Press Release: Frequency and Bonnier Corp Strike Distribution Deal
March 10, 2016 at 2:12 pm

LOS ANGELES—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Frequency and Bonnier Corp. announced today a new multi-year video distribution deal which makes Bonnier’s premium video channels available to Frequency’s customers and their audiences, across all platforms, globally. “Bonnier provides an incredible range of premium content,” said John Wells, VP of Business Development at Frequency. “It is engaging, timeless, and of the…

How Video Buoys Print & Digital Revenue for Model Railroader
March 9, 2016 at 2:15 pm

Editor’s Note: The below video is excerpted from the webinar “Innovative Revenue Streams for Niche & Special Interest Publishers.” Kalmbach Publishing’s flagship title Model Railroader boasts an incredibly loyal following, with a print circulation of 138,000, 1.4 million pageviews per month, and a 36% open rate on its weekly newsletter. But model railroad enthusiasts are…

What's Wrong with Postal Banking?
March 3, 2016 at 11:38 am

In my video debut Friday, I praised postal officials for resisting the urging from various quarters that they enter — or, rather, re-enter — the banking business. (The video, an interview with Erik Cagle of Printing Impressions, is a real hoot for lovers of bad puns, even though it addresses the serious topic of the USPS's…

Press Release: Hearst and Verizon Partner to Develop New Video Channels for Mobile Millennial Audience
March 2, 2016 at 2:02 pm

NEW YORK, March 2, 2016 – As millennial preference and behavior continues to rapidly drive new video consumption models, Verizon and Hearst today announced they have agreed to form a joint venture to develop digital video programming targeting the mobile millennial audience. The venture, which will be known as Verizon Hearst Media Partners following the completion…

Video: Lasting Impressions — The Dead Tree and Me
February 26, 2016 at 3:21 pm

Printing, paper and mailing Industry blogger extraordinaire D. Eadward Tree exits the comfort of his forest to deliver a first-class interview on the U.S. Postal Service — LIVE, for the first time — on Lasting Impressions. One man, one tree, one hot-button topic.

BuzzFeed Creates Its First All-Video App
February 23, 2016 at 2:16 pm

BuzzFeed is launching a new mobile app today called BuzzFeed Video, giving you a chance to see all of its videos in one place. Since pretty much every online media company is ramping up its video production, it makes sense to create an app like this. But it’s also a bit of a left turn for BuzzFeed,…

The New Yorker: Our New Television Show
February 18, 2016 at 12:39 pm

In 1925, when The New Yorker first appeared, televisions existed only in the lab. A decade or so later, they entered homes. At first, they were shy, and hid themselves inside hulking wooden cabinets. Then, in the sixties, they got more adventurous. They grew taller, thinner, and flashier; eventually, they colonized the rest of the…

Press Release: Time Inc. Acquires Automotive YouTube Channels /DRIVE and Fast Lane Daily
February 17, 2016 at 11:57 am

NEW YORK—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) today announced the acquisition of YouTube channels /DRIVE ( and Fast Lane Daily (, along with their associated websites and content libraries. Both /DRIVE and Fast Lane Daily (FLD) are digital pioneers renowned for their adventurous, personality-driven automotive coverage. To date, they have amassed hundreds of millions of video views,…

Press Release: Time Inc. Grew Video, Mobile And Programmatic Revenues Strongly In Q4 And 2015
February 12, 2016 at 11:20 am

NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) reported financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. Time Inc. Chairman and CEO Joe Ripp said, "Time Inc. is the leading content company and the preferred destination for people who crave storytelling that is genuine, compelling and impossible to forget. Mobility and…

Media, Journalism and Technology Predictions 2016
February 4, 2016 at 2:35 pm

This year’s key developments will centre on online video, mobile apps and further moves towards distributed content. Mounting problems around online display advertising will lead to a burst of innovation around journalism business models. More specifically… Facebook/Google/Apple battle intensifies over the future of mobile and the discovery of content Messaging apps continue to drive the next…