Jamie Gavin

Jamie Gavin ()

Jamie Gavin is managing director of inPress Online. Writing about media and tech trends, he also produces video interviews with leading media industry figures and appears as a regular media analyst for BBC World, Radio City Talk, and other outlets.

  • Five key media tech trends from November

    News of Time Inc.’s US$1.85bn acquisition by Meredith made it all the way to the Hollywood Reporter in November, as traditional magazine media was cast into the spotlight. Meanwhile, leading social mediums including Twitter, WhatsApp and Snapchat all experienced significant technical updates during the month. Here we look at five key media tech trends to hit the headlines in November.

    4th Dec 2017 Features
  • Prisma’s Philipp Schmidt on ‘the big data myth, keys to industry transition’

    Philipp Schmidt is the chief transformation officer for Prisma Media in France. Here, he talks us through some of the key challenges associated with updating traditional media brands, and now that the industry migration from print to digital has largely been made, looks at the next set of digital changes facing media.  

    4th Dec 2017 Features
  • [Video] Global reporting, multi-channel, journalism and fact checking in a fast-paced world

    Delhi-headquartered India Today Group has interests across publishing, broadcast, radio, television, and the web. Here, we speak to Loveena Tandon, UK and Europe correspondent for the platform, about some of the factors behind India Today’s editorial success, and providing quality journalism across channels in an increasingly converging media world. 

    29th Nov 2017 Features
  • Focus on behaviour, not technology, to identify emerging trends – Future Today Institute’s Amy Webb

    The Future Today Institute recently published its 2018 report into the emerging tech trends that are likely to shape the publishing industry in 2018. Here, we speak to Amy Webb, the founder of the organisation, about the development of study, and explains how better scientific modelling undertaken today can help us to predict future technologies.

    20th Nov 2017 Features
  • Futureproofing media companies against technological change

    With change occurring at such a rapid pace in digital media, adaptability can increasingly be one of the keys to publisher success. We caught up with Tushar Marwaha, partner relations associate for eZ Systems, on the sidelines of the recent FIPP World Congress in London about the steps that their publisher and industry clients are taking to futureproof themselves against further technological change.

    9th Nov 2017 Features
  • Five key media tech trends from October

    Behind the consumer headlines of Facebook and fake news, the business of media continued to march on in October 2017, with a raft of new announcements and emerging trends. We’ve here taken a look at five of the key updates from the month from an industry point of view. 

    6th Nov 2017 Features
  • Search, social, and media: where do publishers sit in a modern digital advertising campaign?

    With Google providing the go-to destination for search, and Facebook building advertiser offerings around social, there remains a place for quality content within digital advertising campaigns. Here, we speak to leading global analytics firm, comScore, and Your Life, a government-backed UK campaign charged with engaging young people, to get both sides of the industry view on where traditional publishers sit within the modern mix.

    2nd Nov 2017 Features
  • [Video] New FIPP Chairman on industry challenges, opportunities ahead

    Ralph Büchi is the COO of the Ringier Group and CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Switzerland, and now also the newly appointed Chairman of FIPP. He’s been on the board since 2008 and sees collaboration as the key to a healthy industry. We spoke to him on the sidelines of the recent FIPP World Congress about the current industry landscape and the challenges and opportunities ahead.

    30th Oct 2017 Features
  • Three industry experts give their view on Apple’s new retargeting regulations

    Apple’s recent round of updates to the Safari browser incurred an open letter from the US advertising industry, stating that the changes could ‘sabotage the economic model of the internet’. But is the move really as dramatic as this? We spoke to three industry experts to get their views on how the new anti-tracking regulations are likely impact advertisers and publishers alike. 

    5th Oct 2017 Features
  • The politicising of Facebook: can the social network go on being both a news-source and a source of news?

    Facebook has either made, shown, or hit the headlines in recent weeks, depending on where you consume your news. But is this growing influence in both the media and political spheres reshaping the way consumers view the traditional press? We spoke to Jasper Jackson, digital editor for New Statesman, and UK political commentator, Sunny Hundal, about the increasing politicising of the World’s largest social media site. 

    4th Oct 2017 Features


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