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The Washington Post to host daily, live 2020 election programming beginning Oct. 28 

The Washington Post shares its coverage details, including using Arc’s mobile video app, Broadcast, to live stream their first-of-its-kind electoral count visualization direct to The Post’s website, YouTube and Facebook channels.

Arc Publishing Now Available in the AWS Marketplace

Arc announces it is now available in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, giving AWS customers a seamless way to experience and buy Arc’s digital experience platform through a simplified purchasing process to get to market faster.

Is Site Speed King When It Comes to Web Performance?

October 29th - Join us for a one-on-one conversation between Arc GM & CTO, Scot Gillespie, and Medhi Daoudi, CEO of Catchpoint as they discuss where organizations should focus when undertaking digital initiatives.

Even in the Midst of a Pandemic, Now is the Time to Upgrade Your CMS. Here’s Why.

For all the upheaval 2020 has brought, it has also surfaced significant opportunity – and need – to forge ahead with the content platform upgrades that have long been on your roadmap or kicking off that often-talked about digital transformation.

3 Practices for Keeping Your Site Performance Fast and Stable

With online traffic surging, Arc Publishing offers three key practices for maintaining site performance to meet growing demand.

Semana Increases Its Digital Subscriber Base 24 Percent in 9 Days

In the last 9 days, and after the launch of the ARC platform, developed by the Washington Post and which has involved a redesign of its website and applications, SEMANA increased its digital subscriber base by 24 percent.

Report: Washington Post’s Arc Publishing On Delivery Digital Payments Choice

As online shopping and entertainment surge, consumers seek more digital payment options. PYMNTS recently talked to Arc’s Matt Monahan on how a payments orchestration layer can help businesses cost-effectively manage – and make the most of – payment integrations.

Future of Broadcasting Virtual Panel Discussion

Arc recently joined AWS and Wizeline to discuss the growth of live broadcasting and the technology solutions supporting changing media behaviors.

Forget About the Digital News You’ve Seen So Far

If you access the Chosun Ilbo homepage from 0 o’clock on the 1st, you can see at a glance what articles are really important, like when you open a newspaper. The Chosun Ilbo, which celebrated its 100th anniversary this year, partnered with Arc Publishing to deliver to their readers a revolutionary digital news experience.

Closing the Gap Between IT and Business in Web Content Management Selection

Web Content Management (WCM) systems selection is increasingly becoming a joint effort between IT and business, but not all organizations are fully on board giving each side an equal share. Arc VP and GM, Scot Gillespie talks about the impact siloed decision making has on WCM selection success.

How the Washington Post’s digital platform has evolved into a DX machine

What started as a home grown publishing platform, Arc Publishing has become an impressive piece of martech with content, experience and commerce all built in.

Zeus Technology to License Its Performance Adtech to Tribune Publishing

Zeus Technology, the industry-leading revenue platform from The Washington Post and sister platform to Arc, will license Zeus Performance to Tribune Publishing, one of the country’s premier news brands and long-time Arc customer.

OPB Transforms Its Digital News Offering With Launch of New Website

Oregon Public Broadcasting today announced the launch of its new website, powered by Arc Publishing, offering people across the region a more accessible, enhanced OPB digital experience.

Infobae: Developing Exponential Audience Growth Via Innovation and Quality Journalism

To drive site performance and continued audience growth, Infobae rebuilt their sites on Arc's next gen rendering layer, PageBuilder Fusion. The results were immediate spanning performance, accessibility and SEO.

Graham Media Group: Solving For Growing Live Streaming Demand

Faced with growing live streaming demand, Graham Media Group sought a robust video streaming platform and to solve the inefficiencies of traditional live broadcasting. In Arc, they found solutions to both challenges.

Akamai-as-Code With The Washington Post

In this on-demand webinar, Arc and Akamai Developer teamed up to discuss how Arc uses Akamai’s DevOps capabilities to manage our infrastructure as code and simplify config management.

AWS: This is My Architecture - Building a Content Management Platform With Speed At Its Core

Arc's VP, Platform Engineering, Zach Perry, joined Amazon Web Services for their 'This is My Architecture' series to explain how we built Arc’s content management platform for performance and serve websites at scale.

BP: Building a ‘Write Once, Publish Anywhere’ Culture With Arc

For global energy company BP, maintaining a clear internal communications strategy across the world was enormously difficult. See how Arc helped bring efficiency and consistency to BP's internal communications.

