2014/10/30

Instagram launches video ads today

The Verge :: Starting today, Instagram is allowing advertisers to start running 15-second video ads that'll appear in your feed.

Read Jacob Kastrenakes, www.theverge.com

Telegraph launches 'Academy' for paid internships, apprenticeships and graduate scheme

Press Gazette :: Telegraph Media Group has launched an “Academy” offering paid internships, apprenticeships, a tutoring programme and promoting the 2015 editorial graduate scheme.

Read William Turvill, www.pressgazette.co.uk

Guardian executive digital editor: 'The decline of print is an absolute given.'

The Media Briefing :: Despite all the signs to the contrary, many in the newspaper business still hold on to the idea that print will have a big role to play in the long-term future of news organisations.

Read Jasper Jackson, www.themediabriefing.com

Guardian executive digital editor: 'The decline of print is an absolute given.'

Despite all the signs to the contrary, many in the newspaper business still hold on to the idea that print will have a big role to play in the long-term future of news organisations.

Read Jasper Jackson, www.themediabriefing.com

How to...publish your podcast on different platforms

The Media Briefing :: Podcasts are becoming big business again, thanks to an increasingly tech-literate audience and variety of distribution platforms. But for many users finding podcasts is still difficult, so how do you actually get your podcast out to the widest possible audience?

Read Chris Sutcliffe, www.themediabriefing.com

Value in the media industry has moved to the edges, to specialized creators and to discovery platforms

GigaOM :: The internet has disrupted media in much the same way it has manufacturing of smartphones or the IT business, says Ben Thompson — value has moved to the edges, to specialized creators and to discovery platforms, leaving media companies in the middle.

Read Mathew Ingram, gigaom.com

Connected device streaming hits new high

Advanced TV :: Streaming films and television shows on Connected TV – including set-top boxes, game consoles and Smart TVs – is now the most satisfying and preferred viewing method, even before live TV.

Read Staff, Advanced TV , advanced-television.com

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