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A look at the Five Star Movement's anti-press ideology as the Italian party votes to cut state ads in papers and to defund a broadcaster that covers parliament (@darrenloucaides / Columbia Journalism Review) https://www.cjr.org/analysis/italy-five-star-movement.php http://mediagazer.com/190615/p4#a190615p4
PBS CEO Paula Kerger discusses why she isn't afraid of Netflix, sharing Sesame Street with HBO, how to cultivate female CEOs, and responding to #metoo (@vjfuhrmans / Wall Street Journal) https://on.wsj.com/2ReqAWe http://mediagazer.com/190615/p3#a190615p3
A look at Readerscope, the NYT's AI-powered tool for advertisers that creates topic clusters and surfaces relationships between those topics and their readers (@jesspatterson / fipp) https://www.fipp.com/news/features/how-nyt-ai-driven-data-informing-ad-campaigns http://mediagazer.com/190615/p2#a190615p2
Major news orgs in New Zealand have agreed to rules for covering the Christchurch shooting trial, with the aim of not amplifying white supremacist ideology (@laurahazardowen / Nieman Lab) https://www.niemanlab.org/2019/06/as-the-christchurch-massacre-trial-begins-new-zealand-news-orgs-vow-to-keep-whit e-supremacist-ideology-out-of-their-coverage/ http://mediagazer.com/190615/p1#a190615p1
Sources: BuzzFeed News employees are planning to stage a walkout on Monday, as they negotiate with management to get voluntary recognition of their union (Bloomberg) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-14/buzzfeed-staff-plan-to-walk-out-in-push-to-get-union-recognized http://mediagazer.com/190614/p17#a190614p17
David Neiwert remains suspended by Twitter for his header image of KKK hoods from his book cover; he says Twitter punishes the fight against white supremacism (@davidneiwert / Daily Koz) https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/6/14/1864834/-Twitter-is-showing-that-it-won-t-even-try-to-distinguish-hate-speech-from-the-efforts-to-oppose-it http://mediagazer.com/190614/p16#a190614p16
RT @mediagazer: Some ABC TV affiliates posted and promoted Trump "birthday cards", linking to a site that gathers contact data for his camp…
Interview with The Ringer's Bill Simmons on podcasts' ad revenue potential, documentary projects in the works, and the evolution of relationships with sponsors (@Jasonlynch / Adweek) https://www.adweek.com/tv-video/qa-bill-simmons-the-ringer-thrives-by-ignoring-facebook-and-betting-big-on-podcasts/ http://mediagazer.com/190614/p15#a190614p15
Some ABC TV affiliates posted and promoted Trump "birthday cards", linking to a site that gathers contact data for his campaign; the story has been taken down (@lachlan / The Daily Beast) https://www.thedailybeast.com/abc-news-local-stations-help-trump-build-a-campaign-email-list-on-his-birthday http://mediagazer.com/190614/p14#a190614p14
Following Hearst's purchase of Clevver, its cofounder and two employees form Shared Media, a YouTube network targeting millennial female viewers (@xpangler / Variety) https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/clevver-joslyn-davis-lily-marston-shared-media-youtube-1203242750/ http: //mediagazer.com/190614/p13#a190614p13
Sources: Amazon has been running a test with TV networks to sell their Fire TV apps' inventory to advertisers through Amazon's programmatic demand-side platform (@petersontee / Digiday) https://digiday.com/media/amazon-using-dsp-get-high-quality-inventory-publishers/ http://mediagazer.com/190614/p12#a190614p12
After receiving funding from Walmart, Eko is producing an ad-supported, choose-your-own-adventure series based on Refinery29 content (@xpangler / Variety) https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/refinery29-interactive-series-eko-money-diaries-1203243165/ http://mediagazer.com/190614/p11#a190614p11
A Facebook director of news partnerships says Facebook is compiling a list of trustworthy sources, including individual journalists, not just media outlets (@marcelakunova / http://Journalism.co.uk) https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/facebook-is-looking-to-redistribute-revenue-from-news/s2/a740190/ http://mediagazer.com/190614/p10#a190614p10
Vox Media Group ratifies its first union contract with WGA East, which guarantees minimum salaries of $56K/year and four months of parental leave (@gerryfsmith / Bloomberg) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-14/vox-union-deal-offers-minimum-salary-of-56-000-parental-leave http://mediagazer.com/190614/p9#a190614p9
Sarah Sanders said she hoped her legacy would be that she "put forward the president's message" and she did so through her post-truth press conferences (@Megangarber / The Atlantic) https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/06/sarah-sanders-white-house-press-secretary-resigns/591706/ http://mediagazer.com/190614/p8#a190614p8
Julian Assange's US extradition hearing to take place in February 2020; he faces an 18-count indictment, including charges under the Espionage Act (@haroon_siddique / The Guardian) https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jun/14/julian-assange-to-face-us-extradition-hearing-in-uk-next-year http://mediagazer.com/190614/p7#a190614p7
Texas appeals court rules that a state entity can infringe copyright without being held responsible under the takings clause if the work is pirated entirely (NPPA) https://nppa.org/news/texas-appellate-court-holds-government-free-pirate-copyrighted-work http://mediagazer.com/ 190614/p6#a190614p6
