Weather Channel’s Neil Katz: Platforms ‘have the power’ — for now

The Weather Company, which owns The Weather Channel brand, is on pace to get 2.5 billion video views on Facebook this year, said the publisher’s editor-in-chief Neil Katz. And yet there is still very little revenue being made by publishers on Facebook, which holds the power in its relationship with publishers. That might change in a few years, just as the power struggle has seesawed between cable companies and TV networks over the years. The post Weather Channel’s Neil Katz: Platforms ‘have the power’ — for now appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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‘A fun adventure, not a business’: The Weather Channel stopped publishing video on Facebook

The Weather Channel is no longer actively publishing videos to Facebook due to a lack of meaningful revenue and Facebook's tendency to routinely shift its priorities. The post ‘A fun adventure, not a business’: The Weather Channel stopped publishing video on Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Science and the Power of Words

Tyson has been writing for general audiences for more than 20 years—but his latest book, 'Astrophysics for People in a Hurry,' is his first runaway bestseller. And he thinks he knows why. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ReedPOP Letter: Organizers Call BookExpo and BookCon ‘Powerful Platforms’

BookCon reaches its 20,000 person goal on Saturday and Sunday; BookExpo cites 7,425 attendees, "primarily booksellers, librarians, retailers, and media." The post ReedPOP Letter: Organizers Call BookExpo and BookCon ‘Powerful Platforms’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘Platforms are not forever’: Hearst’s Troy Young on platform-publisher relations

Troy Young, president of Hearst Magazines Digital Media, said social platforms need to share more of their financial success with publishers because creating great content is expensive. The good news, he said, is that platforms are paying more attention, creating teams to work more closely with... Continue reading at Digiday

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William Heinemann lands 'masterpiece' from Richard Powers

William Heinemann will publish Bewilderment, Richard Powers' first novel since his Booker-shortlisted and Pulitzer Prize-winning The Overstory (William Heinemann, 2018).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ex-PMs unite in Australia in bid to curb power of Murdoch empire

Former rivals to star in Leveson-style inquiry into mogul’s near-monopoly of the country’s mediaIn high public office, both men lived and died at the word of the world’s most influential media mogul, Rupert Murdoch. But now two former Australian prime ministers are at the vanguard of a campaign... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Rupert Murdoch tries to weather News Corp's climate crisis at AGM | The Weekly Beast

News Corp executive chairman says ‘we do not deny climate change’. Plus: ABC rejects Media Watch segmentWhile News Corp’s Australian outlets were waging war against two former prime ministers at home, the New York-based company was holding its first virtual annual general meeting to update its... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Use the 'great power' of comms to reach more readers, industry PRs advise

The publishing industry should trust and listen to its communications teams to see greater change and audience growth, PR professionals said at The Bookseller's FutureBook conference on Tuesday (17th November). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘I need it verified’: Vizio will add Nielsen measurement to lure linear TV ad dollars to its connected TV platform

In the first half of 2021, the smart TV maker will start selling CTV ads guaranteed against Nielsen’s Digital Ad Ratings. The post ‘I need it verified’: Vizio will add Nielsen measurement to lure linear TV ad dollars to its connected TV platform appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Will Donald Trump start his own right-wing news channel?

As Trump and his allies continue their desperate efforts to overturn the election results, there are reports that the soon-to-be former president is planning to launch his own media venture. Mike Allen, of Axios, wrote in his newsletter on Thursday that Trump “has told friends he wants to start... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Canongate bags Erica Berry's 'powerful meditation on fear'

Canongate is to publish Erica Berry's latest non-fiction work, Cry Wolf, after winning a six-way auction this week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children’s trade optimistic sector can weather the pandemic after sales boost

A survey conducted by The Bookseller found most staffers in the children’s publishing sector were optimistic concerning its odds of surviving, and thriving, in a post-Covid market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Time to look at digital media through 'hot' and 'cold' channels

YouTube, Spotify, podcasts or TikTok may be digital, but they are decidedly warmer than, say, search-engine optimisation. Continue reading at Media Week

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Scott O’Connor’s ‘Zero Zone’ is a sophisticated thriller about the power of art

When an art installation leads to death, the question arises: How culpable is the artist? Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Historical Fiction and the Power of Stories

How historical fiction gave one reader deeper and more vivid insights into history and guided her career in teaching and librarianship. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Scribner scoops Odafen's 'powerful' debut novel

Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner is to publish debut writer Aiwanose Odafen's feminist novel Tomorrow I Become a Woman as part of a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Breonna Taylor decision, violence, and power

On Wednesday, Black Lives Matter protesters in Louisville and around the world waited with bated breath for an announcement from Daniel Cameron, Kentucky’s attorney general: a charging decision, or lack thereof, in the case of Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician who was killed by... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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In ‘The Book of Two Ways,’ Jodi Picoult delivers another powerful story about heart-wrenching moral choices

The book takes a “Sliding Doors” approach, as a woman, on the heels of a near-death experience, contemplates her next move. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Ebury sweeps in for Met Office weather guide

Ebury Press has swept in for “the ultimate guide to our glorious weather” by the Met Office. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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