Corpus Christi Business News becomes online-only publication

Corpus Christi Business News will become an online-only newspaper after January’s issue. Suzanne Freeman of the publication writes, “You can also follow Corpus Christi Business News on Facebook and Twitter, where your feedback is encouraged and always welcome. “The change coincides with the publication of the new Corpus Christi Business Directory. Together, Corpus Christi Business News […]

Bloomberg Media launches targeted TV advertising system

Bloomberg Media is rolling out a TV advertising proposition called Trigr TV, a system it claims will bring targeting capabilities more commonly associated with online ad targeting to the TV screens of business media outlets, reports Ronan Shields of Adweek. Shields reports, “Trigr is a targeting technology the business media outlet already offers on its […]

Bloomberg’s TicToc to expand into other languages

Max Willens of Digiday interviewed Bloomberg Media CEO Justin Smith about the company’s plans for 2019. Here is an excerpt: What’s the goal for the new businesses in 2019? TicToc was profitable in our first year. A number of these businesses actually started off without requiring a large amount of capital, and that’s because they […]

Cheddar now on all OTT subscription services, prepping primetime

Business news channel Cheddar is launching its live-streaming news networks on Sony’s PlayStation Vue, making it the first content provider to span all over-the-top subscription services in the U.S., reports Todd Spangler of Variety. Spangler writes, “As part of Cheddar’s push to bring in more revenue with the expanded distribution footprint, the company will launch a block of primetime programming […]

Inside the WSJ’s subscription strategy

Aditi Sangal of Digiday talked with Karl Wells, the general manager of the Wall Street Journal’s subscription and membership business, about its subscription strategy. Here is an excerpt: Package the choice for best results. “One of the biggest things we saw was around price anchoring and choice architecture, which is effectively saying, ‘how can you […]

How the FT is building brand loyalty with young readers

Jessica Davies of Digiday writes about how the Financial Times lifted its paywall for schools around the world to get younger consumers to read its content. Davies writes, “‘Historically, the FT has been perceived as [having] an older audience already in working life or advanced education,’ said Jack. ‘But this is important in terms of thinking […]

Fortune seeks to diversify revenue under new ownership

Fortune magazine will try to diversify its revenue streams in 2019 under its new owners, reports Max Willens of Digiday. Willens writes, “Armed with new funds promised by Thai businessman Chatchaval Jiaravanon, who recently acquired Fortune from Meredith for $150 million, the business publication will be developing several paid products at both consumer and professional price points, […]

Reuters sees revenue rise from video views on Twitter

Reuters is generating revenue from putting some of its editorial video content on Twitter, reports Lucinda Southern of Digiday. Southern writes, “According to Dan Colarusso, executive editor at Reuters TV and Reuters.com, Twitter now brings in ‘significant revenue,’ in line with what his company gets from Google AMP. ‘In terms of one product on one […]

CNBC names VP of business development and strategy

Tiffany Sam Chow has been named vice president of business development and strategy at CNBC. Effective Jan. 2, Chow will be based out of CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, reporting to Satpal Brainch, president of CNBC Business News Worldwide. She will be responsible for leading CNBC’s business development strategy across all platforms […]

Daily Tech, new tech publication, coming in 2019

City & State honcho Tom Allon said he plans to unleash a six-day-a-week digital publication called Daily Tech in January, reports Keith Kelly of The New York Post. Kelly writes, “The plan calls for the publication to be e-mail-blasted each morning around 7:30 a.m., staring Jan. 6. “Allon said he plans to secure one advertiser […]