What The Daily’s Demise Really Teaches Us About Tablet-Only Subscriptions

The Daily is officially ending its run on December 15, and with that, there’s a whole lot of speculation about what its untimely demise
The Daily is officially ending its run on December 15, and with that, there's a whole lot of speculation about what its untimely demise actually means. Some have speculated that tablet-native journalism is simply not viable. I strongly disagree. After reading the Neiman blog's analysis (scroll down to the bottom for the meat), I agree that The Daily's primary problem was scale. 100,000 paying subscribers at $39.99 a year is a highly profitable venture -- but not if…...

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