Denis Wilson

Denis Wilson

Denis Wilson is Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Executive, Printing Impressions’ sister publication that covers the magazine publishing business.

Announcing The DigiPub Conference: How Publishers Can Harness Data-Driven Print

Since the web emerged as the dominant content platform of everyday life, print has been fighting a battle for relevance. Publishers have known intuitively that print publications are capable of creating meaningful experiences and gathering highly-engaged readers. Yet publishers have struggled to sell this story to others because print lacked a very crucial component: measurability.…

Quartz's Latest Special Project Is A $35 Hardcover Book

With its insider-y lingo and unending stream of numbers, business news isn't the most reader-friendly beat in the journalism industry. That's one of the reasons why Quartz is now selling a book that explains the global economy using objects — things readers can literally grasp — as its focal point. "Quartz: The Objects that Power the Global…

Google Ending ‘First Click Free’ to Help Publishers Boost Subscriptions

According to a report (registration required) in The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Google is ending its “first click free” (FCF) program, which provides users access to content behind publisher subscription paywalls when they click through from Google results. The move is intended to help boost subscription rates. According to the story, Google will allow publishers to…

iPhone X’s New Neural Engine Exemplifies Apple’s Approach to AI

Apple’s new iPhone X is billed as “the future of the smartphone,” with new facial recognition and augmented reality features presented as the credentials to back up this claim. But these features wouldn’t be half as slick without a little bit of hidden futurism tucked away in the phone’s new A11 Bionic chip: Apple’s new…

TIME Editor-in-Chief Nancy Gibbs Steps Down, Pens Memo to Staff

TIME editor-in-chief Nancy Gibbs sent a memo to the TIME staff upon stepping down from the position she held since 2013 and after 32 years at the brand. You can read Gibbs' memo in full below, followed by a memo from Time Inc. president and CEO Rich Battista and Time Inc. chief content officer  Alan…

LinkedIn Is Going to Start Serving Native Ads to Outlook Users’ Inboxes

One year into Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, the professional social networking site is starting to serve ads targeted at the inboxes of Microsoft Outlook users. The move is part of LinkedIn’s new native ad network LinkedIn Audience Network that will place advertisers’ sponsored posts into ad inventory found in third-party publishers and apps. LinkedIn…

Robbie Myers Is Leaving Elle; Rumors of More Departures at Hearst

Another longtime editor in chief is exiting, this time Robbie Myers of Elle. Myers circulated a memo on Monday, revealing her departure after 17 years at the helm. Her exit comes on the heels of another big departure in the magazine world: Graydon Carter’s exit from Vanity Fair over at Condé Nast. Myers has been…

New Study on Publisher Tech Buying Strategy: Price Is Not the Issue

Publishers now operate in an environment where technology plays a central role in business operations, product strategy, and growth. The number of technologies media executives must consider is growing, the pace of change is increasing, and the time and resources required to research, demo, and implement new technologies is growing. The ability to quickly identify…

Forbes, F+W, TMB, Adweek, The Street Among Speakers at FUSE Tech Summit

The FUSE Media Summit is just around the corner and has lined up an impressive speaking roster of digital media executives and technology experts. Once again conference chair -- and now Adweek CEO -- Jeff Litvack will kick things off with an insightful keynote where he'll give us his diagnosis of the media biz. Litvack…

Learn How Fast Company & Inc. Media Is Sizing Up the Future of Personalization

Personalization is perhaps the marque publishing trend of 2017, presenting the opportunity for publishers to capitalize on their rich audience data – and expensive audience databases – to drive key business objectives. In less than two weeks, Publishing Executive will hold an executive forum on how personalization is changing the publishing industry. Billed as The…

Registration Opens for 2017 FUSE Media Tech Summit

After a successful maiden voyage, the FUSE Media technology summit will return to Philadelphia for 2017, this year hosted at The Logan. Attendee registration officially opens today. The VIP event for senior media executives leading digital technology strategy has a strict attendee cap and seats are expected to fill up quick. With the high-level of…

The Top Technologies Publishers Will Buy in 2017

In an effort to better understand how publishers are focusing their technology strategies, Publishing Executive conducted a survey of the technologies publishers plan to invest in for 2017. Publishers also shared their prediction of which technology investment they expect to drive the greatest revenue growth in the coming year.