What’s better, ALM’s collective legal periodicals or the collective work of lawyers and other legal professionals who are blogging? Can ALM (f/k/a American Lawyer Media) survive the rising phenomenon of lawyers and law students blogging on an open WordPress platform to build a name and build a business?

Fifteen years ago no sane person would

Media Life’s Toni Fitzgerald writes that it’s time to say goodbye to paywalls in the newspaper business.

Though 73% of papers have digital paywalls in an effort to capture revenue lost by declining subscriptions and ad sales, it’s becoming clear that paywalls will not be enough.

A recent Hubspot study found that “as free content

After 16 years, veteran journalist, Aric Press (@aricpress), is leaving ALM (f/k/a American Lawyer Media).

Press served as the Editor in Chief of The American Lawyer and later, Senior Vice President, Editor in Chief of ALM.

Yesterday, in a wonderful piece entitled, Big Law and Me (reg req’ed), Press reflected on the past

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I am headed to LegalTech in New York City for the week.

I’ll be at LegalTech at the Hilton tomorrow (Tuesday) through Thursday and at ReInvent Law on Friday.

I will be meeting a number of people attending the show as well as number of folks whose offices are in New York City. I’ll also

ALM American Lawyer MediaThat’s the question being asked today by some very well read publications covering journalism and the media.

From Gawker:

Earlier this month, American Lawyer Media laid off 42 staffers across the board. The company is also “scaling back” plans to expand the scope of one magazine, and moving another to an all-digital format, according

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s LexBlog Q & A with Mario Sundar of LinkedIn (which focused less on the law and more on social networking), we’re shifting gears back to the legal realm. And who better to bring us back in style than Bill Pollak of ALM?

Bill, who has been with the company since it’s formation and currently serves as their CEO, brings a unique understanding of legal publishing to the table. In our e-mail exchange, he offers his perspectives on the current state of legal publishing, the ALM’s use of technology at their website, and how he thinks ALM will fare in a world where traditional publications are continuing to fall by the wayside. See the full text in it’s usual location (after the jump).


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