• Fans Slam 'People' For Photoshopping Serena
    Another big magazine is in hot water after publishing a celebrity photo that readers consider less than honest. This week's photo controversy is pitting fans of tennis star Serena Williams against People, which named the iconic athlete one of the world's most beautiful people for its May 2 issue.
  • 'NYT' Sends Cardboard Viewers To Digital Subscribers
    The NYT plans to distribute 300,000 of Google's low-cost tech tool, which turns smartphones into rudimentary VR viewers, in conjunction with the publication of a new interactive VR experience, titled "Seeking Pluto's Frigid Heart."
  • Thrillist Bows Branded Videos For Toyota
    Men's lifestyle publisher Thrillist is plunging into branded video with a new custom-produced series of long-form programming to promote Toyota's new RAV4, highlighting the vehicle's on-road and off-road versatility with a number of outdoors adventures and "bucket list" type adventures.
  • UK Ad Spending Booms, But Newspapers Sink
    While it's probably cold comfort to U.S. newspaper publishers, their peers across the pond are just as badly off - if not even worse - judging by the latest national figures for the UK advertising market.
  • 'NYT' To Cut Hundreds Of Jobs
    The newspaper industry isn't out of the woods yet. The New York Times Co. is preparing to cut several hundred jobs in the second half of the year. The newspaper publisher is also said to be considering downsizing or closing its Paris office.
  • Newspaper Reporter Is The Worst Job In America
    As if the newspaper business didn't have enough trouble already, the position of "newspaper reporter" has been named the single worst job in the United States - again.
  • Google News Boosts AMP Content For Mobile
    Google will begin highlighting content published with Accelerated Mobile Pages, or AMP, on Google News for all platforms, including iOS, Android and mobile Web. As part of the new, high-profile treatment for AMP content, Google has created a new AMP carousel with important headlines and stories.
  • AOL Acquires RYOT For VR, Will Work With 'HuffPo'
    AOL announced the acquisition of RYOT Corp., which specializes in immersive media, including immersive films, linear video, 360-degree productions and VR. Under AOL's ownership, RYOT will support expanded production at The Huffington Post,
  • 'Boston Globe,' 'Motor Trend' Raise Eyebrows With Fake Covers
    The cover of the "Ideas" section of the April 9, 2016 edition of The Boston Globe offered readers a surprising headline under a date a year later (April 9, 2017), reading "Deportations to Begin" over a picture of "President Donald Trump."
  • Newspaper Publishers Launch Nucleus, National Ad Network
    Gannett, Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and Hearst announced that launch of Nucleus Marketing Solutions, led by Seth Rogin, formerly chief revenue officer at Mashable. Nucleus will offer ad products spanning established and emerging digital channels and will facilitate programmatic sales for national ad campaigns.
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