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Cheat Sheet: Reporters Who Cover Corporate Sponsorships

This cheat sheet was born from a valet request for reporters who are covering corporate sponsorships of the Olympics — which will come and go. Fact is, most if not all of these 11 journalists stand to cover sponsorships in general — if the deal was interesting enough.

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Cheat Sheet: ‘Back-to-School’ Reviewers

f you represent a tech product that fits in a “back to school” category, you had better get those pitches together — the coverage is already appearing. This cheat sheet contains 11 targets, many freelance and connected to a publication’s “list and best of” operations.

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Cheat Sheet: Forbes Contributors

At long last, here’s the SWMS cheat sheet on Forbes contributors. Listed are 66 contributors whose work appeared at least once between Apr. 26 and Jun. 5 in either the AI, the cloud and the enterprise tech section.

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Cheat Sheet: Renewables Targets

Here are 15 targets who covered renewable energy sometime in 2024. None of the names come from Renewables Now (Bulgaria), Renew Economy (Australia), Energy Live News (UK) or Solar Quarter (India).

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Cheat Sheet: Smart Cities & Urban Planning

You’ll find this cheat sheet unusual: it comprises 11 targets ranging from Tier 1 to telecom trades to government tech. The intertwined topics of smart cities and urban planning touch technology and society, but also business.

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FRIDGE NOTES

Gen AI: The Big Fizzle?

Goldman Sachs took 32 pages to say pretty much that. The media business may turn out to be an outlier, an industry perfectly suited to synthetic, multilingual words, sounds and images at scale. As for everyone else, well, the global consultancies will learn the truth first because they have rushed to monetize Gen AI — they aren’t yet succeeding.

Bloomberg Businessweek Goes Monthly

Now a misnomer, the Businessweek name will stick around for a while longer. Bloomberg is investing big in paper stock and photography. It’ll be a coffee table magazine, showcasing all that Bloomberg does. Now we know why Brad Stone took this new assignment. The first refurbed issue arrives in July.

Semafor Goes AI Crazy

Fourteen of 19 tech stories in the Semafor technology section are about AI. Two of the five outliers were about TikTok’s potential sale. Semafor sells itself on being differentiated. Chasing AI-news-of-the-day won’t achieve that.

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