Media attention is being dominated by the internet: Consumers to spend 192 minutes a day online

The time people spend with print newspapers and magazines has dwindled, with media attention being dominated by the internet in 2019. That trend will only increase over the next two years, according to Zenith Media Consumption Report. The daily time media consumers worldwide will spend on the internet this year is forecasted to hit 170 minutes daily, roughly…

Q&A: Telaria, optimising publishers’ video ad yields

Originally founded as a premium video SSP in 2005, Telaria styles itself as ‘the complete software platform to manage premium video advertising’. Headquartered in New York and operating out of 13 offices worldwide, WNIP caught up with Bill Swanson, Telaria’s VP EMEA, to find out more… Can you give us more background about Telaria? We…

“Numbers are growing every day”: Publishers continue to place their bets on video

‘Pivot-to-video’ ended up hurting quite a few publishers but many continue to bet on the format. They range from global publishers like Condé Nast to region-specific ones like the Argentinian company Editora Perfil.  This confidence in video is driven by the continued upward surge in mobile video consumption. According to a Cisco study, video will…

Majority of Adblock users pay for digital content, and would pay publishers for an ad-free experience

One of the more interesting traits regarding adblock users is the fact that a majority of them pay for some form of online digital content. Whether it’s a streaming video service such as Netflix, or subscribing to their favorite news website, a large amount of adblock users support their favorite content through monetization. This debunks…

Content marketing and events are our growth areas: pv magazine

pv magazine is a publication offering daily updates on photovoltaics in many local markets worldwide. Alongside a network of sites, there is also a print publication that launched in 2008. The Berlin-based magazine considers itself an independent technology-focused community that’s the best place to discover news, trends and global market developments in solar photovoltaics. Bibblio…

Predictive AI helps Foxtel drive double-digit growth: Insights for publishers

How can publishers convince audiences to pay for content that is available elsewhere for free? They can look at what Australian pay-TV brand Foxtel did to wrestle eyeballs from its free-to-air competitor Channel 7, while broadcasting the same content.  Foxtel developed a creative solution using artificial intelligence which has helped its channel Fox Cricket double…

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Publishers can “create richer, better content for their audience” with Question Hub, says Google

15% of Google searches done by users on a daily basis have never been seen before. Consequently, the world’s leading search engine doesn’t have answers to many of the questions asked on its platform, and has launched the Question Hub for publishers, so that they can help fill in the gaps. “With Question Hub, users…

The best upcoming publishing events in the Americas

Fall is approaching, and as the publishing industry dusts itself off from the summer break and goes back to school, we’re heading into peak industry event season. To help you sort your calendar, we’ve picked out the must-attend publishing events across the USA and Latin America for the next few months, from the mega-conferences to…

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The Publisher’s Guide to Podcasting: Report Download

What’s New in Publishing is proud to present The Publisher’s Guide to Podcasting, a special insight report sponsored by Sovrn, and written by regular WNIP contributor and Media Voices podcast co-founder Esther Kezia Thorpe. Podcasts have been one of the real bright spots in publishing over the last eighteen months. Thanks to improved content and…

The NYT is the latest publisher to put up a registration wall

US newspaper The New York Times has become the latest publisher to put up a hard registration wall, following extensive registration and log-on tests last month. Visitors to any of the publisher’s articles are now met by a request to keep reading by creating a free account, or by logging in. The NYT’s login page.…

Solutions journalism combats news avoidance, and can boost subscriptions by 2x

More people are avoiding news. This year’s Reuters Digital News report had almost a third (32%) of the survey respondents saying that they actively avoided news. The researchers noted that avoidance is up by 6% overall and 11% in the UK. People say they avoid the news because it has a negative effect on their…

Why satirical news sites matter for society

There always were and always will be those people who dare to mock the conventions of their time and use the weapon of wit to address important social issues and even reveal the incompetence of our political leaders. Thank God for that. Satire has been with us for ages: from Ancient Greece, and witty geniuses…

7 publishing stories you may have missed over the summer

In the first episode back after the summer break, the Media Voices team dive into some of the stories you may have missed while you were sunning yourself somewhere nice, or holding the fort for colleagues who were doing the same. Join us as we recap the GateHouse/Gannett merger (as well as the proper pronunciation…

“Multi-million spike in pageviews”: The company behind TikTok is now shaking up news aggregation

The MIT Technology Review called it “the insanely popular Chinese news app that you’ve never heard of.” The app, Toutiao (Chinese for ‘headlines’) is one of the largest news aggregation apps in China. It is installed on over 250M monthly unique devices.  Toutiao is the flagship product of Bytedance, the world’s most valuable startup ahead…

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The Publisher’s Guide to Podcasting: Report Download

What’s New in Publishing is proud to present The Publisher’s Guide to Podcasting, a special insight report sponsored by Sovrn, and written by regular WNIP contributor and Media Voices podcast co-founder Esther Kezia Thorpe. Podcasts have been one of the real bright spots in publishing over the last eighteen months. Thanks to improved content and…

