One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers

Publishers give Facebook credit for listening to them, but those that are looking for tangible, meaningful benefits say the initiative hasn’t delivered. The post One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 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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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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BookCon 2019: Mixed Reviews for This Year's Literary Fan Fest

This year's BookCon literary fan fest drew mixed reviews from attendees, some of whom felt that publishers focused more on merchandising rather than on providing booklovers with an experience or giving them free swag. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe’s Transbook Project Closes: Four Years in Digital Publishing for Children

In its four years, the partners brought together by the Transbook project based in children's literature, tried to learn 'what is the digital model in the publishing industry?' The post Europe’s Transbook Project Closes: Four Years in Digital Publishing for Children appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 will be the year Facebook makes nice with publishers

In the year ahead, publishers might well see more tangible support for video because Facebook knows news adds value to the platform. The post 2018 will be the year Facebook makes nice with publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Has the Facebook Journalism Project Accomplished in Its First Six Months?

Facebook introduced its Facebook Journalism Project in January, and Thursday, head of news partnerships Campbell Brown and vice president of product Fidji Simo provided an update of its progress at the six-month mark. Brown and Simo said Facebook has met with 2,600 publishers globally since... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A year in review: E-book sales fall for all but one of the UK’s biggest publishers

It was another year of digital contraction for the UK’s biggest publishers, who experienced a second consecutive year of declining ebook volumes in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publishers are mixed on performance of Facebook Instant Articles

Earlier this year, Facebook's referral traffic to publishers dropped, and those who'd invested heavily in Instant Articles were hardest hit. Some U.K. publishers have naturally been very cautious over how much they commit to it, and are still unsure the trade-offs of publishing directly to... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers give mixed reviews so far to Google AMP

It's been three months since Google launched Accelerated Mobile Pages, its fast-loading article pages initiative, and publishers are giving mixed it reviews. Pages are loading faster, but some are seeing little traffic benefit. “I would love to see more widespread adoption,” said Slate vice... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The mixed, early impact publishers are seeing from Facebook Instant Articles

Publishers are starting to see the results of Facebook Instant Articles, which launched widely last month, giving them a way to post fast-loading content directly to the social network. One publisher, on background, shared a week’s worth of data that showed the reach of Instant Articles versus... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google’s Answer to Facebook Instant Articles — The AMP Project — is Coming Early Next Year

Google introduced its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) program to allow publishers and advertisers to create good-looking mobile content that loads very quickly.   The company launched the program in early October with a select set of pa ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade has mixed views on Shamsie's Year of Publishing Women

Author Kamila Shamsie is “right to draw attention” to gender inequality in publishing, but her suggestion of a year in which only books by women are published has been greeted with mixed views by the trade. Writing in the latest issue of The Bookseller, Shamsie [pictured] said 2018 – the 100th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has issued his annual New Year challenge to himself, and it's a big one: Fixing Facebook.The hoodie-wearing CEO, who has previously taken on learning Mandarin, reading books and visiting new parts of the country, is setting a less concrete goal in focusing on fixing important... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:05:09 UTC ]
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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 18:16:32 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers

The Financial Times and New York Media suspended their paid media on Facebook over concerns about how news publishers are treated under its new ad policy. The post Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows

Facebook wants to own more of the shows it subsidizes for Facebook Watch, but publishers are not always willing to give those rights away. The post Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch publishers look for revenue sources beyond Facebook’s subsidies

Publishers are eyeing everything from sponsored and custom video series to licensing and even merchandising for their (self-funded) Facebook Watch shows. The post Facebook Watch publishers look for revenue sources beyond Facebook’s subsidies appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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