The Globe and Mail: Building a Culture of Innovation with Arc

As challenges confronted the publishing industry, The Globe and Mail reallocated internal resource to build a data foundation that continues to drive their business forward. See how Arc helped drive this change.

Arc Bolsters Enterprise Expansion With Deeper Integration With Akamai, Catchpoint, and MuleSoft

Arc has announced it has expanded its integration with industry-leading software from Akamai, Catchpoint, and Mulesoft, greatly enhancing its capabilities for enterprise customers worldwide.

Arc Publishing Expedites Release of Live Video Streaming App

Available for use by its customers's through Apples App Store, the app simplifies live video streaming for journalists and enables enterprise brands to connect easily with their workforce and customers.

Wrapping your head around the headless CMS

The Washington Post and others are building CMS technology where content's just another data source. The software, called Arc, became successful enough within the halls of The Post that the newspaper began selling it externally.

Arc Publishing Signs The ChosunIlbo

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing today announced it has signed The ChosunIlbo, the largest and most influential news publication in Korea. ChosunIlbo is Arc’s first customer in Korea.

Arc Publishing Drives Rapid Innovation and 200% Growth for Argentina’s Infobae

Arc Publishing is helping to power rapid innovation and growth for Argentina’s Infobae, one of the most read Spanish-language news sites in the world.

Gray Television, Cox Media Group and Oregon Public Broadcasting adopt Arc Publishing platform

With these additions, including two of the largest broadcasting companies in the United States, Arc greatly expands its work in the broadcast industry.

The Washington Post’s Most Valuable Asset Is Now Its Software, Thanks to Jeff Bezos

The Post expects Arc to generate an annual revenue of $100 million within the next three years and become the newspapers\'s third largest revenue stream.

Will Arc Publishing Become More Valuable Than ‘The Washington Post’?

The Washington Post’s digital content platform, Arc Publishing, licensed its technology for the first time to a company outside of the media industry: energy giant BP. The deal may be an early indication that Arc Publishing can become a more valuable business than the newspaper.

Arc Publishing licenses technology to global brand BP

Arc will power the content created by BP’s communications team, providing editorial and video tools to support a communications strategy that serves more than 70,000 employees in 70 countries across 250 internal sites.

Arc Publishing deepens relationship with Amazon Web Services across sales, marketing and technical development

Arc is working with AWS to help drive new business and accelerate the sales cycle for participating independent software providers through co-selling with the AWS sales organization.

‘Dallas Morning News’ Relaunches Website, Ups Speed And Search

The Dallas Morning News on Thursday relaunched its website, which the publisher says now loads three times faster than its previous iteration.

Bezos’s Washington Post Licenses Its Publishing Technology to BP

The energy giant’s communications team will use Arc’s software to publish articles and videos to its 70,000 employees across 250 internal websites, newsletters and a future mobile app.

Arc Publishing introduces PageBuilder Themes, dramatically accelerating site launch and time-to-market

Arc Publishing today introduces PageBuilder Themes, a turnkey solution designed to enable publishers, broadcasters and brands to build and launch new sites in less than 30 days.

Arc Publishing’s Broadcast App Lets Journalists Stream Live Video To Multiple Platforms

The Washington Post’s digital publishing platform Arc Publishing is introducing a mobile app that allows journalists to stream live video to multiple sites and social platforms at the same time.

Arc Publishing unveils streaming video app Broadcast

Arc Publishing today introduced Broadcast, a first-of-its-kind mobile app that allows journalists to stream high-quality live video to multiple sites and social platforms simultaneously.

WKMG-TV bursts with livestream content during Fourth of July broadcast blowout

Throughout VIDEO 2020, Graham Media Group has collaborated with several partners including Google and YouTube, Amazon Web Services, Arc Publishing and Grabyo to leverage technologies born outside of the traditional broadcasting ecosystem.

Arc Publishing unveils state-of-the-art commerce platform Arc Subscriptions

Arc Subscriptions manages every facet of the sales cycle, from registration to campaigns and offers to checkout and billing, giving clients a dynamic and agile platform.

The Washington Post adds subscription tools to Arc

There is a vacuum in the consumer revenue tech stack, and The Washington Post is hoping to fill it with Arc.

Arc Publishing announces significant investment to support growth, expansion strategy

With this investment, Arc builds on its engineering strength, opening a dedicated engineering office in Chicago.

