Forbes Expands Contributor Approach

Two years after Forbes Media made a radical break with traditional journalism by letting outside contributors and advertisers publish content on its site, it’s taking the model a step further by having contributors publish ebooks under its name. The first, however, is by Lewis DVorkin, chief product officer of Forbes and architect of the contributor model. Called The Forbes Model For Journalism in the Digital Age: Training a New Generation of Entrepreneurial Journalists, it compiles DVorkin’s Forbes.com posts on his journalistic approach. It's being sold starting June 6 for $4.95 via Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Hyperink, a startup funded by Andreesen Horowitz that's helping Forbes determine the content for its ebooks. Forbes isn't the first publisher to see the opportunity to give its brands more legs through ebooks, but it stands out because of the unconventional contributor model it started adopting two years ago. The approach has been accused of watering down the financial news brand, doing content on the cheap by using unpaid contributors, and most of all, confusing readers by letting brands blog under the Forbes banner. DVorkin, for his part, explained Forbes' latest initiative this way: “The larger point to me is to support entrepreneurial journalists. What we’re really attempting to do is help journalists have a voice on Forbes and other platforms.” DVorkin’s ebook will be followed by two more, also by Forbes contributors. Mike Federle, Forbes’ chief... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2012-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forbes Expands Contributor Approach

Two years after Forbes Media made a radical break with traditional journalism by letting outside contributors and advertisers publish content on its site, it’s taking the model a step further by having contributors publish ebooks under its name. The first, however, is by Lewis DVorkin, chief... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2012-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside TikTok’s out-of-home marketing approach as it expands further beyond mobile

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Forbes Media Expands Native Advertising Service

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Why Forbes sees a platform approach building its brand, not diluting it

For a 97-year-old magazine publisher, Forbes is no shrinking violet. CEO and president Mike Perlis on why the critics have got it wrong.The post Why Forbes sees a platform approach building its brand, not diluting it appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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National Book Awards Expand Eligibility to Non–U.S. Citizens

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Nielsen Expands OOH Panel in Push for Complete U.S. Household Coverage

Nielsen is extending coverage of its national TV out-of-home (OOH) panel this year, which the measurement company says will account for 100% of U.S. TV households. Top line The company's OOH reporting system currently monitors 44 markets, and Nielsen's expansion will now... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Skyhorse Expands Its Footprint in Conservative Publishing

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Book Packager Melcher Media Expands into Marketing and Printing

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Italy's 21letters Expands to U.S. with 26letters

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Pulitzer Prize board expands eligibility pool for arts awards to non-U.S. citizens

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Pulitzer Prizes Expand Eligibility to Noncitizens

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HarperCollins Expands Its Spanish-Language Business

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