In this week’s episode of Media Voices, Peter talks to Chris Phin, Head of DC Thomson’s Scottish Wedding Directory, about the best ways to monetise a niche vertical and switching from tech journalism to covering the bridal scene.
In the news round-up, the team discuss Amol Rajan and Farhad Manjoo’s points getting lost in controversy, Trinity Mirror’s rebrand to Reach, and, surprise surprise, ‘fake news’.
Our full archive of interviews is available on the Media Voices Episodes Page.
- ‘The Economist’s subscriber base is 70 percent male, and it’s trying to change that’ from Digiday’s Lucinda Southern.
- ‘Paths to Subscription: Why recent subscribers chose to pay for news‘ from the American Press Institute’s Media Insights Project.
- ‘Pitching advice from a weary editor’, Megan Carpentier, NBC, on Twitter.
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