2014/10/30

LinkedIn ad revenue soars on strength of sponsored content

AdAge :: LinkedIn continued its tear in the third quarter, with revenue climbing 45% compared to last year to $568 million. That beats analysts' expectations of $557.5 million.

Read Michael Sebastian, adage.com

Student Media Map reveals roughly 20% of college newspapers update daily online

College Media Matters :: In an era of print cutbacks and converged newsrooms within collegemediatopia, Bobby Blanchard has been curious about a single, increasingly significant question: How many student newspapers are actually publishing fresh content daily online?

Read Dan Reimold, www.collegemediamatters.com

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

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