Online media is made of clicks.
Maybe the Homepage Is Alive After All: Quartz is trying a New Twist on the Traditional Website Front Door
It was only a couple months ago that Quartz was making a bold proclamation: “The homepage is dead, and the social web has won.”
Sites like Fortune and Bloomberg may cover financial news, but that doesn’t mean they have to do so without any flair.
News is a reliable British export. The lineup of products has included the tabloid and broadsheet newspaper, which came to define modern journalism; the BBC, the first global news brand; and the Guardian's website, giving the world, for better or worse, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.
BuzzFeed just closed a new $50 million investment from Andreessen Horowitz, a prominent venture capital firm in Silicon Valley.
The New York Times is considering a cheaper version of its digital subscription as it continues to look for ways to get more revenue out of consumers.
The Telegraph website’s 20% traffic boost in June has been attributed to factors including favouring Facebook over Twitter to push content and writing fewer stories overall, according to Jason Seiken.
Earlier this month, the New Yorker announced plans to massively overhaul its website and to significantly alter its digital model, at a time when the Guardian and the New York Times are also implementing changes to their online presence.
Three major news website redesigns this year look very different but have an important feature in common: articles that seamlessly transition to new content, without requiring readers to click or tap headlines and then wait for new pages to load.
Facebook has helped catapult sites like BuzzFeed and Upworthy into social stardom, boosting the visibility of media content on the News Feeds of millions of users and generating a deluge of traffic.
You started at Bloomberg in January as the global head of digital innovation. Why the shift to video?
Following Time Inc.’s overhaul in recent months of the Time, Fortune and Money websites, now it’s Sports Illustrated’s turn.
Every few months media types seem to loop back to a familiar question: How to measure media beyond the page view.