Job cuts for UK news publishers, Negative outlook for Twitter sale,  Buzzfeed goes into e-commerce & more - the week in media

Job cuts for UK news publishers, Negative outlook for Twitter sale, Buzzfeed goes into e-commerce & more - the week in media

Tough times for UK publishers, job cuts announced

Three of the leading UK-based news publishers admitted they would have to cut personnel, mainly in ad sales, but also in their editorial departments. Read the full story on The Media Briefing

Younger Americans prefer text news over video, study says

A recent study by Pew Research shows that 42 percent of the young adults claimed they preferred reading the news online instead of watching them. Read the full story on Nieman Lab

Only Salesforce remains interested in Twitter?

According to internal sources, Disney is not going to bid for Twitter. As Google and Apple are also unlikely to proceed with the purchase, Salesforce remains the only potential buyer. Read more on Recode

Buzzfeed focuses on e-commerce, adding 1 million e-mail subscribers

Recently Buzzfeed doubled the size of its editorial team to seriously focus on e-commerce. The exact number of its Gift Guide newsletter subscribers was not officially announced but it is supposed to be over 1 million. Read the full story on DigiDay

EuroNews looks into the future with a brand new site

In an interview with Hackers.Media, EuroNews’ Hassan Ramadan admitted the audience approved the company’s fully-reshaped website. Ramadan also said the news channel is planning to introduce new publishing tools and to auto-translation of its content. Read the whole interview on Hackers.Media

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300 million in 3 years: how The Hook built huge scale and its symbiotic relationship with Facebook

300 million in 3 years: how The Hook built huge scale and its symbiotic relationship with Facebook

How EuroNews is reshaping itself for a digital-first future (and now)

How EuroNews is reshaping itself for a digital-first future (and now)