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October 29, 2019

Your Newsroom Is Your Biggest Asset

Many replied to last Friday’s email about media entitlement. The feedback was, overall, quite positive. Everyone who replied wants to see media…

October 25, 2019

When Will Media Entitlement Go Away

Local media is struggling. It has been for a long time now. Once dependent on print, many local media companies never figured…

October 22, 2019

Does Verizon Want Out of Media?

When Verizon announced the sale of Tumblr, it was pretty obvious that the conglomerate was rethinking its strategy around media. Hans Vestberg,…

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October 4, 2019

Taboola & Outbrain Joining Forces

Taboola & Outbrain, the largest content recommendation companies, are finally joining forces. The two firms had been circling each other for years,…

September 24, 2019

Creating an Alliance for Ads

The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that BuzzFeed Inc., Group Nine Media Inc. and Insider Inc. were joining together to “create…

September 20, 2019

Bringing Back Ad Networks

When I first started building websites over a decade ago, there were a couple of ways for a small site to make…

September 17, 2019

Why Steinberg Sold Cheddar

Before we get started, I wanted to thank everyone for sharing my last issue about The Athletic’s valuation. So many new people…

September 10, 2019

A Good Private Equity/Media Deal?

When we talk about media being purchased by private equity, it tends to be a sad story. But perhaps—and this is still…

August 23, 2019

Apple’s ITP 2.2 & Monetization

The discussion around user privacy is on the rise. The amount of information that companies have about you is massive and they…

August 20, 2019

Diversification

August 16th was the last day for Pacific Standard’s operations after its lone benefactor, Sage Publications, decided to pull funding. This came…