Gabey Goh
Mar 4, 2016

Fixing the model to empower truth tellers at WSJ

MEDIA360 SUMMIT - Dow Jones’ Katie Vanneck-Smith is determined to lead the way in transforming the media landscape into a membership world, starting with the Wall Street Journal.

Katie Vanneck-Smith

At last week's Media360Summit, Vanneck-Smith took delegates through the way The Wall Street Journal WSJ is transitioning from a subscription model to a membership model, which is more than a mere semantic difference, she argued. Behind the scenes, Vanneck-Smith gave Campaign Asia-Pacific more detail about how the programme works and why she is so passionate about the transition, which in the end is about nothing less than saving journalism.

Vanneck-Smith’s first job was a...

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