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Journalism - Entrepreneurship@Journalism: Library Resources

A resource guide for journalism/media entrepreneurs

New Media Business Model Reading List

Anderson, P. J., Ogola, G. & Williams, M. (Eds.). (2014).  The future of quality news journalism: a cross-continental analysis. New York: Routledge.

            Journalism Library  PN 4815.2 .F88 2014

Batsell, J. (2015).  Engaged journalism: connecting with digitally empowered news audiences.  New York: Columbia University Press.

            Journalism Library   PN 4867.2 .B38 2015

Biocca, F. & Levy, M. R. Eds.). (1995). Communication in the age of virtual reality.  Hillsdale, NJ: L. Erlbaum Associates.

            Journalism Library  QA 76.9 .H85 C655 1995

Engineering Library QA 76.9 .H85 C655 1995

Blank, S. (2013, May). Why the lean start-up changes everything. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from (online article)

Blank, S. (2013).  The four steps to the epiphany: successful strategies for products that win. Pescadero, CA: K&S Ranch, Inc.

            Journalism Library  HF 5415.55 .B536 2007 (2013 edition on order)

            Engineering Library Reserve  HB 615 .B6225 2013

Blank, S. (2012).  The startup owner’s manual Vol. 1: the step-by-step guide for building a great company. Pescadero, CA : K&S Ranch, Inc.

            Journalism Library  HD 62.5 .B593 2012

            Engineering Reserve  HD 62.5 .B593 2012    

Briggs, M. (2015).  Journalism next: a practical guide to digital reporting and publishing.  (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press.

            Journalism Library PN 4833 .B75 2015

Briggs, M. (2012).  Entrepreneurial journalism: how to build what’s next for news.  Los Angeles, CA: Sage; Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press College.

            Journalism Library PN 4833 .B74 2012

Christensen, C. M. (2011).  The innovator’s dilemma: the revolutionary book that will change the way you do business.  New York: Harper Business.

            Ellis Library  HD 53 .C49 2011

Constable, G. (2014).  Talking to humans: success starts with understanding your customers.  Giff Constable. 

            Journalism Library  HF5415.5 .C662 2014

Cook, C. & Sirkkunen, E. (2014).  What’s in a niche?  Exploring the business model of online journalism.  Journal of Media Business Studies, 10(4), 63-82. 

Croll, A. (2013).  Lean analytics: use data to build a better startup faster. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly.

            Journalism Library HD 62.5 .C76 2013

  DaSilva, C. M. & Trkman, P. (2014).  Business model: what it is and what it is not. Long Range Planning, 47, 379-389.  doi:10.1016/j.lrp.2015.04.001 

De Jong, M., Marston, N. & Roth, E. (2015).  The eight essentials of innovation.  McKinsey Quarterly, 2(1), 1-12. Retrieved from

Drake, P.P & Fabozzi, F. (2012).  Analysis of financial statements (5th edition).  Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

D’Vorkin, L. (2013). The path forward for the news business. Jersey City, NJ: Forbes Media. (On order for the Journalism Library)          

D’Vorkin, L. (2013, October 15). Inside Forbes : the path forward for the news business, my eBook on journalism for a new era.  Forbes.

            Creating the new newsroom.  Infographic from D/Vorkin article. 

Dyer, J. M., Gregersen, H. & Christensen, C.M. (2011).  The innovator’s DNA: mastering the five skills of disruptive innovators.  Boston, MA:  Harvard Business Press.

            Ellis Library  HD 53 .D94 2011

Gardner, j. Lehnert, K. (2016).  What’s new about new media? How multi-channel networks work with content creators. Business Horizons, 59, 293-302. doi:10.1016/j.bushor.2016.01.009 

Furr, N. R. (2014). The innovator’s method: bringing the lean start-up into your organization.  Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review Press.

           Journalism Library  HD 58.9 .F864 2014

           Ellis Library  HD 58.9 .F864 2014

Govindarajan, V. (2010).  The other side of innovation: solving the execution challenge. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Pub.

