SmartNews becomes first unicorn news startup since 2015

It’s a challenging time in the digital media industry. BuzzFeed Inc. and Vice Media Inc., which defined a generation of news SmartNews Inc. announced Sunday a new investment valuing the business at... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-08-05 20:24:37 UTC ]
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SmartNews becomes first unicorn media startup since 2015

It’s a challenging time in the digital media industry. BuzzFeed Inc. and Vice Media Inc., which defined a generation of news SmartNews Inc. announced Sunday a new investment valuing the business at... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-08-05 20:24:37 UTC ]
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Facebook in 2015: Pivot to video! Facebook today: Local news is dead!

Facebook paints a bleak picture for the media industry, while ignoring its own role in publishing’s demise. Benevolent Doctor Facebook today gave the country a very grave diagnosis via a blog post. The company has found that–wait for it–local news is dying. In fact, Facebook says that about... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News publishers contributed £5.3bn to the UK economy in 2015

Report finds that newsbrands generated £4.8bn revenue, supported 87,500 jobs and invested £97m in digital services while holding power to accountThe news publishing industry contributed £5.3bn to the UK economy in 2015, according to a Deloitte report commissioned by the News Media Association... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Postcapitalism, Tolkien and Harper Lee: the big books news of 2015

Our annual review of the site’s most popular book stories puts Paul Mason’s utopian futurology ahead of perenially popular authorsThe living room carpet is covered in needles, the potato salad covered in mould: as we heave ourselves up out of the year that’s gone and prepare to belly-flop our... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2015 in books news: tragedies and triumphs

Harper Lee returned, Marlon James took the Booker and Terry Pratchett made his final bow. The year also saw literature drawn into shocking violence in Paris, fierce arguments over diversity … and a colouring-book frenzyThe year opened in tragedy, as two masked gunmen opened fire at an editorial... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality News From Around the Web: December 9, 2015

An author’s take on how Islam, Christianity, and Judaism have shaped the world; a list of faith-based books to curl up with during the holidays; and a title that explores happiness are generating a buzz in the religion publishing industry today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of November 23, 2015

September bookstore sales rose 6.7% and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality Publishing News From Around the Web: November 11, 2015

Hot religion reading from across the web: seven books selected in honor of Jewish Book Month; 'The Office' star Rainn Wilson's new memoir on faith; a Christian man who claims he was fired for publishing a book about his beliefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of November 9, 2015

Booksellers challenge age-verification law and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Publishing News From Around the Web: October 28, 2015

Actress Leah Remini's take on why she left Scientology, and Sister Joan Chittister's discussion of her life's work of speaking up for women are among the religion news items being talked about today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of October 26, 2015

Macmillan creates new learning division and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion News From Around the Web: October 14, 2015

Maya Angelou’s final act of love and compassion for her mother and how parents can help heighten religious tolerance are among the most-talked about topics online today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of October 12, 2015

Svetlana Alexievich wins the Nobel in literature and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of October 5, 2015

Suit against Pearson proceeds and more in this week's notable publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Publishing News From Around the Web: September 23, 2015

Jackie Collins' Buddhist beliefs and Pope Francis's White House address are among the most-talked topics online today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobook Casting News for September 2015

Whoopi Goldberg talks relationships, Dick Van Dyke reads his book on aging, and more updates from audiobook publishers this month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of September 14, 2015

Perseus Exploring Sale of the Company and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Publishing News From Around the Web: September 9, 2015

Are adult coloring books a new spiritual practice? What can Christians can learn from Confucius? These are a few of the questions answered in popular news items today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Publishing News From Around the Web: August 26, 2015

This week's spirituality and religion news round-up includes another controversy for 'Fun Home,' a single mom's advice about loneliness, and 26 books for a "spiritual but not religious" reader today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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