• WhatsApp Co-Founder Reveals Split With Facebook Over Privacy
    WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has revealed that he was deeply frustrated with how its users' data was used by Facebook as well as Zuckerberg's attempts to make more money from the app, "The Telegraph" reports.
  • Corby Attacks Press For Spreading 'Lies And Half-Truths'
    Jeremy Corbyn attacked the UK press yesterday in his speech to the Labour Party conference in Liverpool. According to "Press Gazette," the Leader of the Opposition accused the press of using their freedom to spread "lies and half-truths."
  • BBC Two To Be Rebranded
    BBC Two is to get its first rebrand in 25 years, "The Guardian" reveals. Black Mirror creator, Charlie Brooker, is being asked to develop new shows for the new-look channel.
  • Next Will Slash Traditional Ad Spend To Focus On Digital
    Next has told "Marketing Week" it is considering slashing tv, print and direct mail budget by 50% after finding a positive response to digital marketing.
  • BARB Breaks Down Audiences To Device Type
    TV audience-measuring organisation BARB has begun offering a breakdown of figures for catch-up and on-demand viewers on laptops, smart tvs, PCs and smartphones, Mediatel reveals.
  • Unilever Tries To See Off A Shareholder Revolt Over Dutch Move
    The top brass as Unilever has "come out fighting" in support of the company's move to The Netherlands. The "Times" reports that the company is trying to hold back a potential shareholder revolt by reassuring the move has nothing to do with Brexit and that British investors will not be worse off.
  • Are Both Amazon And Uber Lining Up Deliveroo Bids?
    Uber may have Amazon as a rival in its bid to purchase Deliveroo. "The Telegraph" reveals that Amazon has held two sets of talks with the fast-food delivery company.
  • Sir Richard Branson And Ryan Reynolds Partner On Gin
    Sir Richard Branson and actor Ryan Reynolds have released a comic video to announce an exclusive deal for Virgin Atlantic to serve Aviation American Gin, a brand owned by the Deadpool star, "Campaign" reports.
  • Comcast Commits To Funding An Independent Sky News
    Comcast has reiterated its commitment to pledges made in the run-up to its purchase of Sky. "Press Gazette" reports this means the American cable giants is committed to maintaining current investment levels in Sky News and setting up a board to safeguard its editorial independence. Comcast has also vowed not to buy a majority stake in a UK newspaper in the next five years.
  • Make Tech Giants 'Give Something Back' To Publishers
    The country's main press regulator, an association for local newspaper editors and the National Union of Journalists are all calling on the government to raise a levy on the tech giants to "give something back" to publishers, "Press Gazette" reports.
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