Interviews and news

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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One of the big media events of last year was the announcement of the launch of Tortoise  - the ‘slow news’ startup helmed by a quartet of high profile execs. Between them, ex BBC News Director James Harding, former Dow Jones president Katie...

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For prominent publishers who boast large and successful magazine brands, licensing content is often a core part of their revenue generation strategy. However, as the type of content those brands create has evolved, so has the nature of the deals.

To...

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There is a growing number of startups who are looking to find new ways to bridge the gap between journalists and the communities they serve. Hearken is one, and its founder, Jennifer Brandel, will be speaking at this year’s Digital Innovators' Summit...

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Today is your last chance to save €400/ticket to attend DIS 2019, taking place on 25-26 March in Berlin, Germany.

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At DIS 2019 Heather will detail Project Facet’s progress to date. Here she talks about the power of collaboration, why journalists don't work together as often as they should and the potential of open source tools for content creation.

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At DIS 2019 Stephanie will outline Axel Springer’s digital strategy. Here she talks about the company's ever growing use of data, how it is not intimidated by the Facebook/Google duopoly and its approach to acquisitions.

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