After dropping paywall, Quartz readership declined

Business news site Quartz saw its readership decline after dropping its paywall a year ago, reports Mark Stenberg of Adweek. Stenberg writes, “But since ungating its content, site readership has dropped from an average of 3 million visitors per month in 2022 to 1.3 million visitors per month between January and March of this year, according […]

Poets & Quants sold to London company

Poets & Quants, the website covering business education run by business journalist John Byrne, has been sold to Times Higher Education in London for an undisclosed amount. Byrne will remain as CEO and editor in chief for another three years. “This is a match made in heaven,” said Byrne in a statement. “We’ll be joining […]

Biz journalist Bel Bruno launches The Intersect

Longtime business journalist Joe Bel Bruno has launched The Intersect, which covers how the entertainment industry and Wall Street collide. Bel Bruno had most recently been at The Wrap as an editor at large. “I started The Intersect because there’s no real independent source of news that’s looking out for investors who sink cash into entertainment stocks,” […]

Fortune nearly doubled pageviews in 2022

Fortune magazine CEO Alan Murray sent out the following to the staff on Wednesday: Hello Fortune team! As we continue to spring forward through 2023, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the amazing audience growth we’ve achieved over the past few years—a trend we plan to continue! On, we saw 90% […]

What’s behind the aviation and defense site Hype Aviation

Todd Bishop of Geekwire interviewed the two people — Robin Koenig, who started the site, and Isaac Alexander, a Seattle-area aviation geek who serves as its chief content officer — behind Hype Aviation, a news aggregation site for aviation, space and defense news. Here is an excerpt: Robin Koenig: It’s a multi-step process. So the first thing […]

Crain’s Detroit unveils redesigned website

Crain’s Detroit Business has redesigned its website. Group publisher Jim Kirk writes, “We’ve redesigned our site to bring you an improved reading experience on all your devices and make it even easier to keep up with the award-winning journalism you care about most. “You’ll find: A more immersive article experience designed to minimize distractions and help you […]

Houston Landing seeks a small biz and entrepreneurship reporter

The Houston Landing is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to advance democracy in our communities and strengthen the lives of all Houstonians one story at a time. Houston Landing is launching as an independent, nonprofit digital news operation that will cover a broad range of topics serving the Greater Houston community. […]

How Skift survived and thrived during the pandemic

Peter Bale of the International News Media Association writes about travel industry site Skift and how it survived and thrived during the pandemic. Bale writes, “[Rafat] Ali and his co-founder Jason Clampet moved fast, firing more than a third of staff (many of whom had only been hired relatively recently and were part of an ambitious […] seeks a copy editor

As a member of the copy desk, the copy editor is the last line of defense to ensure that our articles are of the highest quality possible. Whether it’s a long feature or a short breaking news bulletin, we will look to the copy editor to make sure our news coverage is free of […]

Variety records record website traffic in 2022, the online home of entertainment business magazine Variety, scored record-breaking traffic in 2022. An average of 28.5 million unique users visited the site each month in 2022, and Variety reached a bigger digital audience than consumer news publications such as Vanity Fair and Entertainment Weekly, as measured by unique visitors, according to ComScore. Variety’s […]