The Government has unveiled a GBP150m creative fund for the creative industries, "The Drum" reveals.
"The Financial Times" has become one of the first newspaper to receive brand safety and online fraud certification from the Joint Industry Committee for Web Standards (Jicwebs), "Campaign" reports.
Last year saw a net loss of 30 local newspapers, bringing the net loss of local title up to 228 since 2008. Press Gazette said last year's net reduction in newspapers saw the loss of 45 jobs.
"The Guardian" reveals that "The Telegraph" has announced a gender pay gap of 35%, the largest of any media organisation to have so far announced the results on an internal pay audit.
Mark Zuckerberg has turned down an invitation to appear before MPs to answer questions over data privacy, Bloomberg reports. The company has confirmed he will send its Chief Technology Officer or Chief Product Officer.
Ad-serving platform Flashtalking has revealed that research on cookies during 2017 found that nearly two in three are being blocked or deleted by web browsers, according to eMarketer.
Twitter has joined Facebook and Google in banning cryptocurrency ads, "The Drum" reports.
"The Guardian" is covering the surprise many internet users are expressing on other social media channels when they discover how much data Facebook has collected on them. The most contentious has been phone book contacts.
The BBC has opened up a news bureau in Lagos, Nigeria. "Press Gazette" reports the new office will broadcast news in three Nigerian languages.
ITV is dropping late booking fees for April and May in a bid to boost revenue and woo advertisers that are considering switching their spend from Facebook, "Campaign" reports.