Human Resources

How Media Companies Can Define & Build Great Culture
March 3, 2017 at 2:39 pm

Culture. This one simple word can elicit an array of reactions, emotions, and responses from leaders. Some leaders feel a tremendous sense of pride that their organization DOES have a culture, it’s described using the latest buzzwords, and it’s beautifully displayed in the office reception area. Other leaders become gripped with fear that their organization…

Press Release: SourceMedia Hires New CMO Matthew Yorke
January 10, 2017 at 12:56 pm

New York, NY (January 5, 2017) – SourceMedia, a business-to-business digital marketing services, subscription information and events company, today announces the appointment of Matthew Yorke as Chief Marketing Officer, a new position for the company. Yorke joins SourceMedia from the global media and marketing solutions agency OMD,…

Press Release: Active Interest Media Hires New CFO Michael Henry
January 9, 2017 at 2:12 pm

Boulder, CO (January 9, 2017) – Active Interest Media (aimmedia.com) announced today that Michael Henry has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Henry has 20 years of experience in media finance. Prior to joining AIM, Henry served as SVP of Finance and CFO at…

Publishers, How Is Your Morale These Days?
December 12, 2016 at 10:29 am

In October, Campaign US released its annual advertising industry survey, which indicated that ad industry morale had dropped 36% from 2015. I was stunned by that revelation. Of all the parts of the media industry, it is the ad agencies that are doing by far the best in terms of revenue. The report went on…

BoSacks Speaks Out: On David Carey's 'Rule-Breaking' Keynote at The Folio: C Summit
November 3, 2016 at 12:13 pm

I was at the Folio: show this week in New York City. I spoke at the conference and was spoken to by many a strong, free-thinking, radical member of a still evolving, re-energized publishing community. It was, as usual, a thought provoking event, and I was delighted to attend. Before I continue I want to…

Raju Narisetti Named CEO of What Was Gawker Media
September 22, 2016 at 10:46 am

Narisetti is effectively taking over for Nick Denton, who founded Gawker Media and ran it for over a decade. Narisetti is currently the senior vice president of strategy at News Corp, the Murdoch family's print and digital media company. He brings both journalistic expertise and digital media understanding to the job. He will move to…

Time Inc. to Cut Dozens of Staffers
August 22, 2016 at 2:46 pm

The Great Summer Of Change continues at Time Inc. According to Politico, “a few dozen” staffers are getting cut by tomorrow, in yet another attempt to right the ship. The latest round of cuts—that come just weeks after Time Inc. cut 110 staffers—will come from across all of Time Inc.’s brands.

How to Train Your Staff to Use Data
August 22, 2016 at 2:42 pm

Publishers have a wide variety of data at their fingertips through their e-newsletters, digital subscriptions, social media, websites, and more, but many media companies fail to implement this data in a meaningful way. Executives who spoke at Publishing Executive Live: Data, Insight & Revenue Summit agreed that getting editors, salespeople, and even marketers to embrace…