Google is redesigning the News tab, prioritizing context and publisher names

7 days ago

In the land of search engines and social media platforms providing more context to the things they show, Google is now tweaking its search results for news articles. Over the next couple weeks we're r

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With costs rising, Facebook traffic arbitrage strategies lose effectiveness

22 days ago

Listicle publisher Ranker and lifestyle publisher Topix have, for years, employed profitable traffic arbitrage strategies, buying Facebook ads to acquire traffic that they can then monetize through ad

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FAQ: How has social media changed journalism – and what does the future hold?

27 days ago

Their questions revolve around the impact of social media on journalism and Instagram in particular. How are the new social media apps changing the way journalism is produced, distributed and consumed

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“First-generation fact-checking” is no longer good enough. Here's what comes next

28 days ago

"Fact checkers need to move from 'publish and pray' to 'publish and act.'" "The idea that fact checking can work by correcting the public's inaccurate beliefs on a mass scale alone doesn't stack up,"

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Quartz is shutting down its Quartz Brief mobile app July 1

28 days ago

Digiday has learned that Quartz plans to shut down the Quartz Brief, the chatbot-style mobile app launched to great acclaim in 2016. Adam Pasick, who headed up editorial operations for the app, as wel

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Can user rating help news brands regain audience trust?

28 days ago

Publishers scrutinise their website traffic and clicks but rarely look at why readers lose trust and stop engaging with their content. Most editors are able to instantly tell you their key metrics lik

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Global Alliance for Responsible Media sees 16 advertisers committing to digital safety

29 days ago

Members of World Federation of Advertisers have launched the Global Alliance for Responsible Media, which enlisted 16 advertisers to "Rapidly improve" digital safety. Media agencies such as Dentsu, Gr

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Even people who like paying for news usually only pay for one subscription

1 months ago

More people say they avoid the news now than did in 2016, with a particularly large increase in news avoidance in the UK. These are some of the findings from a big new report out Tuesday evening from

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The Julian Assange Espionage Act Charges Target Press Freedom

1 months ago

On Thursday, the Department of Justice unsealed new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The DOJ has aimed a battering ram at the freedom of the press, whether you think Assange is a jour

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The Technology 202: Alexa, are you spying on me? Here's why smart speakers raise serious ...

2 months ago

"For as much as we fret about snooping apps on our computers and phones, our homes are where the rubber really hits the road for privacy. It's easy to rationalize away privacy concerns by thinking a s

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