Deputy Chief Editor (San Francisco Bureau Chief), Newspicks
All Sessions by Naoyoshi Goto
Thurs, Aug 27
09:00 - 10:00
Launched in 2013, Newspicks aggregates global content on business and tech for its Japanese audience. Since 2018, it has generated its own content through meshing the skills and contributions of journalists, designers and engineers. User comments are a key part of its journalism and one of the main triggers for subscriptions. Newspicks has more than 4 million subscribers who have downloaded the app and can access and comment on curated content for free, supported by advertising, while 110,000 subscribers pay for a more exclusive experience. In this exclusive chat, Naoyoshi Goto, co-founding editor of Newspicks, will explain the newsroom's unique philosophy and how they constantly develop new formats – including video streaming, graphic storytelling and weekly in-house talk shows – in order to keep their millenials audience engaged.