Dancing dangerous tango with Facebook

Facebook’s news tab has created lots of headlines, and not surprisingly, I was also interviewed about the topic by the National Business Review (NZ). The interview is behind a paywall, but here are couple of my snippets: “Myllylahti said that she didn’t understand why publishers were “dancing this tango” given Facebook’s history of broken promises,Continue reading “Dancing dangerous tango with Facebook”

Are publishers handing more power to Google?

I wrote in The Conversation about Google’s new subscription tool which supposedly helps news publishers to sell digital subscriptions. It is impossible to say yet, if it works. Couple of thoughts from my article: “It’s surprising that news publishers seem to hand more power to Google because now more than ever there’s an urgency to haveContinue reading “Are publishers handing more power to Google?”