Tuesday, August 26, 2014
  • Mail Online Vid Views Up 75% Year On YearPress Gazette

    Mail Online claims to have recorded 50m video views in July, up 75 per cent year on year and 36 per cent month on month. The website announced the figures as July's online ABCs showed it recorded 11,039,330 average daily users in the month, up 1 per cent year on year.

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  • News UK Settles Privacy Claim Over Stolen PhonePress Gazette

    Former Sun reporter Ben Ashford was cleared by a jury earlier this month after standing trial accused of possessing criminal property under the Proceeds of Crime Act and breaching the Computer Misuse Act. It can now be revealed that a separate civil claim brought by the woman has been settled on a confidential basis.

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  • Fewer Willing To Discuss Snowden Revelations OnlineThe Guardian

    Americans have been self-censoring their discussions about state surveillance in the wake of Edward Snowden's revelations in 2013, researchers have found. Approximately 86% of adults were "very" or "somewhat" willing to discuss the findings in person with family, friends or work colleagues or at public meetings, yet only 43% said they would discuss the issues on Facebook.

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  • Journalists Forced To Reveal Passwords - To EmployerThe Drum

    Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd, owners of The Times of India and Economic Times amongst others, has forced its journalists to hand over the passwords for all their social media accounts. According to Quartz, who has seen a copy of the contract, journalists can't post their own stories or any news links.

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  • Telegraph's 'Motoring' To Become A Digital 'Cars'The Drum

    The Telegraph is to rebrand its print Motoring supplement as 'Cars' next month following the March launch of its digital Cars channel, which provides reviews, advice and other editorial for readers searching for a new car. The move will bring all of Telegraph Media Group's auto products together under one brand.

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  • 'Mail Online' Bites Hands That Feeds ItUSA Today

    News is a reliable British export. The lineup of products has included the tabloid and broadsheet newspaper, which came to define modern journalism; the BBC, the first global news brand; and the Guardian's website, giving the world, for better or worse, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. And now, Mail Online.

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  • Tesco Stores Installing Beacons to Sell MagazinesFinancial Times

    Customers at Tesco-owned convenience stores will soon find their smartphones offering them bespoke discounts, in the first UK-wide rollout of Apple’s beacon technology. A national British commercial campaign using the US technology group’s in-store beacon system will be launched next week by magazine group IPC Media in 740 One Stop stores. Thousands of other outlets are expected to be involved over the next year.

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