For those involved in developing a strategy for running a successful media business which informs the public debate and is financially sustainable.
This module looks at how media organisations need to plan ahead to produce original content that informs the public debate and covers the issues of most concern to the target audience.
A media business is like a table with four legs. These are the media organisation's target audience, the core editorial proposition that it offers to that audience, the values that the business holds dear, and the market that sustains the business. Each leg has to be strong and firm. If one leg is weak, the table wobbles. A shaky media organisation is not good.
Why surveying the audience is important Knowing your audience, understanding the issues they face, and being aware of what they think about society - and...
The first step in setting up a media business is to identify the audience you plan to serve. You need to know their information needs so that you can better serve them.
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