Digiday Podcast Ep 2. Make or break time for VC-backed publishers

This week on the Digiday Podcast we give the digital media world a reality check. The post Digiday Podcast Ep 2. Make or break time for VC-backed publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T raises DirecTV Now prices, making chumps of those who backed Time Warner merger

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Digiday Research: European publishers expect to make more money from branded content in 2019

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Justice Department makes final plea to judge to halt AT&T's proposed purchase of Time Warner or significantly scale it back

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Digiday Research: Are publishers making money from Facebook video?

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Join Digiday, The New York Times and Keywee in NYC on Thurs. for the future of publishing

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Reality Check: Sizing Up VC-Backed Publishers' Prospects

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Digiday Publishing Summit Event Briefing: Why publishers need to think like gyms to retain subscribers

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