I guess later they hope that they can charge for content, or throw in the towel and hope for a federal/state/local bailout.
That’s about as smart as Bernankey’s money policy.
The banks aren’t lending despite historically low rates, so lets lower them even further, and allow the banks to not need to lend out money to show a profit for even longer.
W.T.F. IS EVERYBODY BLIND, DEAF AND DUMB as well as STUPID?]]>
Finding people who would rely on your information is <bnot the problem.
With world wide advertising/promotion for your apps, announcing the specifics of your particular silo to search engines, you should be able to recruit buyers for the app.
They just need to be interested enough in the reportage organization coverage of the silo to buy the coverage for a given period of time.
Think of “Women’s Wear Daily” as a readership supported journal charging $25.00/quarter. Now apply the economies of scale to essentially free dissemination/distribution of content.
Now go forth and just do it.]]>
Business couldn’t give a fig for good reportage. In fact its quite hostile to it.
The essence of good reportage is the unvarnished truth.
Business doesn’t like the unvarnished truth. It wants to apply their own varnish.
Reportage as a money making venture is pretty much over.
It coexisted and can still coexists with commerce only when the reportage exists in an almost separate sphere from the area of business.
How many articles on slave conditions in sweat-shop garment factories have been carried by “Women’s Wear Daily”?
How many articles about the hazards of shoddy medical treatment are broken by medical journals?
How many [shoddy industry “I” practice] articles are covered by [industry “I” covering organization]?
Publish a newspaper?
Find yourself a techie and pay to have an app written for the various iPhone, iPad, Android, Nokia platforms available.
Get out of print and get off the web, now.]]>