“You will not be successful trying to charge for straightforward news,” Trinity Mirror’s CEO Simon Fox said at Digital Media Strategies.
Native ads are “potentially the next saviour of internet businesses” according to Twitter UK MD Bruce Daisley.
Nextdoor gave people a way to stay informed about the happenings in their neighborhood, and Townsquared is doing the same for businesses and their communities. It also just nabbed a sweet $5.26 million to do so.
They come in all sizes, circulation-wise; in two forms of content, paper and digital; and in many areas of focus—local, regional, national and international. They are our newspapers and lately, they have been challenged like never before to stay as important to the world as when the first one was printed (that, by the way, is considered by most to be Germany’s The Relation, first published in 1605).
Despite flat revenues for the year, the FT Group delivered underlying profit growth of 17 percent year on year in 2013 to £55 million
Sony, it seems, genuinely feels that fitness trackers don't go far enough.
In the latest issue of World News Publishing Focus, we interview Eugen Russ, managing director of Austria-based Russmedia, which is also active in Hungary and Romania.
In the past few weeks there has been a spate of editor changes in newsrooms across the world. In Spain the national Madrid-based dailies El País and El Mundo, as well as Barcelona-based La Vanguardia, all changed editors, while there have also been new appointments in Argentina, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
WhatsApp has vowed never to sell ads. It collects no information about users beyond their phone numbers. So you’re right to wonder why it was just acquired by the world’s second-largest mobile advertising company.
We all know that Facebook, Twitter and other social media are transforming news in major ways. But Reuters blogger Felix Salmon says social media — especially Facebook — aren’t just changing news as we have known it, but creating an entirely new news product that is defined by “personalization.”