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Dennis Interactive MD on how to build an in-house video operation

Dennis Interactive MD on how to build an in-house video operation

12th August 2014

Video is all the rage in publishing. Newspapers and magazine companies are using the opportunity provided by the web to take on what was once the preserve of broadcasters, using their expertise in producing good written content to make high-quality video and attract new advertising revenues. But working out how to make video work in an organisations is no simple task. We spoke to Dennis Interactive managing director Pete Wootton about how Dennis manage it.

Dennis, Dennis Publishing, Monetising Media, Consumer Media, Digital Media

6 things publishers need to know about UK media consumption, from Ofcom's latest report

6 things publishers need to know about UK media consumption, from Ofcom's latest report

7th August 2014

The dust has by no means settled when it comes to the myriad devices audiences use to consume content, and whether they're even consuming content at all any more now that WhatsApp and Snapchat exist. Ofcom's Communications Market report is, as usual, packed with useful survey data that helps answer some of the questions publishers have about the state of the landscape, so we've picked out six of the most important points.

Broadcast, Consumer Media, Digital Media, Mobile, Newspapers

Bauer Media's €100 million venture capital fund: If you can't beat them, invest

Bauer Media's €100 million venture capital fund: If you can't beat them, invest

5th August 2014

Bauer Media is launching a venture capital fund and plans to invest €100 million in start-ups and young technology companies over the next 10 years. The fund, called “Bauer Venture Partners” is being jointly established with “experienced venture capital expert Thomas Preuss.” Bauer’s press release contains all of the usual financial PR-speak, but says that the company is on the lookout for “highly scalable digital business models in Europe” and has a “stage-agnostic approach without focusing on any specific phase like seed, early-stage or growth investments.”

Bauer Consumer Media, Bauer Media Group, Consumer Media, Digital Media, Finance and Deals

Latest Consumer Media News

How Book-a-Zines Are Endangering the Newsstand

mrondonFolio11th August 2014

Exuberant cover pricing has a chilling effect on a fragile market.

Consumer Media, Digital Media, Finance and Deals

Bits Blog: Dispute Between Amazon and Hachette Takes an Orwellian Turn

By DAVID STREITFELDNew York Times11th August 2014

In an open letter to readers, the retailer cited George Orwell in its fight with the publisher Hachette over e-book pricing, but it may have undermined its own argument.

Consumer Media, Digital Media

Harper’s Publisher Standing Firm in His Defense of Print and Paywall

By RAVI SOMAIYANew York Times11th August 2014

John R. MacArthur, of Harper’s Magazine, is part of a small group of publishers who say they believe that the Internet is bad for writers and readers.

Consumer Media, Digital Media

Publisher says 'f*ck the begrudgers' as Vogue hits all-time high in September

Brand Republic4th August 2014

Condé Nast's September 2014 issue of Vogue is the monthly magazine's biggest-ever fashion issue, carrying more than £4.5 million-worth of ads.

Advertising, Consumer Media


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