Entertainment 2021-07-16T01:30:16Z
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Netflix fires 3 senior marketing execs for secretly complaining about their company's top brass over Slack, report says

Netflix fired the execs for privately airing gripes about their boss, Jonathan Helfgot, as well as CMO Bozoma Saint John, per The Hollywood Reporter.
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Dream in his latest music video for Mask

How YouTube's biggest Minecraft creator used a bunch of teens to make his latest music video

Dream, YouTube's most popular Minecraft creator, released a music video for his latest track "Mask." Here's what his collaborators had to say.
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An Spotify artist's indie release was pulled out of obscurity after 'Grand Theft Auto' Twitch streamers drove millions of listeners to their song

Saint Punk's "Empty Bed" has become the anthem for the "Grand Theft Auto" "roleplay" community on Twitch.
Media 2021-07-15T20:01:00Z

Sports gambling opportunities for marketers

The legalization of sports gambling in more than 20 US states has opened new business opportunities, and potential pitfalls, for streaming services.
Premium Media 2021-07-15T19:15:34Z

Paramount+ is betting it can use big movies like 'A Quiet Place Part II' to attract new subscribers without tanking box-office returns

"A Quiet Place Part II" is now streaming on Paramount+ and available to rent on digital platforms after a shorter-than-usual exclusive theatrical run.
Premium Media 2021-07-15T18:52:45Z

Netflix's product and operating chief has made key hires including a new gaming VP. Here are 12 top leaders on his team.

Netflix's operating and product chief Greg Peters oversees a lot of the details that go into the service, from pricing to new features like gaming.
Premium Media 2021-07-15T16:48:10Z

How an Instagram influencer has booked over $700,000 in brand deals so far in 2021

JaLisa Vaughn-Jefferson breaks down how she lands major brand deals, splits her time, and maintains her high engagement on Instagram.
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Private equity investment in Hollywood is booming. Meet 13 players who backed hits from 'Knives Out' to 'Mare of Easttown.'

Private equity investors are playing a bigger role in entertainment as showbiz recovers from pandemic shutdowns and production and deal-making rev up.
Premium Media 2021-07-15T16:00:44Z

New York Times, Hearst staffers are pushing back on returning to the office 3 days per week

Both of the media companies' unions want more flexibility over how often employees can work from home.
Premium Advertising 2021-07-15T15:18:30Z

Leaked sales deck reveals how Discovery is pitching its new streaming platform against Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney+

Discovery+ is positioning itself as the leader in unscripted, ad-supported programming.
Advertising 2021-07-15T14:51:29Z

Everything to know about the public relations industry, from pay and hiring to growth areas

The public relations industry is undergoing big changes — here's the latest on salaries, M&A, and growth areas.
Premium Media 2021-07-15T13:08:34Z

Netflix's Q2 traffic slumped then rebounded, according to exclusive web-tracking data

Netflix told investors to subscriber growth would likely during the second quarter, as the pandemic subsides in parts of the world.
Media 2021-07-15T13:05:00Z

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The Chart of the Day newsletter is a daily email packed with data and key statistics on the biggest trends in today's most disruptive industries.
Premium Advertising 2021-07-15T12:30:43Z

Top ad industry salaries, revealed: How much the top companies including WPP and Wieden + Kennedy pay for jobs in analytics, brand management, and more

Pay at top ad agencies ranges from $60,000 for entry-level account roles and HR roles to $800,000 or more for top creative executives.
Media 2021-07-15T12:12:39Z

Instagram and Facebook plan to pay out over $1 billion to creators

The top influencer news of the week includes Facebook's new $1 billion commitment to creators and tips on how to get hired at TikTok in 2021.
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Dink Doink: A 'sh--coin' cryptocurrency backed by Logan Paul wants to change the world with memes and cartoons, says the CEO

Dink Doink, a cryptocurrency backed by Logan Paul, wants to create a media empire with their springy mascot.

