Magazine and newspaper publishers have fantasized, for more than a decade, about the day when portable digital display technologies render paper, ink, printing, trucks, postage and home delivery obsolete. The flaw, of course, is expecting too much from technology – the next big thing.
We couldn’t get to Hyderabad for this year’s group hug of the world’s newspaper publishers, but it sounds like the old boys are getting feisty in their dotage. Forced once to postpone because of bad economics and waning interest, the reconvened World Newspaper Congress, organized by the merged World Association of Newspapers and IFRA, launched […]
From our friends at Naked Media, today’s live webcast on the future of video advertising features Interactive Advertising Bureau president and CEO Randall Rothenberg, Magnify.net CEO Steve Rosenbaum and Blip.TV co-founder and COO Dina Kaplan. You can find more program details here, or watch and join the conversation live here. We MediaWe use technology. We […]
The We Media PitchIt! Challenge is open for entries. Our annual investment challenge begins with a simple goal: We want to find the best communication start-ups and help launch them. We’re looking for brilliant ideas to make the world better through innovative uses of media, communication and technology. Commercial and non-profit ideas welcome. Find all […]
Dear Mr. Murdoch: We’re so fortunate that we can entrust you with the future of the news business in the U.S. Such a shrewd business leader, too. Can you help a confused citizen understand your plan to save the news? 1. You’re going to charge people to read a story online that they won’t read, […]
World Have Your Say is the most amazing English-language broadcast news program in the world. I could qualify that and leave room for wiggle – but won’t. The show, relying on a hodge-podge of old and new technologies deftly orchestrated by a small team of talented producers and engineers, is the only program I know […]
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