National Geographic will use recycled paper & more: editor’s media picks – 7/18

Blown out of the sky’: Front pages from countries with passengers on board MH17 By Kristen Hare Most days when I pull together newspaper front pages from Newseum, it’s to see how people celebrated, like with the World Cup, or how they’re impacted with the weather, like the Polar Vortex, or how they choose to [...]

One of the last independent magazine stores in NY struggling, interview with Jill Abramson & more: Editor’s media picks – 7/17

BBC News to cut a further 415 jobs The move is part of £800m efficiency savings required after the licence fee was frozen in 2010. The latest cuts are expected to save £48m by 2017. BBC News currently employs around 8,400 people, including around 5,000 journalists, based in London, around the UK and overseas… More [...]

Conde Nast putting ads for online video hub in print magazine, Tribune talks spin-off date & more: Editor’s media picks – 7/16

Conde Nast to promote online video hub with print ads By Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg To help promote its new online video hub The Scene, magazine publisher Conde Nast is taking an old school approach – ads in the print editions of its magazines. Starting in September and extending through year’s end, full and half-page ads [...]

Cosmo launches digital fitness channel, Jim Brady launching digital news outlet & more: Editor’s media picks – 7/15

A consolidation of Brooklyn Hyper-Local By Richard Horgan This particular media merger did not exactly make headlines. But you can bet any and all interested in the future of hyper-local will be paying close attention… More via MediaBistro.com Cosmopolitan to launch digital fitness channel By Alexandra Steigrad COSMO GETS (MORE) PHYSICAL: Cosmopolitan is stretching its [...]

Hyperlocal site embraces sponsored content, USA Today starts social media Tuesdays & more: Editor’s media picks – 7/14

Digital devices drive new TV viewing habits Adults around the world remain hooked on TV but the consumption habits of content-hungry viewers are changing rapidly, according to global research consultancy TNS. While the love affair with television endures, TV sets alone are no longer enough to satisfy the appetite for content, driving the growth of [...]