• Mediatwits 171: Valuations gone wild in media with BuzzFeed, Vox Investments

    Mediatwits
    Mediatwits 171: Valuations gone wild in media with BuzzFeed, Vox Investments
    September 11, 2015

    NBCUniversal has decided to invest $200 million in both BuzzFeed and Vox media. They aren’t the only traditional media company looking to court millennials by investing in established new media brands.
  • Seattle’s Best: Sarah Rupp

    Seattles Best
    Seattle’s Best: Sarah Rupp
    April 2, 2015

    Founded in 1863 as the weekly Gazette, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer became a digital-only operation in early 2009. Brian Steffens dropped in to visit with executive producer Sarah Rupp.
  • Privacy: The evolving meaning of a single word for our networked news and information economy

    Privacy, personalization and payment
    Privacy: The evolving meaning of a single word for our networked news and information economy
    February 27, 2015

    For nearly a century, most people thought of privacy in terms of blocking yourself off from unwanted scrutiny. But networked technology has introduced a new meaning — the right, or ability, to negotiate the commercial value of one’s data profiles.
  • Student winners demo product at Hearst headquarters

    Student winners demo product at Hearst headquarters
    May 25, 2012

    Team Scope, winners of the 2012 RJI Student Competition, demonstrated their story recommendation engine and self-service advertising network this week to newspaper, television, magazine and digital media executives at Hearst Tower in New York.