Digital Publishing

Medium Just Laid Off 50 Employees and Shut Down Offices in New York and D.C.

Medium founder and CEO Ev Williams disclosed today in a blog post that his four-and-a-half-year-old company is eliminating 50 jobs and shutting down offices in New York and Washington, D.C.

As Publisher Reach on Facebook Goes Down, Video Is Going Way Up

Even as Facebook plans on de-emphasizing publisher-posted content in users' news feeds in favor of posts from friends and family, video seems to be on the way up.

BuzzFeed Plans to Bring Its Brand of Viral Journalism to Japan

BuzzFeed's traffic numbers are prompting the company to think globally, and today it announced a dedicated editorial operation in Japan. To gain traction, it's partnering with Yahoo Japan.

Why NBCU Invested $200 Million in Vox

By taking a stake in Vox Media, NBCUniversal is finally getting a foothold in native digital publishing.

Agency and Brand Leaders Weigh in on Digital’s Mounting Ad Viewability Issues

Ad viewability is perhaps the hottest digital advertising topic heading into the new year, thanks to a little back-and-forth between the Interactive Advertising Bureau and the 4A's. So why not ask brand and agency leaders where they stand on the issue?

LeBron James Give Sports Illustrated Its Best Day Ever Online

LeBron James' big decision turned into Sports Illustrated's biggest day online. The iconic sports magazine says James' story drew 6.1 million visitors Friday, the day the website broke the news that the hoopster was headed home to play for his native state's team in Cleveland.

AOL Rolls Out Its Supply-Side Platform

Google and Adobe have garnered their share of attention as they assemble their end-to-end advertising technology stacks to span the buying and selling of online ad inventory.

ShareThis Lands Acquisition, $23 Million Funding Round to Boost Mobile Business

As just about every company at the intersection of advertising and technology races to establish or advance its mobile business, social sharing platform ShareThis has quickened its pace with overlapping moves.

Why Are You at CES, Forbes?

Of course Forbes has been sending editors and reporters to International CES for years. They’re a business publication. But what’s the business side of the publication doing at the world’s largest gadget show?

ComScore Rolls Out Cross-Platform Audience Measurement

As the Web's complexity and modes of access continue to evolve, it appears so are standards of digital media metrics. On Thursday (Nov. 29) comScore released a new online audience measurement system in an attempt to adapt online metrics for a cross-platform world.