Sunday, September 9, 2012
  • The Drum.com Emerges As International Site The Drum

    The publication has switched fromwww.thedrum.co.uk towww.thedrum.com. Gordon Young, editor and co-founder of The Drum, the positioning statement itself is what makes the move significant. "This is a key staging post in The Drum's journey to having a very tight geographic focus, to becoming much more geographically neutral. "Our website is really about recording great modern marketing and media stories - and that appeals to readers all over the world."

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  • UK City On Way To Global Digital-ness Inside Media

    Earlier this year Manchester City Council revealed a ten-point plan to ensure it is one of the world's foremost digital cities by 2020 - promoting economic growth and ensuring residents have the skills to benefit. MediaCity has put the North West on Britain's media map and Insider's Business of Media Conference will hear how the region's digital, creative and media sectors can grasp the moment or face being left behind.

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  • Hearst's Elle UK Debuts Mobile Website The Drum

    Publisher Hearst's fashion magazine ELLE UK has launched a new mobile website as part of its online engagement strategy across multiple platforms. The mobile site will aim to deliver content across all ELLE platforms, including print and online, featuring bold headlines and a range of fashion and beauty photography. Users will also be able to shop online on their mobile device through the site.

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  • Culture, Science Site Preps October Launch Press Gazette

    Aeon is being launched next month. The team is led by managing editor Ed Lake, the former deputy editor of The National's literary supplement The Review. It also includes former New Statesman arts editor Marina Benjamin, who joins as senior editor, and assistant editor Lizzie Kirkwood, whose work has been published in Prospect and The Guardian. Ross Andersen, the Washington-based science editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books and a correspondent for the Atlantic, joins the team as contributing editor.

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  • Lincolnite Is Out With Its First IBook Journalism.co.uk

    The iPad book 'Mayoral Medal Heroes 2012' is dedicated to "recognising the six inspirational people who were awarded a Mayoral Medal by the Right Worshipful Mayor of Lincoln". The free, multimedia iBook features interviews and photos with all the winners of the awards, as well as a photo gallery and video from the event. The iBook was created by Stonebow Media, publishers of The Lincolnite, a digital-only news outlet launched two years ago.

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  • Virgin Media Unveils Virgin TV Anywhere Digital Spy

    Virgin Media has unveiled Virgin TV Anywhere, a new Sky Go-style service that will enable cable TV customers to stream live channels and on-demand on smartphones, tablets and laptops. Launching "soon" as an app and website, TV Anywhere will offer around 30 channels for live streaming spanning a "wide range of genres", along with around 2,000 hours of video on-demand content.

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  • Good Housekeeping Bows First Travel Website Media Week

    According to Hearst, Goodhousekeepingtravel.co.uk is its first travel website, showcasing guided global holidays that can be bought online. The site allows users to search for their ideal holiday by price, popularity or by Good Housekeeping recommends, as well as browsing handpicked weekend breaks and the most popular offers, before booking on the Good Housekeeping Travel Shop.

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