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11th July 2014
More news websites than not rely on the digital advertising model to support their web endeavours. But that seems to have a big impact on the quality of design and UX for many of them. The majority still seem to have a variety of barriers to a clean and easy experience for audiences. Is this really the best way publishers can work out how to generate online revenue while valuing and respecting their audiences' experience online?
10th July 2014
Gawker editor-in-chief Max Read recently announced all of the internal chat discussion going on would be published externally on a new “Disputations” vertical with the idea being audiences would get extra value out of those discussions. That’s a step most publishers wont quite be willing to take, but it does point to the fact that more and more teams are finding more efficient ways to communicate – something becoming increasingly important in an age where the traditional journalist/advertising/development walls in many organisations are being broken down.
4th July 2014
This is what publishers are up against in the video game: delve.tv – a skilled, one-man band operation in the form of Adam Westbrook – producing high-quality videos for a growing audience across a number of platforms. Launched in January, delve.tv is Westbrook’s latest project that has a simple aim: “to inspire your curiosity by making complex ideas fascinating through video essays.”
3rd July 2014
Are we underestimating quite how different the audiences of tomorrow will be? Last week I rounded up some stats from a number of rigorous studies asking some important questions about the way younger people consume media. But while those stats are a useful guide to how media consumption is changing, the picture they paint is limited by the focus on age.
3rd July 2014
You’re entitled to an eye roll over the phrase “the power is firmly in their hands” when someone references the changing mobile landscape, but the phrase still stands. We’re not the ones saying it this time, however, but rather IDG Global Solutions in their latest report/survey: The Mobile Evolution: Connecting Content. We've highlighted four key challenges for publishers from the report that they should really be thinking about as opportunities.
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Business Insider28th June 2014
Cindy Holland, Netflix's head of original content, recently revealed why the on-demand Internet streaming service responsible for hits like "House of Cards" and "Orange Is The New Black" decided to produce shows with a straight-to-series model, forgoing networks' traditional pilot seasons.
New York Times28th June 2014
Telegraph.co.uk - Media24th June 2014
Adexchanger.com10th June 2014
Time Inc. is in a tough spot after its spinoff from Time Warner Inc. It begins its run as an independent public company saddled with $1.3 billion in debt and revenue that has steadily declined with only two quarters of sequential growth in the past six years. In related (and unfortunately timed) news, the publisher's […]