BuzzFeed, Vice and other outlets slash jobs in a challenging market for digital media

When it debuted in 2006, BuzzFeed quickly became a social media sensation. Its listicles, quizzes and funny videos went viral and created a huge audience online. The New York-based start-up later hired hundreds of journalists to do serious journalism, creating a platform that many saw as the future... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets

The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-18 22:31:39 UTC ]
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Vice to axe 250 staff in latest round of digital media job losses

Cuts follow recently announced redundancies at HuffPost and BuzzFeedVice has announced plans to sack 250 staff, as a wave of job cuts affecting the digital media industry continues to hit companies around the world amid questions over the sustainability of ad-supported online publishing.Almost... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed to buy HuffPost from Verizon in latest digital media deal

As part of the deal, Verizon is acquiring a minority stake in BuzzFeed, which will use the telecom giant’s ad platform to reach more customers. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-11-19 19:16:51 UTC ]
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Vice Media Urges Marketers to Reassess ‘Antiquated’ Blocklists  

In the wake of nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice, marketers and agencies that work with Vice Media have added terms like "Black Lives Matter," "protest," "Minneapolis" and even "Black people" to blocklists. As a result, the publisher's news coverage related to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-24 17:00:52 UTC ]
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This new nonprofit trains people for digital media jobs after leaving prison

Twelve formerly incarcerated fellows will learn how to produce videos, podcasts, and other digital media in Second Chance Studio’s yearlong program. For someone who’s just gotten out of prison, it can often be nearly impossible to land a job, both because of the bias of hiring managers and... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Four digital media thought leaders on what’s next for marketers in the new year

To keep pace with 2020, marketers will be forced to not only stay on top of ever-changing news, data and regulations, but will also need to invest in dynamic problem-solving methods. The post Four digital media thought leaders on what’s next for marketers in the new year appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-08 21:27:51 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Vice is a headwind for digital media hopefuls

In this week’s Rundown: Distributed media still isn't pulling in big bucks for publishers, and why Vice Media's revenue woes could be a setback for digital media hopefuls. The post The Rundown: Vice is a headwind for digital media hopefuls appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed Will Get a Taste of the Chinese Market in a Deal With a Local Media Giant

A few years ago BuzzFeed Inc. posted a picture of a cocktail dress online and asked readers what colors they saw.The photo triggered a raging debate about colors and racked up millions of views for the online publisher. But one question gnawed at BuzzFeed's bosses: how the picture went viral in... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s All About Data: How Magazine Media Wins the Digital Advertising Challenge

In an ever-competitive landscape, user IDs and cross-platform tracking are the true measures of your brand’s worth. The post It’s All About Data: How Magazine Media Wins the Digital Advertising Challenge appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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BuzzFeed CMO Frank Cooper Is Leaving the Digital Media Giant

Industry veteran Frank Cooper is leaving BuzzFeed, where he has been CMO for the past 17 months. In marketing circles, Cooper has been seen as a key conduit between the digital publisher and advertisers because of his brand experience. He quit his post as PepsiCo's chief marketer in June 2015... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Woven Digital Raises $18 Million to Keep Pace With BuzzFeed, Vox, Vice

Another week, another digital media company with a big funding round.Woven Digital has raised $18 million in the company's second funding round since its 2010 launch. Woven intends to use the funding money to add more people to its ad sales and editorial teams, grow its video business into... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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M&A Soars for Digital and Marketing Services While B-to-B Media Deals Plummet

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Digital Evolution in the Spanish Markets: Digital Spotlight 2015

Spanish is the third most widely spoken language in the world after English and Chinese, and the revenue potential of a market consisting of 550 million Spanish speakers worldwide is not being overlooked by the publishing sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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An Old Media Veteran Goes Digital at Glam Media

Glam Media, one of the largest digital media companies, has hired magazine publishing veteran Dan Lagani as its first president and chief revenue officer, the company is expected to announce Tuesday. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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The Media Equation: Huffington Magazine Continues Digital Media’s Incursion

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What a $5.5 million Super Bowl ad can buy in digital media

For example, in terms of Big Game spending, $5.5 million for a 30-second ad could cover the cost of 275 million impressions on YouTube. The post What a $5.5 million Super Bowl ad can buy in digital media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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What a $5.5 million Super Bowl ad can buy in digital media

For example, in terms of Big Game spending, $5.5 million for a 30-second ad could cover the cost of 275 million impressions on YouTube. The post What a $5.5 million Super Bowl ad can buy in digital media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Macmillan Restructures Central Digital Marketing Team

Macmillan Publishers has made a series of personnel changes to its central digital marketing team in order to restructure the team’s core functions of marketing, metadata, data analysis, and web development. Cristina Gilbert has been promoted to senior v-p of publishing and marketing strategy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'There’s no other law like this in Australia': Facebook hits out at digital media code

The head of Facebook in Australia has urged the government to make changes to laws designed to force digital platforms to pay media companies for content. Continue reading at Stuff

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