Contributors felt the messages were unethical.
December is often the season for media layoffs, and damage is especially severe this year.
Colleen Hoover has had an unconventional path to literary superstardom.
Publishers need revenue, and Hollywood needs better stories.
The New York Times is making big moves to take Wordle to the next level.
As digital consumption rises, The New York Times is evolving into a product company.
What is “news for Gen Z”? No one’s quite so sure.
Google Docs’ new inclusive writing tool needs some work.
Author Brandon Sanderson doubled Kickstarter’s previous record for most-funded project with a good campaign and a passionate fan base.
After a school board banned Art Spiegelman’s critically acclaimed graphic novel, Maus, it shot to the top of bestseller lists.
CNN+ is launching in March with a line-up of celebs including Alison Roman, Eva Longoria and Audie Cornish.
On Line, Japan’s most popular messaging app, 4m creators have fueled a booming sticker economy.
A host of new works are now public domain, including the 1st Winnie-the-Pooh book. Here’s what that means.
BuzzFeed is down 39% as a public company. But it now has public stock for acquisitions.
Emojis were popularized in Japan in the late 1990s. The precursor to 😂 was created by Japanese telecom SoftBank.
Macy’s new advertising network is pulling in tens of millions of dollars, and could be the company’s next big revenue stream.
The top 1% of podcasters and video streamers earn the majority of revenue for those media verticals.
Ozy Media raised $70m+ as the next great media startup. But it all collapsed after the NYT reported that its COO potentially committed securities fraud during a fundraising episode with Goldman Sachs.
CAA’s purchase of ICM will create a super-agency to take on a changing entertainment industry.
Red Ventures’ media empire includes leading advice sites like CNET, Lonely Planet, Bankrate and The Points Guy.
Automattic, the parent company to WordPress, recently executed a $250m buyback, valuing the company at $7.5B.
Startups are using technology to learn your writing style and give you a better text editor.
Vimeo’s customers include Amazon, Spotify, and Intuit. It was once bought by accident.
Piano gives tools for big media brands like TechCrunch, The Wall Street Journal, and The Economist to build subscription products.
Facebook rolls out a new feature that encourages users to read an article before sharing it.
Powered by AWS, The Washington Post’s publishing software is used by 1k+ websites.
Publishers are trying their hands at NFTs, with some looking to turn written work into digital collectibles.
OpenAI’s GPT-3 is known for generating text that reads awfully close to human writing. Now, it’s trying to capitalize on the tech.
Ghost is an open-source alternative to Substack for newsletter publishers. Creators are already making $2m a year on its platform.