How The New York Times finds new subscribers on Facebook

Facebook can drive a lot of traffic to publishers, but the knock is that a lot of it is fly-by traffic. The Times is using a startup, KeyWee, to find subscribers among the casual readers, though. KeyWee comes up with keywords for articles and then targets the articles to Facebook users who are likely to be interested in them, yielding a 150 percent ROI and showing there’s “still potential to find loyal subscribers” there, the Times’ Mat Yurow said. The post How The New York Times finds new subscribers on Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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'Just use cat videos': New York Times boss wants Facebook to cut out news

Mark Thompson says site’s attempts to rank news outlets sounds like ‘controlled society’Facebook should consider completely removing news from users’ feeds unless it can find a way to avoid low-quality stories clogging up the site, the chief executive of the New York Times has said.Mark Thompson... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Facebook, New York Times Execs Get Into Heated Debate Over Ad Policy

Campbell Brown, head of global news partnerships at Facebook, said publishers have "welcomed" the company's approach to including them in their political ads policy. Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times, called bullshit. Brown and Thompson were discussing the findings in the 2018 Reuters... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Fox News and the New York Times led Facebook engagement last month

With Facebook and Google controlling the vast majority of digital ad revenue, all industry eyes are on which media companies perform best on those platforms. For Facebook, the rankings are always a yo-yo, with publishers’ engagement waxing and waning along with the frenetic news cycle and... Continue reading at Fast Company

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The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal Are Coming Together to Fight Facebook and Google

As publishers continue to give Facebook and Google more ad dollars and control over distribution, a group of outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Washington Post, Tronc and smaller newspapers are banding together. The News Media Alliance--a trade organization that... Continue reading at AdWeek

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New York Times, BuzzFeed to Publish Directly to Facebook

Nine major domestic and international publishers including The New York Times and BuzzFeed will begin publishing articles and videos directly to Facebook as part of an initiative called Instant Articles, Facebook announced on Wednesday.The highly anticipated partnership will certainly have many... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Hearst Magazines Finds Chief Digital Exec at The New York Times

In its second major digital hire of late, Hearst Magazines has hired Todd Haskell from The New York Times as svp and chief digital revenue officer. Haskell will be responsible for driving sales and revenue for Hearst Magazines Digital Media’s 24 sites, including Cosmopolitan.com, Esquire.com... Continue reading at AdWeek

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The New York Times Offers 50 Percent Discount to Subscribers

In an attempt to get readers behind their newly formed paywall, The New York Times has launched a deep discount offer to subscribers, which will run for a 26 week period. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Times of India, New York Times, News Corp Share Content-to-Commerce Case Studies

Leaders of content-to-commerce initiatives at three global news media companies shared in-depth looks at how those projects started and how they are Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The New York Times, Washington Post, Time Inc and others begin testing micropayments

The concept of micropayments for news is gaining appeal as publishers face a new threat to their ad revenue with the rise of ad blocking. On March 23, the concept will get a big endorsement when vendor Blendle launches in beta in the U.S. with big-name publishers including The New York Times,... Continue reading at Digiday

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How Conde Nast, New York Times, Hearst Are Adapting for Real-Time Bidding

When Matt Prohaska joined The New York Times as its first-ever programmatic advertising director, he claims to have begun meetings by drawing blood from his arm. "I wanted to show everyone I was human," he said.There was no actual bloodshed. Mr. Prohaska, hired in April after running his own... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Octavia Butler has finally made the New York Times Best Seller list.

Why aren’t there more Science Fiction Black writers? There aren’t because there aren’t. What we don’t see, we assume can’t be. What a destructive assumption. —Octavia E. Butler, in Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories.   A small good thing amid the unrelenting horror: This week, almost fifty... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Black US authors top New York Times bestseller list as protests continue

Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo among those on list, marking first time top 10 entries are primarily titles on race issuesGeorge Floyd killing – latest US updatesBlack American authors, including Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo, have surged to the top of the latest New York Times’... Continue reading at The Guardian

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According to the New York Times bestseller lists, a lot of people are reading about racism.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi pointed out on Twitter last night that books about racism (including two of his own, How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning) are making up a significant portion of the New York Times bestseller lists. “The resistance is from the loudness of demonstrations to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Finding Space for Art in Dark Times

On April 1st, I sent the final draft of my book, a memoir that revolves around my relationship with my cartoonist grandfather, to my editor. It was also on this day that there were nearly one million confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide, almost 50,000 deaths, and thousands of overwhelmed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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New York Times Magazine’s Pages Come to Digital Life Through Google Partnership

The New York Times Magazine will come to life this weekend in a whole new way. In partnership with Google Lens, smartphone users will be able to access additional information online that corresponds to the print version of the magazine. Readers who hover their smartphones over many of the pages... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Kachka Leaving 'New York' for 'L.A. Times'

Boris Kachka, whose tenure as books editor at 'New York' magazine saw the publication experiment with tripling its book coverage, will succeed former books editor Carolyn Kellogg at the 'Los Angeles Times.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Puffin lands Jacqueline Woodson's New York Times bestseller

Puffin will publish Brown Girl Dreaming, the multi-award winning memoir told in verse by author Jacqueline Woodson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The New York Times’ acclaimed “1619 Project” to become a series of books.

Random House announced today that they’ve acquired the rights to a series of books based on the New York Times Magazine’s extraordinarily popular “1619 Project,” which interrogates received perspectives on four centuries of slavery in America through essays, stories, histories, poems, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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