platform publishing

Jun
07
It's 2019, and you still need to own your content

It's 2019, and you still need to own your content

Beware the roach motels of the platforms - if content is your business, you still need to own and publish it yourself.
1 min read
Jun
25
The Lily: iterating a visual and editorial voice (News Impact Summit, Paris)

The Lily: iterating a visual and editorial voice (News Impact Summit, Paris)

For the social media generation, the design of a story is just as important as the journalism. The Lily's Amy King explained the team's interactive approach to design at the News Impact Summit.
4 min read
May
06
Medium goes all in on being a social network for content

Medium goes all in on being a social network for content

Medium is leaving custom URLS behind - and that makes it a dangerous place for publishers.
1 min read
Mar
07
The LittleThings lesson publishers should be learning

The LittleThings lesson publishers should be learning

The first major casualty of the Facebook algorithm change was announced last week: LittleThings was closing up, putting 100 people
3 min read
Feb
26
Is Medium aiming to be the Facebook of long-form writing?

Is Medium aiming to be the Facebook of long-form writing?

Stowe Boyd has some serious questions about the future of Medium: And what about Medium? Are we better off because
1 min read
Oct
02
The stealth success of Apple News

The stealth success of Apple News

I woke to unexpectedly happy news this morning – one of my (meagre) blog posts from last week had killed it
2 min read
Jul
04
Facebook & news publishers: a rocky relationship

Facebook & news publishers: a rocky relationship

How are Facebook’s efforts to reach out to publishers going? “To call this group a partnership group is a
1 min read
Jun
23
Live by the Facebook, die by the Facebook

Live by the Facebook, die by the Facebook

There’s a lot of unhappy Macedonian publishers right now, as Craig Silverman reports for Buzzfeed: “I’m in a
1 min read
Apr
25
How The Economist plays the platform game

How The Economist plays the platform game

How do you recruit new subscribers - especially young ones? For The Economist, social platforms are a big part of the equation…
3 min read
Feb
05
The new original sin of online publishing

The new original sin of online publishing

John Battelle thinks we actually figured out online publishing a decade ago – and then we screwed it up. How? We
1 min read