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(Kevin Anderson, manager, digital products and platforms at ideastream Public Media. Innovation leader focused on digital transformation and product. Priors at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
Apple's News+ gets off to rocky start. Ziff-Davis talks about how scale helps drive its video business. McClatchy responds to lawsuit from US lawmaker. Guardian commentary on FT's subscription focus. An introverts guide to navigating media conferences.
Craig Forman, the CEO of McClatchy, addresses the reports that Rep. Devin Nunes is suing his company for $150 million. Forman says the defamation allegation is baseless and says two high-profile attorneys have been retained to fight the suit. View…
Mr AndersonRT @JimFriedlich: Powerful @brianstelter interview of @McClatchy CEO @cforman on @ReliableSources responding to baseless Nunes lawsuit against local press- CNN Video
I saw some chatter on Twitter this past week about Netflix and Disney in the wake of Disney's announcement of Disney+: I'm long $dis myself and no $nflx at the moment. That said will never not pay $nflx at current pricing https://t.co/aInOGQQFXZ…
Mr AndersonRT @aweissman: 'The functionality of a service (no ads, binge watching, user interface, curation, notifications, price, etc) are just as important, or possibly more important, than whether or not you can watch The Incredibles on it'
– Apr 15, 2019, 1:33 AM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU countries on Monday endorsed an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules targeting Google and Facebook and seeking to protect the bloc's creative industries. Nineteen countries voted in favor while six were…
Mr AndersonRT @Raju EU formally backs controversial copyright changes despite nine countries voting against/abstaining in a short-term win for news publishers and a long-term setback for the internet, via Reuters
According to several publishers, Apple News+ is off to a rough start. Five participating publishers Digiday spoke to detailed a series of early headaches, including struggles with Apple News+ article formatting, confusion about user experience and…
– Apr 14, 2019, 6:00 AM
The Financial Times, long regarded as a reliable reporter of news, was delighted two weeks ago to report news of its own: it announced that it had signed up 1 million paying readers. Its understandably excited editor, Lionel Barber, tweeted that…
Mr AndersonRT @janemartinson Interesting piece by my Guardian colleague @GreensladeR about FT. Paper could have chance of attracting new readers in uk by adding more women and the young, now more interested in finance and economics than earlier generations
We're living through the golden age of podcasts. You've switched off your phone notifications and moved over to daily news pods ; all your favorite celebs are spilling their secrets over wine and microphones in their friends' kitchens; and podcast…
Mr AndersonRT @muckrack: You probably listen to a podcast everyday. Ever thought about recording one? Here's why journalists make the perfect candidates for a podcast host t.co/8fvPYEDhMx via @SuchandrikaC
As early as 15, I knew I was an introvert but I didn't realize how much impact it has had on my life until I started going to networking events and conferences for work. Do you get exhausted talking to people? Check. Did you ever find yourself at a…
Mr Anderson'Is introducing yourself a big daunting task? Check.' I can be quite an introvert too, although most people wouldn't know. Some very good actionable tips on how to navigate not only a conference but other contexts if you're an introvert.
Digital publishing is all about maximizing resources, reach and efficiency. In this presentation from Digiday's Hot Topic: Subscriptions and Commerce, which took place in NYC this February, hear from Mike Finnerty, general manager at Ziff Davis, on…
Mr Anderson'From a user experience standpoint, what works on one website will work on another, regardless of the difference in content.'