• UK Loses Seven Magazines Over Past Five Years
    Over the past five years there has been a net loss of seven magazines, after 22 have closed and 15 new titles launched, "Press Gazette" reports. The site points out that half the closures have occurred in women's magazines.
  • EU Competition Authorities Announce Investigation Of Google Jobs
    The EU competition authority has announced it is investigating Google's positioning its box of jobs ads, which aggregates vacancies posted by multiple recruitment sites and appears above the organic search results when job seekers search for positions, the BBC writes.
  • Nearly Half Of Finance Marketers Expect To Step Up In-Housing
    Nearly half of senior marketers in the finance sector have said they expect to in-house more work over the next year, "The Drum" reports.
  • Bernie Sanders Slams The Duopoly In 'The Guardian'
    Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has written in "The Guardian" to criticise the duopoly of Google and Facebook "siphoning" money out of markets and reducing local newspapers to a point where they have to sell to venture capitalist "vultures."
  • Facebook Launches Privacy Ad Campaign
    Facebook has launched a digital video campaign that will run online and in cinemas to raise awareness of the site's privacy controls, "Campaign" writes.
  • YouTube Tweaks UK Algorithm For 'Borderline' Offensive Content
    YouTube will tweak its algorithm in the UK for "borderline" content that doesn't quite qualify for a ban but also might cause offence, "The Guardian" writes. The tweak has already been carried out in the US and led to a significant drop in views of such content.
  • 'Bake Off' Gets A Record 30% Audience Share
    "The Great British Bake Off" achieved a 30% share of television viewers in its 9pm slot last night -- the highest proportion it has ever achieved since moving from the BBC to Channel 4, Campaign writes.
  • Trump Drops Tariff Threat Against France Over Tech Tax
    "The Telegraph" reveals that President Trump and Emmanuel Macron have buried the hatchet over the French digital sales tax of 3%. The paper believes Trump will no longer impose tariffs on French wine as long as France is good to its word and only acts unilaterally until the OECD agrees a way in which the tech giants can be taxed.
  • BBC Developing A Rival Alexa That Understands British Accents
    The BBC is recording voices of its staff around the country to build an Alexa rival that is better at understanding British regional accents, The Guardian reveals. The final product will be incorporated within BBC iPlayer and BBC websites so people can use their voice to search for programmes and hopefully, stand a better chance of being understood.
  • 50 High Streets To Share Billion-Pound Improvement Fund
    The Prime Minister has announced a billion-pound fund to improve high streets across the country and reduce the incidence of empty shops, "Sky News" writes.
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