Tuesday December 1, 2020

Could Apple be part of the solution for print media?

After acquiring magazine app Texture, Apple is reportedly planning a premium news subscription offer. This could mean new audiences and new revenue for newspapers and magazines

1st May, 2018
Newspaper owners must negotiate fair contracts with Apple. Pic: Getty

I think it is fair to say that many of the problems of the media industry are due to technology. With the advent of the internet, media companies started giving away their content for free and advertising revenues began to move from newspapers, TV and radio to the big tech companies like Facebook and Google.

But now, after years of the media losing audience and revenue to technology, the tech companies are starting to think...

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