The Federal Trade Commission has issued a number of guidelines for native advertising, intended to maintain transparency by ensuring consumers know the ads are paid marketing and not editorial content.
Whenever Trump mocks a newspaper or outlet for failing, subscriptions soar. He may think the media is the "opposition party," in Steve Bannon's words, but to a free press' bottom line, his remarks fuel circulation.
Whether this is a peculiarly gender-specific form of collective mechanomania, or simply an acceptable form of socializing that doesn't threaten their masculinity, car worship is indubitably a dude thing.
SI's video offerings have racked up over 36.5 million views across various platforms - more than twice the video views during last year's launch, and the best week for SI ever in video viewing.
Poor Milo Yiannopoulos. He normalized the idea of the gay reactionary, and he may have helped Donald Trump - whom he venerates as "Daddy" - win the presidential election. But all anyone wants to talk about is that he said it's OK to diddle kids.
Inviting someone who's famous for saying offensive things to write a book is always going to be a bit of a gamble. Now it appears that Simon & Schuster is cutting its losses by canceling the book contract it signed just a few weeks ago with rightwing firebrand and provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, who first won notoriety as the technology editor for Breitbart News.
Everyone has been throwing the phrase "fake news" around rather freely over the last few months, but we may all have to start being a little more careful. The epithet can get you sued.
After a stark warning from one of the world's biggest advertisers that it will no longer accept the status quo in digital advertising, publishers are rushing to burnish their credentials and illustrate how premium sites can help advertisers avoid some of the most common pitfalls.
And another one bites the dust: Forbes Media is joining the growing list of publishers who don't have, well, publishers.
The forced resignation of national security advisor Mike Flynn after just 24 days on the job represents a much-needed "win" for the mainstream news media, following a year when none of its punches seemed to land. In this case the victory lap goes to the Washington Post, which is taking credit for getting Flynn fired, by exposing deceit and dissension within the White House itself.