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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.)
Geo-politics edition: US protests Australia's efforts to make Google and Facebook pay for news. Turkey imposes advertising ban on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest. Taboola launches its version of stories. Shareholder push advertisers not support disinfo
The United States has urged the Australian government to ditch draft media laws that would force tech giants Google and Facebook to pay news organisations for sharing their content. The US, in a submission to an Australian parliamentary inquiry…
Mr AndersonRT @rasmus_kleis Tech/media policy is geopolitics, exhibit no ∞ 'The United States has urged the Australian government to ditch draft media laws that would force tech giants Google and Facebook to pay news organisations for sharing their content.'
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority has imposed advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest under a new social media law, according to decisions published in the country's Official Gazette on…
Mr AndersonRT @rasmus_kleis: No content hostages? Well, then there'll be consequences: 'Ankara has imposed advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest after they failed to appoint local representatives in Turkey under a new social media law'
Content discovery platform Taboola became the latest platform to embrace the stories format with Monday's beta rollout of Taboola Stories. Advertisers will have access to the stories format first popularized by Snapchat and later embraced by…
Mr AndersonRT @Mediagazer Content discovery platform Taboola rolls out Stories in beta, letting publishers add the format directly to their websites or mobile articles (David Cohen / Adweek)
Google's efforts to rewrite how Chrome users are targeted with ads is now being probed by a UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) keen to ensure it “develops proposals in a way that does not distort competition”. The Drum…
Mr AndersonRT @mediavoicespod The Drum explores why Google's Privacy Sandbox, the mission to replace third-party cookie, has come under this close regional scrutiny
The New York Times
– Jan 18, 6:00 AM
Shareholders in Home Depot and the advertising giant Omnicom have filed resolutions asking the companies to investigate whether the money they spent on advertisements may have helped spread hate speech and misinformation. The resolutions were filed…
Mr AndersonRT @johnbattelle A very worthy anecdote in what becomes a trend: Shareholder pressure on big advertisers to not fund disinformation. Next step: active direction of media budgets to support quality journalism.
At 8.31am on a Thursday, Henry Oliver received a text message from his employer, alerting him to a company-wide Zoom call in 29 minutes' time. The day was 2 April 2020, a week into New Zealand's national lockdown to control the spread of…
Mr AndersonRT @michellemanafy Not only have Bauer magazines been brought back to life under new ownership, but also new titles have been launched - reflecting a flurry of investment and innovation in New Zealand media precipitated by the pandemic.
Racism is the idea that one racial group is inferior or superior to another, and has the social power to carry out and benefit from systemic discrimination. This applies to most, if not all, institutions in this country, including public media.
Mr AndersonRT @CelesteHeadlee: Today, hundreds of public radio employees, past and current, join together to demand reform to our industry. Please read our open letter: 'An Anti-Racist Future: A Vision and Plan for the Transformation of Public Media'
– Jan 17, 7:10 AM
Major network and cable TV news outlets have given the most airtime to members of Congress with the most extreme views, creating a perception there is greater division among elected leaders than actually exists, researchers have found. Their…
Mr AndersonRT @joshuadarr: The Congress you see on TV is more extreme than it really is. My coauthor @jldhouston and I talked to @JournoResource about the implications of this gatekeeping bias and what can be done about it: