Medium launches biz magazine Marker

Medium has launched Marker, an online business magazine, with Paul Smalera as editor in chief. Smalera writes, “A marker tells you where something is — and what’s important about it. It’s a signpost that provides direction and clarity, and conveys information. It’s also a standard setter; when you lay down a marker for yourself or […]

How a Business Insider reporter got the story on hacking devices

Business Insider deputy editor Olivia Oran spoke to technology deals reporter Becky Peterson who took readers inside the secretive Israeli spyware startup scene, where the notorious NSO Group has spawned a web of companies that hack into devices. Here is an excerpt: Oran: Tell me about your reporting process. How long did this story take […]

New York Times ad highlights female athletes’ fight for pay equity

To showcase how independent journalism helps people understand the gender gap and why it persists, The New York Times will release a new ad during the U.S. Open semifinals. Called \”The Truth Has a Voice\”, the ad highlights the challenges women athletes face when it comes to pay equity. In 1974, the U.S. Open made history […]

John Lansing appointed CEO of NPR

NPR has a new CEO. John Lansing, a veteran government broadcast and cable television executive, has been selected by NPR’s corporate board to succeed its current chief, Jarl Mohn. Lansing, who is 62, is currently the chief executive of the government agency that oversees Voice of America, Radio and Television Martí and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, among […]

Industry Dive has a new majority owner

Falfurrias Capital Partners has bought a majority stake in Industry Dive, which publishes a series of email newsletters and websites such as Retail Dive and Restaurant Dive, for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2012 and based in Washington, D.C., Industry Dive provides business news, analysis and other information products and services to more than 7 […]

WSJ is building younger audience with Future of Everything

Wajma Mohseni, associate director of marketing and brand strategy at The Wall Street Journal, writes about how the paper is building a younger audience with its Future of Everything brand. Mohseni writes, “When I started at WSJ in 2015, The Future of Everything was a magazine supplement in the newspaper, and it was distributed to […]

How “Morning Brew” built an audience of 1.5 million subscribers

Tyler Denk, senior product lead at “Morning Brew,” writes about how the business news newsletter grew its audience to 1.5 million subscribers through referrals and giveaways. Denk writes, “After a reader opts to share their unique referral link with someone, the goal now is to make sure that someone becomes a subscriber. “Our landing pages […]

Bloomberg launches Bloomberg TV+

Bloomberg has launched Bloomberg TV+, a premium streaming video experience that combines Bloomberg data and programming. Bloomberg TV+ will be available in high definition and 4K ultra high definition (UHD). Bloomberg.com subscribers can see low-latency streaming news delivery on desktop, tablet and mobile web, with plans to expand into more ultra-high definition availability across IP […]

Washington Post hires Heather Kelly to cover tech

Washington Post business editor David Cho, deputy business editor Zachary Goldfarb and technology editor Christina Passariello sent out the following announcement on Friday: We are excited to announce that Heather Kelly will be The Washington Post’s reporter covering the ways technology affects everyday life, including relationships, financial situations, education, work, health and entertainment. Heather has […]

Forbes adds 10 editorial staffers

Forbes Chief Content Officer Randall Lane sent the following note to staffers worldwide: All, It’s been a busy month so far, with many new colleagues joining us. Thought I’d take some time to catch everyone up on all of these talented people. First, Robert LaFranco, our new Assistant Managing Editor for Consumer, is the latest […]