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Guardian Axes American Website After 2 Years

Hit by losses, media company discontinues Guardian America

(Newser) - Guardian News and Media, which lost $60.3 million last year, is shutting its US-centered website Guardian America after two years. The site will now redirect to the Guardian newspaper's American coverage. Guardian America's head will instead focus on international expansion for "We took it down... More »

Newspapers: Forget Paywalls, Take Content Live

Only 'experiences,' not content, can save the news: Jenkins

(Newser) - Suddenly every newspaper is talking about a Journal-style online paywall or a "freemium" subscription model, but Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins is resigned that "stunned and traumatized" papers are on their way out. Instead of paywalls, Papers should learn from the battered music industry, which has used "... More »

Guardian May Shut Sunday Observer After 218 Years

(Newser) - The British media group that publishes the Guardian is considering closing its sister Sunday paper, the Observer, which has been in print since 1791. The Guardian Media Group reported a pre-tax annual loss of nearly $150 million. Possible futures for the Observer include an Observer-branded magazine. It's "50/50 whether... More »

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