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ContentNext Media to Host paidContent 2010
Feb 12, 2010 (03:02 PM EST)


paidContent.org, the leading business of digital media site, convenes industry leaders at TheTimesCenter in New York City on Feb. 19 for first namesake conference

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- ContentNext Media, the media and information company covering the business of digital media which publishes paidContent.org, presents its first namesake conference, paidContent 2010: Discussing the Economics of Content,  Feb. 19, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EDT at TheTimesCenter in New York City.

The debate around the business models for digital content has never been more urgent. paidContent 2010 will feature top executives from the companies making headlines today. During a special lunch session, The New York Times Company's Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., Chairman & Publisher, Janet Robinson, President & CEO, and Martin Nisenholtz, SVP of Digital Operations, will talk about plans to bring the metered business model to NYTimes.com in 2011. Hilary Schneider, EVP of Yahoo Americas; Devin Wenig, CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets; Amanda Richman, EVP & Managing Director, Digital, MediaVest USA; and Rob Grimshaw, Managing Director, FT.com will be featured in solo interviews.

Panel sessions include The Age of the Big-Media JV; The Business of Digital News; The Truth About the Subscription Business; The Rise of Content Super-Distributors; A Plethora Of Portability: How Smartphones, E-Readers And, Yes, Tablets, Are Changing The Game. Learn the latest from senior business leaders including: Steven Brill, Co-Founder of Journalism Online; Rio Caraeff, CEO, Vevo; Patrick Keane, CEO of Associated Content; Cella Irvine, President & CEO of The About Group; Shawn Colo, Co-Founder of Demand Media; Bruce Campbell, President, Digital Media and Corporate Development of Discovery Communications; Elinor Hirschhorn, EVP & Chief Digital Officer of Simon & Schuster; Bart Decrem, CEO, Tapulous; John Kosner, SVP & GM, Digital Media of ESPN; KC Estenson, GM, CNN.com; John Squires, Interim Managing Director, Next Issue Media; and many more. James McQuivey, VP & Principal Analyst of Forrester Research, will start the day with an industry analysis: Why Consumers Want to Pay for Access to Content.

For more information, including the full agenda and the complete list of speakers, please visit: http://paidcontent.org/event/paidcontent-2010

Press Registration: Press space is limited. Please email requests to paidcontent2010@contentnext.com

Advance Interview Opportunities:  If you have any questions or would like to speak with Rafat Ali, editor, founder and publisher, ContentNext Media, Caroline Little, CEO, ContentNext Media, Staci D. Kramer, co-editor and EVP, ContentNext Media, or Ernie Sander, Managing Editor, ContentNext Media., please contact Ernie Sander at esander@contentnext.com or (646) 619-8864.

About ContentNext Media, Inc.

ContentNext Media is a media and information company owned by Guardian News and Media Limited. Based in New York City, the company covers the business of digital media, serving decision makers within the media, entertainment, publishing, advertising, marketing and technology sectors. The company operates paidContent.org, mocoNews.net, <http://www.contentsutra.com/> contentSutra.com and paidContent:UK.

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