• Facebook To Group Publishers' Content With Politically Leaning Ads
    Under the new policy, publishers that purchase an ad to promote a politically themed article will be placed alongside ads from political advocacy groups. A disclaimer will appear with the post.
  • 'Outside' Promotes Summer Sporting, Music Events
    In addition to upping its digital game, 'Outside' is also promoting a series of outdoor events this summer.
  • NatGeo, 'WSJ, Launch Luxe Business Travel Mag 'Far & Away'
    Slated to publish twice this year - issue two appears in the fourth quarter - the magazine will reach 750,000 'Wall Street Journal print' subscribers. Much of the content will also be available digitally at NationalGeographic.com.
  • Tom Wolfe's Long-Form Legacy Lives On In Nonprofit Investigative Projects
    Wolfe, who was famously part of the "New Journalism" movement of the 1960s and 1970s, alongside Joan Didion, Gay Talese and Norman Mailer, helped pioneer the type of deep-reaching, detail-heavy feature writing readers appreciate today.
  • In an Attempt To Convert Audience, 'BuzzFeed' Introduces Bot Jojo To Podcast
    According to Nieman Journalism Lab, in an attempt to convert podcast listeners into readers, BuzzFeed has introduced a bot named Jojo to its new weekly news podcast "The News."
  • Gizmodo Media Group Asks Court For Protection From Peter Thiel-Backed Lawsuits
    The lawyer representing both plaintiffs is Charles Harder, who represented Hulk Hogan in the case that brought down 'Gawker' in 2016.
  • Medium Ends Membership Programs With 21 Publishers
    Medium just made things even more difficult for a struggling digital publishing industry. After notifying its remaining publisher partners -- 21 that were still active -- last month that it was discontinuing its membership programs, Medium officially pulled the plug.
  • Publishers Find Presumed Ally In Apple News
    Publishers are seeing surprising amounts of traffic coming from stories featured in the revamped Apple News app. Some examples include 'Vice,' which saw traffic from Apple News more than double over the last year. Vox also reports a significant jump in traffic.
  • New Magazine/Social-Media Report Reveals Importance Of Platform Engagement
    Magazine Media 360 latest social-media report includes a new metric that measures audience engagement. It notes the enduring power Facebook possesses in the publishing sphere and audience engagement with brands.
  • New Data Collection Tools Spring From Impending GDPR
    Four trade groups representing major publishers took on Google and its data policies as GDPR approaches.
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