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A growing number of media companies are now exploring the opportunities that Virtual and Augmented Reality can deliver. Champions of the emerging platforms claim they take storytelling to a deeper, more emotional level. Yet there are still...

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While there is a lot of discussion in media circles about the potential of automated content, real world examples of bots creating and publishing editorial are still fairly thin on the ground. Bringing bots into the news room can, after all, create...

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Publishers are using podcasts to increase brand awareness, change, pivot away from existing media models and even bridge the gap between audiences and senior executives. Harriet King profiles eight media companies who are using podcasts in...

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At a time when media companies are seeking to find alternative sources of revenue to advertising, membership programmes have taken centre stage. Over the past couple of years we have seen The New York Times, The Guardian, Politico and others enjoy...

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Launched in 2007, DIS (Digital Innovators’ Summit) is a premium international media innovation bringing together delegates, speakers and sponsors from around the world.

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Two newer media businesses founded by well-known veterans in the media world, DriveTribe and Tortoise, are now confirmed for DIS2019, taking place on 25-26 March in Berlin, Germany.

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By Harriet King

The last decade has been a fascinating one for women's mainstream media. Established titles have undertaken the shift from print to digital and in some instances have pioneered new ways of engaging their audiences. 

At the...

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With only 3 days remaining to the end of our exclusive pre-agenda discount offer (save €600/ticket), we can today reveal the draft agenda for DIS2019 (innovators-summit.com).

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Zurich-based Neue Zürcher Zeitung is one of the oldest and most respected newspapers in Europe. Yet just five years ago it was also at crossroads, losing ground to its rivals who were innovating digitally. 

The company then turned to Rouven Leuener...

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When she presented at DIS2017, Jennifer Brandel caused many of the media delegates present to look again at the process of how they make decisions in their newsrooms. Hearken, of which she is founder and CEO, offers a ‘listening first’ model...

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It has been a fascinating decade for The New York Times, a newspaper that has done perhaps more than any of its rivals to recalibrate online news media business models. 

Much of the success of its paid for content programme though has been...

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Through its new platform, Aditus.net, publisher Heart Media in Singapore brings a world of luxury goods and services to so-called ‘crypto-affluents’. Heart Media CEO Olivier Burlot explains how a print publisher acquired only five years ago, now...

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In less than two years the global automotive online community platform, DriveTribe has grown into a thriving social ecosystem with one of the most engaged audiences on the planet. Monetising from engagement, and not scale, was the next logical step,...

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Formerly known as the Reader's Digest Association, Trusted Media Brands is a multi-platform media company based in New York, that boasts a portfolio of high profile brands. Over the years it had developed a strong and loyal audience for its...

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Serial startup creator Nancy Spears was one of the first entrepreneurs to spot the potential of online video with the launch of genconnect (the forerunner of genconnectU) nearly a decade ago. She was also one of the first to realise the limitations...

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There are signs though that micropayment systems are starting to gain traction across the globe. We explore this trend.

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