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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Digital media company launches flagship site iPondr to 'foster a more connected society'

Digital media company Pondr Global launched its flagship site, called iPondr, on Monday. The site is focused on national stories that aren't quite breaking news. It launched with verticals including "Dimensions of Health," "Women at Work," and "The Great Rural" and stories on subjects like... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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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

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Indian move to regulate digital media raises censorship fears

Government will oversee online news, social media and video streaming platformsIndia’s government has ordered that all online news, social media and video streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime are to be subject to state regulation, raising fears of increased censorship of digital... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-11 18:02:04 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

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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

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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

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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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Every company must be a tech company first and a media company second

To control the fate of your business, resist the temptation to grow dependent on the many intermediaries who’d like to sit between you and your customers. Search the phrase “every company is a media company” and you’ll get a litany of articles and posts from social media influencers about how... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-05-07 07:00:25 UTC ]
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High court casts doubt on media companies’ claim of not being responsible for defamatory comments on social media posts

News Corp and Fairfax Media challenge ruling they are liable for defamatory comments on their Facebook postsThe high court has cast doubt on media companies’ claims that they are not responsible for defamatory comments on their social media posts. Fairfax Media and News Corp have taken the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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‘The big guys are winning’: Digital media budgets prioritize Walmart, Amazon despite a glut of retail media inventory

Despite ample inventory available on other retail media platforms, brands still mostly turn to Walmart and Amazon. The post ‘The big guys are winning’: Digital media budgets prioritize Walmart, Amazon despite a glut of retail media inventory appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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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

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