#RJIMobileFirst: Mobile Initiatives at Media Companies and Strat Comm Firms

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During the two-day event, attendees and those viewing the live stream will hear from some of the largest and most innovative companies in media and the revenue side of the business. You’ll hear from Google, The Weather Channel, Hearst, Scripps and others. Follow our student curators who will be posting their expanded content about these speakers’ companies and topics here. Also, post event, check back here for an archive of these speakers’ presentations.

 

Our student team will capture insights and news relating to:

  • Mobile Innovation   – Is the Mobile Web emerging as an important channel compared to Apps?
  • Audiences  – What audience data and analytics resources are driving Mobile First strategies and tactics?
  • Revenue – How are existing Mobile First initiatives performing for the business side of the media and for strategic communications firms?

Automated Content – PublishThis

ESPN's Skip Bayless: Rape Charge Gave Kobe Bryant 'Sizzle'

ESPN's Skip Bayless: Rape Charge Gave Kobe Bryant 'Sizzle'

 via Mashable!

And now a moment for the "Facepalm Hall of Fame." ESPN talking head Skip Bayless is no stranger to outlandish statements and extreme bloviation. Not surprisingly, online backlash was swift and sizable as many took Bayless to task for his comments after they began making the Internet rounds on Tuesday.

 

ESPN examines Ferrell shooting tonight on E:60

ESPN examines Ferrell shooting tonight on E:60

 via Charlotte Observer

ESPN will present its take on the 2013 shooting of Jonathan Ferrell to a national audience Tuesday night on its investigative program, E:60. The show is pegged to an upcoming championship fight for Willie Ferrell, his brother and former teammate at Florida A&M and now a professional heavyweight boxer.

 

Topic Content – PublishThis

Mashable names Blathnaid Healy as UK editor ahead of official London launch in October

Mashable names Blathnaid Healy as UK editor ahead of official London launch in October

 via Thedrum

Mashable will officially launch its UK office in London in October with Blathnaid Healy named UK editor, the title has announced. Pete Cashmore, founder and chief executive of Mashable, said: "As media and technology continue to shape the international landscape, it only makes sense that ...

 

Mashable appoints editor for new London office as UK audience grows

Mashable appoints editor for new London office as UK audience grows

 via The Guardian

Social media sites first operation outside of US to be headed by Blathnaid Healy, with Tim Chester taking deputy editor role Mashable has appointed the editor and deputy editor of its new UK operation, the social media news websites first international office. Mashable has been planning a major expansion beyond the US for some time, with the UK and London its second largest audiences by country and city. Continue reading.