With a misleading name, Google’s new ‘AMP Stories’ may at first glance be seen as nothing more than what we have already witnessed on Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook’s ‘stories’ format. But it’s not quite as straightforward as it seems and may level the playing field for smaller publishers, say industry experts.
«There’s something about the print magazine that’s special. It’s got the front cover, which is a way to really make a statement. It has a back cover that advertisers love. It has the capacity to package things, because the Internet breaks everything up, so the capacity to keep things together is really valuable. And advertisers see that too.» - Nick Thompson, editor-in-chief, Wired
On this week's episode of Media Voices, we hear from long-time publishing pro Sam Baker, co-founder of women's site The Pool. She talks about what digital success looks like, content partnerships and why she's launching a paid-for email newsletter.
Louise Roug is international director of HuffPost, and is responsible for overseeing global strategy and editorial collaboration across all editions. She'll be speaking at DIS2018, 18-20 March in Berlin.
Last month, HarpersBazaar.com launched a mini-season of a new video series, «Little Black Book,» which featured celebrity host Miranda Kerr sharing her tips and secrets of wellbeing. The video series is a first for HarpersBazaar.com, giving the brand’s audience a curated, yet intimate experience with celebrities, and giving celebrities a chance to sit in the director’s chair.
For magazine media, drones capture aerial images of remote, hard to reach, and otherwise inaccessible areas, conveying perspectives and offering insight in a way boots-on-the-ground journalism can't. They allow magazine media to give audiences a bird's eye view, showing scale, teaching and telling stories in new ways.
Forbes chief content officer Randall Lane on Wednesday announced changes the company is making to strengthen its contributor network – including updates on the payment structure and how Forbes commit more resources to the contributor model.
Almost five years ago, Luke Lewis was hired by a fledgling online news brand to build both its readership and its editorial team. Now, having left that title millions of readers better off, the BuzzFeed UK launch editor has been enlisted to do much the same thing for i.