• News Media Alliance Tells Google, Facebook to Take Responsibility For Fake News
    One issue continues to plague both Facebook and Google: fake news. So far, the companies blame the presence of fake news on posters and those who promote them, rather than a platform that refuses to crack down on dubious content.
  • Dow Jones Media Group Amps Its Cryptocurrency Confidence
    Dow Jones Media Group will begin to track eight new crytocurrencies through its news portal MarketWatch. Dow Jones Media Group also announced a partnership with ad-blocking browser Brave to experiment with the use of cryptocurrencies in media and advertising.
  • Hearst Titles Drive Traffic By Leveraging Royal Births, Weddings
    Coverage of the royals delivered 1.6 million unique viewers in March at 'Harpers Bazaar,' and 1.7 million for 'Town & Country,' accounting for 27% of that site's total traffic.
  • RhythmOne Drives Strong Revenue For Publishers, Aided By Traffic Technology
    According to a Google study, RhythmOne's match rate comes in at a whopping 80%, making it one of the highest rates among bidding exchange partners.
  • Despite Efforts, Study Shows Facebook Still Failing Local News
    A Tow Center survey found that 11 pubs out of 13 in metro areas have consistently seen a drop in traffic between January 1 and April 1 of 2018, indicating how outlets are faring nine weeks after the algorithm change.
  • 'Tampa Bay Times' Layoffs Blamed On Newsprint Tariff
    Many in the newspaper industry worried what the tariffs on Canadian newsprint might mean for business. Now, following the introduction of the tariff, the first newspaper casualties are happening.
  • RockYou Media Relaunches 'LittleThings' Site
    LittleThings had nearly 60 million comScore unique viewers, including 7 million millennials, at its height and more than 24 million social-media followers before shuttering. Earlier this week, digital media company RockYou announced it had acquired LittleThings, effectively bringing it back to life.
  • Telaria Is First Video Monetization Platform To Be 100% Ads.txt Compliant
    More than 50% of the advertising execs surveyed said the use of ads.txt makes them feel more comfortable with buying programmatic advertising from a publisher, and almost 50% are suspicious of publications that don't use it.
  • Music Brand 'Genius' Names New CRO, Plans Deeper Brand Expansion
    RapGenius.com We see branded/sponsored video content as the fastest-growing revenue. It also sees tremendous value in experiential programs.
  • Clarification: 'Berkeleyside' Revenue Streams And DPO
    The news site continued to build its membership and live events programs, alongside the DPO. It used only part of the $1 million raised, and has not invested all of the capital to date.
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