'It's an arms race': Publishers prepare for an anti-tracking-dominant future

5 months ago

The developments have been reason for concern specifically for ad ops teams at publishers. The attitude has started shifting, with many now predicting a potentially positive outcome for publishers in

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After a dark decade for Australia's regional newspapers, a hopeful light flickers

5 months ago

Over the past decade the profits of 160-odd regional and rural publications that make up the former Fairfax business division known as Australian Community Media have fallen steeply. Seven West's regi

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Defending the Free Press

5 months ago

May 5, 2019.The media is not the enemy of the people. The presidential bully pulpit is as powerful, or possibly more powerful, than any media outlet, in part because it is often propagated by those sa

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US Social Media Firms Scramble to Fight Fake News

5 months ago

Facebook, which perhaps has had the most public reckoning over fake news, won't say it's a media company. But it has taken partial responsibility ...

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Reporters Without Borders report warns of 'climate of fear' for journalists in 2019

5 months ago

This story, plus Facebook adds two new fact-checking partners, Alden Global Capital faces a federal probe after investing newspaper workers' ...

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Robot news presenter causes a stir on Russian TV

5 months ago

Russian state news channel Rossiya 24 has introduced a robot presenter for some of its bulletins. At the moment, the robot anchor can only move his facial features and neck. The final robot will have

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The Indictment of Julian Assange Is a Threat to Journalism

6 months ago

We can't know for sure, but it seems unlikely that the Times would have published an editorial that said, "The administration has begun well by charging Mr. Assange with an indisputable crime." It als

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Combatting Fake News Requires Provenance And Information Literacy

6 months ago

One of the greatest driving forces behind the rise of "Fake news" has been the digital age's increasing separation of information from its provenance. We no longer know where the information we consum

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How to buy into journalism’s blockchain future (but this time in only 33 steps)

7 months ago

The folks at Civil went back to the whiteboards, revamped the process, and launched a new token sale today. If you buy your tokens directly from Civil, your purchase also supports the Civil Foundation

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'We've made a huge mistake': European publishers sound off on subscriptions and tech talent ...

7 months ago

Digital ad revenues continue to be swallowed up by big tech giants, while publishers still need to rely somewhat on platforms for reach. Publishers have an air of realism despite the challenging condi

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