Articles By: James Johnson

White-Label Advertorial Marketing Tool Launched By LocalVox

White-Label Advertorial Marketing Tool Launched By LocalVox

0 August 8, 2011 8:21 am

Hyperlocal publisher NearSay has announced a new white-label version of their local marketing platform LocalVox. The advertorial publishing tool is a widget used alongside larger hyperlocals and niche verticals with existing sales and marketing teams. The program allows publishers to […]

Journalism 101: Students Given Hyperlocal News Site ‘Saddleworth News’

Journalism 101: Students Given Hyperlocal News Site ‘Saddleworth News’

0 August 5, 2011 8:27 pm

In February 2010 local journalist Richard Jones setup the Saddleworth News, a hyperlocal news website and on Friday he announced that the paper which generates 22,000 unique monthly visitors would be handed over to the UK-based University Campus Oldham (UCO) […]

Daily Beast-Newsweek Traffic Down 24% Since Last Year

Daily Beast-Newsweek Traffic Down 24% Since Last Year

0 August 5, 2011 4:55 pm

  When The Daily Beast acquired Newsweek in 2010 there was talk of great things to come from the newly merged companies, even though Barry Diller said he expected the partnership to lose $50 million before it crosses over into […]

Google News Begins Highlighting Unique Content With “Editor’s Picks”

Google News Begins Highlighting Unique Content With “Editor’s Picks”

0 August 4, 2011 4:21 pm

Google on Thursday announced via their official company blog that Google News will now feature unique content hand picked by Google News publishers. According to Google the picks will involve: Long-form investigative features, compelling photo slideshows or interactive maps and […]

Patch Sets Milestone, Publishes One Millionth News Article

Patch Sets Milestone, Publishes One Millionth News Article

0 August 3, 2011 1:02 pm

AOL owned Patch.com on Wednesday announced that they have set a major milestone, posting their one millionth news article. Patch is currently powered by more than 850 websites with 1,000 editors that post an original piece of content every 12 […]

Booze, Customized Toilet-Paper And Other Perks At AOL Headquarters

Booze, Customized Toilet-Paper And Other Perks At AOL Headquarters

0 August 3, 2011 12:44 pm

When Arianna Huffington became the “content chief” for Huffington Post after the online newspaper she formed was sold to AOL she arrived at AOL headquarters in Manhattan and immediately had “nap pods” installed on premise, but that wasn’t all she […]

Patch Ranked No. 5 By OMMA Magazine List of 100 Most Important Online Publishers

Patch Ranked No. 5 By OMMA Magazine List of 100 Most Important Online Publishers

0 August 3, 2011 10:32 am

Patch.com currently offers more than 800 Patch sites which offer hyperlocal news across the United States and because of that fact the company now ranks No. 5 on OMMA Magazine’s list of the 100 most Important Online Publishers. The hyperlocal […]

‘News:Rewired Connected Journalism’ Conference Announced For Digital Journalists

‘News:Rewired Connected Journalism’ Conference Announced For Digital Journalists

0 August 3, 2011 9:41 am

Journalism.co.uk has announced their fifth News:Rewired connected journalism conference, a popular always sold-out UK based event that provides digital journalists with the tools they need to survive in the digital age. The event provides journalists with expert advice on how […]

Meredith Corporation Names Tom Harty As President Of National Media Group

Meredith Corporation Names Tom Harty As President Of National Media Group

0 August 2, 2011 5:26 pm

The Meredith Corporation on Tuesday named Tom Harty as the company’s new President of the company’s National Media Group. Harty replaces Jack Griffin who resigned from the company to pursue other opportunities. Harty, 47, has been with Meredith since 2004 […]

New Yorker iPad App Attracts 20,000 Paid Subscriptions

New Yorker iPad App Attracts 20,000 Paid Subscriptions

0 August 2, 2011 2:44 pm

Paywalls are largely viewed as a gamble, if not handled just right a newspaper or magazine risks losing millions of online pageviews while quite possibly alienating their user base who have come to expect their content for free, however when […]

Yahoo Sports Makes Leap To Airwaves, Partners With Gow Broadcasting

Yahoo Sports Makes Leap To Airwaves, Partners With Gow Broadcasting

0 August 1, 2011 11:50 pm

Yahoo Sports is currently one of the top destinations for online sports news with more than 50 million monthly visitors and now the company has partnered with Gow Broadcasting LLC to take their popular internet content to the airwaves. The […]

Huffington Post Launches Women and Parents Channels

Huffington Post Launches Women and Parents Channels

0 August 1, 2011 10:59 pm

The AOL Huffington Post Media Group on Monday announced the arrival of two new sites, Huffpost Women and Huffpost Parents. The Huffpost Womens section which can be found at huffingtonpost.com/women is being edited by Margaret Wheeler Johnson who has worked […]