Belgium: Big Changes in a Small News Economy

  • Ike PiconeEmail author
  • Caroline Pauwels
Part of the Media Business and Innovation book series (MEDIA)


For some time now, the news sector is believed to be in a period of deap-seated change (Preston 2009), the drivers of which are a continuously dropping audience, an evolution towards free news, failing alternative revenue models, a slow migration of advertisers to the online medium reinforced by the current economic crisis and changes in the news production process and changing patterns of news use [Preston 2009; see also Bruns (2008), Meikle and Redden (2010), Picard (2010), Heinonen (2011)].


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.iMinds-SMITVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Brussels Platform for JournalismVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium

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