Cox Communications is launching a new app, Flare Kids, that is designed to help families find popular, child-friendly video content online, the company announced this week.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is making a play in the media business, with an investment in 'STACK,' a multi-platform sports performance content and media company targeting athletes.
The Atlantic is reviving its blogging feature on its Notes section, as part of a larger effort to bring back the conversational aspect of online media, the high-brow intellectual and cultural journal announced this week.
Snapchat added three new channels to its Discover platform, this week. The lucky publishers include food and travel video network Tastemade; tech news site Mashable; and gaming news site IGN. “These publishers join Discover's existing 12 publishers, bringing the total number of Discover channels to 15,” The Hollywood Reporter notes.
The Atlantic just launched a blogging section named Notes. It’s will serve as a place for “first thoughts, running arguments, [and] stories in progress,” according to the publisher. As TheAtlantic.com editor J.J. Gould tells The Observer: “[W]e’re hoping Notes will feel both familiar and welcome to those of you who remember a bloggier Atlantic.”
"The New Yorker" is celebrating the 90th anniversary of its famously dry, odd cartoons with a new book, the "90th Anniversary Book of Cartoons," now available on newsstands as well as for mobile and tablet devices.
Time Inc. UK is launching a new division devoted to film advertising, the company announced this week, according to "Talking New Media."
Dick Porter, who previously served as president of Media Sales for women's interest publisher Meredith Corp., is leaving the company for a new appointment as chief revenue officer of StyleHaul, a network of style-focused content creators.
Jennifer Catto has joined Evolve Media as senior vice-president of integrated marketing, the company announced this week.
Thomas Hammer has joined IBT Media as senior vice-president of sales, the business media publisher announced this week.