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A campaign called ‘Journalists at the border’

Thirty Polish media have recently launched a ‘Journalists at the border’ campaign in response to a state of emergency which restricts journalists from accessing the length of the Polish-Belarusian border. The state of emergency, introduced…

BBC Online chief Neil McIntosh becomes The Scotsman editor

Neil who worked as Managing Editor of BBC Online and previously held roles on The Wall Street Journal and The Guardian has announced as a new editor of The Scotland. He spent his early journalistic career on The Scotsman and Edinburgh…

Digital ad revenues of Meredith surpass magazine revenues

Media conglomerate Meredith has achieved an 11 percent hike to $902 million for its fiscal 2021 second-quarter YoY, and a 4 percent hike to $1.595 billion for its first half. That was driven, in large part, by digital ad sales. It has…

Vox appoints Swati Sharma as new Editor-in-Chief

Vox Media has announced Swati Sharma, Managing Editor at The Atlantic, as the new Editor-in-Chief of Vox—the premier explanatory journalism network. Swati joins Vox during a moment of tremendous growth and will oversee its website’s…

Taboola and Outbrain cancel their $850 million merger

Online advertising is a game of scale, but one attempt to consolidate two competitors to better take on Google and Facebook has fallen apart. Taboola and Outbrain, startups that each provide publishers with ad-based content recommendation…

South Korean news outlets chase digital dream

When The New York Times was looking to relocate some of its operations out of Hong Kong earlier this year, the U.S. media heavyweight chose Seoul, citing among other reasons the freedom of South Korea’s press. But while the NYT comes…