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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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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Nielsen Names Jacqueline Woods as CMO of its Global Connect Division

Nielsen Holdings has announced that Jacqueline Woods will be joining the company as chief marketing officer of its Global Connect division, which provides CPG manufacturers and retailers with data insights on consumer trends. "I am humbled and excited to join the team, as we begin to create the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-11-21 17:13:28 UTC ]
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Tribune Publishing Announces New Major Shareholder: Alden Global Capital

Tribune Publishing Company (NASDAQ: TPCO), one of the nation’s leading media companies, today announced that funds managed by Alden Global Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-11-20 15:37:42 UTC ]
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Around the World in 8 Books: 2020 Global Historical Fiction

Look forward to a trip around the world, and back in time, while learning the history of far flung places with these 2020 global historical fiction reads. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-14 11:32:10 UTC ]
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Jamaica: A Small Nation With an Outsize Global Influence

Orlando Patterson’s “The Confounding Island” is a sociologist’s analysis of his birthplace as well as a personal memoir of affection and failure. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-13 19:00:09 UTC ]
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The Atlantic Redesigns Across Platforms; Hearst Magazines Editors to Form Union

Two months into life behind a digital paywall, The Atlantic says it sold "record numbers" of subscriptions in both September and October, doubling the amount of sales originally forecast (though it declined to share specific figures). Today, the magazine unveiled what it hopes will be an... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-12 19:44:42 UTC ]
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The Literary Platform relaunches with £45k cash injection from ACE

Digital publishing consultancy The Literary Platform has won £44,800 from Arts Council England to relaunch and support its new digital magazine, The Lit, as well as a series of writing and publishing initiatives targeted at underrepresented writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 05:36:40 UTC ]
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Agent Stephanie Barrouillet: Nonfiction Leads Global Children’s Book Scene

Publishers in many countries are finding success with nonfiction children’s books that offer illustrated explanations of complex concepts. The post Agent Stephanie Barrouillet: Nonfiction Leads Global Children’s Book Scene appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-04 06:30:22 UTC ]
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Elton, Sharabi, Hall and Ridout to explore global book economy at FutureBook

HarperCollins executive publisher Kate Elton, Wonderbly founder Asi Sharabi, Lonely Planet editorial director Tom Hall, and Amanda Ridout, founder of Boldwood, will discuss the global book economy at FutureBook Live 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 07:41:35 UTC ]
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Kin Is Bringing 5 Lifestyle Shows to Facebook Watch

Lifestyle entertainment company Kin unveiled a slate of five shows for video destination Facebook Watch. The partnership is part of the social network's efforts to pair publishers with creators and public figures. The first five shows are currently in production: Tia Mowry's Quick Fix Presents... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-30 18:10:00 UTC ]
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WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-25 10:25:54 UTC ]
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Facebook News debuts with 'free money' for publishers

Facebook opened a news hub today, where it pays publishers to host their headlines and drive visitors to their websites as a way to make amends with the industry that has been battered by the rise of the social network and other platforms. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is due to host media partners at an... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-25 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix 'n' spills: How the streaming wars could hurt advertisers, consumers and platforms

Nearly 13 years ago, Netflix launched the first subscription-based streaming service for “Hollywood content,” laying the foundation for a massive paradigm shift in the way we access and watch movies and TV. Hulu followed suit soon after, but Netflix again changed the game in 2013, releasing the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-24 19:52:28 UTC ]
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Zuckerberg faces Congress as Facebook prepares to debut news tab: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-24 10:29:51 UTC ]
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Facebook Reaches Deal With Wall Street Journal Publisher, Others for News Section

News Corp has reached a deal to let Facebook Inc. feature headlines from The Wall Street Journal and other Dow Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-21 14:49:53 UTC ]
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Stiles joins Amazon Publishing’s global rights team

Hatty Stiles has joined Amazon Publishing’s global rights team as senior rights manager.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 04:56:01 UTC ]
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Music Is in the Air for Facebook and Instagram Users in More European Markets

Facebook is bringing its music and related interactive video features to more markets in Europe. Music publishing business development lead for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Ella Kirby said in a blog post that music on Facebook and Instagram is now available in Denmark, Finland, Iceland,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-17 15:45:27 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch Updates Its Initiative of Partnering Publishers With Creators

Facebook provided an update on an initiative it is testing, in which it partnered up digital publishers with creators and public figures with established communities on the social network to create exclusive video content for its Facebook Watch video destination. The test began in the U.S.... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-15 16:45:31 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods to publish memoir globally with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has landed world rights to golf legend Tiger Wood’s first ever memoir, entitled Back, promising the "definitive" story of his career, fall and comeback. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 21:07:47 UTC ]
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Rocket launch: Pan Macmillan primed for global publication of Elton John memoir

Pan Macmillan has taken steps to ensure its global publication of Elton John’s long-awaited first memoir makes a big splash—and it’s been a colourful journey...   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 00:46:32 UTC ]
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