Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’

Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy traders.Lady Freethinker (LFT), the animal rights organisation, says the social media giant is failing to obey its own policies which prohibit violent content and the sale of animals. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-26 07:00:06 UTC ]
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How Facebook’s early decisions set the stage for scandal

Steven Levy mines the company’s history and talks to its leaders to figure out where things went wrong. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-28 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld signs McDonnell thriller amid global rights frenzy

Transworld has snapped up supernatural thriller The Stranger Times by C K McDonnell, with the novel at the centre of a six-way auction in Germany, auctions in France and Spain, and screen rights also sold.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 00:04:14 UTC ]
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Global revenues dip at S&S but UK business sees 'turning point'

Simon & Schuster’s global revenues for 2019 fell 1% to $814m, with a 7% decline in operating income, parent firm ViacomCBS has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 22:25:14 UTC ]
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Facebook's Ads Libraries isn't enough to keep NZ election clean

OPINION: Does seeing ad spend and number of advertisements really tell us that much? Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2020-02-07 16:00:00 UTC ]
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The Australian says it accepts climate science, so why does it give a platform to 'outright falsehoods'?

News Corp’s paper says its journalists report the facts but critics say it publishes misleading claimsIn an editorial on Saturday, the Weekend Australian defended the News Corp paper’s climate coverage in response to criticism that it had underplayed the bushfire crisis and chosen to highlight... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-14 16:30:39 UTC ]
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Publishing insiders predict 'monster' global book deal for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could become the next generation's Obamas with book deals worth "an eye-watering amount of money" now they are stepping back as "senior" royals, publishing insiders have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 10:36:03 UTC ]
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Sponcon Disclosure Lessons from Teen Vogue’s Facebook Article Controversy

As the lines between journalism and advertising become increasingly blurred, media companies must be on high alert for potential pitfalls around the failure to properly disclose sponsored content. The proper characterization of content as commercial advertising, and the proper disclosure of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-09 00:40:34 UTC ]
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Marketing Consultancy Ebiquity Buys Complementary Platform Digital Decisions

Marketing consultancy firm Ebiquity has purchased Digital Decisions in a bid to further its digital media monitoring capabilities as it aims to better help brands evaluate their online media spend. The deal between the Europe-based pair will begin with an initial consideration of 700,000 euros... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-01-08 09:05:25 UTC ]
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Tremor International to Buy Video Ad Platform Unruly from News Corp

Tremor International is to buy video advertising platform Unruly from News Corp, with the international publishing giant set to take Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-01-07 22:43:20 UTC ]
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Nielsen’s Advanced TV Push Continues With Addressable Platform Beta Test

Less than a year after creating a video advertising group dedicated to expanding available addressable TV inventory, Nielsen is taking another step toward an addressable future. The company today is introducing a beta version of an addressable TV advertising platform, with more than a half-dozen... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-01-07 14:00:50 UTC ]
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Prize launched for university presses tackling global issues

A new prize has been launched to recognise the work university presses do in addressing issues of global importance. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 12:50:08 UTC ]
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Tremor International to Buy Video Ad Platform Unruly from News Corp

Tremor International is to buy video advertising platform Unruly from News Corp, with the international publishing giant set to take a minority stake as part of the transaction. The deal will see News Corp take a 6.91% stake in Tremor, with the ad-tech company to receive the exclusive rights to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-01-06 14:18:42 UTC ]
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Perminder Mann signs up as mentor for NLT and Lancôme careers platform for women

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) has joined with luxury cosmetic brand Lancôme UK to launch an online platform to support young women on the path to employment featuring insights from Perminder Mann, c.e.o. of Bonnier Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-20 01:24:01 UTC ]
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We blog, we tweet, we post to Facebook: Let’s instead savor the art of the essay

Three new collections — by D.H. Lawrence, Emmanuel Carrère and Greg Gerke — highlight the power of the form. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-19 19:00:00 UTC ]
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Reuters, Facebook Journalism Project Create E-Learning Course on Deepfakes

Multimedia news publisher Reuters teamed up with the Facebook Journalism Project on an e-learning course aimed at helping newsrooms more easily detect deepfakes and manipulated media. Identifying and Tackling Manipulated Media contains tips on identifying and rejecting manipulated video, images... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-17 19:35:26 UTC ]
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After Ups and Downs, Facebook Referral Traffic to Publishers Stabilizes

Late last year, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, told any news publisher who would listen that publishers should Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-12-10 17:16:21 UTC ]
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After ups and downs, Facebook referral traffic to publishers stablizes

Late last year, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, told any news publisher who would listen that publishers should not rely on Facebook to play a major role in their business plans or strategies. Yet for most of this year, Facebook has acted as one of the most predictable... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-12-10 05:01:35 UTC ]
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The Philippines’ SPi Global Is Buying Springer Nature Group’s SPS

With clients in 30 nations and operational centers in eight, SPi Global says it's looking to close its acquisition of Springer Nature's SPS by year's end. The post The Philippines’ SPi Global Is Buying Springer Nature Group’s SPS appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-03 06:48:21 UTC ]
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Bar-Kar named Bookwire global head of audio

Frankfurt-based Bookwire has appointed Videl Bar-Kar as global head of audio to oversee the expansion of its audio activities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 19:37:33 UTC ]
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Platforms, publishers, and the end of scale

Only three years ago, the power that technology platforms would gain over news publishing was unimaginable in depth and breadth. Now platforms both increasingly act as publishers and support the entire publishing ecosystem. This dual role marks the beginning of a new phase in the... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-11-22 12:05:35 UTC ]
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