EJO :: In modern foreign news reporting a ‘fixer’ is becoming as essential to the journalistic process as a foreign correspondent. Without a fixer – a local person hired to help with logistics, contacts and translation – the correspondent may fail to access the people, places, events or new information required to produce news reports.
EJO :: Whether bots can do accountability journalism in a wide variety of domains still remains to be seen though.
Guardian :: Tony Hall told The Media Show it is vital to have ‘informed’ discussion over consequences of cutting funding to the public-service broadcaster.
AdWeek :: Instagram ads are getting the carousel treatment along with links, the photo-sharing app announced today. These crucial new ad features signal a maturing Instagram, which has been slowly increasing its marketing sophistication.
AdAge :: Nielsen has acquired data management player Exelate. The deal price was approximately $200 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.
AdAge :: Marketers need to build experiences for life, not for machines.