Financially Strapped Digital News Site Mic Looks for a Buyer as Layoffs Loom

Digital news publisher and suddenly-strapped-for-cash Mic is in sales talks, according to sources familiar with the matter who speculated that Bustle Digital Group (BDG) or its founder, Bryan Goldberg, might end up buying it. Mic was founded in 2011 and has largely targeted millennials, covering issues ranging from politics to social issues. Rumors swirled in... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 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

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Layoffs loom for Mashable as site reportedly sells for less than $50M

The digital media bubble continues to show signs of bursting. Recode reports that Mashable–once valued at $250 million–is selling itself to publisher Ziff Davis for less than $50 million. The site will reportedly lay off about 50 employees and refocus coverage on “tech and tech-lifestyle... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Millennial News Site Mic Premieres First Video Series in 2015 Push

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News Corp Answers Big Tech by Exploring its Own News Distribution Site

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Digital media company launches flagship site iPondr to 'foster a more connected society'

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Buzzfeed to take over online news site HuffPost

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How The Local’s Nine News Sites Tweaked Their Way to 11,000 New Paying Members During the Pandemic

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Most Australian News Corp small papers to go digital-only

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News Corp announces end of more than 100 Australian print newspapers in huge shift to digital

Print editions of dozens of regional newspapers to finish, with sweeping job cuts feared‘Gutting’: News Corp Australia’s newspaper print closures will leave ‘thousands of stories’ untoldNews Corp Australia has confirmed that more than 100 local and regional newspapers will become digital only or... Continue reading at The Guardian

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News Corp Australia to Cut ‘Up to a Third of Workforce’ in Move Towards Digital-Only Publishing

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News Corp to cut hundreds of jobs in move towards digital-only publishing

Publisher of the Australian, the Daily Telegraph and the Herald Sun is expected to stop publishing as many as 100 titles News Corp Australia is poised to cut hundreds of jobs as it moves towards digital-only publishing for many of its local and regional papers and more copy sharing among its... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The Need For Digital Content Grows, But Will It Be Enough to Save News Outlets?

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This vegan news site just became a plant-based food company

LiveKindly will now not just produce vegan content but also vegan food. For the past few years, LiveKindly has been a digital media company with a focus on plant-based food stories like “The Beyond Burger just launched at Ikea” or “Colgate just launched 2 certified vegan toothpastes.” Now it’s... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Florida in the 1920s: Fun, sun and a looming financial disaster

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Without Much Fanfare, News Corp’s The Sun Launches a U.S. Site

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Upheaval at Sports Illustrated, Mergers in Digital Media | News & Notes

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How NBC News’ vertical sites became audience engagement laboratories

Since they launched in 2017, three NBC News sub-brands, Mach, Better and Think, have become laboratories where the news publisher is learning to more effectively serve its readers' needs. The post How NBC News’ vertical sites became audience engagement laboratories appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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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

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Family-Owned Bonnier News Organizes for Continued Digital Growth

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