@ AOP: Guardian, Mail Seeing Healthy Half-Year Digital Growth

Maybe things are looking up for news publishers who decide to stick with ad funding and eschew reader fees.

“Digital ad revenues are up over 50 percent in the first half of the year,” Guardian News & Media MD Tim Brooks told the Association of Online Publishers’ Digital Publishing Summit in London.

Indeed, that sounds healthy. GNM’s outgoing digital content director Emily Bell had hinted to paidContent:UK in April: “I think we