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Top articles of the week | January 21

Every week, we put together a list of our top 5 articles of the past week. Happy reading!

 

Journalism That Stands Apart         NY Times, 2020 Report

The NY Times is definitely focusing on digital subscriptions as its core strategy. Great report from the Times and very transparent as well, journalism must adapt its business model in order to thrive again.

 

Inside IMAX’s Big Bet to Rule the Future of VR     Wired

Good piece on Wired on IMAX and their big get. VR might still be in the gestation phase from a consumer point of view but the big entertainment companies are heavily investing in the technology.

 

Harnessing automation for a future that works    McKinsey

Good high level report on the automation and its impact on employment. Robotics and artificial intelligence are going to create & displace more jobs this century than the industrial revolution (imho).

 

The Agency Of The Future: Why It’s Not What You Think It Is   Forbes

The ad world isn’t immune to the large changes affecting the industry. This piece in Forbes highlights the need to change and the opportunity for agencies to take advantage of.

 

Episode 14: JD St-Martin co-CEO @ Chronogolf   PNR Podcast

We had the pleasure of talking to JD St-Martin, co-CEO from Chronogolf. Full disclosure: JF and I are investors in his startup. We’re big fans and we had a great talk about where he’s taking the company.