The Telegraph launches tech section that includes U.S. reporters
The Telegraph in London has launched a tech section called Technology Intelligence that includes journalists in Silicon Valley and Washington.
Lucinda Southern of Digiday reports, “Technology Intelligence will cover device reviews and news, technology companies, technology developments in areas like cryptocurrencies and augmented reality, the political and social effects of technology, plus the U.K. startup scene. Aside from online and print coverage, The Telegraph will launch two new email newsletters, a weekly podcast, Amazon Alexa briefings, weekly columns, in-depth analysis and Snapchat content related to Technology Intelligence. The Telegraph is also publishing a five-part series that explores the hunt for the world’s first trillion-dollar company, written by technology special correspondent Harry de Quetteville.
“‘The aim is to establish The Telegraph as the leading newspaper of tech journalism,’ said Allister Heath, editor of The Sunday Telegraph. ‘We’ll be creating globally relevant content from the British Telegraph perspective. It will enable us to generate a large and broad audience of registered users spanning every demographic with an interest in tech.’
“The Telegraph has an ambitious goal of 10 million registered users; it is aiming for 3 million by the end of 2018.”
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