How The Washington Post Made Its Publishing Platform a Revenue Driver

Prakash describes the genesis story of Arc Publishing - initially built by the company to meet its own needs, but after realizing it had built one of the best media tech stacks in the industry, began licensing it.

Die 10 besten Redaktionssysteme bei Digitalmedien

Welche Dienstleister im Jahr 2019 bei den größten Digitalmedien zum Einsatz kommen und welche Köpfe dahinterstecken. Zum Ranking von "kress pro", dem Magazin für Führungskräfte bei Medien.

At Tribune Publishing, boardroom chaos could be in the rearview mirror

In an interview, the first Knight has given as CEO, he ticked off progress on a number of familiar priorities, including switching over to The Washington Post's Arc Publishing system.

Arc Publishing signs Hong Kong-based Apple Daily

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing will license technology to Apple Daily, one of the most read news sites in Asia with digital editions in Hong Kong, Taiwan, the U.S. and Canada.

Arc Publishing expands in Latin America, adding Cimeco (Clarín Group), El Comercio, La Naciόn and La Prensa

Arc Publishing will license technology to Cimeco (Clarín Group, Argentina), El Comercio (Peru), La Naciόn (Argentina), and La Prensa (Panama), making Arc the dominant news publishing platform in Latin America.

Arc Publishing adds Germany’s Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland as a client

Arc Publishing expands in the German market, adding new client Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, one of the region’s largest media companies with 13 television channels and leading digital destinations.

Arc Publishing signs broadcaster Graham Media Group

This is Arc’s second U.S. broadcast client in as many months, following the launch of Raycom Media in December.

Graham Media Group Signs Up With Arc Publishing

Arc Publishing, the Washington Post-owned video content management system, has signed its second broadcaster to utilize its services, Graham Media Group.

DAC and The Washington Post partner to make Arc Publishing available in Japan

Utilizing its expertise and relationship with publishers in the digital advertising space, DAC will serve as the exclusive partner of Arc in Japan and will support publishers’ shift to digital-first workflows.

Arc Publishing announces new client Raycom Media, entering broadcast market

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing today announced it has licensed technology to Raycom Media, which has relaunched 42 of the company’s television and radio stations on the Arc platform.

Washington Post’s Arc Publishing Platform Uses AWS to Transform the Broadcast Landscape

The Washington Post differentiates itself as a technological innovator in the publishing industry, including its embrace of the newest digital technologies to drive journalistic excellence and subscriber experience.

WaPo Digital Arm Getting Into Broadcast Business

The Washington Post is getting back into the broadcast business. The Post's Arc Publishing digital arm has licensed technology to Raycom.

Arc Publishing expands in South America by powering technology for ABC Color

ABC Color will license Arc’s cutting-edge technology to accelerate the news organization’s digital growth across video, mobile and distributed platforms.

50 Indispensable Media, Marketing and Tech Players: Shailesh Prakash

As part of his mission to transform the Jeff-Bezos-owned media property into a cutting-edge digital publisher, Prakash led development of the Arc CMS.

Arc Publishing to license technology to Peru’s Grupo La República

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing will license technology to Grupo La República, one of the largest print and digital media organizations in Peru.

Newsonomics: The Washington Post’s ambitions for Arc have grown — to a Bezosian scale

It is increasingly the tech stack of choice for major news publishers. But now Arc wants to be the backbone of your digital advertising and subscriptions, too.

Hired Inc names The Washington Post the top tech employer in Washington, D.C.

The Washington Post is the top employer for tech talent in Washington, D.C., according to Hired Inc’s 2018 Global Brand Health Report.

Arc Publishing to power technology for Spain’s El País

Arc Publishing, today announced it has signed Spain’s PRISA Noticias and will power digital publishing for their flagship brand El País, the world’s leading Spanish-language daily with more than 66 million digital readers.

Arc Publishing to license technology to The Dallas Morning News

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing will license technology to The Dallas Morning News, one of the most recognizable news brands in the U.S.

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing enters German media market with new client MADSACK Media Group

One of the largest publishing companies in Germany, MADSACK Media Group will use Arc to power future digital products of its nationwide publishing division the RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND).

How The Washington Post is building its tech platform, Arc

Arc, The Washington Post's Technology platform, is increasingly paying off for the newspaper company. Arc has signed five major publishers as clients this year. With those additions Arc supports 90 sites and apps representing 500 million monthly unique visitors.

