Jeff Jarvis: Why iPad’s ‘The Daily’ News App Failed
Rupert Murdoch's iPad-only venture neglected key lessons of subscription news, and that is why it folded.
This article titled “The Daily closes shop: why the news app was doomed from the start” was written by Jeff Jarvis, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 3rd December 2012 16.53 UTC
On Twitter, I’ve already been accused of schadenfreude over the death of News Corp’s soon-to-die, paywalled, tablet-only, once-a-day news venture called The Daily.
Not so. I’d have loved to have seen an online-only news service make it. But The Daily was, in my view, doomed from the start because of all the adjectival modifiers listed above.