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'Just use cat videos': New York Times boss wants Facebook to cut out news

Mark Thompson says site’s attempts to rank news outlets sounds like ‘controlled society’Facebook should consider completely removing news from users’ feeds unless it can find a way to avoid low-quality stories clogging up the site, the chief executive of the New York Times has said.Mark Thompson... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s New Political Algorithms Increase Tension With Publishers

Mark Thompson, left, the chief executive of The New York Times Company, with Thomas Friedman, a Times columnist, in 2016. At a panel discussion on Thursday, Mr. Thompson said Facebook uses algorithms that can mischaracterize news as partisan political content. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook, New York Times Execs Get Into Heated Debate Over Ad Policy

Campbell Brown, head of global news partnerships at Facebook, said publishers have "welcomed" the company's approach to including them in their political ads policy. Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times, called bullshit. Brown and Thompson were discussing the findings in the 2018 Reuters... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Thompson: ‘A second Brexit referendum risks seeming like a stab in the back by the elite’

Last year the New York Times CEO and ex-BBC boss published a book lamenting the decline in political discourse. With the advent of Brexit and Trump, he’s had to write a new chapter…Mark Thompson is the chief executive officer of the New York Times. He is also the former director general of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYT's Thompson to The Bodley Head

The Bodley Head will publish a book by Mark Thompson, c.e.o. of the New York Times. Publishing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYT boss attacks Bloomberg for saying it shouldn't publish anti-China stories

Mark Thompson says New York Times journalism will remain impartial and won't be swayed by commercial considerationsMark Thompson, the chief executive of the New York Times, has hit out at rival Bloomberg for saying it shouldn't have published investigative news stories criticising China, because... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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