Video

Why National Review Is Doubling Down on Podcasts, Photo Galleries & Video
March 6, 2018 at 8:00 am

Conservative political and cultural magazine National Review has seen massive growth in audience engagement with multimedia content, including its podcasts, photos, and videos. "Our photo galleries are the third most visited part of our website," said publisher Garrett Bewkes during an interview at the 2017 FUSE Media Summit, which has led the magazine to hire…

Tips for Developing Engaging & Revenue-Driving Online Video
February 19, 2018 at 8:00 am

Editor's Note: This article was reported before the acquisition of Time Inc. by Meredith. One of the latest digital video channels from Time Inc. has no fixed home on the web. It has neither its own website or app, and most of its videos don’t even have dialogue. But it has more than 132,000 followers…

Media Pitch: Video Intelligence Uses Machine Learning to Up Video Content & Ad Revenue
February 1, 2018 at 12:42 pm

While the near wholesale pivot to video made by some publishers in 2018  looks foolhardy in hindsight, there’s no question that video is increasing its share of attention on the web, especially on mobile. Publishers that want to up their video game often face the obstacle of scaling the production of video needed to grow…

How CBS News Develops Stand-Out Content for Social Media
January 29, 2018 at 8:00 am

Jareen Imam, head of social media at CBS News, says the key to social video success is finding ways to stand out in crowded social feeds. At CBS News, she's found there are three main ways that publishers can make their social video stand out -- break news, tell an original story that triggers an…

What Can We Learn From Publishers’ Pivot to Video?
January 17, 2018 at 3:36 pm

With the hindsight offered by a new year, publishing’s “Pivot to Video” seems like a moment of collective madness best assigned to a less enlightened time (2017). But what ended up as a bad joke, started out as a serious response to shifting market conditions. And working on the premise that those who fail to…

How Many People Did That Story Reach? It Depends Who’s Counting.
January 11, 2018 at 2:42 pm

As digital publishers bet big on video in search of advertising riches, many believe that a traditional method of media measurement isn’t keeping up. Publishers have long used “unique visitors” as a benchmark to compare the size of their website audiences and lure advertisers. But some media companies say the metric has become somewhat outmoded…

Facebook Plans to Stop Paying Publishers to Make News Feed Videos
December 13, 2017 at 2:28 pm

Multiple publisher sources said Facebook no longer plans to pay publishers and other video makers to produce videos for the news feed. Three publishing sources whose companies were paid by Facebook said the platform plans to end the program that paid publishers and other video makers money every month to make on-demand and live videos…

How to Survive the Media Apocalypse
November 30, 2017 at 1:11 pm

Agony is the natural state of the news industry. Newspaper sales per capita peaked before color television was a thing, and magazines have been in decline since the Clinton administration. When it comes to the finances of the Fourth Estate, bad news is, generally speaking, the news. But 2017 has been a uniquely miserable year…