Tag: social media

My Spring 2021 $0.02 worth…

Everything happening in media right now, including the post-Trump slump in audiences, how CNN got lost, the big revenue challenge of newyorktimes.com, dialing up headlines for more clicks, the Washington Post technology strategy, the rebound in advertising, a confused Congress holds another hearing on social media, and how the newly-independent sovereign writer poses a threat to the companies they used to work for…

Small is Beautiful and Product is Everything

Everything that’s going on in the news business right now, from attempts to make Google and Facebook pay for linking to publisher websites, to the arrival of newsletter products in local markets, to the rise of the role of the news product manager, to subscription tax credits to support newspapers…in France, naturellement

Rubbernecking

how the mad pursuit of user engagement forced social media companies to take responsibility for what is published on their platforms – and backed Facebook into a corner

The horse has bolted

Without access to your personal data, digital media companies cannot give you what you want – or make a buck

Bite the hand that feeds you

– why traditional media companies must set their digital ventures free

The Times and Facebook – it doesn’t really change a thing

The Times and Facebook are exploring a joint venture. But without refreshing the product for a new, younger audience, the Times will still find itself stuck in the same old newspaper demo – and that audience is leaving, one way or another

Nothing New Under the Sun

Digital news products face the same essential challenge of audience capture that traditional media faced