By the Numbers
Simon Dumenco writes about Gawker and the “Big Blog Era” today, focusing on how the media company has grown — traffic-wise and snark target–wise.
Gawker Media is privately held, mostly by its founder Nick Denton, and it doesn’t reveal its earnings. But it’s clear from the omnipresence of major brand marketers on its Read More
It is no coincidence that the logo for the Magazine Publishers of America (MPA) inaugural Magazine Innovation Summit centered around an oversized capital ‘I.’ The Internet, innovation, and iDomination were high priorities for the event—a fact only further confirmed by the conference’s tagline, “technology changes everything.”
Held in the Grand Hyatt New York and the Read More
Dan Abrams wants in on the media blogging and aggregation business.
For the past several months, Mr. Abrams—the chief legal analyst for NBC News and head of the nascent media strategy firm Abrams Research—has been meeting with various New York-based media reporters, editors, and bloggers about the potential editorial venture.
To date, nobody has signed Read More
Today, The Huffington Post’s Media Vertical has a huge, attention-grabbing above-the-scroll headline about The New York Times‘ announcement that the paper is now selling ads on A1, which reads, FRONT PAGE FOR SALE.
It should be noted that the Huffington Post, which was the subject of Simon Dumenco’s Ad Age column Read More
There’s always been a bit of friction between The New York Times Magazine and the legions of ink-stained wretches who fill that paper every day. But a lunchtime meeting between magazine editor Adam Moss and the business desk staff last month seems to have bruised more egos than usual. According to sources familiar with the Read More