Tag: irish times

by Claire Groden

From Hearst to Warner Bros., many media giants are opening their doors to startups, creating incubators within their companies to develop media startups, or starting venture arms to invest in them. Many of these startups focus on content and advertising for digital environments. The relationship is symbiotic: while startups receive funding and a platform, traditional […] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

Advertising innovation can frequently just mean different shapes of ads in print, or extra bangs and whistles online to grab attention, or even a social media blitz to┬ápromote a brand. But the Irish Times wanted more. So, with its second annual startup challenge, it insisted on discovering completely new ways to raise money from advertising. […] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

When Oliver Mooney stood up for his final presentation of the Irish Times Digital Challenge, he had a confession to make. “I love working with data,” he declared. “It’s such a nerdy thing to say, but I’ve been doing it now for over a decade for customers all over the country, and it’s about time […] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

Do we define the future of the newspaper based on the product and its medium? Or do we look to the interaction between the product and the reader, and ask the digital realm to reinvent the relationship? These are big questions, and the fundamental ones underlying the The Irish Times Digital Challenge, the latest attempt […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Twitter reinstates journalist’s account after NBC withdraws complaint (Poynter) 2. NBC Sports chairman defends network’s decision for tape delay (SportsBusiness Daily Global) 3. News Corp.‘s The Daily plans to lay off nearly a third of staff (AllThingsD) 4. How the […] more »