The Australian, Australia
09 Aug 2016, by Tim Boreham
Rather than being convinced print media is dead, the publishing house is treating its specialist mags as premium offerings that complement digital subscriptions.
Given Aspermont erected a paywall around its MiningNews.net title way back in 2001, the resources-oriented Aspermont has a boot firmly in both the old and new media camps. "When everyone said the internet was free, Aspermont's growth model was based on a subs-based platform," says CEO Alex Kent.