Survival is Success: Journalistic Online Start-Ups in Western Europe

All around Europe, new journalistic ventures are launched on the internet even as legacy media like newspapers and broadcasters are often struggling to adapt to a new communications environment. This report is the first to systematically assess how they are doing. Based on analysis of nine strategic cases from Germany, France, and Italy, it shows that the economics of online news today are as challenging for new entrants as they are for industry incumbents.

Reuters Institute – Survival is Success: Journalistic Online Start-Ups in Western Europe