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(Kevin Anderson, manager, digital products and platforms at ideastream Public Media. Innovation leader focused on digital transformation and product. Priors at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
US legislation could give newspapers anti-trust protection to battle Facebook and Google. New media executive education programme in New York. McClatchy's 'painless' weekend publishing experiment. Covering misinformation through the lens of human rights.
The Washington Post
– Jun 5, 2019, 3:00 AM
“It does seem like we're getting somewhere,” said David Chavern, president and CEO of the News Media Alliance, which represents 2,000 news publishers — mostly local newspapers, but also some national papers (including The…
Mr AndersonRT @jbenton: My strong suspicion is that if this were to happen, it would improve the financial state of local journalism roughly 0%.
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Mr AndersonRT @Zielina: Exciting news to share: As of January 2020, @newmarkjschool is launching a brand new Executive Program for news media leaders. Applications are now open!
U.S. adults are more likely to say that “made-up news/info” is a big problem than they are to identify climate change, racism, terrorism, or sexism as such, according to a study out from the Pew Research Center Wednesday: Fifty…
Mr AndersonRT @NiemanLab Republicans are much more likely than Democrats to identify made-up news as a 'very big problem.' (They are, after all, told it's a huge problem repeatedly by the president.)
This is the Poynter Institute's daily newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. These are rickety times for newspapers. A major issue: printing a paper costs lots of money. Delivering the paper costs lots of money.
Mr AndersonMT @jbenton I am all for newspapers experimenting with day-cutting. If you're going to cut a weekend day, why cut Saturday? Cut Sunday and then make *Saturday* your big blowout paper. Your advertisers get TWO shopping days worth of value instead of 1.
The environment beat was one Jennifer Bjorhus always wanted, and one that rarely opened up. So when veteran reporter Josephine Marcotty retired from the Minneapolis Star Tribune near the end of last year, Bjorhus' dream beat became her real beat.
Former Hearst chief content officer Joanna Coles plans to launch a subscription content platform focused on women's networking opportunities, she said at The Information's Women in Tech, Media and Finance conference Tuesday. The new venture, which…
Mr AndersonRT @Mediagazer Former Hearst Chief Content Officer Joanna Coles plans to launch a subscription content platform focused on women's networking opportunities in late 2019 (@zoesaintbernard / The Information)
Journalists depend on a free and unfettered internet to deliver news in their own communities and around the world. But, increasingly, they find themselves victimized by the same freedom. In some instances, the news they produce is drowned out by a…
Mr AndersonRT @Joelcpj: How should social media platforms decide what to leave up and what to take down? Let human rights be the guide says @davidakaye in his important new book, #SpeechPolice.
In his book “The Inevitable,” the technology journalist Kevin Kelly writes, “The future happens very slowly and then all at once.” That seems like as good a description as any of what's going on at GateHouse Media, the…
Mr AndersonRT @dankennedy Laying off journalists, merging papers: Can @GateHouse_Media cuts its way to sustainability? My @wgbhnews column.
TikTok wants to prove it is an effective ad platform — quickly. TikTok's ad platform, available in beta to a select number of agencies, is testing interest-based targeting, custom audience and pixel tracking, according to four advertising…
Mr AndersonRT @Mediabistro: Are you using @tiktok_us? They're on a mission prove it's an effective ad platform. Next in the pipeline? Interest-based ad targeting.
Jacobs Media Strategies
– Jun 5, 2019, 4:32 PM
Last year, Jacobs Media helped Cox Media Group host an internal contest to identify podcasting talent within the company's ranks. One of the podcasts to emerge from that endeavor was the cleverly titled Mass Marijuana, a show about the growing…