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'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-04-30 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Thrillist Media Group Is the Latest Media Company to Launch an In-House Agency

Want to get through to the hard-to-reach millennial male? Thrillist Media Group thinks it knows the formula. The digital publisher announced the creation of The CoLab, its own in-house agency that will work with brands to create native activations and content. "We wanted to have one cohesive... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Digiday | 2020-06-18 04:01:34 UTC ]
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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

[ Digiday | 2019-10-09 04:01:45 UTC ]
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MediaMath launches new platform to 'clean up' digital media supply chain

Partners on the initiative include the Rubicon Project, Telaria, Acoustic, Akamai, Business Insider, Crackle Plus, Havas Media, IBM Watson, Inscape/Vizio, IRIS.TV, News Corp, Octopus Interactive, Oracle Data Cloud, Publishers Clearing House and White Ops. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-02 16:44:44 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

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-29 15:09:31 UTC ]
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‘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... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-08-29 04:01:18 UTC ]
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Ex-Vice exec launches pot-focused agency with ties to Snoop Dog’s media company

Former Vice executive Ryan Archibald and Ted Chung, a business partner of Snoop Dogg, have joined forces to launch a new global agency specializing in cannabis marketing. The shop, called Gram By Gram, has already inked a significant client–Canopy Growth, a Canadian cannabis firm recently... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-21 10:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Digiday | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines Digital Media is launching a 20-person data studio

The newly created team's mandate is to prove to brands that advertising on Hearst properties delivers business outcomes. The post Hearst Magazines Digital Media is launching a 20-person data studio appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Digital Media Companies Continue Slow March Toward TV

It's no longer a question of "if," it's a question of "when." Digital publishers like Vox Media, BuzzFeed, Thrillist Media Group, and Mashable are all moving closer to being on TV, even though it's taking a little longer than some media-watchers might have predicted.On Friday, "daily digital... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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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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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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First National Antiracist Book Festival Launched by National Book Award Winner

Ibram Kendi, who received the 2016 National Book Award for his book 'Stamped From the Beginning,' has launched the first National Antiracist Book Festival, to be held April 27 at American University in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

TPG Capital tells Senate inquiry it would expand the business but concedes it has no experience running newspapersOne of the bidders for Fairfax Media, TPG Capital, has told a Senate inquiry that if the $2.7bn bid were successful the consortium would grow the media business and sell it off again... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mode Media raises $30 million for lifestyle media publishing platform

Lifestyle media company Mode Media raised $30 million in Series G funding on Thursday to invest in its technology platform. Hubert Burda Media led the round, according to TechCrunch. The company has raised $186 million in equity funding to date. CEO Samir Arora co-founded the Brisbane-based... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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An Old Media Veteran Goes Digital at Glam Media

Glam Media, one of the largest digital media companies, has hired magazine publishing veteran Dan Lagani as its first president and chief revenue officer, the company is expected to announce Tuesday. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Complex Media Launches Alternative Food Media Site

Complex Media, a trend-spotting network of style, sports and entertainment media aimed at 18-34 year old males, has now entered the food space with the launch of FirstWeFeast.com. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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