What the News Business Looks Like in 2014

Here’s my Friday Digest, featuring things from around the Web that interested me most this week, (loosely) related to media, advertising, and technology. State of the News Media 2014 The State of the News Media 2014 is the eleventh edition of an annual report by the Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project examining the landscape of […]

How ‘Journalism Crack’ Conquered the Internet

Here’s my Friday Digest, featuring things from around the Web that interested me most this week, (loosely) related to media, advertising, and technology. How ‘Journalism Crack’ Conquered the Internet This is a good piece on Mail Online publisher Martin Clarke’s aggressive content strategy. The site’s traffic growth is impressive, but it remains unclear if its model […]

I’m Joining The Wall Street Journal

I’m pleased to announce I’m joining The Wall Street Journal to report on marketing and media. I’m excited to get started at the Journal, but I’m also sad to be leaving Digiday. It’s a great company run by some of the most talented people in the business, and I’m extremely proud to have contributed to […]

What The F**k Is My Twitter Bio?

Here’s a fun side-project I created last week with fellow Digiday staffers Saya Weissman and Brian Braiker: What The F**k Is My Twitter Bio? It’s a single-serving site that generates ridiculous Twitter bios, inspired by What The F**k Should I Make for Dinner.

My First Media Startup: Choon Magazine

This year I spent Christmas at my family home in London, and took the opportunity while I was there to sort through some old belongings. Deep in the back of an old wardrobe I found a copy of the first issue of Choon, the music magazine I founded during my final year at Southampton University […]

Big Brands Are Already on Jelly

Biz Stone’s new visual/social search app Jelly has only been live for a few days, but big brands are already trying their hand at it. Here are some I’ve noticed posting questions on the service in the past couple of days, including Whole Foods, Lowes and Ben & Jerry’s: 

My Most Read Digiday Articles of 2013

2013 is drawing to a close, so I figured I’d post a quick list of the Digiday stories I wrote this year that generated the most pageviews. I wouldn’t say the top ten represents my best work, but at least it isn’t all listicles.