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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.)
Warren Buffet's lieutenant says that it's over for newspapers. A round-up of coverage of McClatchy's bankruptcy. 400 millions Indians to have their identities revealed on social media. Digital ad spend to rise by 60% by 2022. Facebook copies Pinterest.
It's been a very public possibility for months, but this morning it became official: McClatchy, America's second-largest newspaper chain is filing for bankruptcy. (You can find the legal filings here.) McClatchy, the publisher that operates The…
Mr AndersonA round-up of coverage of McClatchy's bankruptcy. Why it happened and what it means. One thing the struck me was how McClatchy was not included in pension legislation that could have spared them this move.
Since Yahoo first organized its directory of websites (manually, no less) in 1994, past the “portal” years of “carriage fees” and syndication agreements, and through a decade of ever-changing search and social indexing…
Mr AndersonMicro-niches, such as Facebook Groups, have higher retention rates. Shift from identity-driven content to content that 'invite participation, comments and polling.'. Swipe up CTAs. Tagging influencers. Social media strategy for 2020.
– Feb 12, 11:57 AM
Charles Munger, who's a newspaper company executive as well as a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. vice chairman, said U.S. newspapers have no future. “Technological change is destroying the daily newspapers in America,” Munger, 96, said…
Mr AndersonWarren Buffet's lieutenant, Charles Munger, says that it's over for newspapers.
Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok will have to reveal users' identities if Indian government agencies ask them to, according to the country's controversial new rules for social media companies and messaging apps expected to be published later…
Mr AndersonThis will be an interesting development.
Sanoma Corporation, Inside Information, 11 February 2020 at 08:00 EET Sanoma acquires Alma Media's regional news media business and evaluates strategic options for its online classifieds' business in Finland Sanoma has signed an agreement to…
A nascent, experimental group within Facebook quietly released a Pinterest-like app for saving and sharing photos of activities like cooking and home improvement projects. The new app, called Hobbi, is meant to “help you document and…
The New York Times
– Feb 13, 2:00 AM
When commuters spin the radio dial as they drive through Kansas City, Mo., these days, between the strains of classic rock and country hits they can tune in to something unexpected: Russian agitprop. In January, Radio Sputnik, a propaganda arm of…
What's new in publishing
– Feb 12, 4:04 AM
AdAge's Marketing Fact Pack 2020 projects that the US online ad spend will rise to about 60% of all advertising outlay by 2022. This is in sharp contrast to the decline for other media, including TV, radio, magazine and print newspapers. This…