All posts by Jess Pitocco

Google Changes Ad Policy to Better Reflect Advertisers’ Brands

After facing months of backlash for unintentionally funding extremists through advertising, Google announced a public apology, along with steps the company is taking to help advertisers avoid ‘objectionable’ content and provide more advertiser control over where ads appear. “We know advertisers don’t want their ads

The Women in Media: Hayley Tsukayama

In honor of Women’s History Month, MediaFile will be interviewing “The Women in Media” – those who inspire, lead, and make a difference inside the newsroom and beyond. This interview is the first in a series. Hayley Tsukayama, 31, landed her dream job directly after college at

How Chatbots Contribute to ‘Alternative’ News

Now that aritificial intelligence is capable of successfully passing the Turing Test, AI chatbots are making a significant dent in news coverage, and have the potential to spread fake news. More content creators are experimenting with the role that these chatbots can play in swaying public