            Ellis Library  HJD 45 .G62 2010

Gregson, G. (2014). Financing New Ventures : An Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Angel Investment. New York, New York [222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017]: Business Expert Press.

Hollifield, C. A. et al. (2016).  Media management: a casebook approach (5th edition). New York: Routledge.

Huff, A.S. et al. (2013).  Leading open innovation.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

            Ellis Library  HD 45 .L337 2013

Huang, J. S. & Wang, W. (2014). Application of the long tail economy to the online news market: examining predictors of market performance.  Journal of Media Economics, 27, 158-176. DOI: 10.1080/08997764.2014.931860. 

Karimi, J. & Walter, Z. (2015, October 1). Corporate entrepreneurship, disruptive business model innovation adoption, and its performance: the case of the newspaper industryLong Range Planning.  doi: 10.1016/j.lrp.2015.09.004

Kim, W. C. (2015).  Blue ocean strategy: how to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant.  Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review Press.

              Ellis Library  HF 5415 .I53 .K53 2015.

  Konieczna, M. & Robinson, S. (2014).  Emerging news non-profits: A case study for rebuilding community trust?  Journalism,  15(8),968-986. doi: 10.1177/1464884913505997

Kung, L. (2015)Innovators in digital news.  London; New York: I. B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in association with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford.

              Journalism Library  PN 4784 .O62 K864 2015 

Mathe, H. (2015).  Living innovation : competing in the 21st century access economy.  Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Company.

Meyer, M.M. (2013).  The innovator’s path: how individuals, teams, and organizations can make innovation part of business-as-usual.  Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Moatti, S.C. (2016).  Mobilized: an insider’s guide to the business and future of connected technology. Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

            Journalism Library  HF5548.34 .M623 2016

Olsen, D. (2015).  The lean product playbook: how to innovate with minimum viable products and rapid customer feedback. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

            Journalism Library  HF5415.335 .O57 2015

Osterwalder, A. & Pigneur, Y. (2010).  Business model generation : a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers. Hoboken, NJ : Wiley & Sons.

            Ellis Library HD 30.28 .O778 2010

Osterwalder, A. (2015).  Value proposition design : how to make stuff people want. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons.  (eBook with 5 simultaneous users).

            Print version (2014) :  Value proposition design: how to create products and services customers want.

            Ellis Library  HF 5415.5 .O884 2014

Ries, E. (2011).  The lean startup : how today’s entrepreneurs use continuous innovation to create radically successful businesses.  New York : Crown Business.

            Ellis Library  HD 62.5 .R545 2011

Rose, D. (2015), Enchanted objects: innovation, design, and the future of technology. New York: Scribner.

           Journalism Library  HM851 .R665 2015  

Sloan, P. (2011). A guide to open innovation and crowdsourcing: expert tips and advice. London; Philadelphia: Kogan Page.

Stephens, M. (2014). Beyond news: the future of journalism. New York: Columbia University Press.

            Journalism Library   PN 4815.2 .S48 2014

Sicilliano, G.  Finance for nonfinancial managers (2nd edition).  New York: McGraw-Hill Education. 

            MU Ellis  HF 5681.B2 S4873 2015

Tan, T. (2015). The Tao of Innovation : Nine Questions Every Innovator Must Answer. Hackensack, NJ: Imperial College Press.

Thiel, P. A. (2014). Zero to one: notes on startups, or how to build the future.  New York: Crown Business. 

            Journalism Library   HD 62.5 .T525 2014

            Ellis Library  HD 62.5 .T525 2014

Usher, N. (2014).  Making news at The New York Times.  Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press.

            Journalism Library  PN4867.2 2014

            Journalism Library  PN 4899 .N42 T5745 2014

Wasserman, N. (2012).  The founder’s dilemmas: anticipating and avoiding the pitfalls that can sink a startup.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

            Ellis Library   HD 62.5 .W375 2012

Worrell, D. (2014).  The entrepreneur’s guide to financial statements.  Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

            Ellis Library  HG4027.7 .W675 2014