metromedia News Roundup
A weekly roundup of media news that we think is worth knowing about.
This week: C-SPAN makes history; Online publishers combat ad-blockers with email sign-ups; A tough summer ahead for the newspaper industry.
Covering sit-in by House Democrats, C-SPAN makes history via Periscope
Erik Wemple | The Washington Post
After the House of Representatives was called to recess and cameras were turned off, C-SPAN turned to social media to share the House Democrats sit-in.
For some publishers, email is a way to wring value out of ad blocking readers
Lucia Moses | Digiday
To combat ad-blockers and get value out of users enabling them, some online publishers are resorting to email sign-ups to allow readers to continue.
Cruel summer for newspapers
Joe Pompeo | Politco
As new digital-first news organizations emerge, the decline of print continues, as detailed in several recently released reports.