Facebook hires former news anchor to help its relationships with media outlets

Facebook has hired former NBC and CNN anchor Campbell Brown to help with its ties to news outlets, which has been a point of friction. Brown will be the Menlo Park company’s head of news partnerships, she wrote in a Facebook post on Friday. “I will be working directly with our partners to help them understand how Facebook can expand the reach of their journalism, and contribute value to their businesses," she said. "That also means making sure there is ongoing feedback from publishers as Facebook… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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