8 facts about the Future of News, understanding the voices of Gen Z, and partnerships with OpenAI: Twipe’s Weekly News Digest

Welcome to Twipe’s Weekly News Digest! This week, we take a look at stories from across the world of publishing including Vox building up their podcast subscription business, 12 ways to overcome common innovation roadblocks, and more. Read our top 5 stories of the week below.

1. 8 facts about the Future of News from Ezra Eeman’s Wayfinder report 

Continuing the Future of News blog series, we explore Ezra Eeman’s Wayfinder report. Ezra’s weekly newsletter is taking a short summer break, so we thought it was the perfect time to deep dive into his work. The newsletter and the annual report reveal a large swath of valuable insights and takes that we have distilled into 8 valuable facts to understand about The Future of News.

To read the full article, click here.

2. Voices of Gen Z: A guide for media practitioners

The new generation, Gen Z, is aging into a media savvy, news-interested cohort. How best to understand them and adapt as publishers to find yourself in a successful position for this emerging market is crucial. Looking at how this generation interacts with media sources, their thoughts on AI, and look at a personalised news environment will allow publishers to better understand this market.

To read the full report by What’s New in Publishing, click here.

3. American Journalism Project announces new partnership with OpenAI to support local news

Following the announcement of cooperation by the Associated Press, the American Journalism Project has opened its doors to collaboration with OpenAI. With the aim of establishing lines of dialogue between local news and OpenAI, the collaboration will look into how the development of AI can support the local news industry.

To read about this in more depth, click here.

4. Ray Chao explains how Vox Media is building up a podcast subscription business

Following their acquisition of Cafe Studios, Vox Media has seen growth and sustained business success in the arena of podcasts. Digiday takes a closer look at this and speaks with Ray Chao to address subscriber acquisition strategy, managing audio and visual responsibilities, and the editorial considerations of podcasting.

To read the full article, click here.

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5. Publishers: 12 ways to overcome common innovation roadblocks

As an excerpt from their larger Innovation in news media and journalism report, What’s New in Publishing seeks to address common roadblocks that publishers encounter and to equip the newsroom with the tools to overcome these difficulties. Chief amongst these are ensuring you are measuring the right things, reframing your mindset, and understand key trends in change.

To read the full article, click here.


Nicolas Hall

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