Industry

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,

Episode of Netflix’s Patriot Act Blocked in Saudi Arabia

Netflix recently blocked an episode of a Hasan Minhaj’s “Patriot Act”  in Saudi Arabia because it was critical of the Saudi government and Mohammed bin Salman’s possible role in the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was killed while visiting the Saudi consulate

Here’s Why Journalists are Thanking a Bot

In a story for the Atlantic, Adrienne LaFrance, the editor at The Atlantic, wrote “I’m not excluding women on purpose, but I can’t say it’s an accident, either. Reporters choose whom to interview. We carefully parcel out our time as we work toward deadlines.”

What’s in Store for Disney+?

Less than a week after Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary, Disney debuted the name of their upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service: Disney+. According to Disney the service will be launched at the end of 2019. What does this mean for all the Disney content on Netflix and

The Podcast Market is Changing, but Will the Bubble Burst?

In the past months, the podcast market has seen significant changes. Buzzfeed announced it was ending most of its podcast production while the online magazine Slate announced a renewed focus on podcasts. However, across the industry podcast advertising revenue soared