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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.)
Knight Study: Americans are proud of local news but don't want to pay for it. Popsugar: from gossip blog to e-commerce pioneer. How data journalist created the most detailed map of US auto emissions. Axions writes about how ad targeting weaponises misinfo
London School of Economics and Political Science
– Nov 17, 2019, 10:30 PM
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The Journalism AI report is based on a survey of 71 news organisations in 32 different countries regarding artificial intelligence and associated technologies. A wide range of…
Mr Anderson'What emerges from this research is that artificial intelligence (AI) is a significant part of journalism already but it is unevenly distributed.' This is more of a status report than a manual for implementing AI in journalism.
WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 17, 2019) Most Americans – 86 percent – think people should have access to local news – even if they don't pay for it, a new Gallup/Knight study published today has found. However, as local outlets continue…
Mr AndersonMT @JenniferPreston: A new Gallup-@Knightfdn survey finds 86% of Americans believe in the crucial role of local journalism. Most are unaware that local news is in financial peril. And its future at risk. @brianstelter discussed on today's @reliablesources
Daniel Leal-olivas / AFP / Getty Images Fake news sites have struggled to take hold in the UK political sphere, seemingly because traditional British news outlets are already incredibly adept at filling the market with highly partisan news stories…
Mr AndersonOuch. Basically, BuzzFeed is saying that UK doesn't need a fake news industry because it already has one.
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business
– Nov 17, 2019, 9:09 AM
New York (CNN Business) There is a 'market failure' in the local news business, a new report suggests, because 'even though Americans tend to view local news as a community asset, most are not personally helping to keep it viable.' The report by…
Social Media Today
– Nov 16, 2019
Interest in Facebook's Creator Studio management tool sparked up back in August when Facebook added Instagram post scheduling to its available functions. But there's a lot more to Creator Studio than just scheduling - and recently, Facebook…
A pioneering audio journalism service on which Financial Times journalists are playing a starring role is to be introduced by a luxury motor manufacturer as a feature of its in-car entertainment. The Ireland-based startup Noa (News Over Audio) has…
What's new in publishing
– Nov 12, 2019, 2:30 AM
Founded in 2005-6, POPSUGAR initially began life as a side project; a blog focused on celebrity gossip, before expanding over the next decade into “a global lifestyle media brand focused on a curious, insatiable audience who wants to live an…
Mr AndersonRT @mediagazer: A look at PopSugar's ecommerce revenue streams including its Must Have subscription boxes, deals sent via text, Beauty by PopSugar, and a partnership with Kohls (@damianradcliffe / What's New in Publishing)
Using estimates from the Database of Road Transportation Emissions, Nadja Popovich and Denise Lu for The New York Times mapped auto emissions at high granularity. Popovich described their process on Storybench: I want to make graphics that really…