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Programmatic Advertising for Personalized Ads? Everyone Wins

With every digital evolution, as far back as the first ad networks of the late 90s, new technology has been developed to manage it. Programmatic is one more evolution, and it’s much more personal than you might think. RELATED: 3 Reasons the News Media is Just Fine  Just a few years ago, programmatic was little more than a trendy experiment in the capabilities of artificial Read More →

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4 Prevailing Themes That Help Shape News Media Today

It’s a veritable rollercoaster for newspaper publishers. News media revenue looks promising but gains can’t happen fast enough. Advertising revenue dips, but new ad revenue possibilities emerge. Anyone could get whiplash from all of the ups, downs, stops and starts of operating a profitable newspaper. What brought us to where we are today? There’s one overarching theme and several that churn underneath. RELATED: 3 Reasons the Read More →

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3 Reasons the News Media is Just Fine

Why would anyone invest in something that’s on its way out? All forms of legacy media, especially newspapers, have taken a verbal beating in recent months, but the numbers don’t lie. Ad spend is growing to a greater degree than was predicted just a few years ago. The economy is steadily improving month over month and year over year. Perhaps most important of all, people Read More →

Journalistic Integrity Earns Trust and Ad Sales in Troubled Times

News consumers have a renewed skepticism and are watching newspapers and all news media outlets with extreme scrutiny. That makes today the perfect time for journalists and newspaper publishers to prove their worth. Public perception of journalistic integrity isn’t at an all-time low, but it’s a far cry from the post-Watergate era when public opinion soared. There’s an enemy, and its name is Fake News. Read More →

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The Elephant in the Room: What’s in Store for the News Media

The industry is buzzing about changes that might be in store for the journalists in particular and the news media in general. The “Fake News” alarm is sounded without discretion, and news consumers are confused about what it means. Yours can be a clear voice above the din. Some pundits say journalists should have fewer freedoms. Legendary journalists, however, have a calmer tone. Everyone should Read More →

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4 Reasons Digital News Should Honor its Roots

Of course, print is dying! At least a bit. But it’s a little too early to call in the organist and order a nice arrangement of flowers. Print is not even close to drawing its final breath. While the future is undeniably digital news, there’s a fiercely loyal core base of readers who only, or mostly, want print. And that kind of publisher/reader relationship is something Read More →

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Engage Millennials and Quicken the Pulse of Newspapers

Millennials are the future of digital news and they’re more engaged than you might think. In fact, considering the digital direction of news, they might be a better audience to court than Baby Boomers or older Gen-Xers. They’re busy bees with a wide range of interests. RELATED: Newspaper Ads Aren’t the Problem, People Love ‘Em! More Americans over the age of 50 watch the news Read More →

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Newspaper Ads Aren’t the Problem, People Love ‘Em!

Believe it or not, newspaper ads and readers aren’t sworn enemies. People love ads, at least if they’re packaged and delivered the right way. Consider how people flock to watch Super Bowl ads. They talk about them for weeks. Magazines are famously packed with advertising from back to front. And movie trailers, which are beautiful ads, can go viral in a matter of hours. If Read More →

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Which Newspaper Ad Revenue Strategies Work?

Few newspaper ads have performed exactly as anyone hoped since the digital transition. The fact that people still talk about digital as if it’s some kind of upstart shows that there’s still a lot of work to do. Small local and major national publishers continue to rely on ads, both digital and print, for the bulk of their revenue. And that’s great because it’s working. Digital Read More →

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Does Fake News Hurt the Future of Newspapers?

The year 2016 didn’t invent fake news; not even close. It will take a lot more than a firestorm of social media shares to bring down newspapers and writers with integrity. Most people have been taken in by at least one fabricated story. Now that it’s a trending topic and key phrase, it’s also a pervasive defense against every story that doesn’t support a given Read More →

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