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Creating a Positive Digital Advertising Experience

August 09, 2016

Most consumers don’t realize that the convenient software is also blocking an entire business model. A recent survey from IAB found that 56 percent of consumers didn’t know that their decision to use the technology resulted in a loss of revenue for websites. Many consumers believe that quality news – like so much of the internet – should be free. This belief is likely to keep them from paying for a subscription or disabling their ad blocker.

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5 Answers with Mark Thompson, The New York Times

August 31, 2016

New York Times President and CEO Mark Thompson discusses his new book "Enough Said: What's Gone Wrong with the Language of Politics" with NAA. He explains the evolution from the speeches of FDR to the rhetoric of Donald Trump. The book goes on sale Sept. 6.

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Industry Spotlight: Eileen Carron

August 30, 2016

Eileen Carron is recognized as the longest currently-serving editor and publisher. She is the woman behind The Bahamas’ newspaper, The Tribune. She has held this post for more than 53 years. Her accomplishments reach beyond journalism; she is an artist, lawyer, pilot and philanthropist. She steadfastly defends press freedom and exemplifies integrity and courage. She was the first Bahamian woman to graduate from Columbia University.

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Top 30 Under 30 with Adam Fitzgerald

August 29, 2016

Adam Fitzgerald was in Washington, DC, when someone congratulated him on his award. He was at the NAA mediaXchange 2016 annual conference when he learned he had been honored as part of its Top 30 Under 30 awards. He is the Director of Digital and Strategic Accounts at NANDO Media Company in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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When Lightning Strikes

August 25, 2016

When Louisiana began flooding earlier this month, news coverage was split between the 2016 Rio Olympics and the upcoming presidential election. This was the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, and you barely saw it on TV or in magazines, or heard about it on the radio. Even the President wasn’t seen talking about it.

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How Publishers are Using Snapchat

August 24, 2016

When Snapchat launched its Discover platform in January 2015, it was a move to become an official destination for news instead of just vanishing photo messages. Today, the app boasts 23 Snapchat Discover partners, including The Wall Street Journal, Mashable, CNN and BuzzFeed, along with dozens of news outlets posting under free personal (or organic) accounts. Its popularity and approach to content is reinventing the way publishers create and distribute news for younger readers.

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Rise of the Opinion Section

August 23, 2016

Recently, a number of news media outlets have announced the expansion of their opinion section offerings, even creating new ones all together, to accompany its current news coverage. The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune and The Tennessean, among others, have cited a variety of reasons for why they are further investing in these pages, and all tie back to the common desire to engage and connect with readers.

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