The failure of CNN+ could put a damper on big news organizations' attempts to innovate

Apr 25, 2022
The cable giant reportedly spent hundreds of millions of dollars on a service that will go dark after just a month online.
The cancellation of CNN's streaming platform CNN+ could have chilling effects on news innovation, both internally and at other outlets.
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The demise of CNN+ is a missed opportunity for the future of video news

Apr 22, 2022
Broadcasters are navigating the transition from an audience raised on cable to an audience raised on TikTok.
CNN pulled the plug on its new streaming operation, CNN+. That's deprived the news industry of an opportunity to see what streamed television news could look like.
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BBC's funding system under fire amid viewership changes, Conservatives' hostility

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Feb 1, 2022
Boris Johnson's government may scrap the national license fee that's funded the UK broadcaster for generations.
The BBC's primary revenue source, a compulsory annual fee paid by the British people, is  stirring vigorous opposition.
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Getting any work done? Election uncertainty drives distraction at work

Nov 5, 2020
The election has had a major effect on work productivity this year, with more people voting and paying attention to the results.
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News is a hard business. Now add millennials and Facebook. Yikes?

Dec 19, 2018
NowThis News has to navigate a lot of platforms to reach its viewers.
The NowThis newsroom in New York City.
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New rules limit equity seniors can take out of their homes in reverse mortgages

Oct 2, 2017
Starting today , it’s going to be harder for seniors to take out loans against the equity of their homes — what are known as reverse mortgages. New rules are taking effect that limit the size of the loans — loans that many rely on as an additional source of income. Instead of 64 percent […]

Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter put off retirement after Trump was elected

Sep 26, 2017
But now he's leaving the magazine. "After 9,200 days of deadlines, it would be nice just to kick around a bit."
Graydon Carter welcomes his audience at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in 2014 in San Francisco.
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Northwestern's Medill journalism school argues accreditation is of 'little value'

Jun 13, 2017
Will its unaccredited status hurt graduates of the program?
Miles Bryan

Bloomberg will create a live, breaking news video stream just for Twitter

May 1, 2017
A live news service from Bloomberg is one of many new video partnerships that Twitter unveiled today, part of a bid to attract new users and ad revenue.  Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

Google and Facebook: headed for a truth war?

Nov 15, 2016
The companies face down the fake news problem by starting with the money.
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