Only three media companies — Buzzfeed, Vice Media, and Vox Media — meet the definition of a “unicorn,” or a startup valued at more than $1 billion.
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Japanese media company Nikkei Inc. has acquired a 14.79% equity in Singapore-based AI startup DC Frontiers to support the product development of scoutAsia, a data and news service launched by Nikkei and the Financial Times last year.
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In the world of podcasting, the flywheel is spinning: new technologies including AirPods, connected cars, and smart speakers have made it much easier for consumers to listen to audio content, which in turn creates more revenue and financial opportunity for creators, which further encourages high-qua
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When news organizations think about competition from tech companies, it’s usually in terms of the audience’s attention and advertisers’ dollars. But if Amazon has its way, a new sort of competition may be coming from a mixture of surveillance, fear, and doorbells.
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When Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post, a 115-year-old media organization with a storied history, was looking for a CEO a few years ago, Gary Liu didn’t immediately appear like an obvious choice for the role.
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Here at Journalism.co.uk, we love a good newsletter. Those bite-sized summaries and tidbits to help ease into your day and bring you up to speed, whilst nursing your morning coffee.
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It took less than a day for Luminary to become enemy number one of the podcast industry. Last month, on the same day that it unveiled its subscription podcast service, the company tweeted a typed-out image of a bunny holding a sign: “Podcasts don’t need ads.
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What do strong local newspapers do? Well, past research has shown they increase voter turnout, reduce government corruption, make cities financially healthier, make citizens more knowledgable about politics and more likely to engage with local government, force local TV to raise its game, encourage
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Cool Japan Fund, a public-private fund under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, has invested $10 million in the Series C round of Singapore-based beauty and lifestyle media firm Clozette.
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Like climate change and the financial system, the answer to this question is both yes, and no.
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On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss the question of YouTube, why it’s similar and different from Facebook, and why engagement is both alluring and a potential problem. Listen to it here.
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We tend not, however, to think about how AI can be used by community journalists.
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More than a year after announcing that Facebook would feature less news, Mark Zuckerberg says he has a new idea: He wants to create a new section of his social network that would be devoted to “high quality news”, and may pay publishers that share their stuff there.
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If there’s anything that’s clear from Apple’s event Monday, it’s that the maker of premium tech products is trying to sell people on its vision for the future of services—a seemingly effortless lifestyle filled with always-accessible media, exclusive videogames, and cash-back incentives fr
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Morning Brew gave its business a major jolt in 2018. It hopes to keep hopped up in 2019. On Thursday, Feb. 7, the newsletter publisher will announce that it has amassed 1 million subscribers since its launch in 2015.
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Today Techmeme has begun publishing Topic Leaderboards, which list the top authors and publications covering topic areas such as cloud computing, autonomous vehicles, and cryptocurrency, with additional topics to come.
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Career changes are tough. As adults, there are many factors that impact our decisions – family, finances, life partner, or the labor market. As you analyze and plan, it’s easy to fall victim to your own preconceived notions and jaded assumptions.
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Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 199, published March 12, 2019. A tipping point.
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The Financial Times has bought a controlling stake in consumer publisher The Next Web, marking its first acquisition in continental Europe.
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