For The Win wants to take a BuzzFeed-style viral media approach to sports media. The new site, which will compete with rivals like Deadspin, will focus on finding “shareable” content that will be appealing even to people who don’t follow sports.
The long-delayed Bookish, a website backed by Hachette, Penguin and Simon & Schuster and designed to promote book discovery and sell books, launched Monday night and is designed to be a one-stop shop for readers looking for their next book.
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Next week, Larry Kramer is leading a session at paidContent 2012 called “The New Publishers”. Now he is one. Kramer, the founder of MarketWatch and the first head of CBS Digital Media, is the new president and publisher of USA Today.
Somebody had to say it.
There was another "Blogging is dead" news item that crept out of USA Today today titled, More companies quit blogging, go with Facebook instead. Here’s what the article is saying: "A survey released earlier this …
Many newspapers still think of themselves as delivering content in a specific format, but some forward-thinking outlets — including USA Today and The Guardian in Britain — are thinking of themselves more as platforms, and opening up their content for use by others via their APIs.
Facebook and USA Today have teamed up to build an application that will rate the commercials broadcast during Super Bowl XLVI, Mashable has lear…