2017/04/20

The Telegraph launches audio show for Google Home

Digiday :: “We’re at a point of inflection. In-home devices will make a big difference to bespoke audio content."

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Publishers are seeing another big decline in reach on Facebook

Digiday :: A publisher's Medium post lamenting declining Facebook reach sparked agreement and concern from a wide range of publishers.

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British media regulator Ofcom is considering whether 21st Century Fox is a “fit and proper” owner of Sky

Guardian :: Campaigners say the allegations against O’Reilly should alarm the watchdog, which can recommend that the government blocks 21st Century Fox’s £11.7bn bid for the 61% of Sky that it does not already own.

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Marine Le Pen lead the French far-right Front National into the political mainstream, but not without the media

Guardian :: For years, she has accused French journalists of bias against her family and her party. Yet Marine Le Pen has managed to lead the far-right Front National into the political mainstream – and she couldn’t have done it without the press.

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AOL UK has announced a new partnership with Twitter

Advanced TV :: AOL UK has announced a new partnership with Twitter that it says will add new audiences and opportunities for advertisers with AOL’s original video content, the first pure-play digital video content producer on Twitter’s Amplify offering. 

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2017/04/19

Reporters recount 'death threats,' 'vitriol' when covering Trump campaign

The Wrap :: Journalists covering Donald Trump’s presidential campaign experienced an “incredible amount of vitriol,” reporter Christina Wilkie said at TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast on Wednesday.

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Bill O’Reilly responds to ‘disheartening’ Fox News ouster due to ‘unfounded claims’

The Wrap :: The “O’Reilly Factor” host was fired Wednesday morning, following a bombshell New York Times report on April 1 that O’Reilly and Fox News have made payouts totaling about $13 million to five women to settle claims of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior.

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Facebook CTO: Bots should be able to answer questions about your life

Venture Beat :: During a keynote speech at the second day of the annual Facebook developer conference F8, CTO Mike Schroepfer said bots need to answer more questions that are pertinent to people’s lives and the things they do everyday. 

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Keys for an audience-centric business model

WAN-IFRA :: With more newspapers shifting from an ad-centric model to an audience-centric one, many questions emerge when doing this crucial yet frightening transition.

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El Diario is developing a platform that allows readers to fund specific stories or areas of coverage

Journalism.co.uk :: The Spanish news outlet is investing in tools and research to encourage readers to pay for its journalism

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In France, Snapchat takes the lead in producing political content

Dididay :: Snapchat is running Q&As with France's main political candidates ahead of the first wave of elections. French agencies put Snapchat's daily audience at around 8 million.

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More reports that James, Lachlan and Rupert Murdoch were negotiating an exit for Bill O'Reilly

The Wrap :: Fox News Channel’s biggest star, Bill O’Reilly, was on vacation Tuesday while a serious of events has America thinking he won’t return to “The O’Reilly Factor” on April 24, following his supposed pre-planned trip to Italy.

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Facebook has made no secret of the fact that it is going after Snapchat's future roadmap

Fortune :: Snapchat's name didn't come up during Mark Zuckerberg's address at Facebook's annual developer conference on Tuesday, but the company's presence was still felt regardless, since Facebook's strategy consists largely of colonizing the ground already staked out by its smaller competitor.

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2017/04/18

Steve Ballmer thinks you don't have enough data about your government

Recode :: Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer debuts USAFacts to make it easier to understand how tax dollars are spent.

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Facebook to review content reporting system in wake of live killing. How fast is "fast"?

The Wrap :: A day after the murder of a 74 year old Cleveland man was broadcast on Facebook Live, Facebook has announced it is reviewing the system by which members can report offensive content to ensure it is removed as quickly as possible.

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A murder posted on Facebook prompts outrage and questions over responsibility

New York Times :: Should Facebook have a duty to rescue a crime victim? - A murder posted on Facebook prompts outrage and questions

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Reed Business Information sells New Scientist magazine

MumBRELLA :: Science news publications New Scientist has been bought by Kingston Acquisitions Limited, a company launched specifically to acquire the publication from Reed Business Information.

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Five things you should know about China's millennials

eMarketer :: Young people in China are twice as likely as those in the US to agree with the statement: "I share everything I do online."

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How Dennis Publishing has grown commerce revenue 60 percent in a year

Digiday :: Most publishers have some sort of commerce play in motion, typically involving affiliate links. Dennis Publishing’s commerce strategy is far more ambitious.

 

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2017/04/03

YouTube to offer third-party brand safety tools following revolt by Marketers

AdAge :: Marketers will soon have more options at their disposal when advertising on YouTube, which said that it's working with third-party brand-safety vendors like DoubleVerify and Integral Ad Science to assure marketers that their budgets won't wind up paying for ads on violent, offensive or otherwise unsavory content.

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YouTube to offer third-party brand safety tools following revolt by Marketers

AdAge :: Marketers will soon have more options at their disposal when advertising on YouTube, which said that it's working with third-party brand-safety vendors like DoubleVerify and Integral Ad Science to assure marketers that their budgets won't wind up paying for ads on violent, offensive or otherwise unsavory content.

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