Bustle Digital Group Buys Mic for an Estimated $5 Million

Executives at digital news publisher Mic managed to lay off nearly the entire company and secure a new owner all in one day. The company, which launched with a splash as a go-to news source for millennials, is officially being sold to Bryan Goldberg's Bustle Digital Group. Sources say a cash-strapped Mic had been aggressively... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bustle Digital Group Buys Nylon Magazine, Plans to Relaunch Print

Nylon, the alternative fashion and lifestyle magazine founded in 1999, was scooped up by Bustle Digital Group for an undisclosed sum on Thursday.  Effective immediately, Nylon’s editorial and design teams will join BDG, including editor-in-chief Gabrielle Korn, who will remain on in her... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-27 16:31:12 UTC ]
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Bustle Digital Group Acquires Tech and Science Site Inverse

Bryan Goldberg is making additional moves in digital media. Goldberg's Bustle Digital Group has acquired Inverse, a tech- and science-focused website, the company said today. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. The acquisition represents yet another for Goldberg and BDG, which... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 17:51:26 UTC ]
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As Publishers Build Experiential Events, Bustle Digital Group’s Newest Acquisition Will Help It Compete

Bustle Digital Group acquired Flavorpill Media Inc. to build out the company's experiential programming, Bustle said. Additional terms of the acquisition, which is effective immediately, were not made public. Flavorpill Media Inc. is an online publisher and experiential brand that launched in... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Publishers Come Together as Group Nine Media, Backed by $100 Million From Discovery

The digital media industry is facing an extremely competitive revenue landscape. In times like this, it's sometimes better to link arms with other, similar, companies, backed by an even bigger, more profitable company.Discovery Communications on Thursday announced a $100 million minority... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst To Buy Lagardere Magazine, Digital Units for $889 Million

Hearst Corp. announced today that it has made an offer of 651 million euros (or about $889 million) for Lagardere's international press and magazine business, including 102 titles in 15 countries, and 50 related Web sites. The deal includes publishing rights to Elle in 15 countries as well as 10... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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My Job in 5: Sarah Taylor, group marketing manager, Troubador Publishing Group

We interviewed Sarah Taylor, group marketing manager at Troubador Publishing Group about her role. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Philippines’ SPi Global Is Buying Springer Nature Group’s SPS

With clients in 30 nations and operational centers in eight, SPi Global says it's looking to close its acquisition of Springer Nature's SPS by year's end. The post The Philippines’ SPi Global Is Buying Springer Nature Group’s SPS appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-03 06:48:21 UTC ]
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Direct Line Group is shifting digital ad spending to targeted TV ads

Insurance group Direct Line dumped a large chunk of its digital media for TV in 2017 and could move even more over. The company is one of the largest TV advertisers in the U.K. As Direct Line upped its spending on TV, the business cut the number of display and programmatic online video ads it... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-24 04:00:05 UTC ]
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Restaurant software startup raises $5 million

Fairfax restaurant software startup MarginEdge Co. has raised $5 million in fresh funding, the company announced Tuesday. The round was led by Osage Venture Partners with participation from New York-based In Good Company Hospitality. It brings its total funding since MarginEdge's founding in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We realized we could pull it off’: 2 years in, Bayer is on track to take all digital media buying in-house by 2020

Bayer is on its second year of in-housing programmatic. At Digiday's Media Buyer Summit this week, the company shared how it set up its team. The post ‘We realized we could pull it off’: 2 years in, Bayer is on track to take all digital media buying in-house by 2020 appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-18 04:01:51 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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Vesuvian Media Group Buys Black Spot Books

Vesuvian Media Group, a books-to-film multimedia company, has acquired Black Spot Books, which has a growing list of adult and young adult titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Group Nine Media Raises $50 Million from Discovery, Axel Springer

Group Nine Media just raised $50 million from lead investor Discovery Inc. and partner Axel Springer SE, the company announced Monday. The digital media holding company also hinted that acquisitions may be on the horizon with the new increase in funds. Discovery initially invested $100 million... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-09-09 14:56:30 UTC ]
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5 Ways Digital Archives Can Supercharge Paywall Revenue

With advertising trending down for most print publications, publishers are eyeing paywalls with renewed interest. This whitepaper explores five successful methods of engaging your reader base with a compelling value proposition to convince them to pay for access. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-06-21 20:38:36 UTC ]
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Bipartisan Group of News Sites Launch Digital News Alliance for 2020 Election Advertising

A bipartisan group of political publishers including Daily Caller, Mediaite, Raw Story, Alternet, Law&Crime, and the Washington Free Beacon have launched Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-21 15:26:03 UTC ]
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City targets $5 million illegal Airbnb ring

City officials are going after a group of landlords for operating a ring of illegal short term rentals that they marketed on popular booking sites including Airbnb, Booking.com and Homeaway.com. The... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-20 17:52:51 UTC ]
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City targets illegal $5 million Airbnb ring

City officials are going after a group of landlords, accusing them of operating a ring of illegal short-term rentals that they marketed on popular booking sites including Airbnb, booking.com and... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-20 17:52:51 UTC ]
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5 Key Takeaways From Reuters’ 2019 Digital News Report

An astonishing 91% of right-leaning Americans have lost faith in the media, according to a study from the Reuters Institute of Digital News and the University of Oxford. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism explained some of the key findings of the report,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-20 11:00:53 UTC ]
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U.K. Investment Group Acquires Barnes & Noble for $683 Million

It's a new--wait for it--chapter for bookseller Barnes & Noble, which will be acquired by U.K. investment firm Elliott Advisors in an all-cash deal worth $683 million. Barnes & Noble joins a portfolio that also includes U.K. bookseller Waterstones, which Elliott acquired in June 2018.... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-07 20:03:20 UTC ]
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