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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High court rules Australian media companies can be liable for defamatory comments posted on Facebook pages

Decision rejecting appeal in Voller defamation case means companies will be likely to ban comments on more social media postsGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingSome of Australia’s biggest media companies have lost a bid in the high court to escape liability for defamatory... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-08 03:33:03 UTC ]
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Photo Essay: Christy Awards 2019 and The Art of Writing Conference

The Christy Awards, which are presented by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association to recognize Christian works of the year that have had an impact on contemporary culture, took place on Nov. 6 in Nashville, Tenn. The event was preceded by the annual Art of Writing conference, which is... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Men Outnumber Women by Far in News Photos Posted to Facebook

If you look at images posted to Facebook by news organizations, you are far more likely to see men than women, according to a new study from Pew Research Center. Pew analyzed images posted (publicly) to the social network by 17 national news outlets between April 1 and June 30, 2018, using a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 18:45:42 UTC ]
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Why some experts say it's time for Twitter and Facebook to ban anti-vaccination posts

As measles cases continue to rise in Canada and the U.S., experts are calling on social media platforms to ban anti-vaccination posts, saying the risks to public health created by misinformation outweigh the right to free speech. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-05-22 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador bags Laing's essay collection on importance of art

Picador has bagged a new collection of essays by prize-winning writer and critic Olivia Laing about the importance of art. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pine's essay collection scoops An Post Irish Book of the Year

Academic Emilie Pine’s “vivid and powerful” Notes to Self (Hamish Hamilton) has won the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018 following a public vote. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Exploring a Way for Publishers to Test Different Versions of Organic Posts

Facebook confirmed that it is running a test with five publishing partners, including BuzzFeed, enabling them to test up to four different versions of organic posts and determine which is performing best. Lucia Moses of Digiday reported that publishers in the test group can create up to four... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Facebook, PinkNews launches on Snapchat Discover

Digital publisher PinkNews has high hopes for the commercial prospects of being a Snapchat Discover publisher. The post Post-Facebook, PinkNews launches on Snapchat Discover appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the post-Facebook era, publishers see increase in direct traffic

Chartbeat is publishing new data today that shows that more mobile readers are coming to publishers’ sites and apps directly than from social. The post In the post-Facebook era, publishers see increase in direct traffic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Says It Deleted 865 Million Posts, Mostly Spam

Facebook published numbers for the first time detailing how much and what type of content it removes from the social network. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world

Mic isn’t alone in trying to survive the distributed media landscape, but other publishers have been further ahead in increasing traffic to their own sites. The post Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change

A majority of top publishers continue to post live videos to Facebook each month, according to data from Socialbakers. The post Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As promised, Facebook traffic to news publishers declines again, post news-feed change

Traffic to news publishers has dipped again since Facebook said it would prioritize users' posts in the news feed, according to multiple data sources. The post As promised, Facebook traffic to news publishers declines again, post news-feed change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: The publisher’s survival guide for the post-Facebook era

In this special Digiday guide, Digiday editors and reporters walk you through what to expect in the post-Facebook era. The post Download: The publisher’s survival guide for the post-Facebook era appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Publishing in a post-Facebook world

In this week’s Rundown, publishers of all stripes are coming to grips with Facebook’s major news feed changes. The post The Rundown: Publishing in a post-Facebook world appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘A watershed moment’: Publishers find hope in a more rational post-Facebook media landscape

Facebook playing a shrunken role as the de facto regulator of media will be a good thing in the long run. The post ‘A watershed moment’: Publishers find hope in a more rational post-Facebook media landscape appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sorry brands: Facebook says it’ll show more friends and family posts

Facebook said today it will tweak the algorithms that control content in users’ news feeds to show more things that have been shared by friends and family, and less content from advertisers and publishers. The news feed, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, will show less “passive content” that invites... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Will Show You Fewer Posts From Brands and Publishers, and More Baby Photos

Mark Zuckerberg is upending the News Feed, what people see on Facebook every day, in a way that will boost posts from friends, while downplaying messages from brands and media companies, even video posts.The Facebook CEO announced the changes on the social network on Thursday evening, and it... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How 400 Russia-run fake accounts posted bogus Brexit tweets

Researchers find that accounts run from a St Petersburg troll farm tried to sow discord between Britons over the referendumConcern about Russian influence in British politics has intensified as it emerged that more than 400 fake Twitter accounts believed to be run from St Petersburg published... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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