USA Today :: Revenue was down 8.7% to $727.1 million as advertising sales and circulation revenue fell. About $178 million of total revenue came from digital products and services, the company said. Diluted earnings per share totaled 46 cents.
GR Reporter :: About a fortnight ago Minos Kyriakou’s channel sacked 10 journalists, including Programme Director Yannis Latsios, today was the turn of 30 operators and other technical staff as well as of 10 people from the channel’ s administration.
Wall Street Journal :: Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal is in advanced talks to make a significant minority investment in BuzzFeed, as the media giant hunts for ways to reach young audiences.
Stream Daily :: About 87% of the $1.1 billion loss to TV ad spend was siphoned from national broadcast and cable, while $400 million was from local and syndicated TV.
Nieman Lab :: Developed by the Times R&D lab, the Editor tool scans text to suggest article tags in real time. But the automatic tagging system won’t be moving into the newsroom soon.
Mediapost :: As far as media consumption milestones go, 2016 could well be “the year” for two important media: mobile and video. According to new estimates released this morning by Publicis’ ZenithOptimedia unit, next year will be the year more people watch video on a mobile device than a non-mobile device.