Meet the Man Who is Building a Hyperlocal Aggregation Platform for the Chicago Sun-Times

Newspaper publishers everywhere are trying to do more with less, and the battle for local readers is a big part of their struggle, since it is one area where larger players aren’t as competitive and so theoretically there is a lot of opport ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sun and Times publisher warns of job cuts due to coronavirus

CEO of News UK, Rebekah Brooks, tells staff pandemic has hammered print sales and advertising revenueThe publisher of the Sun and the Times has warned of impending job losses as part of a major cost-cutting programme as the coronavirus pandemic hammers newspaper sales and advertising... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 12:06:20 UTC ]
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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-22 22:32:48 UTC ]
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Deep cleaning at HarperCollins' News UK building as Times coronavirus case confirmed

Deep cleaning is being ramped up at the News UK building, home of HarperCollins, after an employee of the Times tested positive for the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 20:24:36 UTC ]
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Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year - meet the shortlist

Raymond AntrobusWho/ What inspired you to start writing? I never started writing poetry with the intention of writing books until publishers approached me. I was happy to write poems and travel and read the poems for audiences. I live poem by poem. The idea of a book of poems doesn’t really... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-12-05 12:09:15 UTC ]
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Who Was William Cooper? The Man Behind One of the Most Controversial Books of Our Time

William Cooper, author of 'Behold a Pale Horse,' did not plan to make his life into a harrowing saga of American despair, but that’s how it turned out. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stop trying to sex up the Man Booker judges’ meetings. We are geeky nerds | Alex Clark

The image of furious rows and storming-outs is not one that I recognise but an industry concoction to glamorise publishingThe Man Booker prize is airing its dirty linen, celebrating its 50th birthday by drip-feeding bits of gossip and scandal from judging meetings, ceremonies and parties through... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How The Washington Post is building its tech platform, Arc

The Washington Post's digital publishing platform now powers sites and apps that reach 500 million monthly unique users. The post How The Washington Post is building its tech platform, Arc appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Says People Are Spending Less Time on Its Platform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says time spent on the platform took a hit as it implemented changes meant to improve the experience for users.On Tuesday, Facebook announced quarterly earnings, and the CEO said in a statement that already people have been using the social network less because of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker prize to accept books published in Ireland for the first time

Until now, Irish authors without a UK publisher had been excluded from the coveted prize for literary fictionAn anomaly in the Man Booker prize rules that made books published in Ireland ineligible for the £50,000 award because they were not published in the UK has been removed, after years of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How The New York Times plans to build a daily habit on Snapchat

The venerable news publisher is applying lessons from its daily newsletter and podcast to get people to regularly open its Discover edition. The post How The New York Times plans to build a daily habit on Snapchat appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Now is the time we have to platform young voices'

As Nikesh Shukla crowdfunds for a new essay collection, he talks about why young writers need to be given a platform.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How The Sun uses Facebook to build audience, since dropping its paywall

The Sun has been aggressively scaling its audience since it dropped its paywall last November. And coming from a place of zero search equity, Facebook has been the platform that's helped the publisher scale its audience fast. And it has clearly worked: The Sun has 20 million monthly visitors,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How The Sun’s fantasy football site plans to make money on platforms

The Sun’s fantasy football site, Dream Team, has been a publisher in its own right for nearly a year. Like other publishers, it’s working out the route to monetizing social video, which means branded content. It has changed several things in its editorial strategy to help build a smoother path... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Android in prisons: Meet the man who put Galaxy Tab S2s in Rikers Island

The United States has a prison problem—namely, the largest prison population in the world and the second-highest per-capita incarceration rate. These statistics are partly what inspired me to speak with Christopher Grewe, the CEO and founder of American Prison Data Systems, or APDS.Grewe may not... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tribune and Gannett meet in Chicago with no progress on deal

Gannett and Tribune Publishing leadership met in Chicago Thursday, but no progress was made on an unsolicited bid to buy the Chicago-based newspaper chain, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.The meeting, held at the suggestion of Tribune Publishing Chairman Michael Ferro,... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atlas Obscura’s David Plotz on building distinctive media brands in the age of platforms

David Plotz is a digital media veteran, dating back to when he joined Slate in 1996. Now the CEO of Atlas Obscura, Plotz is focused on building a differentiated media brand around the idea that everyone's an explorer of the world. That's harder than ever in the world of platforms, Plotz... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man who pointed shotgun at girl selling Girl Scouts cookies gets jail time

 A Southern California man who pointed a shotgun at a 7-year-old girl selling Girl Scout cookies has been given six months in jail. See more of our top stories on Facebook >> The Riverside Press-Enterprise says John Dodrill was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty to possessing an illegal... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Ozy leans on The New York Times and Wired to build its newsletter subscriptions

"A rising tide raises all boats" is the new distribution strategy for many publishers. While many sites have inked cross-promotion deals to get their content on other publishers' Facebook page, millennial news site Ozy is targeting partners' inboxes. With its co-branded emails, Ozy is... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Financial Times will now have Rising Sun ethics

Being sold to Nikkei brings a Japanese-style code of behaviourThe FT has not joined the Independent Press Standards Organisation, or its rival Impress project; it is doing its own regulation thing. And it’s worth pausing over that decision as the Pink One becomes a Rising Sun under Nikkei... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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