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(Kevin Anderson, managing producer, digital media, @ideastream. Expert in digital transformation with experience as an innovator and leader at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
Facebook bans several US far-right extremists. Newhouse Newspapers sells its New Orleans paper to local media company. Journalist turned academic says journos should less time on Twitter and more time studying math. Pornhub interested in buying Tumblr.
New Orleans Advocate owners John and Dathel Georges have purchased The Times-Picayune and its nola.com website from Advance Local, which is owned by Advance Local Media, LLC. The Advocate will publish a seven-day, home-delivered newspaper in New…
Mr AndersonSizeable newspaper chain sells its paper in New Orleans to local media owner, promises return to seven-day publishing in the city.
Craig Newmark, the Craig in Craigslist, has been criticized for helping to bring about an extinction event for vast swaths of the journalism world, by creating a platform that sucked up the classified advertising on which it depended. More…
Dan Oshinsky: I oversee the newsletter strategy for The New Yorker — everything from launching new newsletters to content strategy to list growth. Our strategy is simple: To build products that help us to bring our best…
By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business
– May 2, 2019, 11:01 AM
New York(CNN Business) Facebook announced Thursday afternoon that it had designated some high-profile people, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who's notorious for using anti-Semitic language, and right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex…
– May 1, 2019, 11:02 AM
Sophie Schmidt, a tech industry veteran and the daughter of past Google and Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt, is starting a new publication about the effects of technology on the non-Western world, BuzzFeed News has learned. The 32-year-old…
John P. Wihbey
– May 1, 2019, 3:42 AM
You hear a lot of heated claims and baseless generalities these days about what's wrong with the news media. What's seldom heard is what the underlying data indicate about true problem areas and where journalists need to improve. News reporting…
– May 2, 2019, 2:17 PM
Pornhub Vice President Corey Price said in an email to BuzzFeed News that the porn-streaming giant is extremely interested in buying Tumblr, the once uniquely horny hub young women and queer people that banned adult content last December to the…
Wall Street Journal: Sources: Verizon is seeking a buyer for Tumblr as it tries to steady Verizon Media Group, which has struggled to meet revenue targets — Wireless giant seeks buyer for social-media service that has lost ground to Facebook…
What's new in publishing
– May 1, 2019, 10:56 PM
In April, Digiday granted anonymity to a Facebook Watch video creator who's built up over a half million followers on the platform. Free to speak candidly, the creator laid out a list of grievances with Watch, starting with their frustration with…
This essay, started two weeks ago – where does the time go!? – seems particularly timely in light of several recent articles about How much people make from email newsletters, Should you start a newsletter, and The New Social Network…