What are the prospects for media companies in the Middle East?

For publishers, brands and media companies seeking opportunities for international expansion, the Middle East offers some intriguing possibilities.

By |2017-06-12T00:01:00+00:00June 12th, 2017|Analysis|Comments Off on What are the prospects for media companies in the Middle East?

Time for a ‘digital’ reality check on The New York Times and Fairfax

I think it’s time to take a reality check on the state of news publishers digital transformation

By |2017-06-08T00:01:00+00:00June 8th, 2017|Analysis|Comments Off on Time for a ‘digital’ reality check on The New York Times and Fairfax

TheMediaBriefing podcast: The Tab’s Charlie Gardiner-Hill on taking a student brand global

In this week's episode of TheMediaBriefing, we talk to The Tab's COO Charlie Gardiner-Hill about taking the student brand to the States, building other titles around a totem brand, killer clowns and drinking game rules.

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Eight of the most surprising slides from Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report

Brimming with rich data and case studies from around the world, this year’s iteration clocks in at a whopping 355 pages; making it an exhaustive – and exhausting – read.

By |2017-06-05T00:01:00+00:00June 5th, 2017|Analysis|Comments Off on Eight of the most surprising slides from Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report

No, news publishers shouldn’t be considering skipping the Millennial generation

Yesterday INMA published an article entitled 'Instead of courting Millennials, should news media skip this generation?', to which the answer, categorically, is no.

By |2017-06-01T00:01:00+00:00June 1st, 2017|Analysis|Comments Off on No, news publishers shouldn’t be considering skipping the Millennial generation

Six editorial beats you need to cover (and one you don’t)

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.

By |2017-05-31T00:01:00+00:00May 31st, 2017|Analysis|Comments Off on Six editorial beats you need to cover (and one you don’t)