2015/08/31

Financial journalist Wang Xiaolu has “confessed” to causing “panic and disorder” on China’s stock market

News.com.au :: A financial journalist has “confessed” to causing “panic and disorder” on China’s stock market and inflicting “huge losses on the country”, state media reported on Sunday.

Read Staff, News.com.au, www.news.com.au

Discovery get experimental with virtual reality with its new eight-person virtual reality unit

Digiday :: The company's new eight-person virtual reality unit has gone deep on the tech with videos that show people what it's like to surf, swim with sharks and survive in the wild

Read Ricardo Bilton, digiday.com

Bauer Media is closing car magazine Top Gear Australia and its website

mUmBRELLA :: Bauer Media is closing car magazine Top Gear Australia and its website, with the magazine to shutter after its October edition. 

Read Miranda Ward, mumbrella.com.au

How The Young Turks plans to crowdsource local news around the world

Digiday :: The Young Turks is launching a program called “TYT Next,” which is aimed at finding new hosts and correspondents for the network. 

Read Sahil Patel, digiday.com

News startups like 'LittleThings' are trying to tackle viewability early

Adweek :: The issue of viewability, online ads people can actually see, is the cause of much Sturm und Drang among publishers and advertisers these days, but a new wave of media upstarts are hoping to sidestep the issue by designing ad-friendly sites early on.

Read Lauren Johnson, www.adweek.com

How bloodvertising became one of today's most visceral trends

AdWeek :: They're all public-service campaigns, they're all trying to break through the clutter, and they're all trying to remind people of the practical, physical effects of their actions.

Read Jesse Oxfeld, www.adweek.com

Axel Springer’s business magazine thrives on freedom of being a start-up

INMA :: Axel Springer took a risk when it started Bilanz in 2014. While not having a well-established reader base may seem like a challenge, the magazine has seen only positives from the opportunities starting from scratch allows.

Read Stephan Knieps, www.inma.org

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