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Apple’s new deal for journalism should send publishers running

     
9:34 pm on Feb 13, 2019 (gmt 0)

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First found this on a site that is generally not allowed here. :)

So I looked for one that leans the correct way for the same report.

The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that Apple, which is preparing to introduce a subscription news service, is asking publishers to give the company 50 percent of any revenues that they generate.

[theverge.com...]

Would this be something you would want to be involved with if you are a news publisher?
9:39 pm on Feb 13, 2019 (gmt 0)

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This sounds like a recipe for disaster. What is Apple thinking? It seems to be way too greedy, possibly because iPhone sales have shrunk.

"The service, described by industry executives as a “Netflix for news,” would allow users to read an unlimited amount of content from participating publishers for a monthly fee."
10:16 pm on Feb 13, 2019 (gmt 0)

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We already know how yt's red came out. I don't think Apple can do any better. Just me!