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Lucia Moses / Digiday:
How Mashable flamed out: loss of editorial focus, lack of financial controls, an ill-executed shift to video, and hesitance to diversify revenue   —  Few images better capture the unfettered optimism and indignity of digital media than 2014 at South by Southwest, where a line …
Nov 22, 2017, 2:05 AM - In context

Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
Sources: IAC is exploring selling The Daily Beast, but the company has no formal sales effort in place   —  Digital media is facing a reckoning.  —  The start-ups that were once the darlings of the industry are facing budget shortfalls and revenue declines as they struggle to survive …
Nov 17, 2017, 4:00 PM - In context

With ads hard to sell and VC hard to raise, sources say media startups like Defy Media and Uproxx consider, like Mashable, selling to bigger companies   —  Defy Media, Uproxx also weigh sale as capital to grow dries up  —  Web publishers that made ‘pivot to video’ struggle to sell ads
Nov 17, 2017, 2:10 PM - In context

Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Axios raises $20M to fund newsroom expansion, plans to increase staffing to 150 by the end of 2018   —  The 10-month-old media startup plans to increase staffing to 150 by the end of 2018, develop new coverage areas, and expand its data analysis and product offerings
Nov 17, 2017, 6:50 AM - In context

Todd Spangler / Variety:
Report: Mashable has agreed to sell itself to Ziff Davis for around $50M, a fraction of the site's $250M valuation less than two years ago   —  Digital-media firm Mashable has clinched a sale for the company — and it's not for a price that founder Pete Cashmore or investors including Turner were looking for.
Nov 16, 2017, 5:55 PM - In context

Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Univision has hired bankers as it seeks minority investors to put $200M into Fusion Media Group, ahead of a possible spinout   —  The TV network wants a minority investor to put $200 million into its Fusion Media Group.  —  In 2016, Univision bought almost all of the Gawker Media sites.
Nov 16, 2017, 4:40 PM - In context

Mashable Agrees to Sell to Ziff Davis for Around $50 Million   —  Price is a fraction of company's valuation less than two years ago, a sign of skepticism for digital media  —  One-time digital media darling Mashable has agreed to sell itself to trade publisher Ziff Davis for around $50 million …
Nov 16, 2017, 3:30 PM - In context

Sources: BuzzFeed to miss 2017 revenue target by 15%-20%, and 2018 IPO looks unlikely; Vice Media is also expected to miss its revenue target   —  Prospects for a 2018 initial public offering by the high-profile publisher now appear remote  —  Digital publisher BuzzFeed is on track to miss …
Nov 16, 2017, 3:25 PM - In context

Mashable Is Close to Sale to PCMag Publisher Ziff Davis   —  News site has struggled amid pivot from written word to video  —  Ziff Davis unsuccessfully sought to acquire Gawker last year  —  Ziff Davis, the digital media unit of J2 Global Inc., is close to an agreement to buy …
Nov 16, 2017, 2:40 PM - In context

How “Jenna Abrams”, a creation of Russia's Internet Research Agency, built ~70K Twitter followers and got quoted in numerous news outlets since 2014   —  Jenna Abrams had a lot of enemies on Twitter, but she was a very good friend to viral content writers across the world.
Nov 5, 2017, 2:35 PM - In context

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