Friday, January 20, 2017

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    • CNN Is Looking For An Honest Fake News ReporterVice

      On Thursday, CNN Media posted a job listing looking to hire a senior writer whose entire job would be to chase down stories like the one that aide to a Maryland lawmaker planted about Hillary Clinton buying fraudulent ballots in Ohio or the one about her being involved with a pedophile ring in the basement of a DC pizza restaurant. ...Read the whole story

    • Channel 4 To Dedicate A Week Of Programmes To Fake NewsThe Guardian

      Channel 4 will run a week of programming on the topic of fake news next month, including regular debunks from its news team and a panel show mocking viral falsehoods. Reports, interviews and discussions on Channel 4 News through the week will explore the phenomenon of false stories purporting to be real news, with input from the programme's FactCheck team. ...Read the whole story

    Empower's Michele Toller On PTV's Promise, Hang-ups

    Michele Toller, Empower MediaMarketing's VP, offline investment and activation, uses a new BIA/Kelsey report on the 2017 outlook for programmatic in local TV as a jumping-off point about the state of the industry. ...More