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2 key ways to grow your TikTok audience, according to one of the company's execs

Livestreaming and engaging with user comments are important growth drivers for TikTok creators, according to TikTok's US music lead Corey Sheridan.
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The 18 power players at PR giant Weber Shandwick who are racing to give Edelman a run for its money

The agencies are in a perpetual footrace to become the first public relations agency to hit $1 billion in revenue.
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Instagram and Facebook will pay over $1 billion to creators through 2022. Here are all their new monetization features.

Instagram and Facebook are rolling out more ways for creators to earn money through "Bonuses," a feature that pays creators for posting content.
Premium Tech 2021-07-14T16:19:20Z

Twitter says that influencer news page Def Noodles has been permanently suspended for violating its rules

Twitter told Insider that Def Noodles, who gained over 150,000 followers posting influencer news, was permanently suspended.
Premium Advertising 2021-07-14T16:03:03Z

The top 30 financial journalists every public-relations pro should know

They break news and set the agenda for investors and markets as deals grow more complex and meme stocks and SPACs upend conventional wisdom.
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How to get a job at TikTok and navigate its interview process, according to its college recruiting lead

Insider spoke to Lauren Flaus, TikTok's university recruiting lead for the Americas, to learn more about how to get hired at the company.
Media 2021-07-14T15:03:00Z

The State of the Creator Economy

The State of the Creator Economy download details the latest trends in the creator economy, including monetization strategies and popular social platforms.
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Condé Nast's former top public-relations executive has just left the company

Joe Libonati, executive vice president for global communications at Condé Nast, confirmed to Insider that he has left the magazine company.
Politics 2021-07-14T13:08:17Z

The Trump DOJ tried to seize 3 Washington Post journalists' communications the day before Attorney General William Barr stepped down, new documents show

The Trump DOJ filed for the journalists' records on December 22, 2020. William Barr, who had been a loyal Trump ally, left office the next day.
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How a startup is using data to develop diverse TV shows and films for buyers including Disney+

Jumpcut is working with studios including Disney to test diverse stories and talent with audiences, and dispel the notion that diversity is too risky.
Media 2021-07-14T12:02:00Z

US adults will consume almost as much media as last year, but TV viewing will decline

Although adults will spend nearly as much time with media this year, their TV viewing time will drop below pre-pandemic levels.
Media 2021-07-14T11:14:03Z

Tucker Carlson, who downplayed the riot at the Capitol, accuses Texas Democrats of 'insurrection' by leaving the state to block a vote

The Fox News host appeared to treat the peaceful — if unconventional — move as less of a big deal than rioters breaking in to the US Capitol.
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Adtech company Captify just sold a majority stake in its business to a private-equity firm as it vies to become advertisers' 'search intelligence' alternative to Google

Terms of the deal, between SFW Capital and Captify, were not disclosed. Captify says it now plans to focus on its global expansion.
Premium Media 2021-07-13T20:41:23Z

Snapchat salaries revealed: How much Snap pays for jobs in product, marketing, engineering, and more

Insider analyzed US work-visa data to see what Snap, Snapchat's parent company, offered to pay for certain roles in 2021.
Premium Tech 2021-07-13T18:01:52Z

A 'body positive' TikToker who runs a group for 'big beautiful women' sued 5 of them after they spoke out

Stefan Wilhelmy, who runs the Pearadise community, is suing five women who created TikTok videos criticizing his behavior.
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Droga5, famed ad agency for The New York Times and Airbnb, is hiring across the board — its founder told us how to land a job there

David Droga said he looks for candidates with strong points of view who aren't 'embarrassed to work in advertising.'
Tech 2021-07-13T16:08:24Z

Amazon is selling products emblazoned with a far-right, white nationalist meme

Amazon is selling three products promoting a far-right meme. Media Matters reported three more items which the website appears to have removed.
Advertising 2021-07-13T14:28:58Z

14 pitch decks that startups looking to disrupt media and advertising used to raise millions

