Guardian CEO: 'The Idea We Will Survive By Becoming a Technology Company is Garbage'

The sky-high valuations of digital publishers such as BuzzFeed and Vox are fuelled by the idea that the media company of the future also has to be a tech company. Almost every new digital media business from Mashable to Pierre Omidyar's First Loo ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are You a Media Company or a Technology Company?

Let’s start with two truths. First, publishers need cutting-edge technology to hook an audience through today’s digital media channels of the Web, mobile, social, and search. And, second, the breakthrough technology can’t just be about product design -- it’s got to go beyond to create... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Higher education technology company Anthology acquires xRM software

Anthology, based in Boca Raton, partners with over 2,000 colleges across 30 countries. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-11-09 17:38:19 UTC ]
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Former Bobit CEO Launches New Company, Acquires Machine Learning Conference

An ongoing pause on large-scale gatherings in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2020, unsurprisingly, also led to a near-total shutdown of M&A activity in the conference and trade show space. At the onset of Q3, however, the Machine Learning Conference—an eight-year-old events series... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-13 16:41:14 UTC ]
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Education technology firms merge to form Boca Raton-based company with 1,400 employees

New York-based Veritas Equity and Leeds Equity Partners consolidated multiple large education technology firms to form Anthology, based in Boca Raton. The company made it official this week after the private equity companies acquired Boca Ration-based Campus Management; Campus Labs in Buffalo,... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-07-07 18:29:21 UTC ]
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The Guardian is the latest old-line publisher to reach outside the business for a CEO

As the challenges and competition in the consumer publishing industry intensify, publishers have sought top talent from betting firms, streaming music services and scientific publishing. The post The Guardian is the latest old-line publisher to reach outside the business for a CEO appeared first... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-16 05:01:09 UTC ]
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EBay CEO resigns as company considers selling assets

EBay CEO Devin Wenig is stepping down from his position as the San Jose-based e-commerce company considers selling some assets and appoints an interim leader, the company announced Wednesday morning. Wenig, who also held the title of president and was a director of the company, had been with... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-09-25 15:54:56 UTC ]
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EBay CEO resigns as company considers selling assets

EBay CEO Devin Wenig is stepping down from his position as the California-based e-commerce company considers selling some assets and appoints an interim leader, the company announced Wednesday morning. Wenig, who also held the title of president and was a director of the company, had been with... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-09-25 15:52:24 UTC ]
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BBC News CEO Jim Egan: ‘We’re in a battle for survival for quality journalism’

At our Digiday+ live podcast event, BBC Global News CEO Jim Egan reveals his thoughts on the state of news publishing. The post BBC News CEO Jim Egan: ‘We’re in a battle for survival for quality journalism’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Cengage CEO Michael Hansen on the Company's Digital Switch

This fall, Cengage introduced Cengage Unlimited, a new digital subscription service. Does this mean the textbook's days are numbered? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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SAGE buys technology company Talis

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Former SouthComm CEO Starts New Company, Acquires Three Magazines

Chris Ferrell's newly formed Endeavor Business Media acquires Grand View's Process Flow Network, says more deals are on the horizon. The post Former SouthComm CEO Starts New Company, Acquires Three Magazines appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. CEO as Sale Talks End: 'This Company Has Largely Under-Exposed Its Brands'

It's official: Time Inc. has not found a buyer -- and is no longer considering offers. In an announcement that put a cap on months of speculation over who would buy the publishing giant and when, Time Inc. said Friday morning that the "Company will continue to pursue its strategic plan."The... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Technology company? Publisher? The lines can no longer be blurred | Emily Bell

Google, Facebook, et al are in reality media companies and must accept the responsibilities that go with it Attention, like snow, comes in two varieties; the fun, beautiful kind, and the “wrong” kind, the kind that stops trains and freezes democracy. Recently the seemingly unstoppable digital... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomberg Media CEO Justin Smith’s publisher survival guide in the duopoly era

Facebook and Google control digital media and advertising, but it's not the end of the world just yet. The post Bloomberg Media CEO Justin Smith’s publisher survival guide in the duopoly era appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major Ad-Technology Company Bars Breitbart News for Hate Speech

AppNexus, a major advertising technology provider, has barred Breitbart News from using its ad-serving tools because the conservative online publisher violated its hate speech rules.AppNexus scrutinized Breitbart's website after president-elect Donald Trump tapped Steve Bannon, former executive... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian’s Katharine Viner: ‘Social media companies have become overwhelmingly powerful’

Guardian News and Media editor-in-chief Katharine Viner laid out some serious home truths about the risks of publishing in an algorithm and platform-dominated era, to 370 advertisers at the ad trade body ISBA's annual lunch. "Social media companies have become overwhelmingly powerful in... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shirley Hughes: I hope books survive, they are wonderful pieces of technology

Shirley Hughes, winner of the inaugural Book Trust lifetime achievement award, answers our questions about Dogger, Alfie and how come she waited until she was over 80 years old to write her first novel. We also got to meet the real DoggerFirst of all some exciting news… Shirley Hughes has won... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Key Ideas For Publishers Working In a World of Large Tech Companies

As long as technology companies such as Facebook and Twitter exist, publishers will have to navigate relationships with them.   This theme pervaded a panel Monday at the 67th World News Media Congress in which industry thought leaders discussed ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cairns Promoted to CEO of Publishing Technology

Two weeks after George Lossius stepped down as CEO of Publishing Technology, plc, the U.K. company, which has offices in North America, has named digital publishing veteran Michael Cairns as CEO. Cairns, the company's online division chief operating officer, will assume his new responsibilities... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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