Best of the week: Live video is taking the conventions by storm

The conventions weren't just live, they were virtual. ABC News, CNN and The Huffington Post all published VR and 360-degree videos to give viewers a more immersive snapshot. Also on the topic of video, Insider editor-in-chief Nicholas Carlson joined us on this week’s episode of the Digiday Podcast to discuss how they've managed to hit more than a billion views in a few short months (hint: Facebook). Meanwhile, a more basic tech has also caught on in media newsrooms lately: The humble email. The newsletter editor has emerged as a person of prominence on the masthead. The post Best of the week: Live video is taking the conventions by storm appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for the Week Ending February 28, 2016

Unit sales of print books rose 5% in the week ended Feb. 28, 2016, over the similar week last year, at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Weekly Beast: drama at Australian Women's Weekly, Cleo and Dolly

Cleo is dumped and Helen McCabe’s tenure editing AWW ends as News Corp beds down new year appointments and Daily Mail Australia splits with NineThere has been enough drama at the magazine empire of the Australian Women’s Weekly, Dolly and Cleo in the past month to fuel another couple of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Sticky Videos’ Help Online Publishers Boost Video Ad Viewability

Video advertising is a bright spot for many online publishers, which is why they’re increasingly experimenting with ways to get as much video as possible in front of their audiences.   One recent tactic: using “sticky&rdq ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WSJ now has a 40-person video team cranking out 40 videos a day

Like other traditional publishers, The Wall Street Journal is trying to promote digital video viewing on its own site rather than distribute video widely to other platforms that it can't monetize. On the eve of its third NewFronts presentation, the Journal described how it uses interactive... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vox Opens Video Studio in L.A., Prompting the Question: Are We Nearing Peak Video?

Vox Media -- the digital publisher behind sites like The Verge, SB Nation and Vox.com -- has opened a department in Los Angeles aimed at making more digital video and, possibly, traditional TV.As Vox Creative Director Chad Mumm told The Hollywood Reporter about the new Vox... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Live blog of the live blogs: How tech media is covering the Apple Watch today

What Super Bowl Sunday is to ESPN, today is to the tech publishing world. For today, Apple will unveil (for the second time) its Internet-enabled “smartwatch,” appropriately dubbed the Apple Watch. Which means that every tech publication of note is live-blogging what is, despite the oversized... Continue reading at Digiday

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Live From Pentagram, It's Saturday Night Live: The Book!

Pentagram's Emily Oberman tells us about how she channeled her inner super-nerd to help Taschen create the ultimate SNL Bible.Pentagram's Emily Oberman is pretty much Saturday Night Live's go-to designer at this point. She's done three separate SNL identities, including this year's... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Top 10 Web Series Videos: Halloween Scares Up Prank Video

Prank scares got an extra boost this past Halloween week as online audiences sought out viral videos that would provide thrills and frights. YouTuber SA Wardega, who has had video success in the past with his scare tactics, led the prank wars with his Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Prank. Undead... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Digital Publishing: Live-Tweeting vs. Live-Blogging

With the 2014 Winter Olympics here, many newsrooms are covering the games with their specific readers in mind. Maybe you’re a newspaper in a small town that has a local Olympian, or maybe you’re a niche sports site devoted to cove ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Week after week for Life After Life

Despite missing out on the overall prize in the Costa Book Awards, Kate Atkinson's Life After... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Printed book sales rise £8m week on week

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Book sales soar week on week, remain down on 2010

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Frances Pinter takes on new role at CEU Press

Publisher Frances Pinter has taken a newly created role as executive chair of the Central European University Press in Budapest, Hungary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Leila Aboulela’s ‘Bird Summons’ takes the traditional road trip novel down a new path

Three Muslim women cast off domestic duties and travel into the Scottish highlands. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A modest proposal: take VAT off everything

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10 shiny new books you should pick up this week.

Every week, the TBR pile grows a little bit more. It’s getting precarious. It’s taking up your whole nightstand. It’s threatening to crush you in your sleep. Well, what are you waiting for? Get cracking. What are you reading this week?   Colum McCann, Apeirogon (Random House) The latest novel... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Ebury's Green joins Pan Mac as Mellor takes maternity leave

Ebury fiction publishing director Gillian Green is joining Pan Macmillan on a 12-month maternity leave contract. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 11:52:38 UTC ]
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Cowell, O'Farrell and Mitchell take to stage at Hachette showcase

Simon Cowell, David Mitchell, Jess Phillips, Maggie O’Farrell and poet Hollie McNish were some of the guest authors spotlighted at Hachette UK’s annual showcase, taking editors on a whistlestop tour of its key publishing across divisions for the year ahead.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mackesy's The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse re-takes top spot

Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) has cantered back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, boomeranging back up after Val McDermid’s How the Dead Speak (Sphere) knocked it from the top a week ago.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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This Week's Bestsellers: February 24, 2020

‘Hair Love,’ based on the Oscar-winning animated short, enjoyed a spike in sales after the awards show. Plus Jenny Offill’s ‘Weather’ debuts in hardcover fiction, and Harlan Coben’s ‘The Stranger’ becomes a Netflix series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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