The “mobile-first” transformation for news organizations has been long
and painful. Despite the fact that wearables haven’t come close to
breaking through to a mass consumer base, these same organizations are
taking precautions so they don’t get left behind by the next wave in
As expectations for an Apple iWatch mount (a research firm has
predicted that 330 million smartwatches will be sold
worldwide by 2018), news orgs are already planning for the ways they
will move their content onto the wrists and foreheads of consumers.