The NYT is the latest publisher to put up a registration wall

US newspaper The New York Times has become the latest publisher to put up a hard registration wall, following extensive registration and log-on tests last month. Visitors to any of the publisher’s articles are now met by a request to keep reading by creating a free account, or by logging in. The NYT’s login page.…

Solutions journalism combats news avoidance, and can boost subscriptions by 2x

More people are avoiding news. This year’s Reuters Digital News report had almost a third (32%) of the survey respondents saying that they actively avoided news. The researchers noted that avoidance is up by 6% overall and 11% in the UK. People say they avoid the news because it has a negative effect on their…

Why satirical news sites matter for society

There always were and always will be those people who dare to mock the conventions of their time and use the weapon of wit to address important social issues and even reveal the incompetence of our political leaders. Thank God for that. Satire has been with us for ages: from Ancient Greece, and witty geniuses…
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The Publisher’s Guide to Podcasting: Report Download

What’s New in Publishing is proud to present The Publisher’s Guide to Podcasting, a special insight report sponsored by Sovrn, and written by regular WNIP contributor and Media Voices podcast co-founder Esther Kezia Thorpe. Podcasts have been one of the real bright spots in publishing over the last eighteen months. Thanks to improved content and…

The NYT is the latest publisher to put up a registration wall

US newspaper The New York Times has become the latest publisher to put up a hard registration wall, following extensive registration and log-on tests last month. Visitors to any of the publisher’s articles are now met by a request to keep reading by creating a free account, or by logging in. The NYT’s login page.…

Solutions journalism combats news avoidance, and can boost subscriptions by 2x

More people are avoiding news. This year’s Reuters Digital News report had almost a third (32%) of the survey respondents saying that they actively avoided news. The researchers noted that avoidance is up by 6% overall and 11% in the UK. People say they avoid the news because it has a negative effect on their…

Why satirical news sites matter for society

There always were and always will be those people who dare to mock the conventions of their time and use the weapon of wit to address important social issues and even reveal the incompetence of our political leaders. Thank God for that. Satire has been with us for ages: from Ancient Greece, and witty geniuses…

7 publishing stories you may have missed over the summer

In the first episode back after the summer break, the Media Voices team dive into some of the stories you may have missed while you were sunning yourself somewhere nice, or holding the fort for colleagues who were doing the same. Join us as we recap the GateHouse/Gannett merger (as well as the proper pronunciation…

“Multi-million spike in pageviews”: The company behind TikTok is now shaking up news aggregation

The MIT Technology Review called it “the insanely popular Chinese news app that you’ve never heard of.” The app, Toutiao (Chinese for ‘headlines’) is one of the largest news aggregation apps in China. It is installed on over 250M monthly unique devices.  Toutiao is the flagship product of Bytedance, the world’s most valuable startup ahead…

The big changes for publishers in 2019 so far

As summer winds down, planning for the rest of 2019 and beyond is heating up. Here are five key changes that 2019 has brought, to keep in mind as you do your planning. #1. iPad back in the spotlight iPads have historically run on the same OS as iPhones, but will now be getting their…

Q&A: Admiral’s new partnership with the Local Media Consortium and what it means for U.S. publishers

With offices in NYC and Gainesville FL, Admiral is a venture-backed tech company dedicated to growing visitor relationships and revenue for online publishers. Admiral’s single tag SaaS platform offers solutions for digital subscriptions, adblock recovery, privacy consent management, email acquisition and revenue growth. Admiral’s tools have been implemented on over 16,000 websites globally, and this month…

Behind the scenes of ground-breaking multimedia storytelling: Insider’s illustrated Mueller Report

In FIPP’s continuing series looking behind the scenes of ground-breaking multimedia storytelling, we focus on a recent feature from Insider that delved into the Mueller Report. In July, Insider published its own version of The Mueller Report as a 15,000 word narrative written by Black Hawk Down author Mark Bowden and illustrated, in a bid to make…

Outsized influence: The size of social media platforms has little to do with their referral traffic

I often wonder if the allure of a social platform is worth the hype. My interests as an analyst and content strategist sometimes feel at odds with my interests as a user and consumer. The strategist in me wants to understand how trends in social media influence a business’s potential to grow. The user in…
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The Publisher’s Guide to Podcasting: Report Download

What’s New in Publishing is proud to present The Publisher’s Guide to Podcasting, a special insight report sponsored by Sovrn, and written by regular WNIP contributor and Media Voices podcast co-founder Esther Kezia Thorpe. Podcasts have been one of the real bright spots in publishing over the last eighteen months. Thanks to improved content and…

The NYT is the latest publisher to put up a registration wall

US newspaper The New York Times has become the latest publisher to put up a hard registration wall, following extensive registration and log-on tests last month. Visitors to any of the publisher’s articles are now met by a request to keep reading by creating a free account, or by logging in. The NYT’s login page.…

Solutions journalism combats news avoidance, and can boost subscriptions by 2x

More people are avoiding news. This year’s Reuters Digital News report had almost a third (32%) of the survey respondents saying that they actively avoided news. The researchers noted that avoidance is up by 6% overall and 11% in the UK. People say they avoid the news because it has a negative effect on their…