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Tech explainer: How parallax scrolling can help keep attention

Tech explainer: How parallax scrolling can help keep attention

15th July 2014

In web design, parallax scrolling is a term used to describe the technique where different parts of a webpage move at different speeds as the user scrolls up or down the page. However, sites likes the NYT’s Snowfall are often touted as successful examples of the parallax effect, but they don’t actually incorporate the effect...

B2B Media, Broadcast, Consumer Media, Digital Media, Mobile, Newspapers

9 examples of how commercial priorities are messing up media sites' UX

9 examples of how commercial priorities are messing up media sites' UX

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?

Advertising, B2B Media, Broadcast, Consumer Media, Digital Media, Mobile, Newspapers

Internal chat apps: how to save time and increase collaboration

Internal chat apps: how to save time and increase collaboration

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.

B2B Media, Broadcast, Consumer Media, Digital Media, Mobile, Newspapers

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The 3 Reasons Netflix Decided On Its Straight-To-Series Viewing Model

Aly WeismanBusiness 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.

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Stung by Supreme Court, Aereo Suspends Service

By EMILY STEELNew York Times28th June 2014

The start-up, which provides streaming over-the-air television, said it was not shutting down, only pausing to map out its next moves.

Broadcast

Sky television prices to rise in September

Telegraph.co.uk - Media24th June 2014

The television giant will increase prices for some customers by 'up to 10pc' in September

Broadcast, Finance and Deals

Post Spinoff, Time Inc.’s Fate May Boil Down To Video Ads

Zachary EhrenAdexchanger.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 […]

Advertising, Broadcast, Consumer Media, Finance and Deals

BBC journalists to ballot for strike action

Mark SweneyMediaGuardian10th June 2014

Union members call for overhaul of pay gap with managers, rejecting derisory offer of 1% pay rise

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