April 29, 2019 •
Digital News, Ethics and Quality, Media Economics, Recent •
by Alexandra Borchardt
There’s a clear irony in engaging in a lively debate about the impact of big tech companies on journalism as part of a festival largely financed by Google and Facebook. The recent International Journalism Festival in Perugia offered more...
November 22, 2018 •
Digital News, Research, Technology •
by Felix Simon
Smart speakers increasingly reach mainstream audiences, but news consumption remains limited for now. Publishers fear that voice platforms could be a new ‘choke point’ for access to their brands....
April 7, 2016 •
Digital News •
Fewer people are watching traditional television; younger audiences are increasingly viewing online video. If television news providers fail to respond to these profound shifts in how people use media, they risk eventually becoming...
August 21, 2013 •
Media Economics •
by Tina Bettels
As soon as Amazon boss Jeff Bezos announced his acquisition of the Washington Post, people began asking why he had done it. What will the man who said there would be no printed newspapers in 20 years do with one of the most respected...
June 11, 2010 •
Digital News, Media Economics •
by Kate Nacy
The Los Angeles Times now embeds e-commerce links within online articles in hopes of revenue boosts. The new e-commerce links for sites like Amazon.com appear within the text of LAT articles but in green, rather than the old standby blue....