In a new series, StopPress talks to a range of newsmakers currently trying to shine lights into dark places while also keeping their own lights on and looks at whether commercial realities are leading to editorial compromise. Next up, Damien Venuto talks with Hive News founder Bernard Hickey.
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Future tense: ‘I don’t think mainstream news has a future if it’s funded only by advertising’ – Bernard Hickey
Hickey bets on subscription model with new hive for politics news
Former Interest.co.nz managing editor Bernard Hickey is banking on subscriptions as the route to growth for his new politics and economics news website and email service hivenews.co.nz.