Tag: vox

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Must Reads is MediaShift’s daily curation of the big stories about media and technology from across the web. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox. 1. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Confirms Key Executive Departures (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 2. Amex Marketing Exec Tops Twitter CMO List (Kara Swisher / Re/code) 3. […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

For publishers, incorporating branded content into their offerings for advertisers can be a way to make serious revenue and avoid some of the problems besieging the media industry. To answer the question of why a publisher should bother with content marketing, I’ll risk quoting bank robber Willie Sutton: It’s where the money is. “There’s a […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Mobile messaging and social media 2015 (Maeve Duggan / Pew Research Center) 2. What NBCU’s investments in BuzzFeed, Vox could mean for advertising (Jeanine Poggi / AdAge) 3. How The Skimm’s passionate readership helped its newsletter grow to 1.5mil subscribers (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. Huffington Post teams up with live-streaming service YouNow […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. WMC Divided 2015: The media gender gap (via Womens Media Center) 2. Joining the pack, Refinery29 goes general (Nicole Levy / Capital New York) 3. Ben Silbermann and the new math on e-commerce (Jessica E. Lessin / The Information) 4. Fusion, Re/code, Vox, and what it takes to survive as a media startup (Jason […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The next political battleground: Your phone (Tanzina Vega / CNN Politics) 2. NYT calls for letting PATRIOT Act expire (Adam B. Lerner / Politico) 3. Legal risks to creative innovation and research at college (J. Nathan Matias / MIT Center for Civic Media) 4. Vox works with McClatchy to bring explainers to local readers […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

It’s graduation time across the country, and journalism and communications grads are getting ready to start their careers. Or are they? We all know that job prospects for traditional print jobs isn’t great. You don’t need us to remind you how poorly print has been doing in the past couple of years. But there are […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Vox Media adds Re/Code to its stable of websites (Sydney Ember / New York Times) 2. Can a news site be reborn? Gigaom readers are about to find out (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 3. Report: Journalists are largest, most active verified group on Twitter (Ben Mullin / Poynter) 4. Twitter cracks down on infamous […] more »

by Hampton Stephens

The following opinion piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. Roughly 20 years into the still-unfolding great disruption of “old media” and the advertising market that mostly supported it, the business of journalism appears to be in a new phase. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Nate Silver to Vox: Stop stealing our charts! (Dylan Beyers / Politico) 2. What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat (Tanya Sichynsky / Nieman Lab) 3. Telecom industry sues to overturn net neutrality (Ryan Knutson & Thomas Gryta / Wall Street Journal) 4. How to beat Apple’s 30% […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

What do BuzzFeed, Upworthy and Refinery29 have in common? Well, for one, they’ve raised millions in venture capital money, and they’re all getting deeper into the digital news business. Refinery29 is looking for a news director as they’ll soon be joining in the scrum to cover breaking news. Upworthy made its own news when they […] more »