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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Trauma Has Forced Me to Become a Powerful Witch

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Platforming Big Liars four months on from the insurrection

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Rickett reaps rewards of Ebury restructure as non-fiction powers list to new heights

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Brittany Higgins' memoir will join a powerful Australian collection reclaiming women's stories of trauma. Here are four

Brittany Higgins' forthcoming memoir will allow her to tell her story in her own words. She'll join a group of strong women who've done just that. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Amazon Announces Its Wattpad-Style ‘Kindle Vella’ Platform

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Clear Channel scoops Commercial Team of the Year at Campaign Media Awards

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The Awesome Power of Picture Books

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Chrissy Teigen leaves Twitter, citing abuse and hate on the platform

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