Media – Digiday Category

How GNI Startups Boot Camp is giving journalists the tools for media entrepreneurialism

One of many trends accelerated during the pandemic was the surge of journalists and media professionals who set out on…

How publishers are handling the Juneteenth holiday this year

This year a range of publishers are observing Juneteenth, which became a federal holiday when U.S. president Joe Biden signed…

Media Briefing: How media companies’ DE&I efforts, office return statuses are affecting hiring

This week’s Media Briefing looks at how issues like diversity, equity and inclusion and office return statuses are factoring into…

Cheat Sheet: How new antitrust bills could force more data access from Facebook and Google (and stop them from favoring their own services)

The groundswell of antitrust activity is continuing to intensify. A new round of bipartisan antitrust bills proposed in the U.S.…

Single-source panel measurement is key to optimizing social media planning, says DISQO report

Most people flit across multiple social media platforms constantly like pollenating bees, although they may favor one over the others.…

BuzzFeed will finally monetarily reward its Community users for their viral quizzes, lists

BuzzFeed’s new Summer Writers’ Challenge could pay up to $10,000 for user-generated content that goes viral, in a bid to…

Cheat Sheet: How Shopify’s one-click checkout expansion could help Facebook, Google compete with Amazon

Buying online requires trust. As Google and Facebook race to build e-commerce market share, they’ve partnered with a payments provider…

June 18, 2021
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The TV upfront marketplace is moving along at breakneck speed, and eye-popping ad-rate increases

The 2021-22 TV upfront marketplace, accounting for some $20 billion or more in advertiser commitments laid down across linear, cable…

June 17, 2021
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Amazon is blocking Google’s FLoC — and that could seriously weaken the fledgling tracking system

Amazon is blocking Google’s controversial cookieless tracking and targeting method. Most of Amazon’s properties including Amazon.com, WholeFoods.com and Zappos.com are preventing Google’s…

June 17, 2021
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How the Betches founders turned a blog into a multi-platform media company for young audiences

A decade ago, Cornell students Jordana Abraham, Aleen Dreksler and Samantha Sage created a satirical blog called Betches to share…