Interviews and news

“Machine learning has moved past the high-school sex phase (everyone talking about it, but no one doing it), to much broader implementations across industries including media.” 

Robin Govik digital strategy at Mittmedia and Sören Karlsson, CEO of...

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At a live event on Monday afternoon, Apple launched its USD$9.99 per month news and magazine subscription platform, something like a Spotify for magazines. An important launch partner is The Wall Street Journal, one of only two major publications to...

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The last session of the first day at DIS featured Nick Rockwell, the CTO of New York Times. He took as his theme ‘News in the Age of Algorithmic Recommendation,’ and used the slot to explore the newspaper's innovations in the personalisation of...

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On 28 January Condé Naste launched Vogue Business – an online B2B title aimed at fashion industry executives. Editor Lauren Indvik told DIS 2019 why – and how – they did it.

Future-proof business

Vogue Business started out a newsletter, with the...

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Helje Solberg, Chair at Faktisk, spoke at DIS 2019 about how the six largest media in companies in Norway created a website that challenges fake news.

Lying is cheap

Helje began her presentation by saying we live in a evolving world. “Change is...

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The tenth anniversary edition of the ‘Innovation in Media World Report’ was introduced to 500 media executives from more than 40 nations at the annual Digital Innovators’ Summit in Berlin this week. This year the report focuses on successful business...

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It is not only necessary for media companies to change their work cultures to fight for the future of journalism, the media industry needs to work closer together to change the collective culture of the publishing industry as a whole. This was the...

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Paid content has been a surprising success for Bloomberg after launching a paywall in May last year. The next target is to double their subscriptions by the end of this year, said Scott Havens, Global Head of Digital and Media Distribution at...

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How do you take a world renowned print brand and transform it into a multi-platform media company? That was the task facing Vince Errico, when he took on the role of Chief Digital Officer at Trusted Media Brands (formerly known as the Reader's Digest...

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Keeping up with the demands of digital innovation as well as ever changing media marketplaces, has lead to a boom in mergers and acquisitions. In recent years we have seen publishers buying businesses to develop their existing brands via tech, events...

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There is a lot of discussion within the content marketing, and indeed the publishing industry in general, as to how recent technological innovations are going to change branded communications. 

Christine Beardsell, Chief Content Officer and Board...

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Last year Facebook hired Jesper Doub, who was then CEO of German media giant Spiegel Online, to lead its new media partnership team. In the past the high profile executive has been both a critic of Facebook and a passionate advocate of its Facebook...

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We understand travelling for events is hard, no matter how good they are to attend in-person.

This is why we will live stream a number of DIS2019 sessions this year, straight to your device of choice. Launched in 2007 as an annual event dedicated to...

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Only a little more than 24 hours remain to secure tickets to Europe’s premium media innovation summit with our standard rate offer, ending on 12 March.

The annual DIS, first launched in 2007, takes place on 25-26 March in Berlin, Germany. Sign up...

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ProPublica is something of an American institution having been breaking investigative news stories since 2007. In an era of fast news where scoops invariably don’t stay that way for long ProPublica has among other things innovated in coverage of hate...

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Marcus Brauchli has had a long and distinguished career including a stint as managing editor of the Wall Street Journal and four years as executive editor of The Washington Post. Today, through his investment vehicle North Base Media, he is working...

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The Canadian publishing market is a fascinating one - with the local media not only having to create content in two languages, but also facing fierce competition from across the border in the US.

Yet many of the issues the media companies face are...

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Following a successful test at the VDZ Tech Summit, VDZ is now offering a video live stream in partnership with LaterPay and 3Q for the Digital Innovators' Summit (DIS) on 25 and 26 March and, of course, beyond. How do video streaming and digital...

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At DIS2019 in Berlin, we will have several leading speakers discussing the ways in which AI can impact, and help, your media business.  

Are you ready for the transformation? 

Join us at DIS2019 (innovators-summit.com) taking place on 25-26...

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There is a lot of discussion in media and tech circles about automated content and how it might change the dynamics of the way that shortform stories, especially in the newsroom, are created. Yet behind the scenes innovative startups have been...

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