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  • Snapchat Ramps Up Content Deals
    While Facebook and Google battle each other for the affection, or at least grudging loyalty, of media companies and publishers, small but plucky contender Snapchat is steadily building its own ...
  • A Parting Shot On Social Media, Fake News And Trump
    Blaming social media and fake news for Trump's election is dangerous because it shifts responsibility for all the various shortcomings of the American electorate - economic illiteracy, racism, xenophobia - ...
  • Scaramucci Threatens To Sue College Paper For Defamation
    Like a number of his political peers, Scaramucci is turning to the favored new tactic of legal threats to shut down press criticism - even when it's coming from the ...
  • Another Large Scale Video Ad Bot Network Exposed
    The "Hyphbot" network was discovered in August. The criminals behind the bot scheme used over 34,000 domain names and a million distinct URLs, often carefully disguised to make it appear ...
  • Coverage Of Roy Moore, Louis C.K. Scandals Attract Different Audiences
    Not all sexual harassment scandals are equal. So it happens that stories about them can also attract very different audiences, that skew by age and gender. ...
  • Materialists View Facebook Friends As "Digital Objects"
    People who display materialistic characteristics in other areas of their lives are likely to view their digital connections on social media as objects, to be collected and curated. ...
  • 'NYT' Suspends Thrush Over Harassment Claims
    The alleged misconduct tended to follow a pattern, with Thrush, 50, using his position and reputation to form ostensibly mentoring relationships with younger female reporters, typically in their early 20s, ...
  • Celebrity Mags Mislead Readers On Fertility Chances
    Women's magazines that highlight "advanced maternal age" pregnancies, without mentioning the fact that many have used fertility treatments, are doing their readers a disservice. ...
  • Ziff Davis Close To Buying 'Mashable'
    An acquisition by Ziff Davis would give Mashable access to more resources as it continues to negotiate its pivot to video, an often rocky transition that has the entire online ...
  • Moore Threatens To Sue Alabama Media, Too
    Roy Moore has attacked the publisher for reporting allegations of sexual misconduct. He claims the publisher is motivated by political consideration and a desire to profit from the "mob mentali ...
  • So Long, And A Red Flag On "Children's" Content
    If we are prepared to consider that malevolent foreign forces tried to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election with organic social-media content and paid advertising campaigns, isn't it plausible they ...
  • Study: Small Publishers Register Big Effects
    The study set out to quantify the impact of news media on public life by tracking the volume and quality of sentiment on social media. To help control for audience ...
  • Moore Vows To Sue 'WaPo' Over Statutory Rape Report
    The two-time former Alabama supreme court judge adamantly denies the 'WaPo' charges, dismissing the report as "fake news." ...
  • 'Rolling Stone' Founder Wenner Accused Of Harassment
    A 39-year-old writer, Ben Ryan, claims Wenner offered him a contract for multiple articles and "preferential treatment" if the younger man would have sex with him. ...
  • 'Forbes' Boots Wilbur Ross From Rich List
    Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, had a personal fortune estimated, until recently, at a respectable $2.9 billion. It turns out to have been less than $700 million. And also, ...
  • Time Inc. Plans 'People Chica,' Bows Latino Platform
    Time Inc. Latino is a digital network spanning all Time Inc.'s brands, including the entertainment title 'People en Espanol,' as well as a number of forthcoming launches set for 2018, ...
  • PubMatic Offers Ad Fraud Guarantee
    PubMatic, which operates a sell-side platform for digital publishers, is putting some skin in the game to woo advertisers, with a money-back guarantee for any fraudulent impressions. ...
  • Graham Proposes Commission To Combat Foreign Social-Media Influence
    The controversial subject of alleged foreign attempts to influence American society via social media may get its own long-term investigative commission in Congress, provided the proposal can garner enough bipartisan ...
  • 2 New Mags Target Female Cannabis Fans
    Fall 2017 brings the launch of two new magazines for female cannabis enthusiasts - Broccoli, focused on art and culture, and Gossamer, a high-end lifestyle publication covering topics including food ...
  • Brill To Tackle Fake News With 'News Guard'
    Another journalistic icon is joining the fight against fake news. Steve Brill will shortly launch NewsGuard, a startup that rates news content, so consumers finding news via search or social ...
  • Gannett Woes Add To Another Hard Quarter For Newspapers
    Total revenues for the company fell 3.6% - from $772 million in the third quarter of 2016 to $744 million in the third quarter of 2017. On the upside: Gannett ...
  • 'NYT' Revenues Up On Digital Ad Growth
    The New York Times Co. reported substantial growth in both digital advertising and digital circulation revenues, the latter including digital subscriptions, driving an overall increase in quarterly revenues. ...
  • Social-Media Bigs Admit To Wider Russian Influence
    Russian meddling in American public life via social media apparently went beyond merely stirring up partisan feelings online. It extended to agents provocateurs setting up "real life" events, including political ...
  • Meredith Sues IRS, Crowds Cheer
    The publisher is suing the Internal Revenue Service for over collection of income taxes - to the tune of $12 million. The case hinges on what Meredith argues is the ...
  • 'New Republic' Publisher On Leave Following Harassment Claims
    Another week, another highbrow publisher brought low by sex harassment claims. This week's entrant is Hamilton Fish V, the publisher of 'The New Republic.' He is taking a temporary leave ...
  • 'Artforum' Co-Publisher Resigns After Harassment Claims
    In the latest (incredibly creepy and hair-raising) case, Knight Landesman, 67, one of four co-publishers of Artforum magazine and a "titan in the art advertising world," per the New York ...
  • 'Magnolia Journal' To Raise Rate Base
    New print magazine titles that manage to grab readers' imagination can still thrive, even in a challenging media environment, as illustrated by the success of The Magnolia Journal - the ...
  • After Harassment Accusations Against Leon Wieselteir, 'Idea' Mag Folds
    Leon Wieseltier, the high-profile former editor of 'The New Republic,' was to have edited the high-concept literary magazine, backed by philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Steve Jobs, through her ...
  • Bing, Bing, Bing: Trump Says Presidency Impossible Without Social Media
    Trump credits social media with his election victory. He told FBN's Maria Bartiromo that ongoing drama is actually the main purpose of the presidential social-media strategy. ...
  • 'Dancing With Her,' First Lesbian Bridal Mag, Launches
    An Australian publisher is launching what it claims is the world's first bridal magazine targeting lesbian couples. The title ticks off all the must-haves of the bridal category, including lush ...