Early into Thanksgiving week, there were a few gems in media news (see NYT on Facebook misinfo fueling border crisis in Belarus) and then quiet. So I…
Media News
The Press Gazette’s latest tally of English-language news publishers with over 100K paying subscribers is out. Have we hit the ceiling? That is the…
I mean, what else was there than the #FacebookPapers? I found a few: NYT is building a bigger newsroom in the UK, Comscore wants to lead how we count…
The Atlantic is not holding back this month. It sharpened its lens on three behemoths in US local news and how they fail us: Alden Global Capital…
A double feature this weekend: Over the past two weeks, newsrooms delivered stories about Nobel Prizes for fearless journalism to Facebook’s terrible…
Last week, WSJ broke The Facebook Files. The day after day pummeling of Facebook created a snowball of stories, podcasts, and Twitter Spaces with over…
Media News This Week
So last week, The Hill sold to Nexstar for $130 million and The Week sold to Future for more than $400 million. So that was peanuts. This week? Axel…
It is great to see that some newsrooms are worth serious cash. Future bought The Week and several other Dennis publications for 300 million pounds, and…
If you read or watch one story, this is the story. Investigation: How TikTok's Algorithm Figures Out Your Deepest Desires - WSJ. We need to understand…
Best reads of the week: Kevin Roose’s story on Facebook data wars and the WashPost’s Pegasus Spyware were both insightful reads. CNN+ is pretty…