Consumer

Politico’s Robert Allbritton On Trump, a Record Year, Expansion, and Axios
December 21, 2018 at 11:57 am

When it launched, in 2007, Politico was part of a new wave of digital media brands — The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Business Insider, Vice, an early iteration of Vox Media, among them — that proffered the future of journalism. But Politico was always distinct from its peers in crucial ways. It was accompanied by a…

Google is Launching a Voice-Driven Version of Google News for Smart Speakers and Phones
December 10, 2018 at 1:03 pm

People like smart speakers, but there are a lot of things they don’t like about news on smart speakers. As recent research by Nic Newman — published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and written up by us here — shows, consumers aren’t the biggest fans of the sort of news briefings that publishers have been pushing out.…

Marie Claire’s Power Trip Event Sees Strength in Smaller Numbers
October 15, 2018 at 8:00 am

It’s quality over quantity for Marie Claire and its exclusive Power Trip event. What began as simply a realization by editor in chief Anne Fulenwider that she and publisher Nancy Berger “always came up with such amazing ideas on planes,” the now annual event crystalized after Fulenwider joked to a junior fashion editor, while flitting…

Google, Condé Nast Reveal Pixel Magazine Cover Campaign
October 10, 2018 at 10:48 am

Get ready for more magazine covers to be in the hands of advertisers. In its biggest simultaneous cover campaign, Condé Nast handed over seven November magazine covers to be photographed with Google’s newest Pixel 3 phone as part of a paid advertising…

New York Times Expanding Travel Tours For Younger Readers
October 3, 2018 at 8:00 am

The New York Times is getting deeper into the experiential realm. For a fee starting at $75 and going up depending on the destination, a reader can book a half or full day “city tour” based on travel content from The Times, in particular its popular “36 Hours” columns, which have already been turned into large bound…

The New York Times is Asking Readers to Help it Cover Election Misinformation
September 24, 2018 at 2:37 pm

The New York Times is stepping up its coverage of misinformation ahead of this fall’s midterm elections. On Monday, the newspaper published a tip form where readers can send examples of potentially false or misleading content they find in their social media feeds. Examples could be a Facebook account…