• 'National Enquirer' Admits To Hush Payments, May Avoid Political Scandals In Future
    AIM reversed its earlier claim that the $150,000 payment to a former 'Playboy' model was made for legitimate editorial reasons. But it's unclear what impact it will have on a possible impeachment.
  • Magazine Publishers Aren't Feeling Apple's Texture
    Apple's plans for a digital magazine newsstand that charges one flat fee for access is a terrible idea.
  • Google CEO Fails To Ease Worries About Bias, Censorship
    Google's efforts to improve the user experience also can serve to reinforce personal prejudices and foregone conclusions. It's the modern-day equivalent of Plato's cave allegory.
  • Facebook Updates Instant Articles, Adds Pubs To Subscription Test
    Facebook redesigned its platform to make it more accessible to publishers and cut their development time by 75%.
  • European Union's Copyright Law Is A Bad Idea
    The copyright directive, which awaits final approval by the European Parliament, may be well intended - but it will radically change how the internet works.
  • Europe's Digital Publishers Face Ad Woes Similar To U.S. Companies
    U.S. counterparts in Europe also have faced difficulty with ad-supported business models. News organizations are focused on lean, sustainable operations with diverse revenue sources.
  • Amazon's Ad Business Will Speed Reckoning For Digital Publishers
    Amazon's growing advertising business is the next great disruptor for publishers that must contend with another digital rival.
  • Google AdSense Reminds Publishers To Avoid Dangerous Content
    Publishers may get blocked if they aren't careful about what appears on their websites, such as unmoderated comments from users.
  • Ad Forecasts Predict Mixed Year For Publishers
    Madison Avenue forecasts ad spending will grow modestly next year. Publishers will be challenged to boost digital ad sales amid growing competition. The saving grace for many publishers will be mobile ad sales.
  • Publishers Score Facebook Victory, But Possible Conflict Looms
    The decision is another sign that Facebook is fine-tuning the procedures for handling political content after years of withering criticism. But the company is likely to face more hostility when it starts picking which publishers can be considered legitimate.
Next Entries »