Arc Publishing signs Advance Local

Arc Publishing, has signed Advance Local, one of the country’s largest media companies which reaches millions of people in major markets across the U.S

DevOps on AWS Radio: Washington Post - Patrick Cullen (Episode 14) [Podcast]

In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news and speak with Patrick Cullen - a principal architect from the Washington Post - about their DevOps transformation in AWS.

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing signs Boston Globe Media Partners

Arc Publishing, The Washington Post’s software-as-a-service platform, today announces a deal with Boston Globe Media Partners to power technology for the company’s flagship brand, The Boston Globe.

Matthew Monahan, director of Arc Publishing at WashPo, on speed and innovation in the newsroom

Bit by bit, we grew the business of Arc, and it's become a lucrative revenue stream for The Post. But it's also true that as a hosted SaaS platform, there are benefits to scale.

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing signs magazine publisher Bonnier Corp.

Arc will power technology for the company’s more than 30 multichannel magazine brands, which include Field & Stream, Popular Science, Saveur, and more.

Here’s how Arc’s cautious quest to become the go-to publishing system for news organizations is going

Arc, The Washington Post's publishing software, continues its slow march towards becoming the go-to content management system for news organizations, from modest alt-weeklies to multi-paper chains.

Lenfest is helping to bring The Washington Post’s content management system to Philly (and beyond)

The Lenfest Institute for Journalism announced that it’s part of a new partnership with The Washington Post. That partnership will bring Arc Publishing, the Post’s content management system, to the Philadelphia Media Network.

The Washington Post, Lenfest Institute, and Philadelphia Media Network Announce News Technology Alliance

The new technology partnership is designed to accelerate digital innovation at the Philadelphia Inquirer and other metropolitan newspapers around the country.

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing signs Le Parisien

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing has signed an agreement with Le Parisien to power the publication’s digital presence.

The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies 2018: #8, The Washington Post

In September 2017, the Washington Post revealed that it had signed up more than 1 million digital-only subscribers, up 300% in just a year. But there's more to the company's current boom than intrepid journalism.

The Post’s Patrick Cullen and Jason Bartz to speak at AWS re:Invent 2017

The Washington Post’s Patrick Cullen, chief architect for The Post’s technology platform, and Jason Bartz, technical architect, will speak at the annual conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community.

Fred Ryan and The Washington Post Are Reshaping the Future of the News

The system worked so well for the company, it created a separate entity called Arc to make the product available to other news organizations, including Tronc, the New York Daily News, The Globe and Mail and others.

The Washington Post and Arc Publishing win WAN-IFRA Digital Media Awards

Arc was named Best Innovation New Product, a testament to the superior technology built by The Post and the view that great journalism should be supported by great technology.

‘RED’ alert: The Washington Post’s surprising ad-tech skunkworks

By developing its own ad tech tools, the Post has drastically reduced its reliance on third-party vendors, slashing slow load times on the site.

Arc Publishing introduces white label native app

Arc Publishing, The Washington Post’s fast-growing software-as-a-service business, now offers a white label native app which gives publishers a low-lift, turnkey solution for launching a mobile app for iOS and Android devices.

How thinking like a tech company has transformed innovation at The Washington Post

When you think of The Washington Post, you probably think newspapers, not software company. But the reality is that the company operates a lot more like the latter.

At ‘Washington Post,’ Tech Is Increasingly Boosting Financial Performance

This is the Post after Jeff Bezos bought it in 2013. Since then, the paper's business and technology has almost outshone its award-winning journalism.

The Washington Post releases ‘the web’s fastest advertising technology’

The Washington Post today announced the completed rollout of its speed focused advertising technology across the entire Post ecosystem, delivering an optimal ad experience for both brands and users.

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing announces technology partnership with tronc, Inc.

Arc Publishing, The Washington Post’s fast-growing software-as-a-service business, has signed a technology partnership with tronc, Inc. to power digital publishing for its vast publishing portfolio.

Washington Post Licenses Publishing Technology to Tronc

The Washington Post has signed an agreement to license its digital publishing platform, Arc Publishing, to rival publisher Tronc, the companies announced Monday.

The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing signs New Zealand’s largest media company

New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) becomes the newest international client of Arc Publishing. NZME is one of New Zealand’s leading news organizations with a network of more than 80 media outlets, including iconic Kiwi brands such as The New Zealand Herald and Newstalk ZB.

