Category Archives: Industry

In Stark Contrast with Facebook, Twitter Bans Political Ads Ahead of 2020

After Facebook unveiled a policy exempting political ads from being fact-checked and removed, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced last week the social media platform will be banning all political ads. The surprise announcement puts the two social media giants on opposite sides of the debate over combatting disinformation ahead of the 2020 election.

From The Ice Rink to The Coffee Shop

From The Ice Rink to The Coffee Shop In a world so obsessed with social media, it is easy to forget the fragility of life and how fast things can change. This leads many to question where the line is when it comes to covering

Gannet-Gatehouse Merger and the Decline of Newspapers

The merger of two large media conglomerates, Gannett and Gatehouse Media, is stoking fears about media consolidation and the decline of local newspapers.   As of August 6, according to USA Today, Gannet was bought out by New Media Investment Group, the holding company that owns

Facebook Invites Reporters to See European Anti-Fake News Operation

A group of 12 reporters recently visited Facebook’s European headquarters to meet their team dedicated to combating fake-news and misinformation before this month’s European Parliamentary elections. Journalists from The New York Times, The Guardian, Politico and more provided detailed reporting of the 40 person team monitoring

Apple’s New Streaming Service: March 25th?

Apple is expected to announce new streaming services, a new subscription news service, and potential new hardware at a March 25 event. The streaming service is poised to offer original Apple-produced content along with the option to sign up for other streaming services, including Starz,