20 Oct '17, 10am

Singapore Press Holdings bloodied and confused, part 2

Singapore Press Holdings bloodied and confused, part 2

I don’t think anyone has yet figured out what a viable business model for post-print journalism will look like. As Singapore Press Holdings’ (SPH) FY2017 results indicate, even while circulation is holding up, advertising revenue continues to be in freefall. The problem seems to be that print circulation brings in more advertising revenue than digital subscription. So even as digital makes up for print’s decline numbers-wise, revenue is reduced. This is true for other newspapers, such as the New York Times, as I mentioned in Part 1 . The future that such a trend suggests is one where a newspaper is going to need much larger subscription numbers to be viable, once advertising revenue per subscription is assumed to be permanently lower. This may be achievable in markets with population in the hundreds of millions, but Singapore is not such a market. On the other hand, with S...

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