These startups are using tech to capitalize on changing consumer media habits and marketers' need to reach people online.
Media 2021-07-13T13:03:00Z

US Video Gaming Industry in 2021: Gaming Devices & Gaming Video Content Viewership Trends

The pandemic has led to an increase in gaming usage which resulted in heightened viewership across the gaming landscape in 2020. Learn more about 2021's data.
Premium Advertising 2021-07-13T13:00:00Z

Here's the pitch deck that helped a marketing tech startup raise $100 million at a $1 billion valuation to help brands manage their data

Amperity competes with marketing cloud giants and sells software that brands use to manage their first-party data.
Media 2021-07-12T23:00:00Z

Get a sneak peek into the most trusted social media platforms of 2020

Get a peek into our Digital Trust Rankings by downloading a FREE preview of our 2020 Digital Trust Enterprise Edge Report!
Politics 2021-07-12T20:10:03Z

Cristina Greeven Cuomo, who is married to Chris Cuomo, is in Jeffrey Epstein's 1997 address book

Cristina Greeven Cuomo, the New York entrepreneur who is married to Chris Cuomo, is listed in Jeffrey Epstein's 1997 address book.
Media 2021-07-12T20:00:00Z

The Podcast Audience Report

In The Podcast Audience Report, Insider Intelligence breaks down the demographics of US podcast listeners.
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'League of Legends' summer camps teach teens there's more to the esports industry than gaming skills

Immortals, Cloud9, and Evil Geniuses use summer camps to drive engagement in young gamers, develop skills, and expose them to careers in esports.
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'Black Widow's' Disney+ earnings show how Hollywood's relationship to theaters has changed, and it could put pressure on other studios

Disney released Premier Access Disney+ earnings for the first time for "Black Widow," where it made $60 million.
Media 2021-07-12T16:00:00Z

Nearly a third of US media time will be on mobile this year

Mobile will account for close to a third (33.2%) of time spent with any form of media in 2021. By the end of 2023, that share will climb to 35.0%.
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A VC breaks down the 4 types of gaming and esports companies he invests in and those he's skeptical of

Jens Hilgers started Bitkraft in 2016. He shares what he looks for before investing in early-stage startups in the gaming and esports industries.
Premium Media 2021-07-12T13:22:14Z

TikTok's search algorithm has been auto-suggesting potentially harmful eating disorder content when users type the first few letters of banned keywords

TikTok changed the way it shows some search results after Insider found that users were being encouraged to view distressing content.
Premium Media 2021-07-12T13:09:33Z

How much money a Twitch streamer with 29,000 followers earns in a month

Katherine "Katliente" Pan streams Valorant, League of Legends, and her graphic art on Twitch. She broke down how much money she makes.
Premium Media 2021-07-12T12:20:34Z

How much a YouTuber with 200,000 subscribers earns in a month from sponsorships, affiliates, and ads

YouTube creator Charli Prangley started posting videos in 2013 and now treats her channel as a side hustle, earning money from sponsorships and ads.
Premium Advertising 2021-07-12T12:00:00Z

These 9 companies are at the forefront of helping advertisers prepare for a privacy-centric world

Advertisers are testing new technologies like data clean rooms as they prepare for the death of third-party cookies and new privacy laws.
Media 2021-07-12T11:00:00Z

Social Media Users Report: Latest stats and trends through 2024 by platform and location

Insider Intelligence updates its forecasts for social network usage worldwide in key regions and markets and explores trends shaping the landscape.
Politics 2021-07-12T09:25:03Z

Fox News aired a legal disclaimer when Trump started airing 2020 election conspiracy theories in his CPAC speech

The chyron said voting-system companies had "denied the various allegations" made by Trump. Fox News is currently being sued by two such companies.
Science 2021-07-11T16:57:02Z

The launch of a Fox weather channel has climate crisis experts concerned, report says

Fox News Media, which has previously pushed misinformation about the climate crisis, is launching a 24-hour weather news channel later this year.
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