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Local journalism has collapsed. Can anything save it?

The Post’s Margaret Sullivan on the harm when local news is lost, and the efforts to revive it. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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American journalism is dying. Its survival requires public funds | Victor Pickard

Maintaining public media infrastructure should be non-negotiable for a democratic society. We have to be boldThe McClatchy newspaper chain’s recent filing for bankruptcy is one more data point showing that US journalism is dying. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the newspaper... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-19 13:34:47 UTC ]
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Facebook in 2015: Pivot to video! Facebook today: Local news is dead!

Facebook paints a bleak picture for the media industry, while ignoring its own role in publishing’s demise. Benevolent Doctor Facebook today gave the country a very grave diagnosis via a blog post. The company has found that–wait for it–local news is dying. In fact, Facebook says that about... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook accused of violating city campaign finance law in Seattle

The election authority in Seattle says that Facebook has violated city finance laws. Regulations are in place that require the company to reveal who paid for campaign ads on the social network. The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission is seeking information about advertising spending for city... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook bans ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs

Facebook has announced a new advertising policy which ban ads for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The ban also applies to ICOs because they are "frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices." The social network says that the new policy is a part of a drive to... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing a Separate Destination for Local News in Its Mobile Apps

Facebook began testing a feature aimed at providing a destination for local news, in addition to content that can already be found on News Feed and on publishers' pages. Mobile users in six cities--Billings, Mont.; Binghamton, N.Y.; Little Rock, Ark.; New Orleans; Olympia, Wash.; and Peoria,... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Aims to Promote Better Journalism, Fight Hoaxes and Work With Local News Outlets

In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook laid out a fairly elaborate plan to promote better media reporting and consumption. Called the Facebook Journalism Project, it includes a local news initiative, new storytelling formats and fighting hoaxes, among other items. With the current debate about... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BlockFeed’s geotagged approach to local news

There’s no shortage of challenges for local news publishers. Not only are the scale and monetization issues still unresolved, but now local news sites also risk being edged out on tech and data by their pure-play tech counterparts. Consider BlockFeed, a news aggregation app that culls geotagged... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Borrell on Local News: Inform, but Help Businesses Thrive

We know what at least some community news publishers think about Gordon Borrell’s recent statement that the “good content that needs to be developed is basically advertising or consumer related.”   But did the CEO o ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online start-up branches out into print

An online start-up in south London is launching a crowdfunded print version tomorrow. The Croydon Citizen is publishing a free news magazine, which will be distributed at the borough's railway stations and main shopping areas.Editor-in-chief James Naylor says the 16-page magazine, which will be... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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