Facebook program aims to boost local news subscriptions

Just because Facebook is downplaying publishers in your News Feed doesn't mean it's uninterested in giving media outlets a helping hand. The social network's Journalism Project is launching a Local News Subscriptions Accelerator that will help "metro... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers

Facebook announced over $30 million in grants to organizations trying to help local news publishers. The post Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-15 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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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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Continuing charm offensive, Facebook creates tool to boost news publishers’ reach on the platform

Facebook has been testing a tool with five publishers including BuzzFeed to help them improve their reach on the platform. The post Continuing charm offensive, Facebook creates tool to boost news publishers’ reach on the platform appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News publishers see subscription dollars in local politics

In-depth political coverage gives news publishers a chance to monetize small but valuable audiences. The post News publishers see subscription dollars in local politics appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Helping Local News Publishers Get More Digital Subscribers

Facebook is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to supporting local news publishers, putting $3 million toward helping some of them boost their digital subscription totals. Head of news partnerships Campbell Brown announced in a blog post that the Facebook Journalism Project... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook will prioritize local stories in your News Feed

You may start seeing more posts from local publishers popping up in your News Feed. Facebook announced today that it will begin prioritizing local news, bumping it up higher in your feed if you follow a local publisher's Page or if a friend shares a... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-01-30 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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Behind The Athletic’s plans to grow local sports news subscriptions

The local sports news publisher would like to have 100,000 subscribers by year-end. The post Behind The Athletic’s plans to grow local sports news subscriptions appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here Are Some More Details on Facebook’s Upcoming Subscription-Based News Product

More details emerged Thursday on the subscription-based news product announced by Facebook head of news partnerships Campbell Brown earlier this month. Brown said at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit in New York earlier this month that the social network would begin testing a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Pursuing a Subscription Tool for News Outlets on Its Site

Facebook’s Instant Articles product allows publishers to post news articles that can be read within Facebook rather than on the publisher’s website. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Says It Will Start Testing a Subscription-Based News Product in October

A paywall is coming to Facebook, much to the delight of publishers. Head of news partnerships Campbell Brown made the announcement at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit in New York Tuesday, as reported by Leon Lazaroff of TheStreet. Her announcement comes just over one week after several... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. in Advanced Talks With Facebook on Subscriptions

News Corp., publisher of the Wall Street Journal and the Times of London, is holding "very advanced" discussions with Facebook about subscriptions to its content online, CEO Officer Robert Thomson said."I've been talking with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, exchanging thoughts, on how important it... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Publishing for Local News Outlets Could Arrive ‘in the Coming Months’

When Facebook on Wednesday unveiled its new Instant Articles feature that allows news organizations to publish directly to the social media platform—and, in the process, set off an avalanche of commentary and speculation about the future of ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Seeing More Politics in Your News Feed? Facebook Boosts Partisan Sites

Facebook has helped catapult sites like BuzzFeed and Upworthy into social stardom, boosting the visibility of media content on the News Feeds of millions of users and generating a deluge of traffic. But in this rising tide, some publishers have seen ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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‘This is not your grandfather’s Patch’: Lookout Local wants to be the modern local news of Santa Cruz

Launching a digital media company looking to take over the role of local newspapers is a tricky undertaking, even without calculating a looming recession. The post ‘This is not your grandfather’s Patch’: Lookout Local wants to be the modern local news of Santa Cruz appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook Is Testing Subscriptions on Its Facebook Watch Video Destination

Facebook will begin testing subscriptions on its Facebook Watch video destination in the U.S., with initial publishing partners BritBoxTV, CollegeHumor Dropout, MotorTrend On Demand and Tastemade Plus. The social network would not provide details on payments by publishers or on subscription... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-08-08 18:05:58 UTC ]
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Google News Initiative and McClatchy Will Fill a Local News Void in 3 U.S. Markets

Google News Initiative, the search-engine giant's program to work with publishers in the media industry, teamed up with newspaper publisher McClatchy on an initiative to bring local news coverage to three small and midsized communities in the U.S. that are currently lacking local sources of news... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why BuzzFeed News premiered a show on Apple News before Facebook, YouTube, Twitter

Apple paid BuzzFeed to release a show first on Apple News, and the publisher was also able to make money through an ad-revenue split. The post Why BuzzFeed News premiered a show on Apple News before Facebook, YouTube, Twitter appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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