The BizBeat – September 15, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes The BizBeat, an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafile.com. Making Headlines Univision executives voted to delete six

Battleground Media 2016: The Trump Card

This story is the second in a three-part series, Battleground Media 2016. This series covers the Presidential candidates’ relationships with the media. Part one in the series focused on Hillary Clinton and part three will look at Jill Stein and Gary Johnson.  The Donald Trump

Buying into the Experience of Virtual Reality

You’re standing in a dimly lit living room. You hear a woman’s voice desperately ask if her son is alive. Something crashes. The lights start blinking and you start to follow them towards the kitchen. The phone rings, but the sound is distorted. The volume

The Week in Multimedia – September 12th, 2016

The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vox, and The Atlantic round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – Images of Ground Zero, Transformed by Sandy’s Waters Fifteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, The New York Times’ John Leland unveils

Univision Bulks Up with Digital Acquisitions Ahead of IPO

Last month, it was announced that broadcast conglomerate Univision had purchased the embattled Gawker Media for $135 million at auction. This effectively saved the online media company from complete collapse after a costly suit from famed ex-wrestler Hulk Hogan. While the pairing of Univision, a Spanish-language media network, and Gawker, an often-inflammatory gossip blog, may seem odd,