, now sell ads and sell newspapers. Somebody else do something besides reporters and layout people!!!!
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  3. Twirling Time

    Twirling Time Well-Known Member

    Get the circulation manager to comb all the old folks homes. Have to do it regularly, though, because of ... turnover.
  4. Tweener

    Tweener Active Member

    Gannett has been asking reporters to help sell subscriptions for years. I think I should have enough credits for a Master’s in marketing by now.
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