This was the year that Donald Trump dominated and demonized the media. That magazines built around news and analysis (New York, The New Yorker, Time) made the biggest impact, and produced the most eye-catching covers. That The People v. O.J. Simpson, Stranger Things and Samantha Bee ruled the tube—and Megyn Kelly found herself on both sides of the news.
Few tech entrepreneurs have had the ability to imagine a future just beyond our reach, and to profoundly change how we live our lives.
Specs Name Amy Landecker Age 47 Claim to fame Stars as Sarah Pfefferman in Amazon Prime's Transparent Base Los Angeles
Jeff Bezos, Amazon chief and owner of the Washington Post, isn't sure that services like paywalls and tiered subscriptions can work for publishers.
SAN FRANCISCO—When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took over the Washington Post in 2013, many wondered what a tech exec's leadership would look like at a 140-year-old newspaper.
To assemble Adweek's second annual Power List, we considered the profiles and results of global corporate titans, taking into account such criteria as company value, revenue and revenue growth, market performance, consumer reach and affinity, their standing among rivals, the number of employees overseen, key acquisitions and partnerships, industry accolades and media buzz.
Axel Springer's $343 million acquisition of Business Insider this morning gives the German publisher 97 percent of the news site and events company. And it is the continuation of the Berlin-based company's rapid-fire investing in stateside digital media.
Amazon plans to invest $55 million in its Lab126 division while boosting personnel by 27 percent over the next five years, Reuters reported.
In a blog post today, former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced the name of his new startup, Vessel, along with information on some of his investors.