How to Get Executive Buy-In For a Media Database Service Download Guide

MediaPulse | A Weekly Media Round-Up

Here are some of the media industry stories we’re following this week:

  • The Big News:  Chaos at Al-Jazeera America, including CEO’s ouster, executive resignations and a $15 million discrimination suit (The New York Times), CBS News veteran Bob Schieffer to host final ‘Face the Nation‘ broadcast sooner than first reported (Poynter), Tribune Publishing will acquire U-T San Diego (Chicago Tribune), Mike Huckabee announces 2016 presidential bid (POLITICO) and the boxing match that rocked Facebook (AdWeek/Lost Remote)
  • Digital Drive: Several legacy media outlets accelerating digital strategies, including a digital-first shift at The New York Times (POLITICO), a fresh digital team at The Wall Street Journal (Poynter), the appointment of the first chief data officer at Time Inc. (Capital) and the establishment of a software development office at The Washington Post (WaPo)
  • In Talks: Following the failed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger, Cablevision now courts TWC (Capital), while regulators take a closer look at AT&T‘s proposed takeover of DirecTV (The New York Times), also putting a magnifying glass on Apple‘s forthcoming music streaming service (The Verge) while Sony and SoundCloud duke it out over licensing (Billboard)
  • Financial Report: Several companies posted quarterly earnings this week, with Comcast (Variety) and Disney (The Wrap) reporting gains, while News Corp. and The Wall Street Journal (Capital) Time Inc. (Fishbowl NY) and the spun-off Tribune Publishing (Chicago Tribune) all saw decreased earnings.
  • What’s Now/Next: Snapchat introduces news sharing tool (Wired) Reddit to venture into original video content (The Verge) while Spotify also pursues video content (The Wall Street Journal) and CNN teases new video feature, ‘The Point‘ (Capital)

Photo credit: @remychanteloup via flickr

About Cision Staff

Cision's research staff makes over 20,000 media updates to Cision's Media Database each day! For more updates and other thought leadership in the industry, follow @Media_Moves.

Recent Posts

Cision Blogs

  • Communications Best Practices

    Get the latest updates on PR, communications and marketing best practices.

  • Cision Product News

    Keep up with everything Cision. Check here for the most current product news.

  • Executive Insights

    Thought leadership and communications strategy for the C-suite written by the C-suite.

  • Media Blog

    A blog for and about the media featuring trends, tips, tools, media moves and more.