A newspaper that understands social networks: The Independent and i Paper’s use of Twitter

The Independent was founded in 1986 and has since featured much stimulating and radical content between its pages. It has been criticised as being a ‘viewspaper’, as opposed to a newspaper, due to the fact that the paper includes a lot of opinion, comment and reviews. Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian, has said of […]

Does the paywall affect social activity? – The Times’ use of Twitter

The Times was first published in London in 1785 and has had an online presence since 1999. Before July 2010, The Times was receiving 21 million (unique) users per month, but with the declining sale figures for print, owners News International made the drastic decision to put the paper behind a pay wall. Anyone who […]