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(Kevin Anderson, managing producer, digital media, @ideastream. Expert in digital transformation with experience as an innovator and leader at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
Are people avoiding news because they don't trust journalists or don't see value in journalism? The Atlantic launches a 'daily idea' for smart speakers. Sports Illustrated sold again, already. Snapchat bets on Amazon ex-exec to win over Gen Z.
The modern digitally connected human (Homo smartphonicus, identifiable by its trademark slumped shoulders and bleary eyes) has access to more news and information than any other human in history, whenever they want it, most of it free, all of it in…
LINK: www.theatlantic.com ➚ | Posted by: Laura Hazard Owen | June 17, 2019 The Atlantic is launching a new skill for Amazon Echo and Google Home: A “single, illuminating idea” every weekday. From the release: Every weekday…
Every week dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience store in Charlottesville, Virginia to send money to relatives in other countries. They use a service called MoneyGram, one of the two largest (the other being Western Union) firms that…
European Journalism Centre
– Jun 17, 9:56 PM
The European Journalism Centre today opens new calls for applications for its Global Health Journalism Grant Programmes for Germany and France. More than 20 grants worth €15,000 on average will be awarded overall, looking to advance the…
Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
– Jun 17, 6:00 AM
This summer for Innovation in Focus we are exploring news organizations which function through new, emerging or unique revenue models. The Colorado Sun is a journalist-owned and run, ad-free news site based in Denver that was launched on September…
Mr AndersonRT @KatDuncanPhoto: I spoke with the @ColoradoSun to learn about their unique newsroom - the revenue streams, challenges they faced and lessons learned.
Editor & Publisher
– Jun 17, 12:00 AM
An unprecedented amount of formal research on digital subscription models, and a few frantic years of legacy media organizations and startups alike experimenting with them, are beginning to provide a blueprint for getting readers to pay for online…
Mr AndersonRT @jbatsell: For fellow J-profs who teach about the business of news, here's a syllabus-worthy summary of recent research about digital subscription strategies by @mattderienzo
Reporters have all sorts of new possibilities in this day and age thanks to all the apps available on their smartphones. Video editing app LumaFusion is another must-have app which is essential for creating videos on-the-go. But it has undergone…
Sports Illustrated's media operations have been sold again. Authentic Brands Group — a licensing firm headed by Jamie Salter that acquired the venerable brand late last month from Meredith Corp. for $110 million — has turned around…
Schibsted owns a number of newspapers across Norway and Sweden, spanning a mix of demographics and paywall models. Some, like Norwegian tabloid Verdens Gang and Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet, introduced paid products more recently in 2011 and 2003…
By Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business
– Jun 17, 6:23 AM
New York(CNN Business) Jeremi Gorman loves an adrenaline rush. She's traveled the world to go bobsledding, hang gliding, water skiing and diving with sharks. It's that thrill-seeking nature that led Gorman to leave Amazon (AMZN), where she had…
Mr AndersonRT @RichBTIG: Important Snapchat read on Chief Business Officer Jeremi Gorman $SNAP thanks for the shoutout @cnn @kyurieff #CannesLions2019