• Study: Small Publishers Register Big Effects
    The study set out to quantify the impact of news media on public life by tracking the volume and quality of sentiment on social media. To help control for audience exposure, the researchers collaborated with an alliance of independent news outlets.
  • Moore Vows To Sue 'WaPo' Over Statutory Rape Report
    The two-time former Alabama supreme court judge adamantly denies the 'WaPo' charges, dismissing the report as "fake news."
  • 'Rolling Stone' Founder Wenner Accused Of Harassment
    A 39-year-old writer, Ben Ryan, claims Wenner offered him a contract for multiple articles and "preferential treatment" if the younger man would have sex with him.
  • 'Forbes' Boots Wilbur Ross From Rich List
    Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, had a personal fortune estimated, until recently, at a respectable $2.9 billion. It turns out to have been less than $700 million. And also, a pack of lies.
  • Time Inc. Plans 'People Chica,' Bows Latino Platform
    Time Inc. Latino is a digital network spanning all Time Inc.'s brands, including the entertainment title 'People en Espanol,' as well as a number of forthcoming launches set for 2018, such as 'People Chica,' a title for young women, and Planeta Futbol, a soccer channel on the 'Sports Illustrated' site.
  • PubMatic Offers Ad Fraud Guarantee
    PubMatic, which operates a sell-side platform for digital publishers, is putting some skin in the game to woo advertisers, with a money-back guarantee for any fraudulent impressions.
  • 2 New Mags Target Female Cannabis Fans
    Fall 2017 brings the launch of two new magazines for female cannabis enthusiasts - Broccoli, focused on art and culture, and Gossamer, a high-end lifestyle publication covering topics including food and travel.
  • Brill To Tackle Fake News With 'News Guard'
    Another journalistic icon is joining the fight against fake news. Steve Brill will shortly launch NewsGuard, a startup that rates news content, so consumers finding news via search or social media will have a better idea of whether it's trustworthy.
  • Gannett Woes Add To Another Hard Quarter For Newspapers
    Total revenues for the company fell 3.6% - from $772 million in the third quarter of 2016 to $744 million in the third quarter of 2017. On the upside: Gannett noted digital advertising revenues increased 4.1% to $102.9 million, while digital revenues from all sources, including advertising and circulation, came to $245 million in the quarter.
  • 'NYT' Revenues Up On Digital Ad Growth
    The New York Times Co. reported substantial growth in both digital advertising and digital circulation revenues, the latter including digital subscriptions, driving an overall increase in quarterly revenues.
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