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Archived Since:November 19, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Fake news have limited audience, new study shows

The reader base of fake news websites is about 10 times smaller than “real” news sites on average, according to a study published on Columbia Journalism Review. Read more...

Facebook tweaks News Feed to promote “authentic” content

The changes aim to rank higher posts people consider “genuine and not misleading, sensational or spammy”, while also prioritising stories gaining traction in real-time. Read more...

EU agrees on abolishing roaming charges

EU Parliament, Council and Commission negotiators reached an agreement on wholesale price caps, allowing EU citizens to “roam like at home” as from this summer. Read more...

P&G, the world’s largest advertiser, wants to clean up online advertising

The company announced a five-point program to address issues with digital advertising, and that it would stop paying digital media players and agencies until they comply with its new rules. Read more...

A new shadow over freedom of the press

The spreading of fake news, lies, and hate speech on social media platforms is in itself a highly alarming phenomenon, but it is also a great and dangerous threat to the freedom of the press and professional news organisations, writes Marcelo Rech, President of the World Editors Forum and Editorial Vice-President of Brazil's Grupo RBS. Read more...

Trump’s presidential order may threaten Privacy Shield agreement

One of the recent executive orders issued by the US president allegedly strips non-US citizens from privacy safeguards, possibly undermining the EU–US data flow treaty Privacy Shield. Read more...

Reality check on “fake news”

Every day seems to bring more information about so-called “fake news”. In case you haven’t followed the discussions and debates closely, we’ve collected a summary to help you get up to speed. Read more...

Publishers struggling to monetise distributed content: report

News publishers are making 14 percent of their revenue from distribution on third-party platforms, according to a report by Digital Content Next. Read more...

Trump appoints net neutrality critic Ajit Pai as head of FCC

News Media Alliance, the US newspaper industry group, welcomed the nomination, calling Pai an “avid supporter of the news media industry” and praising his views on cross-ownership. Read more...

Springer launches Fussball Bild, a print daily football newspaper, in Germany

With Fussball Bild, Axel Springer launches a daily football newspaper for German fans, covering the country's Bundesliga, as well as several international leagues. Read more...

A snapshot of startups at Media Honeypot

Sponsored Content: Media Honeypot With more than 70 innovative startups attending Media Honeypot - the Helsinki-based event bringing together startups and media houses - chances are high publishers will find new solutions to the slew of challenges they’re facing today. Here are three companies making their case. Read more...

A snapshot of startups at Media Honeypot

With more than 70 innovative startups attending Media Honeypot - the Helsinki-based event bringing together startups and media houses - chances are high publishers will find new solutions to the slew of challenges they’re facing today. Here are three companies making their case. Read more...

German tabloid Bild sues Focus Online over “stolen” content

Germany’s leading tabloid is taking a news outlet to court, accusing it of stealing exclusive stories and republishing them on its own platform. Read more...

Spain's Jot Down magazine finds success moving from digital to print

Jot Down magazine is the antithesis of what is happening in the internet era. At a time where all publishers are trying to transform their print business into digital, increase revenue sources and survive, this Spanish publication did it the other way around. Read more...

App store removals: a new form of online censorship

A new trend of blocking apps is emerging as an effective tool for digital censorship. Read more...

Visual-first journalism at The New York Times (and everywhere)

"It comes as no surprise to me that visual-first journalism is at the core of The New York Times' new digital strategy," writes Robb Montgomery, a WAN-IFRA Advisory Services Associate Consultant, in this guest post, which first appeared on his blog. Read more...

BBC's Shishkin: '3 quotes I always use in digital transformation projects'

Over the past few years I've been involved in a number of digital news change projects at the BBC, either related to workflow changes, reprioritisation of content creation, and I thought it would be helpful to share a few thoughts on...Show More Summary

Facebook to stop paying publishers to produce live video

The social media giant is reported to be changing its approach to video, pushing for the creation long-form content. Read more...

Facebook expands its fight against fake news to Germany

Following earlier commitments to reduce the spread of fake news, Facebook announced that it would launch fake-news filtering in Germany. Read more...

Alleged WhatsApp “backdoor” merely a defensible "security trade-off"

WhatsApp was said to have a security vulnerability that exposed messages to be intercepted through a backdoor, but new reports seem to disprove the claim. Read more...

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