Quibi is to launch two daily news shows aimed at millennials after striking a deal with NBC News. The broadcaster’s news operations becomes the first producer to partner with Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form digital service for its curated daily news strand Daily Essentials.
Meet Ben Winslow, a “multi-platform journalist” at Tribune’s KSTU in Salt Lake City, Utah. He’s on Twitter, he’s on Facebook, he co-hosts a podcast — and oh yes, he’s also on TV. But Winslow is not just posting his work to different platforms; he is using each one in a distinctive way.
Norah O’Donnell will make her CBS Evening News debut, of course, on TV. But that doesn’t mean CBS News isn’t mindful of the new ways in which news aficionados get their information in an era of smartphone alerts and viral tweets.
There’s a lot that newsrooms could and should learn from what’s made platform and technology companies successful, sometimes at the direct expense of legacy news business models. Here are seven top takeaways.
Ben Smith, the editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed News built his division from scratch into the country’s premiere digital-native newsroom. Now media’s Boy Wonder finds his operation — and his company — at an inflection point.
Five mornings a week, Paul Gerke performs typical morning-anchor duties as part of the Today in Arizona team on Tegna’s KPNX Phoenix. But on some Fridays, he steps away at 6 a.m. and delivers a segment of his own — Paul’s Extra Point — that is resonating on social media by breaking away from the standard TV formula.
Mary Meeker recently released her 2019 Internet Trends Report. The annual report is an industry bible of need-to-know data points eagerly awaited by trend-spotters and strategists alike. It’s also usually 300+ pages of data. For news leaders who know they should read the entire report, but can’t find the time, fear not. Here are 10 trends affecting the news industry you need to know.