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Friday, September 9, 2016
 
 
 
Welcome! This week our roundup of interesting and noteworthy publishing industry stories focuses on Joanna Coles' new role as chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, The Washington Post's digital ad revenue numbers, a consolidation at Scandinavian publisher Schibsted, Apple rollouts, and more.
 
 
 
Cosmo EIC Joanna Coles was appointed chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, replacing retiring editorial director Ellen Levine. Former Cosmo executive editor Michele Promaulayko will return to take over the editor-in-chief role for Coles. 

Annual digital ad revenue at The Washington Post is now hitting the “nine-figure” range, a memo said, reflecting a bright spot among doom-and-gloom projections for the online news business in general.
 
Scandinavian publisher Schibsted is consolidating all of its tech and product teams across titles to better scale—and maintain its independence from platforms like Facebook.

Apple unveiled the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2, but those and other updates were a yawn for one tech reporter, who commented there was “an absence of delight.”
 
 
Infographic of the Week
 
 
 
 
Video Boom: Don't miss TFP CEO Margot Knorr Mancini's article on the fast-growing video business and how publishers are meeting the challenges of scale, cost, and monetization.

TFP's Infographic Pick of the Week: Is your social media content profitable? Our infographic pick lays out five steps to determine return on investment from your social campaigns.

InDesign CC Tip: Monica Murphy's latest tip explains Publish Online Analytics, a service that provides publishers with valuable information about the documents they publish online.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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