In recent months, Time Inc. has been scooping up digital brands in an effort to reach a millennial audience, including Zooey Deschanel's Hello Giggles and sports blog network FanSided.
In a decision to move away from publishing, SAY Media announced today that it sold one of its most notable websites, ReadWrite, to Wearable World.
Four years and $50 million later, SAY Media believes its internally developed content management system (CMS) Tempest is ready for prime time. The company migrated its largest site, xoJane, to the platform earlier this month. And now it's offering the platform for free to partner publications.
As reported by The New York Post, Wired magazine is expected to offer its publisher job to former Say Media president Kim Kelleher. Condé Nast, owner of Wired, has not confirmed the offer, but sources say it’s forthcoming.
Social activism reached a tipping point this summer with the ALS Association’s unstoppable Ice Bucket Challenge, which to date has raised nearly $100 million while soaking millions more.
Say Media has signed a deal with A+E Networks to run two of A+E’s digital properties, Bio.com and LifetimeMoms.com. Beginning in April, Say will oversee all editorial content, ad sales, technology, publicity and marketing for the sites, both of which will also migrate to Say’s own publishing platform.
The New Republic is making good on owner Chris Hughes’ promise to add more salespeople with digital experience to the brand.
Troy Young continues to reshape Hearst Magazines Digital Media, hiring Kate Lewis from Say Media as vp of content operations and editorial director for the division’s 24 magazine websites. She’ll start Jan. 13 and report to Young.
As the digital ad market races toward programmatic and native, do advertisers have any use for blog networks like Glam Media and Say Media?