Critics question Alphabet's Jigsaw subsidiary's decision to hire a disinformation vendor to run a campaign during research into state-sponsored disinformation (@a_greenberg / Wired) https://www.wired.com/story/jigsaw-russia-disinformation-social-media-stalin-alphabet/ http://mediagazer.com/190614/p5#a190614p5
BuzzFeed forecasts $260M in sales in 2019 from branded products sold in stores; Tasty has partnered with food companies to launch food products and meal kits (@maxwillens / Digiday) https://digiday.com/media/tasty-centerpiece-buzzfeed-aims-260m-branded-product-sales/ http://mediagazer.com/190614/p4#a190614p4
Sources: CNET is shutting down its quarterly print magazine, launched in 2014 (@troywolv / Business Insider) https://www.businessinsider.com/online-news-publication-cnet-shutting-down-print-magazine-2019-6?op=1 http://m ediagazer.com/190614/p3#a190614p3
Study: when researchers vet science press releases, they help reporters avoid over-hyping claims; more accuracy doesn't reduce the coverage received (@b_resnick / Vox) https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/6/11/18652225/hype-science-press-releases http://mediagazer.com/190614/p2#a190614p2
NYT's digital transition team led internal data journalism boot camps, training 60+ employees over 18 months; resources they developed are now freely available (@lindzcook / Times Open) https://open.nytimes.com/how-we-helped-our-reporters-learn-to-love-spreadsheets-adc43a93b919 http://mediagazer.com/190614/p1#a190614p1
After recent press raids by federal police, Australian media owners and journalists publish open letter seeking laws to protect whistleblowers and journalists (@cheikhussein / AdNews) http://www.adnews.com.au/news/australian-media-owners-and-journalists-unite-to-call-for-laws-to-protect-a-free-press http://mediagazer.com/190613/p23#a190613p23
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Turkey indicts two Bloomberg reporters, accusing them of trying to undermine Turkey's economic stability; prosecutor wants jail terms of two to five years (Bloomberg) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-13/turkish-prosecutor-requests-jail-for-two-bloomberg-reporters http://mediagazer.com/190613/p22#a190613p22
The UK's Evening Standard and Independent may face a government inquiry after an investor with ties to the Saudi State bought a share in their parent companies (@james_walkr / Press Gazette) https://www.pressgazette.co.uk/evening-standard-independent-could-face-investigation-over-saudi-investor-shares/ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p21#a190613p21
Sarah Sanders' primary legacy will be the death of daily press briefings, as she shortened and then did away with the meetings; the last briefing was March 11 (@brianstelter / CNN) https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/13/media/legacy-of-sarah-sanders/ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p20#a190613p20
Spotify rolls out an updated library tab for premium users, separating podcasts and music more clearly (@ashleyrcarman / The Verge) https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/13/18663314/spotify-library-premium-user-update-podcast-music http://mediagazer.com/190613/p19#a190613p19
President Trump announces on Twitter that Press Secretary Sarah Sanders will leave the White House at the end of the month (@aidnmclaughlin / Mediaite) https://www.mediaite.com/trump/breaking-trump-announces-sarah-sanders-is-leaving-white-house-going-home-to-arkansas/ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p18#a190613p18
Several ad agencies tell a federal court Facebook agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit claiming Facebook misstated video metrics by 150 to 900% (@eriqgardner / Hollywood Reporter) https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/facebook-settles-class-action-claiming-company-inflated-video-viewership-metrics-1218059 http://mediagazer.com/190613/p17#a190613p17
Google has quietly removed the Google Play Movies & TV app from its Daydream VR platform, instead directing users to its YouTube VR app (@jank0 / Variety) https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/google-play-movies-daydream-1203242290/ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p16 #a190613p16
iOS app Mogul News offers curated articles from FT, Bloomberg, and The Economist ad-free for £9.99/month, with a 7am briefing; Android, desktop versions to come (@charlottetobitt / Press Gazette) https://www.pressgazette.co.uk/new-app-mogul-news-combines-ft-economist-and-bloomberg-content-under-one-paywall/ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p15#a190613p15
Sources: DarkMatter, a cybersecurity firm working for the UAE, discussed targeting The Intercept in 2016, though no evidence of an attack has been found (The Intercept) https://theintercept.com/2019/06/12/darkmatter-uae-hack-intercept/ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p14#a190613p14
With Knight Foundation funding, PBS Frontline will partner with local print, TV, radio, or digital outlets for projects, paying a $75,000/year reporter's salary (Frontline) https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/announcement/frontline-pbss-acclaimed-investigative-documentary-series-launches-new-local-journalism-project http://mediagazer.com/190613/p13#a190613p13
Who's hiring in media? @TheEconomist @cnn @nytimes @voxdotcom @NBCNews @Reuters …and more! http://www.mediagazer.com/gtj
