FT launches app for Microsoft Teams

The Financial Times has launched an app for Microsoft Teams, the first major news organization to do so. It will allow users to save and share FT content all within Teams, which has over 270 million monthly active users. An estimated 60 percent of organizations that subscribe to the FT also use Microsoft Teams. Nick […]

Reuters launches channel on Amazon News app

Reuters has launched a video news channel on the Amazon news app that will be available for streaming on all Fire TV devices in the U.S. Customers will be able to view Reuters news reports via video segments of two to three minutes, with the global video coverage distributing continuously in 30-minute feeds. Josh London, […]

Ex-WSJ R&D chief, automation editor start computational journalism company with $1.5M funding

  Francesco Marconi, who led artificial intelligence efforts at the Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press, announced Thursday in a Medium post the launch of new computational journalism company Applied XL. Erin Riglin, who previously served as the Journal’s first automation editor, is the company’s chief technology officer. According to TechCrunch, the news automation […]

Forbes is selling latest cover as an NFT

Forbes said Monday that its latest cover will be sold a non-fungible token. The digital art, featuring Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, titled “Merchants of the Metaverse,” will be sold at a limited 24-hour auction beginning 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and closing 1:30 p.m. Thursday Forbes will donate all proceeds to the Committee to Protect Journalists […]

How the FT is using AI for journalism

Calum Chace of Forbes.com writes about how the Financial Times is using artificial intelligence to help its journalism. Chace writes, “Another way the FT is using AI is to spot trends within economies and within markets. The FT’s own content lends itself to this kind of analysis, and it is looking at using other data sources […]

WSJ launches “Flexicle” article feature

The Wall Street Journal’s research and development arm, in conjunction with its markets team, has launched a new “Flexicle” article feature. The experimental feature is designed to make The Journal’s coverage more accessible and a step toward personalization. It includes a button in articles that says “Learn More” if the reader wants more information about […]

How the WSJ is helping readers plan for news

Cory Schouten, the new formats editor of The Wall Street Journal, writes about how the paper has launched a calender feature for its readers. Schouten writes, “This question, delivered to our internal newsroom Idea Portal, led to what is now WSJ Calendars. Our embedded calendars integrate with a reader’s Google, Apple or Outlook calendar to […]

CNBC quickly adjusts to new pandemic schedule

While it was almost impossible for anyone to fully prepare themselves for the oncoming effects of the pandemic, CNBC was one network whose efforts helped it adjust as quickly as possible to the new schedule for both remote productions and the crew still working in the studio, reports Michael Balderston of TV Technology. Steve Fastook, […]

How CNBC has stayed on the air during the pandemic

Mario Schettino, director of field operations at CNBC, talks about how the business news channel transitioned to using padcasters, which essentially has kept it on the air. “Padcaster was actually introduced to us to about a year and a half ago. We tested it out, and it worked pretty good,” said Schettino. “So I had […]

Reuters signs deal to provide content to Amazon Web Services

Reuters has signed a deal to provide news and data to Amazon Web Services customers. AWS Data Exchange is a new service for customers to find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud using AWS Marketplace. AWS Data Exchange also allows qualified data providers to package, license, and deliver data products to AWS […]