Data

4 Ways to Thrive in a Changing Publishing Ecosystem
March 2, 2020 at 10:24 am

Last year saw what seemed like endless consolidation, layoffs, and closures in the publishing space, and this year is poised to be no different. 2019 ended with Family Circle issuing its last edition and, while 2020 has brought some magazine launches, we’ve also seen McClatchy's file for bankruptcy and the layoff of the entire Men’s…

New York Senator Proposes a Federal ‘Data Protection Agency’
February 14, 2020 at 12:03 pm

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants the United States government more involved in protecting digital privacy, and she wants to create a new federal agency to do it. Gillibrand (D-NY) proposed legislation Thursday to create a Data Protection Agency at the federal level. In an outline of her proposal, published on the official Senate Medium account, Gillibrand…

Integrated Data Success Requires Cross-Organizational Support
February 11, 2020 at 4:33 pm

"Content is still king, but data is going to make you rich," says Ronda Hughes, a B2B media veteran who has led audience data strategy at companies including EnsembleIQ and UBM Americas. The caveat: “Every team within your organization has to buy in to the importance of data collection, audience segmentation, quality over quantity, and a content strategy that drives engagement."

Will Publisher-Created First-Party Data Platforms Save Ad Tech?
January 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

Disclosure: I’m not a fortune-teller nor do I have a crystal ball. What I’ll offer is my 22 years’ experience on the publisher side, as well as on the martech and ad tech side. Here goes. If you haven’t been following recent news, there’s a new marketing push in big media to unite audience data…

3 Publishers on Data Regulation, Cookie Blocking & the New Age of Consumer Privacy
January 22, 2020 at 3:37 pm

Data protection laws and privacy-minded browser updates are forcing publishers to rethink their digital business strategies. At Publishing Executive’s FUSE Media Summit in November, media execs from Northstar Travel Group, Annex Business Media, and Granite Media discussed how their organizations are adapting for success.