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What’s on the new media horizon

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Newser founder Michael Wolff, in a video interview earlier this year, said, "Frankly, the New York Times is a bore," and media companies like Newser, the Huffington Post, OnSwipe -- and the New York Times, too -- are reacting to the departure from "old-world" media consumption, and blazing forward.The real estate industry is taking note of the changed media environment, too, and some speakers and sessions at Inman's Real Estate Connect New York City 2012 will highlight new and emerging media trends. "People have a need," said Wolff in the same video, "for shorter information -- shorter, faster, quicker."Newser CEO Elisabeth DeMarse, in her keynote speech at NYC Connect 2012, will explore what's behind consumers' appetite for bite-sized refurbished news, and how the new media trends are affecting the business world. According to 2011 Pew Research Center data, 83 percent of U.S. adults have a mobile phone (about one-third have smartphones), two-th...