Should journalism worry about content marketing? That’s the question posed by the in-depth cover story in the Nov/Dec issue of the Columbia Journalism Review: Wolf at the Door. Author Michael Meyer examines the content marketing efforts being conducted on behalf of many well-known consumer brands […]

A quick study conducted by Chartbeat reveals an ongoing concern about sponsored content: Readers aren’t quite sure whether they trust it. According to their data collected earlier this summer, only 24 percent of readers scroll through online sponsored content, compared to 71 percent of readers […]

Type is power. So says Ben Barrett-Forrest in this delightful stop action short on the history of typography (It uses 2,454 photographs, 291 letters, and took 140 hours to create the resulting five-minute film.) The Atlantic interviews the designer about his inspiration for the film […]

From Folio magazine: “Custom publishing in the business-to-business space is a stealth moneymaker with revenues growing at about 20 percent annually, which on-par with the rate of growth in online revenues.” The article highlights statistics from a recent study conducted by Veronis Suhler Stevenson, which […]

This is another post about custom publishing. Earlier this month, I wrote about how spending on custom work is on the rise. This post is from an interesting article in Folio magazine’s March 20 issue called, “The Clamor Over Custom”; it describes how custom magazine […]

The New York Public Library has put its image database online, free for anyone to view. Here is what they have to say about it. “NYPL Digital Gallery is The New York Public Library’s new image database, developed to provide free and open online access […]