Why publishers warily embrace platforms: ‘They need you and you need them’

As publishers increasingly post their content directly to social networks, many media companies are losing control of the distribution of their own product. Still, some publishers say that the rise of these platforms as distribution channels -- from Facebook's Instant Articles to Snapchat's Discover feature -- is actually good for their audience growth and business models. Owning your distribution channel "is not a prerequisite for a successful media company," said one CEO. The post Why publishers warily embrace platforms: ‘They need you and you need them’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Publishers Warily Embrace Platforms: 'They Need You and You Need Them'

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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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Facebook as a Publishing Platform Isn’t Good For Publishers

The social network is becoming a news and content network, thanks to your content. The post Facebook as a Publishing Platform Isn’t Good For Publishers appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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New App Publishing Platform for Niche Publishers

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Publishers are not obliged to give bigots like Jordan Peterson a platform | Nathan Robinson

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Embrace streaming to stay relevant, Tellander tells publishers

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Aspen Institute Looks at a Publishing Industry Challenged to Embrace Diversity

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5 Trends Publishers Should Embrace This Year

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Digiday Research: Social platforms are for brand awareness, not traffic, say publishers

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Platform ad revenue opportunities are growing for publishers, but scale still matters

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‘Publishers were always a second priority’: Confessions of a former Facebook exec on the platform’s struggles with video

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