Just a few years ago, digital publishers like BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post were seen as industry pioneers that would lead the next phase of journalism. Now, after over 1000 layoffs last week, they are reckoning with the Google-Facebook duopoly on advertisement revenues and are left vulnerable to further financial misfortune.
In the age of social media, you don’t have to be a journalist to break news in real-time. Anyone with a Twitter account can be the first to shine light on stories and events within seconds of them happening (think natural disasters, terrorist attacks, political
In a story for the Atlantic, Adrienne LaFrance, the editor at The Atlantic, wrote “I’m not excluding women on purpose, but I can’t say it’s an accident, either. Reporters choose whom to interview. We carefully parcel out our time as we work toward deadlines.”
Less than a week after Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary, Disney debuted the name of their upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service: Disney+. According to Disney the service will be launched at the end of 2019. What does this mean for all the Disney content on Netflix and
In the past months, the podcast market has seen significant changes. Buzzfeed announced it was ending most of its podcast production while the online magazine Slate announced a renewed focus on podcasts. However, across the industry podcast advertising revenue soared
Les Moonves. Jeff Fager. Julie Chen. Within the week, two longtime,reputable CBS News staff have left the network following sexual harassment and digital harassment claims. Chen, Moonves’ wife, has also decided to step down. Fager, a longtime producer of “60 Minutes,” was revealed to have
Tim Cook officially announced the launch of the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr generation of iPhones last week, finally ending the guessing game that took place during the months leading up to the event. Two weeks earlier, journalists and bloggers alike relied