"Press Gazette" reveals new research has found Google is inadvertently monetising fake COVID-19 news by allowing advertising to run alongside misinformation.
"Marketing Week" has some unusual advice for marketers. For once, the site is suggesting, they must listen to the COO because in this time of crisis, supply is trumps demand every time.
A fact-checking unit set up by the Government is tackling ten or more new articles featuring misinformation on COVID-19 and, "The Guardian" reveals, some of the most salacious are getting read more than official NHS content.
Deliveroo is to offering NHS workers GBP500,000 worth of free meals and appeal to its users to donate money to buy more food for key workers, "Sky News" reports.
"Campaign" has collated reports that suggest Airbnb has suspended all marketing activity in a move that could save the company up to $800m.
Three in four hyper-local, independent news sites fear they are at risk of having to close down over COVID-19, "Press Gazette" reports.
Publicis Groupe has delayed announcing Q1 figures, saying it will not give further financial guidance until April 23rd, "Campaign" reports.
Boris Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19, but is believed to be only suffering mild symptoms as he self-isolates. "LondonLovesBusiness" confirms the Prime Minister will carry on working, carrying out meetings and addressing the nation over video conference links.
"The Guardian" is warning many towns are losing their last local newspaper to COVID-19 as publishers close down newsrooms and cease printing. Although there are still stories to be read online, the paper points out many older people are being left without a source of local news.
A survey carried out by Kantar suggests that just 8% of the population think advertisers should stop advertising during the COVID-19 outbreak, "Marketing Week" reports.