When Jeff Bezos acquired The Washington Post in 2013 many media commentators expected to see the newspaper become more aggressive in its use of technology. Few predicted the speed and breadth of the transformation, for within two years it was being hailed by Fast Company as the most innovative media company of the year.
Donald Trump’s inauguration - and why it provides us with a glimpse of tomorrow’s media
In one way at least the jury is still out on the Trump inauguration. The battle over the number of attendees, both on the big day and the march that followed, rages on with both sides adamant that they are speaking the truth. In many other ways though the impact of the Trump victory and his inauguration as president of the United States, has already had a profound influence on the world’s media.
Here’s more on how Facebook wants to better collaborate with you
In the past week, Facebook upped its efforts to work collaboratively with media partners on areas ranging from storytelling to content monetisation with the launch of its Facebook Journalism Project. We asked Fidji Simo, director of product at Facebook, to tell us more about it.
Chart of the week: App usage still growing, but unevenly
In the ten years since the inception of the smartphone, the handy programs that go with it have shown to be a staggering growth market.
How automation, data and quality journalism help this B2B brand grow
China Oceanwide and IDG Capital announce agreement to acquire IDG
China Oceanwide and IDG Capital announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire International Data Group (IDG), including its subsidiaries International Data Corporation, IDG Communications, and IDG Ventures.
Media24 transfers publishing rights of two titles to former editors
Media24 Lifestyle has transferred the publishing rights to the creative living magazine Ideas/Idees and the women’s monthly Lééf to the respective former editors, the publisher announced last week.
Emanuele Farneti has been appointed new editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia and L'Uomo Vogue
Time Inc. joins top ten on comScore monthly multi-platform audience report
Time Inc.’s 128.8M digital uniques represent 13 per cent unique audience growth over the last 12 months, putting the company at number 10 of top online media properties, the company announced in a press release.