Inside Graham Media Group’s Lightning-Fast Site Launch

When Graham Media Group transitioned to Arc they did so with their first site launching on the platform in eight weeks and the remaining seven sites rolling out over the course of the following two and a half weeks.

Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Media for 2017, #2: The Washington Post

The Washington Post, a venerated publication dating back over a century, is looking more and more like a technology-first media company.

The Washington Post Is Marketing Itself to Brands as a Testing Ground for Video Ads

One year ago, the Washington Post decided it was done working with third-party ad-tech partners and instead started building its own slick tools and ad formats to tackle industry problems like speed, fraud and viewability.

How The Washington Post built a publishing platform accidentally on purpose

Much has happened in the nearly four years since Arc’s beginnings as a workaround to newsroom frustration.

Digital Publishing: How The Washington Post is Pushing its Ad Technology Business

In the newsroom of one of the country's oldest and most respected newspapers, there is a revolution going on. In fact, we should probably just stop calling The Washington Post a newspaper altogether.

Inside The Washington Post’s Quest to Fix Ad Tech

The Washington Post is taking a different approach to advertising technology. Rather than eschewing ad tech, it's attempting to build better ad tech, which it plans to sell to other publishers and clients.

Revolution at The Washington Post

Is it an underhanded compliment to be called the most innovative company in the newspaper business? The Washington Post will happily take it. In the three years since Amazon's Jeff Bezos bought the Post, it has reinvented itself with digital speed.

Welcome to the new adn.com

Bigger changes are happening under the hood. Starting this week, we're using the Arc suite of publishing tools by The Washington Post. Look for faster load times and better performance.

Good News at The Washington Post: Inside the paper Jeff Bezos bought & Donald Trump banned.

In 2013, the Amazon founder bought the paper for $250 million. Since then, he's invested millions more, turning the Post into a laboratory for inventing a sustainable future for newspapers.

The Washington Post Takes Matters Into Its Own Hands, Creates Newsletter Platform

Sensing an opportunity to reduce its reliance on third-party providers, The Washington Post has created a platform for email newsletters that is available for sale as part of its Arc suite.

5 things publishers can learn from how Jeff Bezos is running The Washington Post

I strongly believe that missionaries make better products. They care more. For a missionary, it's not just about the business. There has to be a business, and the business has to make sense, but thats not why you do it.

The Bezos Effect: How Amazon’s Founder Is Reinventing The Washington Post

A new paper by Dan Kennedy, Joan Shorenstein Fellow and associate professor at Northeastern University, provides insight into The Washington Post's digital strategy and business model following its acquisition by Jeff Bezos.

Washington Post Looks to Publishing Platform as Growing Revenue Stream

Jeff Bezos' digital revolution at The Washington Post is starting to pay off beyond the newsroom. The paper has started to see a growing revenue stream from licensing its digital content management system, Arc Publishing.

The Globe and Mail becomes largest North American media outlet to use The Washington Post’s Technology Platform

The Globe and Mail will become the largest North American media outlet to adopt The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing technology, with efforts to transition The Globe to the new platform immediately.

Arc Publishing Technology powers new Alaska Dispatch News site

The Washington Post’s digital publishing platform, Arc, now powers Alaska Dispatch News, the Anchorage-based daily which covers news, politics and culture in the country’s most northern state.

The Washington Post introduces “Fuse,” new technology for ads across all Post platforms

When a user swipes on the promotional unit powered by Fuse, the ad unit opens pre-cached and immediately within the application to reveal a full-screen, dynamic experience.

Washington Post Pushes Into Ad Tech With New High-Speed Ad Product

You’ve heard of Facebook Instant Articles. Think of this as Washington Post instant advertising. The newspaper publisher, owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, is rolling out a new ad product aimed at speeding up response time for Web ads.

By dealing with Amazon and non-news organizations, can The Washington Post ‘blow the top off’ the CMS industry?

The Post’s pitch is a simple one: Let us provide the tools for everything you do — building pages, setting up paywalls, scheduling stories, testing headlines, managing newsletters — and in return, pay us a fee based on how much data you use.

Can a Bezos buddy act help fend off Gannett’s bid for Tribune?

Like numerous CEOs and publishers who have visited The Washington Post with their CTOs in recent months, Ferro came away impressed with what he saw in Arc - the Post's ready-to-be-licensed publishing platform.