Facebook employees pushed to remove Trump’s posts as hate speech

Wall Street Journal :: Ruling by CEO Mark Zuckerberg to keep presidential candidate’s posts spurred heated internal debates.

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Facebook will now allow graphic content if it's newsworthy

Buzzfeed :: Prepare yourself: Your Facebook filter bubble might pop a few times in the coming weeks. In a Friday blog post, the company said it plans to allow more contentious content in your timelines and will now consider the newsworthiness of graphic words and images before censoring them.

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AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire Time Warner

WSJ :: AT&T Inc. is in advanced talks to acquire Time Warner Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, a deal that would create a new hallmark in the rapidly converging realms of media, communications and the internet.

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Print vs. digital: The media meme that will not die

Media Briefing :: We are all trying to grapple with serious, challenging business and social issues. Newspapers have declined, but due to their dominance in the past, they still employ the vast majority of locally-focused journalists in the US. 

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The Independent claims profit for first time in 23 years after going digital-only

Pressgazette.co.uk :: The Independent has become profitable for the first time in more than 20 years following its decision to become a digital-only newsbrand in March, the title has claimed. Digital revenues are said to have grown by 75 per cent year-on-year last month, including a 45 per cent year-on-year growth in advertising revenues.

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Study: Entertainment, general news lead shareable content

INMA :: Leading the genres of popular, shareable content on those three sites are entertainment (33%), general news (18%), fashion and style (12%), teens (10%), home and garden (5%), women’s interest and lifestyle (5%), business and finance (4%), science and technology (3%), men’s interest (3%), auto (2%), and travel (1%).

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How Twitter's advertising is moving beyond 140 characters

Marketing Week :: Twitter wants marketers to see it as more than 140 characters as it focuses on providing more ways for brands to reach consumers.

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