Digital media leader Vice and sports sports entertainment company ESPN have inked a production and distribution deal whereby Vice will create sports-centric content for ESPN’s television, digital, and mobile properties. At the same time,...Show More Summary
Adobe announced today that it's buying Livefyre, a platform that helps brands and publishers collect, curate and publish user-generated content. The acquisition will allow Adobe to keep up with the high demand for digital content. Using...Show More Summary
While most digital video networks presenting at this year's NewFronts will be explaining to ad buyers over the next two weeks just how different they are from traditional TV, Defy Media went in the opposite direction. "We actually like comparing ourselves to TV," president Keith Richman said today at New York's SVA Theatre. Show More Summary
Ad spending on original digital content has posted staggering gains in the past couple of years. MediaPost reports that spending on desktop and mobile combined has more than doubled since 2014, with the bulk of the money coming out of...
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Industry Insider" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The New York Times is incorporating virtual reality into the future of its content. The media giant...Show More Summary
Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly surprised culture and Internet watchers last week by announcing plans for a comprehensive review of Canadian content policies in a digital world. Joly says everything is on the table includingShow More Summary
Reporter's note: This post will be updated with news from various presentations over the next two weeks. NEW YORK — For the digital entertainment space, there's truly no place like the NewFronts. For the next two weeks, a whopping 39...Show More Summary
The 2016 Digital Content NewFronts kicked off this morning at a breakfast hosted by business development firm MediaLink, where top executives discussed a dearth in “premium” advertising in today’s digital media landscape. “We recognized...Show More Summary
Bloomberg Media's second-ever presentation at the Digital Content NewFronts today featured a pair of major themes: the publisher's growing video content and how it's leveraging more data to attract advertisers. New York-based Bloomberg revealed that it's now garnering 20 million monthly video views while doubling its video streams in the past year. Show More Summary
The dividing line between traditional media and digital media is becoming less clear all the time as advertisers increasingly view both products on equal terms, as video. In a scene setter for the Digital Content NewFronts, under way in New...
Warner Music Group has expanded its Board of Directors from 11 to 12 members with the addition of Ynon Kreiz. Until last December, Kreiz served as the CEO of Maker Studios, which produces content for YouTube and other digital distribution platforms. The company represents more than 55,000 independent artists including...
Vimeo announced today its acquisition of OTT subscription platform VHX for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2011, VHX offers distribution tech that has helped more than 1.5 million content creators gross roughly $9.6 million by selling content directly to their audiences. Show More Summary
Roundup of the pillars of digital engagement: content, context, community and collaboration
Since its inception in 2012, Digital Content NewFronts presentations have been all about convincing marketers to double down on digital video. But this year's extravaganza seeks to raise the bar, with publishers adding more sophisticated...Show More Summary
Between May 2nd and May 13, 2016 38 digital media brands will descend upon New York City for the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB)’s annual NewFronts. In turn, the participating brands will reveal their content plans for the upcoming...Show More Summary
In pulling together our annual Video Issue this year, which we publish on the first day of the fifth annual Digital Content NewFronts, I had to gut check our coverage plan several times as news hit during the weeks just before deadline...Show More Summary
As the fifth annual Digital Content NewFronts kick off today, Adweek and the IAB convened a panel of nine industry executives approaching the business of video from a range of perspectives and goals for the coming two weeks, during which...Show More Summary
Digital media company Issuu has been trying to offer a better way to present content online. Now it’s a promising a better way for teams to work together on creating that content too, with the launch of a new product called Collaborate. Show More Summary
Here at Flavorwire, we pride ourselves on not only writing some of the best content on the internet, but keeping an eye on all of the great writing that other folks on the ‘net are doing, too. Today, we have an essay looking at the way video games and the digital age have ushered in a societal […]
Three weeks into the launch of Arré, the Enam Group has acquired a significant minority stake in the company. The Founders, along