Digital Media

A Cautionary Note On The New York Times: Apres Le Trump Bump, Le Deluge

NYT shares are up 30% this year while all other print pure plays are negative and collectively down 20%.<p>Online traffic data suggest that the digital …

Media Industry

Will it be a typically rainy bank holiday weekend?

Watch the Met Office bank holiday weekend forecast for 27-29 May.

Media Industry

Publisher reliance on tech providers is 'insane'

Jarrod Dicker, head of commercial product and tech at The Washington Post, joined members of Digiday+ on Slack for Town Hall Thursday. Digiday …

Media Industry

Snap offers discounts for ads

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>In efforts to lure new ad buyers, Snapchat is reportedly offering discounts and bonuses to ad agencies and brands, according to Digiday.<p>Apparently, Snap has been pushing …

Advertising

Here’s Why Facebook Is Helping Google and Apple With Instant Articles

If there's one thing you can usually count on with Facebook, it's that any new feature it introduces will be designed primarily to benefit …

Media Industry

Publishers And Merchants Endorse New Revenue Generator

According to a survey of 500 publishers and 100 merchants by VigLink affiliate marketing is “carving out a piece of the digital advertising pie.” …

Marketing

Kik launches its own digital currency

WATERLOO —Kik Interactive is launching a cryptocurrency that can be earned and spent on its messaging platform.<p>The digital currency called Kin is the …

Canadian News

How The Village Voice is reinventing the alt-weekly for digital

The Village Voice wants to sell subscriptions. About 18 months after it changed hands, the alt weekly unveiled a new website this week that supports …

Advertising Industry

Why the Financial Times is going vertical on WhatsApp to drive subscribers

The Financial Times has been broadcasting stories through WhatsApp for the past year as a way of reaching new readers, growing loyalty and driving …

Media Industry

Facebook Just Lost a Big Battle to Google for Publishers

Facebook hasn't lost the war against Google for publishers' content, but it looks like it's losing one fight.<p>The company said Thursday that it's …

Media Industry

Facebook launches Google AMP support to Instant Article tools to increase adoption

Facebook introduced its Instant Article format for publishers two years ago as a way to make loading content in the News Feed much faster, but the format hasn’t been adopted as widely as the social network had hoped. Now Facebook is rolling out new tools for publishers to make Instant Articles …

Media Industry

New Report Estimates 10% Decline In Losses Due To Ad Fraud

A new study by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and White Ops found that marketers are seeing some progress in their war against ad …

Advertising Industry

How Publishers Fought Back by Touting 'Brand Safety' at NewFronts

<i>The following piece is a guest post from Jessica Rovello, the CEO and co-founder of Arkadium, which provides interactive content to brands and</i> …

Journalism

Great deal! These are our three favorite Amazon tech bargains today

Thursday’s Amazon Gold Box deals feature a multifunctional mouse keypad, a pair of wireless headphones, and an in-dash digital media receiver. Score …

Gear & Gadgets

Opinion: Europe's Strict New Privacy Rules Are Scary but Right

Most Popular<p>Apple defies industry logic.<p>Apple is the only major tech company with a default assumption that consumers don't want to be tracked or …

Privacy

'Focused on profitability': Why The Atlantic is shifting its focus to YouTube

Forget food videos on the feed: The Atlantic is sailing against the winds, opting for longer videos as part of series that are distributed through …

Media Industry

Facebook can be cable for the next generation: Media investor Ben Lehrer

Facebook could become the next generation's version of cable if it continues to encourage digital media companies to make video content, said Ben …

Media Industry

DMGT shares plummet seven per cent: MailOnline grows strongly, but information and events businesses struggle

Daily Mail publisher DMGT’s shares dropped seven per cent today after the company scaled back guidance for its information and events …

Business (UK)

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2017: Daria Solovieva

Captivating an audience is a constant pursuit for any media business- and entrepreneur Daria Solovieva believes that perhaps, the best way to do so …

Media Industry

The Blue Whale game paradox, digital literacy and fake news

<i>Last week there were a number of news reports about the harmful effects of social media on the mental health of teens and young people. Responding to</i> …

UK Universities

To update its breaking news strategy online, CNN takes cues from TV

When CNN set out to revamp its approach to breaking news online, it didn’t have to look far for inspiration. After all, its cable TV operation was …

Advertising Industry

Facebook inks a deal with Vox Media, BuzzFeed, and others for upcoming video service

Facebook Inc has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make …

Facebook

How we integrated off-platform at the Guardian

Publishing to a new different platform than your website is sometime necessary but could be scary. Discover how we adapted our editorial and analytics tools to better understand our audience and the potential of some of the new publishing platforms.<p>What is the next platform? Since news organisation …

Media Industry

Declines in print advertising slow at Daily Mail owner as online sales surge

Daily Mail and General trust, the owner of the Daily Mail and Metro newspapers, slowed the rate of decline of print advertising in the first half of …

Advertising

Facebook adds support for Google’s AMP and Apple News to Instant Articles

Why it matters to you<p>Facebook Instant, Facebook's news platform, could start to show up in more places.<p>When Facebook launched Instant Articles in …

Media Industry

Daily Mail profit down 76% on restructuring costs

LONDON--Daily Mail & General Trust PLC (DMGT.LN) reported Thursday a 76% fall in pretax profit for the first half of fiscal 2017, in line with its expectations, as it booked a number of costs relating to the company's restructuring.<p>The group, which owns a portfolio of businesses including the Daily …

Markets

The Washington Post Gets Its Own Reddit Page

Most Popular<p>The newsroom finally has a place on Reddit.<p>Reporters and publications have long lurked around the internet's so-called front page, …

Technology

'The days of captive supply are gone': 5 things to know about server-side bidding

Header bidding will likely remain a favorite tactic among publishers seeking programmatic revenue bumps for some time, but server-side bidding is …

Advertising Industry

Facebook recruits its top publishers for exclusive shows

Facebook is focusing on some of the biggest names on its platform to create video shows this summer.<p>The social media giant has signed deals with …

Facebook

Insiders Predict What's Next After Big Shock-Waves In Digital Ad Arena

Major brands have definitely taken a hit lately when it comes to digital advertisements. Call it the era of the immediate take-down. We have seen rapid about-faces of brands such as a certain beverage manufacturer and airline carrier who spent significant sums on their own digital ad content …

Google I/O