According to Nieman Journalism Lab, in an attempt to convert podcast listeners into readers, BuzzFeed has introduced a bot named Jojo to its new weekly news podcast "The News."
The lawyer representing both plaintiffs is Charles Harder, who represented Hulk Hogan in the case that brought down 'Gawker' in 2016.
Medium just made things even more difficult for a struggling digital publishing industry. After notifying its remaining publisher partners -- 21 that were still active -- last month that it was discontinuing its membership programs, Medium officially pulled the plug.
Publishers are seeing surprising amounts of traffic coming from stories featured in the revamped Apple News app. Some examples include 'Vice,' which saw traffic from Apple News more than double over the last year. Vox also reports a significant jump in traffic.
Magazine Media 360 latest social-media report includes a new metric that measures audience engagement. It notes the enduring power Facebook possesses in the publishing sphere and audience engagement with brands.
Four trade groups representing major publishers took on Google and its data policies as GDPR approaches.
Financial seer Warren Buffet believes only three papers have the digital power to sustain their print products: 'The Washington Post,' 'The Wall Street Journal' and 'The New York Times.'
Google is revamping Google News, while incorporated elements of its Newsstand app and YouTube. In addition, Apple is expected to use newly acquired Texture to revamp Apple News.
To aid in its relaunch, Gothamist introduced a Kickstarter campaign called Bring Back Gothamist, with a goal of reaching $100,000. As of two days ago, the campaign had raised nearly double that amount, at $175,809.
Facebook proposed users vote on which news outlets are the most trusted, then, the platform will deliver such news. That allows Facebook to double down on its degradation of the news and pass the buck to users, rather than champion trusted, quality sources.