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ERIK SASS

Erik Sass is editor of Publishers Daily. You can reach Erik at eriksass@gmail.com.

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  • Digital Engagement Index in Digital News Daily on 07/20/2017

    On Tuesday (7/18), Victoria's Secret uploaded an image to its official Instagram page, showcasing several new bra designs. Between Tuesday and Wednesday, the image tracked 374K content responses, helping the lingerie brand reach the #9 spot of the leaderboard with a 29% increase in digital engagements.

  • Facebook Plans News Subs in Publishing Insider on 07/20/2017

    It's no secret that publishers have a "love-hate" relationship with Facebook, recently leaning more toward the latter. However, Facebook is hoping to make amends, or at least throw them a bone, with a new service that will allow users to buy online subscriptions to news publishers.

  • Digital Engagement Index in Digital News Daily on 07/19/2017

    On Tuesday (7/18), the NBA uploaded an image to its official Instagram page, celebrating the Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball being named 2017 Summer League MVP. The image tracked 435K content responses within 24 hours, helping the American sports league climb to the #4 spot of the leaderboard.

  • Boston Globe CEO Resigns After 7 Months in Publishing Insider on 07/19/2017

    On Tuesday, 'The Boston Globe' unexpectedly lost its CEO after less than a year on the job, suggesting it isn't immune to the executive turmoil (and turnover) associated with the industry's financial woes. Even if it is owned by a billionaire.

  • The Dark Side Of Influencers: Douchebags in Social Media Insider on 07/19/2017

    Jake Paul is a Disney star, as well as an influencer, with 8.5 million followers across YouTube, Instagram and the like. Paul is now persona non grata in his West Hollywood neighborhood because of his preferred method of entertaining his social-media audience. Think destructive.

  • Digital Engagement Index in Digital News Daily on 07/18/2017

    On Monday (7/17), Louis Vuitton uploaded an image to its official Instagram page promoting the new Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Connected Watch. The image tracked 70.8K content responses within 24 hours, helping the French luxury brand climb to the #5 spot of the leaderboard.

  • 'Chicago Sun-Times' Sold For $1 in Publishing Insider on 07/18/2017

    As in a number of similar deals in recent years, the investment group, which includes several labor unions, also agreed to assume an unspecified amount of debt.

  • UK Newspaper Alliance Loses Another Member in Publishers Daily on 07/17/2017

    Newspaper publishers may be eager to form grand alliances to take on the "digital duopoly" of Facebook and Google in the online ad marketplace, but they are having a hard time making them stick.

  • Digital Engagement Index in Digital News Daily on 07/17/2017

    On Sunday (07/16), Red Bull published a 360 video to its official Facebook page that showed an eagle flying over Dolomites, Italy. The video generated over 170K post responses within 24 hours, helping the energy drink company climb to the #10 spot of the leaderboard.

  • 'NYT' Cuts Copy Editors in Publishers Daily on 07/14/2017

    As expected, The New York Times is wielding the ax once again, with another round of cuts this week targeting the newspaper's copy editors. The buyouts and potential layoffs, affecting around half the total number, are part of a broad reorganization that will do away with the central copy editing desk altogether.

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