Jamie Gavin

Jamie Gavin September 2016 ()

Jamie Gavin is managing director of inPress Online.

  • Five key media tech trends from July

    In a dramatic end to the month, another White House communications professional was removed from office, while Facebook reportedly had to shut down two artificial intelligence systems after they invented a language of their own and began conversing in it. Here, we look at the stories that made the media-tech headlines in July, and beyond to some of the more specific trends shaping our industry today.

    2nd Aug 2017 Features
  • Three things the new YouTube champion tells us about going viral Wiz Khalifa’s See You Again replaced Gangnam Style earlier this month as the most viewed YouTube video in history, much to the surprise of the industry and consumer press. Here, we look at some of the factors that have contributed to the video’s success, and how publishers can capitalise on this formula. 27th Jul 2017 Opinion
  • 14 different monetisation strategies and 10 different forms of media tech in a single publication With 14 different monetisation strategies and 10 different forms of media tech analysed, among other industry trends, the 2017-18 Innovation in Magazine Media Report is the most robust to date. Here, John Wilpers, author of the publication and senior director, US, for Innovation Media Consulting, talks us through the book along with his take on some of the wider industry trends to watch out for in 2017.  17th Jul 2017 FIPP News
  • Approaching journalism as a service can provide new revenue opportunities With so much talk of fake news and clickbait in digital media, legacy publishers are looking for a way to get back to basics, providing quality journalism to engaged audiences. Here, Jennifer Brandel, CEO & Co-founder of Hearken, provides one solution. 12th Jul 2017 Features
  • Publishers should use their imagination, rather than existing technology, to spark future trends Holition is an augmented reality solutions and software provider, working with some of the world’s largest and most iconic retail brands. John Peeters, director of business development and co-owner of Holition, spoke earlier this year at the Digital Innovators Summit (DIS) in Berlin. Here, in this video interview for FIPP, he explains how some of these practices can be applied to the publishing industry. 5th Jul 2017 Features
  • Review of Religions: Meet the 115 year old publication finding new resonance today The Review of Religions is an intriguing special interest publication. With a primary focus on Islam and the supporting thrust of exploring various other religions from across the world, it caters to both academic and consumer audiences. Here, the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Amer Safir, talks us through the publication’s content, audiences, and the unique way in which the platform is funded. 5th Jul 2017 Features
  • Five key media tech trends from June With hacking remaining firmly in the news, and a new wave of cyber-attacks hitting European businesses in recent days, June was another controversial month in media-tech. We look at the consumer headlines, as well as some of the more business-orientated media tech trends impacting industry. 30th Jun 2017 Features
  • Millennials no more: The Week Junior and AwesomenessTV on engaging younger audiences While the industry continues its pursuit of ‘millennials’, the generation of media consumers coming up behind them is still to a large extent being overlooked. Here, Kerin O’Connor from The Week Junior, and Kelly Day from AwesomenessTV, give us their take on how publishers can better understand even younger audiences.  28th Jun 2017 Features
  • Four industry experts share insights on innovating live events Live events are a rapidly growing revenue source for publishers, but as the field becomes ever more competitive event organisers need to be nimble, creative and innovative to remain on top of the game. Here, we combine the insights of four leading industry experts on developments within the sector. 25th Jun 2017 Features
  • Geoff Ramsey on the most impactful media-tech trends today One of eMarketer’s latest reports shows that the voice assistant sector has grown significantly more rapidly than first predicted by analysts when the Amazon Echo was launched back in 2015. It’s a sector of media tech that is currently of great interest to publishers, and another good example of the rich insights that the now 21yr old eMarketer continues to provide to the industry at large across digital marketing, media and ecommerce. 23rd Jun 2017 Features


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