Growth of Time Spent on mobile devices slows

eMarketer :: Not surprisingly, Americans are spending an increasing share of their time on their mobile devices. But according to the latest eMarketer forecast, the channel’s growth rate is slowing considerably.

Read Staff, eMarketer, www.emarketer.com

Native advertising powering profitability for The Onion...along with Donald Trump

Huffington Post :: Native or custom advertising units, is powering profitability for the Chicago-based satirical publisher The Onion, says CEO Mike McAvoy, in this interview with Beet.TV at DMEXCO last month.

Read Andy Plesser, www.huffingtonpost.com

FAA proposes $1.9 million fine against drone operator for alleged airspace violations

Buzzfeed :: The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed a $1.9 million fine be imposed against a Chicago company for operating drones within crowded, restricted airspace.

Read Jason Wells, www.buzzfeed.com

Streaming device owners watch 22hrs of video on TV weekly

Advanced TV :: Parks Associates research shows US broadband households with a streaming media device watch more video on the television on average than households without one of these devices, at 22 hours versus 18 hours per week. 

Read Staff, Advanced TV, advanced-television.com

Is the dotcom bubble about to burst (again)?

Guardian :: In Silicon Valley, millions of dollars change hands every day as investors hunt the next big thing – the ‘unicorn’, or billion-dollar tech firm. There are now almost 150, but can they all succeed? 

Read Carole Cadwalladr, www.theguardian.com


Newsroom evolution from digital denial to digital first

LinkedIn :: For each newsroom there has been a different approach, based on local business logic, legacy issues, and political and cultural differences to adapt to changing audience behaviour and embrace, where appropriate, technological developments.

Read David Brewer, www.linkedin.com

Danish Egmont Media Group quits Russian magazine business due to media ownership law

Moscow Times :: Denmark's Egmont Media Group will transfer its Russian magazine business to a local company, becoming the latest publisher forced to restructure by a law limiting foreign ownership of Russian media, the RBC newspaper reported Monday.

Read Anastasia Bazenkova, www.themoscowtimes.com