articles tagged 'The Spinoff'

Why The Spinoff needs an app

  • Media
  • January 31, 2017
  • Erin McKenzie
Why The Spinoff needs an app

Last week, online magazine The Spinoff launched its new app, which has since seen nearly 700 downloads. And while introducing an app may seem a natural move in today's one-click-away society, editor and publisher Duncan Greive says the move was sparked by Facebook's algorithm changes. We talk to him about creating an alternative distribution channel and the decision to put a price on it.

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Spark bankrolls music section on The Spinoff

  • Media
  • October 28, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Spark bankrolls music section on The Spinoff

Spark today announced a partnership with online magazine The Spinoff, which will allow for the introduction of a new music section on the website from 1 November. PLUS: a traitor has been appointed to edit it.

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Shower thoughts, Scout, The Spinoff and why big media struggles to launch new online media brands—UPDATED

  • Media
  • November 24, 2015
  • Ben Fahy
Shower thoughts, Scout, The Spinoff and why big media struggles to launch new online media brands—UPDATED

While showers can be vicious killers, water on the neck can also create moments of clarity, so it's generally worth the risk. And last night as I sat in the corner of the shower weeping, scrubbing myself down after another day spent working in trade media, I started thinking about Rachel Glucina—and, more generally, the folly of big media trying to get down with the internet kids.

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The Spinoff spreads its editorial wings with new sections, new sponsors and new staff

  • Media
  • September 10, 2015
  • Ben Fahy
The Spinoff spreads its editorial wings with new sections, new sponsors and new staff

Back in May we sat down for a chat with Duncan Greive, founder, editor and publisher of The Spinoff, "a little TV website which has lately been nursing big dreams". He mentioned his dastardly plans to expand its editorial coverage and its network of sponsors. And he was confident the model "could end up being a good vehicle for a plurality of native advertisers". Now, as it celebrates its first birthday, he's taken a big step in that direction, launching five new sections—sports, books, politics, media and society—and hiring eight new staff to help fill them up.

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Inside: The Spinoff

  • Media
  • May 26, 2015
  • Ben Fahy
Inside: The Spinoff
Duncan Greive and Alex Casey

Whether it’s the dormant corporate blogs, the desolate Facebook/Tumblr/Pinterest pages or the media start-ups that kick off with a hiss and a roar, are temporarily fuelled by enthusiasm but end up falling over, the internet is littered with good intentions. But Duncan Greive, founder and editor of TV-obsessed website thespinoff.co.nz and Barkers' magazine 1972—is confident he’s found a model that works. And it’s all based around content marketing.

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