• Dossier Details How Russia Uses Fake News To Influence Elections
    In the latest revelation, a Russian dossier intercepted by Bulgaria's intelligence service outlines how pro-Russian politicians there should employ fake news and other types of deception, such as distorted polls, to secure victory.
  • UK Ad Boycott Campaign Widens To Newspapers
    The British advocacy group Stop Funding Hate is expanding its list of targets for an advertising boycott intended to punish newspapers that publish inflammatory, inaccurate stories about immigrants and minority groups.
  • Forecast; Native Ads Will Dominate Display
    A growing proportion of this revenue coming from channels other than social media platforms, including media and publishing Web sites. Overall native advertising spending will increase 33% from a total of $16.21 billion in 2016 to $22.09 billion in 2017.
  • Merkel Read 'Playboy' Interview Before Meeting Trump
    That interview makes for interesting reading now, not only as proof of how long Trump has held some of his core convictions - his admiration for authoritarianism - and behaviors -his massive self-delusion - but also as a window into the mercurial mind and Hobbesian worldview of our commander-in-chief.
  • Newspaper, Mag Revenues Fell In 2016
    According to the latest quarterly report from the U.S. Census Bureau, total newspaper publishing revenues fell 6.3% from $7.12 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015 to $6.67 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016, Magazine publishing revenues slipped 0.4% from in the same period.
  • Conde Nast Gets Experiential, Acquires 2 Marketing Companies
    Conde Nast is looking to leverage its high-profile properties with an expanded experiential marketing and events business. The company bolstered its capabilities in this area with several new acquisitions.
  • Online News Publisher 'Quartz' Becomes Profitable
    Launched by Atlantic Media four years ago as a free, ad-supported publisher in 2012, Quartz's core editorial products include its Web site, qz.com, which attracts around 20 million unique visitors per month, and a popular app, the Daily Brief.
  • 'Men's Health' Searches For Ultimate Guy
    Announced in the magazine's upcoming April issue, the Men's Health guy search invites entries by readers who embody the fit, health conscious and community-oriented lifestyle which defines the magazine's ideal guy.
  • Facebook Lets Publishers Place More Ads In Instant Articles
    The new rules governing ad placements will allow publishers to place ads after every 250 words of editorial content in Instant Articles. That compares to the previous proportion of one ad for every 350 words.
  • 'NYT,' 'ProPublica 'Jointly Hire Colloff
    The collaborative trend took a big leap forward this week with the news that The New York Times Magazine and ProPublica are joining forces to hire veteran criminal justice journalist Pamela Colloff, who will work for both newsrooms.
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