With parent company Snap planning an IPO next month, messaging service-turned-media juggernaut Snapchat is locking in a number of partnerships with publishers and other content providers. On Monday, it revealed a new deal with The Washington Post, which will provide breaking news round the clock to Snapchat users via the Discover feature.
The decision appears to be an admission that the non-nude editorial policy, the centerpiece of a strategy to make the pub more advertiser-friendly, has failed to deliver the hoped-for financial turnaround.
The New Year has not brought respite for the newspaper business, as demonstrated by the slow but steady erosion of local newspapers across the United States. The last month has brought a number of new closures, leaving more small and mid-sized towns without a daily local news source.
The parallel bids by Meredith Corp. and an investment group led by entertainment exec Edgar Bronfman Jr. have progressed to the signing of nondisclosure agreements by both parties with Time Inc. That sets the stage for Time Inc to share confidential details about the state of its business and finances.
Close on the heels of a Maryland court's dismissal of Melania Trump's first libel lawsuit against the Daily Mail's publisher, Mail Media Inc, her lawyers have filed a new suit against the company - about the same allegedly libelous statements in New York State.
The hire is in response to the alleged threats to free speech posed by the administration of President Donald Trump, as well as the proliferation of "fake news" distributed by social media platforms like Facebook.
The long saga of The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard, two iconic trade publications of the traditional media era that have undergone radical reinventions in the digital age. The latest news: They are once again up for sale. Janice Min, the famed former US Weekly editor who took the helm as editor-in-chief, is stepping down.
Don't let the posh accents fool you: British politics and media are at least as cutthroat as the American versions, and backstabbing is considered a patriotic pastime.
Welcome to the politics of confected controversy - a weird place where the President of the United States of America openly threatens to remove federal funding from one of the world's premiere universities because it canceled an address by the tech editor of an online publication.
Globally, the number of mobile devices with ad blocking software installed jumped 38% from 275 million at the end of 2015 to 380 million at the end of 2016.