Axel Springer announces plans to merge Business Insider and eMarketer in 2020, with Insider CEO Henry Blodget leading the merged operation (@busvine / Reuters) https://www.reuters.com/article/axel-sprngr-insider/axel-springer-to-merge-business-insider-emarketer-in-2020-idUSL8N23K5AO http://mediagazer.com/190613/p12#a190613p12
Pluto TV is now available on Comcast's Xfinity X1 set-top box nationwide, bringing it into ~14M homes (@xpangler / Variety) https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/pluto-tv-comcast-xfinity-x1-1203241838/ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p11#a190613p11
Viacom partners with Emerge Gaming, which will develop NickX, an esports tournament platform for Nickelodeon gaming content, to launch in July in Africa (@jlafayette / Multichannel News) https://www.multichannel.com/news/viacom-set-to-launch-nickx-esports-platform http://mediagazer.com/190613/p9#a190613p9
Netflix is licensing its characters to outside studios to produce video games, starting with Stranger Things 3: The Game, out July 4, and The Dark Crystal (@lucas_shaw / Bloomberg) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-12/netflix-takes-step-toward-multimedia-empire-with-new-video-games http://mediagazer.com/190613/p8#a190613p8
UK Home Secretary signs extradition order to the US for Julian Assange; the courts will make the final decision, though it may be months before a hearing (@matthew_weaver / The Guardian) https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jun/13/julian-assange-sajid-javid-signs-us-extradition-order http://mediagazer.com/190613/p7#a190613p7
Comcast to invest ~$1.27B over five years in Sky Studios programming, which will produce content for NBC, Universal Pictures, and other distributors (@hcoster / Reuters) https://www.reuters.com/article/us-media-comcast/comcast-to-double-spending-at-sky-on-european-original-progra ms-idUSKCN1TD2CZ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p6#a190613p6
Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former Tribune execs reach a $200M settlement over the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout (@jbrengus / Reuters) https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tribune-settlement/zell-other-former-tribune-executives-reach-200-million-settlement-over-lbo-idUSKCN1TD2GH http://mediagazer.com/190613/p5#a190613p5
How artificial intelligence will create new types of work in journalism as human roles evolve to suit AI's capabilities and accommodate its limitations (@ndiakopoulos / The Conversation) https://theconversation.com/artificial-intelligence-enhanced-journalism-offers-a-glimpse-of-the-future-of-the-knowledge-economy-117728 http://mediagazer.com/190613/p4#a190613p4
Consolidation among newspaper publishers allows newspapers to buy time by eliminating redundancies and shrinking staff, but the next recession could sink them (@kevglobal / What's New in Publishing) https://whatsnewinpublishing.com/2019/06/tying-together-two-rocks-doesnt-make-them-float-why-newspapers-are-facing-the-end-of-scale/ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p3#a190613p3
Study by Equality Labs into Facebook's content moderation in India finds it failed to delete hundreds of posts targeting minorities despite flagging (@meghara / BuzzFeed News) https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/meghara/facebook-india-hate-speech-equality-labs http://mediagazer.com/190613/p2#a190613p2
Tally finds the number of fact-checking outlets surged 26% to 188 in more than 60 countries since February 2018 amid strong growth in Asia and Latin America (@markstencel / Duke Reporters' Lab) https://reporterslab.org/number-of-fact-checking-outlets-surges-to-188-in-more-than-60-countries/ http://mediagazer.com/190613/p1#a190613p1
Frank Barrows, who worked for more than 30 years at The Charlotte Observer as a sports reporter, writer, and managing editor, died Wednesday at 72 (The Charlotte Observer) https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article231492258.html http://mediagazer.com/190612/p21#a190612p21
The Independent and Evening Standard lose a long-running libel case as UK's supreme court sets a precedent that people must show serious harm to win libel suits (@jimwaterson / The Guardian) https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jun/12/independent-and-evening-standard-lose-appeal-over-libel-case http://mediagazer.com/190612/p20#a190612p20
CJR's public editor for CNN questions the value of evasive TV guests who repeat Trump points, but have no responsibility for policy or any particular expertise (@emilyctamkin / Columbia Journalism Review) https://www.cjr.org/public_editor/cnn-guests-conway-guilfoyle.php http://mediagazer.com/190612/p19#a190612p19
Bustle Digital Group hires former Complex Media exec editor Shanté Cosme as Mic's exec editor to lead a relaunch with more coverage of politics and culture (@sarajerde / Adweek) https://www.adweek.com/digital/heres-what-bustle-digital-group-has-planned-for-mics-relaunch/ http://mediagazer.com/190612/p18#a190612p18
Spotify launches a new US playlist, Your Daily Drive, updating throughout the day with music and news clips from the WSJ, NPR, and Public Radio International (@ashleyrcarman / The Verge) https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/12/18662060/spotify-your-daily-drive-playlist-update http://mediagazer.com/190612/p17#a190612p17
 
 
 
 
 
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