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Journalism

Why is the UK's mobile phone coverage so bad?

A report this week ranked Britain’s 4G service behind Romania and Peru. It’s not quite as simple as that, but patchy signal is still a problem in plenty of the country<p><b>Is the UK’s 4G mobile phone coverage really worse than Romania, Albania and Peru, as a report suggested last week?</b><br>Yes and no. The …

Telecoms

Germany threatens to fine Facebook €500,000 for each fake news post

Earlier this week, Facebook said that it would be partnering with fact-checking sites like Snopes to help weed out the fake news that has been plaguing the site in recent years. But it seems that Germany is not confident that self-regulation will be enough.<p>The chairman of Germany’s Social …

Censorship

Magazine Newsstand Sales Fall Again

This year is proving to be another bruiser for print magazine newsstand sales, with both dollar figures and unit sales continuing to decline, …

NAA Rebrands As New Media Alliance, Notes Digital Shift

The Newspaper Association of America is bowing to reality with a new name that drops a longstanding part of its heritage – specifically, the name of …

'Guardian' Admits Paying Media Rebates

Another British newspaper is shedding a little light on the murky and controversial subject of agency rebates — the refunds that publishers and …

Media Research Industry Poised To Realign As MRI Parent GfK Goes Into Play

With all eyes peeled toward financial questions surrounding one of the largest media researchers -- comScore -- another biggie, Germany’s GfK, …

Your Handy Guide to US Facebook Users

All fields required.<p><b>eMarketer Daily Newsletter</b><br>The latest data, insights and perspectives on digital marketing and media, published each weekday along …

Every major cable TV company lost subscribers last quarter | Ars Technica

Top pay-TV operators lost 665,000 subscribers in Q2 2016.<p>The second quarter of each year is generally bad for pay-TV companies, but subscriber losses …

Publishers Worry Most About Viewability, Attribution

US digital advertising professionals within the publishing industry have been most concerned with viewability, attribution and measurement this year. …

Advertising

FCC votes to keep most media ownership rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market, a source familiar with the vote said.<p>The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the …

Net Neutrality

Quality Branded Content Outperforms Pre-Roll Advertising

Brands and marketers competing to engage content-hungry consumers need to be creative in the strategies they deploy to appeal to viewers, especially …

Television is Still Top Brass, But Viewing Differences Vary With Age

Age is everything. When it comes to viewing habits, the age of the viewer has a lot to do with linear and digital platform usage. As the industry …

Infographic: The Ridiculous Amount of Content Consumed Every Minute

Infographic: The Absolutely Ridiculous Amount of Content Consumed Every Minute<p>How many Facebook posts did you like today? Can you tally up the tweets …

A Century of Pulitzer Journalism Speaking Truth to Power

There it is, in the very first sentence of Theodore H. White’s Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicle of the battle between John F. Kennedy and Richard …

The dangerous cost of ‘free’ Wi-Fi

So you go to a political convention. Do a little politicking and listen to some speeches. While taking a break from the handshaking and schmoozing …

The FCC is pushing Internet innovation forward — and holding it back

The FCC published a pair of decisions last week that show in sharp contrast the right and wrong ways regulators use their authority to shape the trajectory of disruptive technologies. This time, the continuing evolution of the Internet is at stake.<p>First, the agency voted to open large amounts of …

Innovation

NAB: FCC Lacks Authority to Boost Video Described Programming | Broadcasting & Cable

Broadcasters and cable operators are on the same page when it comes to video described programming.<p>That is providing programming for the blind and …

It's official: Apple has sold more than 1 billion iPhones

CEO Tim Cook says during a company meeting that Apple sold its billionth iPhone last week.<p>The iPhone isn't even 10 years old, but its impact on the tech industry and on Apple itself has been huge. Now it has reached a new milestone.<p>Apple sold its billionth iPhone last week.<p>CEO Tim Cook announced …

5 Charts That Show How Much Social Media Changed Since 2014

5 Charts That’ll Make You Realize How Much Social Media Has Changed Since 2014<p>If you work in media, you know a lot can change in two years.<p>Think back …

Facebook has more than 1 billion active daily mobile users now

I’d almost be willing to bet a million dollars that you have a Facebook account. Of course you do, because Facebook revealed in its second quarter earnings today just how many people use Facebook every day. According to the report, as of June 30th, it had over 1.7 billion monthly active users …

Facebook

How Google Designs Great Content, in 5 Steps

As brands put more focus and resources towards creating content, one of the biggest challenges they face is making sure their content isn’t just on …

ANIMATED INFOGRAPHIC: 12 Facts About Hispanic Video Content Consumption

Hispanics love to consume content – from TV series to movies to online videos – regardless of the device used or whether watching at home or …

Mobile to become main online video platform

July 19, 2016<p>This year will see mobile devices will overtake ‘fixed devices’ to become the main platform for viewing online video, according to …

MediaPost Publications - Printer Friendly

WWW.MEDIAPOST.COM<p>Mobile Supplants 'Fixed' Media As Dominant Source Of Online Video<p>by Joe Mandese, Monday, July 18, 2016 8:18 AM<p>Mobile will replace …

Widening the Window: How Additional Opportunities Give a View of a Larger Audience

The ascension of digital media platforms has given consumers a wide array of options for not just how they can view content, but when. Nielsen’s …

Building online traffic for local news: Research-based tips

2015 paper from Harvard’s Shorenstein Center outlining the challenges for local news organizations and providing data-driven recommendations, both …

Marketing