Notions that men and women are two discrete sections of society are still readily apparent in how magazines genres are segmented and how audiences are bought and sold in advertising. But how likely is that to change, and will media that focuses on one gender ever become obsolete?
Facebook has been slowly leaning into the world of music for some time now.
It’s better, isn’t it, when we are able to feel comfortable as we are, rather than trying to be something we’re not?
Last week an idea making the rounds was that news publishers should have someone on staff dedicated to covering 4chan, since much of what we now call 'fake news' originates from the imageboard.
Growing ecommerce and affiliate revenue is a priority for the majority of publishers.
In this week's episode of TheMediaBriefing, we talk to author, blogger and podcaster polymath Emma Gannon about the death of 'the influencer', balancing authenticity and commercial concerns, and the relative value of corporate and personal brands.
So as we start preparing to grapple with the implications of those changes in the run-up to Digital Media Strategies USA, we've put together a quick US media trends list that we'll be keeping our eyes on.
Airbnbmag needs a more long-term outlook, and will take longer to establish itself, particularly with such an infrequent publishing schedule.
In this week's edition of TheMediaBriefing, Esther talks to Cosmopolitan UK's editor-in-chief Farrah Storr about the brand's Snapchat success, whether women's magazines have a duty to be representative of an entire gender, and what the magazine might look like in the future.
For both companies, there are deeper metrics to success than simple subscription figures.