Media meets Web3, tech for news avoidance and sustainable publishing: 5 unmissable articles from the last week

This week’s Twipe Weekly Publishing News Digest takes a look at stories from across the world of publishing, touching on topics like media meeting the Web3, how publishers can use technology to fight news avoidance, sustainable publishing and more. Read our top 5 stories of the week below.

1. Media, Meet Web3

In recent articles, we have touched on what Web3 and the Metaverse mean for news publishers. In the latest edition of The Addition podcast, Charlotte Henry is joined by Lauren Ingram, Founder of Women of Web 3 and Power Suit Social to discuss all things blockchain and Metaverse and dive into what Web3 means for media.

Listen here.

2. Challenges mount for the news industry as consumers turn away from news. How can technology help?

Nic Newman Quote on News Avoidance

For the first article in our Exclusive Speaker Series ahead of the Digital Growth Summit (get your ticket here), Nic Newman joins us to explore how technology can help fight news avoidance. In his piece, Nic argues that that news products based on innovative technology can help positively reshape news products in three important ways.

Find out what they are here.

3. AJC plans to discontinue daily print edition, but will keep a Sunday/weekend newspaper

Publishers across the board are cutting print days to avoid rising print costs (read more on that in our blog post this week). The Atlanta-Journal Constitution recently announced that they will discontinue their daily print edition and instead move to producing a sole weekend/Sunday edition. With circulation falling, this move could prove to be pertinent.

Get the full story here in Saporta Report from Maria Saporta and John Ruch.

4. The Future playbook for sustainable publishing

The Rebooting Newsletter from Brian Morrissey is always a must read for anyone within the publishing industry. In one of the most recent editions, Brian spoke with UK Specialist publisher Future PLC about their playbook for sustainable publishing, including a plan for US expansion.

You can read or listen to Brian’s interview with Zillah Byng-Thorne, CEO of Future here.

5. How Apple plans to grow its advertising business

On 22nd August’s Digest, we shared an article about Apple planning to show ads on your iPhone. Peter Houston, part of the Media Voices trio, has explored how Apple plan to grow their advertising business. In doing so, he finds that Apple plan to broaden their ad placement including into Apple’s own ads. The company are also undergoing a reshuffle of their ad teams.

Learn more here.

Matthew Lynes
Media Innovation Analyst @ Twipe

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