Interviews and news

The relationship between publishers and platforms, and in particular Facebook, was never far from conversation at several sessions at FIPP and VDZ’s Digital Innovators’ Summit in Berlin today.

This included a frank on-stage conversation between...

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By Piet van Niekerk

In a world where content distribution has gone digital, we are witnessing the death of industrial marketing - paving the way for the Amazonification of media: a digital environment were the gap between inspiration and transaction...

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By Ashley Norris

The South China Morning Post has a long and distinguished history. As its CEO Gary Liu explained at the Digital Innovators’ Summit, it is also a news organisation that was until recently mired in legacy processes with old ways of...

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By Jessica Patterson

It’s been another year of rapid change and innovative publishers continue to assemble a quiver full of new solutions to drive their businesses forward – something that becomes apparent when you page through the new 2018/19...

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On the first day of the Digital Innovators Summit (DIS) in Berlin next week Linda Ligios, managing editor of the Springwise innovation intelligence company, revealed the findings of a new innovation report into AI and the future of work.

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The Digital Innovators’ Summit is just days away now. You can still buy tickets for the event in Berlin next week, but you’ll have to be quick.

As always DIS boasts an incredible line up of speakers. You will hear how established titles are...

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Monday 12 March is the final chance to book for FIPP and VDZ’s 11th Digital Innovators’ Summit with the standard Summit rate. Save €200 today before the late booking fee kicks in on 13 March.

DIS 2018 takes place on 18-20 March, with...

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By Ashley Norris

Monetising content sympathetically, rather than alienating users by being too disruptive, is perhaps the biggest challenge facing media companies today.

One unique and innovative London based company believes it has created a...

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By Ashley Norris

One of the trickiest problems facing newsrooms and magazine publishers is finding a content management system robust enough to cope with the myriad challenges of digital publishing. It is a problem that The Washington Post has sought...

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By Piet van Niekerk

Digital innovation has been an important component of Future’s evolution to become a truly global, specialist, multi-platform media company. Julian March, Managing Director of Games, Music & Entertainment has been in the thick of...

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Each week, we round up the stories in digital innovation, publishing, and magazine media that got people talking. 

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Digital media companies may be facing some significant challenges, from taking on the ad blockers through to working out a response to the recalibration of Facebook’s news feeds. Yet many of the companies who embarked digital publishing first are now...

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By Ashley Norris

Language based Artificial Intelligence is currently a very hot area for the media as more and more companies experiment with chatbots, text analysis and intuitive approaches to ‘search.’ It appears that the big dream for some...

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By Ashley Norris

Libelle, which is published by Sanoma, is the oldest and largest women’s weekly in The Netherlands. It was even a pioneer of online publishing with its original content website going live in 2008.

Yet as Hilmar Mulder, the editor in...

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By Ashley Norris

Margaret Ann Dowling has a long history of driving innovation in publishing in emerging, and sometimes challenging markets. She currently leads Create and Translate, a technology powered startup that is focused on aiding publishers...

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There are now less than 3 days left before our Early Bird discount offer for Digital Innovators’ Summit (DIS) tickets expires on Wednesday 14 February, Valentine’s Day. Take advantage of the offer now.

DIS2018 takes...

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