‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies

The collective bargaining agreements ratified at publications including The Dodo and Vox Media have required more information about how their companies are organized. The post ‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2019-08-29 04:01:18 UTC ]
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How Life Has (and Hasn’t) Changed at Unionized Digital Media Companies

The rise of unionization in digital media is normally framed in one of two extreme ways: as an innovation-killing millstone Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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From analogue to digital: how media companies are changing - video

Watch highlights from the opening panel session at the Changing Media Summit 2015 Speaking at the Guardian Changing Media Summit 2015, a panel of leaders from Hearst Magazines, the Financial Times, Guardian News & Media, Johnston Press and FremantleMedia, describe how their businesses are... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Digital Media Companies are Likely to Wait Even Longer for Payments

Payment terms are stretching longer and late payments are becoming more prevalent in the digital media industry—trends that were already Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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‘The money is just not showing up’: Digital media companies are likely to wait even longer for payments

The average payment terms in the digital media space is 59 days, up from 49 days last year. The post ‘The money is just not showing up’: Digital media companies are likely to wait even longer for payments appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Kate Mortenson launching national digital media company, raising $10M

Pondr hopes to raise at least $10 million this year and has already netted at least $1 million from Cargill heirs Whitney and Betty Macmillan. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Under Trump, media companies are emboldened against employee unionizing

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Digital media companies consolidating should boost their forays into Hollywood

The recent media mergers could help the combined companies to secure more production deals with streaming services. The post Digital media companies consolidating should boost their forays into Hollywood appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets

The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Digital media companies chasing TV hope for carriage fees, but it’s no guarantee

Digital publishers want to launch linear TV channels and are willing to give them away for free, but that move carries some risk. The post Digital media companies chasing TV hope for carriage fees, but it’s no guarantee appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Actually, Facebook’s big algorithm change hasn’t hurt partisan media

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Digital Media Companies Continue Slow March Toward TV

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Unionized Newsrooms Threaten the Very Thing That Helped Digital Media Grow

With unions cropping up in digital newsrooms across the media landscape, publishers have to be wondering if they should be worried. Could their staff be next?     For those who have grown their businesses on the back of a ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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F+W Media Changes Company Name

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How Traditional Media Companies Should Reshape for the Digital Age

In a white paper titled “The Media Company of the Future: The Revolution Goes On”, consulting firm AMR International Consulting Inc. outlines the steps it says traditional companies must take to incorporate technological advances into their business model and stay competitive against “New world”... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Hearst Magazines Digital Media Announces Staff Changes

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‘It’s been tight for us’: Why local media company Spirited Media ran out of time

The local news publisher couldn't find enough takers to complete a $1.5 million Series B round of funding. The post ‘It’s been tight for us’: Why local media company Spirited Media ran out of time appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Fairfax Media bidder TPG says it would resell media company within five years

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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

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