Copyright. Warrantees. Indemnification. Publishers today are gingerly feeling their way through a new freelance process as it relates to content rights and digital media.
Articles by Caysey Welton
NOTE: FOLIO: editors are in California this week, filing reports from American Business Media’s annual Spring Meeting.
Few topics spark industry response like lay-offs and hiring freezes, and there’s been a lot of that lately: see TV Guide,
Just as video was in 2007, social media is the "killer app" for magazine publishers in 2008 and teaming up with an existing network offers a huge audience without much effort (Facebook's and YouTube's outreach to magazine publishers earned them a spot on this year's FOLIO: 40).
Natalie Zee Drieu joined O'Reilly Media's Make three years ago.
In the city and regional category, online media is, oddly, off the radar. The companies that in recent years have produced fat, flush print magazines also put up brochures online and call them decent Web sites.
Scott McCafferty and Mike Emich were both former Penton sales reps with their own independent sales rep firms. But each had the itch to get back into the publishing side.
Tom Canfield is living proof of the benefits of a flexible customer database and the integrated marketing opportunities it can provide.
For a magazine like Newsweek, covering the 2008 presidential campaign can be as competitive an endeavor as the campaign itself. As such, tiptoeing into online video wasn't an option.
In an unexpected move, AOL has agreed to acquire Bebo, the London-based global social media network, for $850 million, the companies announced this morning. The sale comes on the heels of the admission by Time Warner’s chief executive that the company is open to an AOL spin-off.