How Gannett transformed into a digital media agency

How can a newspaper company successfully transform itself into a digital media agency? How can both the publisher and the client benefit from the process? Lessons from Gannett Inc., the largest newspaper publisher in the US.

Daily Star aims for higher reader engagement with Facebook Messenger Bot

As the digital publishing space keeps getting more innovative every day, customer experience has never been more crucial. The Daily Star, Bangladesh, has re-launched its Facebook messenger bot with improved features for better audience engagement and interactivity. In this post, Tajdin Hassan, Chief Strategy and Digital Transformation Officer at the Star, writes about what they are doing.

Anita Zielina: “The talent war is happening”

The Director of Innovation and Leadership at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism/CUNY warns the media that they need to be more attractive if they want to capture and retain the talents needed for their digital transformation process.

“Tech and journalism are part of the same thing”: takeaways from the Media4Europe Summit

The event highlighted the need for the news media to work with other industries, but sometimes problems arise as different sectors have their own cultures and processes. How can we encourage and support collaborations across disciplines?

Cultural Change in the Media: we need to be protagonists and apprentices in the transformation

For Joao Adao, Facebook Managing Director for Latin America, news organizations deal successfully with the new scenarios when they take a leadership role and decide to learn about the new world.

Despite the tech giant tug of war, keep an eye on these five trends

Governments in Australia, US and Europe are at loggerheads with tech giants, pushing them to pay publishers for the news hosted on these platforms. Here are five critical trends on how the tech companies are changing news consumption.

Dmitry Shishkin: “News consumers want much more than information”

As part of the Cultural Change Ignition Program for Latin American News Publishers, organized by WAN-IFRA and the Facebook Journalism Project, consultant and former editor of BBC World explains why and how the media should understand and satisfy their audience needs.

Survey shock: Young readers trust quality news and a good proportion are prepared to pay €6 for a monthly digital subscription

As part of my masters’ thesis, I recently asked 355 participants between 18 and 34 years old from Europe, the United States and Mexico about their digital news preferences and how much they are willing to pay for a subscription.

Young media talents called to submit applications to Stars4Media

2021-02-18. The second edition of the Stars4Media exchange and coaching programme is now open to young media professionals who seek to develop new editorial products or test innovative ideas. The call for applications is open to European journalists and news organisations until 1 July 2021.

The emergence of a new digital powerhouse: the case of Heraldo de México

In Comscore’s monthly digital audience report for the month of November in Mexico, El Heraldo de México positioned itself for the first time as the third most read news media in the country, with 21 million unique users.