• How Blockchain Technology Might Battle 'Fake News'
    "Deepfake" videos that swap out a person's face with someone else's are ripe for abuse in political propaganda, hate speech and pornography.
  • How Publishers Can Find Pockets Of Growth Amid Drop In Ad Spending
    While search and paid social will be the biggest categories, publishers can find room for growth in display ads and possibly in digital audio formats like podcasts.
  • Email Remains 'Killer App' To Boost Reader Revenue For Publishers
    Publishers have learned they can't be dependent on social networks like Facebook or search engines like Google for web traffic. They must control their digital destinies.
  • What Will Publishers Tell The Justice Dept. About Google?
    Publishers and advertisers have complained about the lack of transparency in the digital ad market.
  • Media Publisher Sells Off 'Spin,' 'Stereogum'
    The music publications were sold three years after the Billboard-The Hollywood Reporter Media Group bought them.
  • Reuters Received Secret Cold War Funding From UK Government
    The U.K. government persuaded the news agency to set up a bureau in the Middle East, funding it through the BBC, in the 1960s and '70s.
  • Harvard Law Professor Has Weak Libel Case Against 'NYT'
    Law professor Lawrence Lessig this week sued the New York Times for "clickbait defamation," accusing the newspaper of hurting his reputation in a story that mentioned Jeffrey Epstein.
  • Reader Revenue Goals Sharpen Marketing Strategies
    The growing dependence on reader revenue has serious implications for news publishers, especially local newspapers struggling to survive.
  • 'Teen Vogue' Debacle With Facebook Brings Teachable Moment
    'Teen Vogue' mishandled a glowing story about Facebook, a serious reminder for publishers as the lines between advertising and content get blurrier.
  • Apple News Expands 18% To 100M Daily Users
    Still, Apple may need to bundle the service with other offerings, like Apple TV+ and Apple Music, to boost the value proposition for readers.
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