2017 Google DNI funding – our 7 favourite projects

Last week in Amsterdam, the Google Digital News Initiative announced the winners of its early-2017 funding round. Overall, almost 22 million euro were awarded to 107 projects from 27 different European countries. Fields such as fact-checking, AI, investigative reporting and augmented reality were the stars of the show, but the big focus was collaboration: 49%[…]

Reuters 2017 Digital News Report – 7 key takeways

The 2017 Digital News Report, a joint effort between Reuters Institute and the Oxford University, was published last week. It took a glance at the state of the media industry as a whole, by polling 70 000 people from 36 different countries. Let’s look at its main conclusions on digital media: #1: Mobile is still on[…]

Apple’s 2017 WWDC – The 4 key takeaways for publishers

Apple’s team finally took to the stage once again during Monday’s WWDC 2017 keynote. Let’s have a look at how Cupertino’s latest batch of updates will affect publishers #1: Advertising once again on the chopping block Dwindling ad revenues have become a recurring theme over the past months, as Google and Facebook keep taking the lion’s[…]

Main trend of DME and Newscamp: Reader focused journalism

Reader focused journalism was the topic that stood out at both the Digital Media Europe 2017 in Copenhagen and the Newscamp in Augsburg. A more content driven approach for journalists while relying on technology and intelligent systems to do the rest.  We picked three keynotes from the events that emphasize this trend. Newscamp – Augsburg The Newscamp[…]

INMA Big Data week London highlights successful business models of data driven newsrooms

The INMA Big Data for Media Week in London showcased best case examples of data driven success in the media industry. With speakers from BBC, The Telegraph, Financial Times, Google, The New York Times, Schibsted, The Washington Post and many others, the participants visited various media companies across London and attended podium discussions. We look[…]

2016 … What a year it has been!

Click to read As we are wrapping up our presents and the year, we want to look back on 2016 full of discoveries and new learnings. We worked hard all year to create stunning publications for our customers. On our publishing platform we added many new features that increase the visibility of the bundle (PromoSpot) and the comfort of automatic downloading. By migrating to[…]

What we learnt from the Twipe Growth Hackathon

It has already been half a year since the last “My Twipe Days”. Time really flies when you’re having fun. The “My Twipe Days” are all about working on projects we usually wouldn’t have time for during our normal days at Twipe. With room for creativity and freedom in the process the second “My Twipe Days” of the year[…]

Key takeaways from an inspiring tour in Silicon Valley

Read this magazine and learn more in depth about the technological trends and about the Valley. I hope these notes can also serve for you as an inspiration! Together with 30 entrepreneurs, key executives and financial experts I participated at the Day After Tomorrow Tour in Silicon Valley from October 17 till October 21st 2016.[…]