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“Unlike technology, culture changes slowly. But when it does, the consequences of these changes stay for a long time.” Pablo Boczkowski
“We’ve come a long way from the days of viewing our audiences as a monolith, with a singular set of concerns. Let’s not go back to that in 2018.” Umbreen Bhatti
“What happens between now and virtual reality? It’s video messaging. Snapchat is already prepping us for this reality; the same with apps like Houseparty. They’re popularizing this idea that people are comfortable talking to each other via video.” Yvonne Leow
“Most media brands will start selling merchandise in 2018, if they’re not already.” Jamie Mottram
“My prediction is not solely that media leadership will be feminized, but that news itself will take on a new, more feminine, tone.” Jennifer Coogan
“My real bet, though, is that the battle between the Times and the Post is being waged most when it comes to their rival international and national expansions. And the winner of that struggle is too close to call.” Nikki Usher
“Television, old or new, is the medium of our post-Enlightenment era when text and reason are substituted by images and emotions. To be brief and blunt, Trump is just the beginning.” Hossein Derakhshan
“If this year was about transparency of the journalistic process and how we do our job, next year it will be about transparency of values and why we do our job.” Millie Tran and Stine Bauer Dahlberg
“The next time you are being told about yet another round of fundraising, whatever the increased on-paper valuation the company now claims, ask yourself before you hype that news: Why is putting additional money into a business that is clearly spending more than it is making, a sign of success? It’s called ‘burn’ rate for a reason.” Raju Narisetti
“What surfaces on the timelines of our social media accounts can make the world seem like a divided place where people only shout from the top of their lungs — whether it is to call out the wrongs of those they disagree with or to cheer on the actions of those with whom they identify.” Lam Thuy Vo