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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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UNITED STATES

Fake 'Bloomberg' report spikes Twitter shares
Fake 'Bloomberg' report spikes Twitter shares

NEW YORK, USA: A fake news report purportedly from Bloomberg about a possible $31bn takeover of Twitter spurred a five percent surge in the social network's shares on Tuesday before it was denied.

15 Jul 2015 09:14

UNITED STATES

Gannett completes split of newspaper, broadcast units
Gannett completes split of newspaper, broadcast units

WASHINGTON, USA: US media giant Gannett said on Monday it completed its breakup which separates its newspaper division, including flagship USA Today, from broadcast and digital businesses.

30 Jun 2015 08:01



SOUTH AFRICA

Rising Stars in Media sought globally
Rising Stars in Media sought globally

FIPP's new global 'Rising Stars in Media' awards has been created to discover and recognise those individuals - from around the world - under the age of 30...

10 Jun 2015 08:31

UNITED STATES

Millennials favour Facebook for US political news: study
Millennials favour Facebook for US political news: study

WASHINGTON, US: When it comes to political news, Millennials are more likely to turn to Facebook than their television-watching Baby Boomer elders, a Pew Research Center study released on Monday suggests...

3 Jun 2015 13:57

UNITED STATES

AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards now global
AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards now global

The Kavli Foundation has opened the competition for the first time to journalists from around the world in each of the eight reporting categories...

28 May 2015 08:25

UNITED STATES

Vox Media buys tech news operation Re/code
Vox Media buys tech news operation Re/code

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The San Francisco company behind technology news website Re/code announced on Tuesday that it is being bought by Vox Media...

27 May 2015 14:24

UNITED STATES

IWMF announces Courage in Journalism Award winners
IWMF announces Courage in Journalism Award winners

WASHINGTON DC, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced the 2015 Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Award winners

22 May 2015 07:48

IRAN

Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran
Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

TEHRAN, IRAN: The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including "collaboration with hostile governments", his lawyer told AFP on Monday...

21 Apr 2015 12:24

UNITED STATES

A lesson for Trevor... How to offend in the US
A lesson for Trevor... How to offend in the US

Kevin Bloom recommends some books that will help Trevor Noah prepare for his The Daily Show gig...

7 Apr 2015 11:51

UNITED STATES

First winner of Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award
First winner of Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

WASHINGTON DC, US: Washington DC. The inaugural winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award is freelance photographer Heidi Levine...

27 Mar 2015 15:01

UNITED STATES

ISIS threatens Twitter founder
ISIS threatens Twitter founder

WASHINGTON DC, US: Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and Twitter are now being targeted by Islamic militants for suspending certain accounts...

3 Mar 2015 11:15

UNITED STATES

Call for nominations for 2015 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards
Call for nominations for 2015 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards

WASHINGTON, US: The Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards, which honours women journalists who set themselves apart by their extraordinary bravery, is open online for nominations until 15 March 2015...

24 Feb 2015 10:47

UNITED STATES

When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study
When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study

WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...

17 Feb 2015 11:45

UNITED STATES

World News Media Congress expecting delegates from 80 countries
World News Media Congress expecting delegates from 80 countries

WASHINGTON DC, US: The World News Media Congress, along with the World Editors Forum and the World Advertising Forum, is expected to draw more than 1,000 publishers, CEOs, managing directors, chief editors and other senior newspaper and news media executives from 80 countries around the world...

29 Jan 2015 08:50

UNITED STATES

Vox Media raises capital for global expansion
Vox Media raises capital for global expansion

WASHINGTON DC, US: Vox Media, publisher of online news sites including The Verge and SB Nation, said on Monday it raised fresh capital, giving it a reported $380m value and fueling expansion plans...

3 Dec 2014 12:38

UNITED STATES

NAB Show press registration opens
NAB Show press registration opens

LAS VEGAS, US: NAB Show press registration is now open...

2 Dec 2014 07:10

UNITED STATES

Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media
Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media

WASHINGTON DC, US: Facebook's move to fulfil its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media...

25 Nov 2014 07:50

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014 11:06

UNITED STATES

NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital
NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital

NEW YORK, US: The New York Times Co says it has narrowed its losses from the same period a year ago, while touting progress in its transition to a digital news operation.

3 Nov 2014 07:52

UNITED STATES

Two Emmy awards for BBC World News America
Two Emmy awards for BBC World News America

NEW YORK: At the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, held in New York on 30 September 2014, the BBC World News won two Emmy Awards.

2 Oct 2014 09:29

UNITED STATES

NY Times to cut 100 journalists' jobs
NY Times to cut 100 journalists' jobs

NEW YORK, USA: The New York Times plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs in the latest move by the prestigious daily to adapt to industry upheaval and trim its costs.

2 Oct 2014 08:31

UNITED STATES

Google's battle with Murdoch continues
Google's battle with Murdoch continues

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google fired back at media mogul Rupert Murdoch, disputing a News Corp. complaint in Europe that the Internet company has veered from the path of doing no evil.

29 Sep 2014 09:57

UNITED STATES

Media, entertainment starting to profit from digital services
Media, entertainment starting to profit from digital services

WASHINGTON, USA: The internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a new study shows.

17 Sep 2014 08:46

CANADA

How to boost conversion rates
How to boost conversion rates

TORONTO, CANADA: For years, our company focused on getting more and more traffic to our clients' websites. (Infographic)

By Lisa Hallgren 26 Aug 2014 11:29

UNITED STATES

James Foley's beheading removed from Twitter, YouTube
James Foley's beheading removed from Twitter, YouTube

WASHINGTON, USA: Twitter has removed from its service all photos and videos of the beheading of a US journalist that had been posted online by jihadists.

21 Aug 2014 08:02

UNITED STATES

Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies
Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has agreed in a court settlement to spend at least $250m over the next five years to help fight illegal online pharmacies selling medicines to US customers.

11 Aug 2014 10:11

UNITED STATES

Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking
Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking

WASHINGTON, US: The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.

24 Jul 2014 10:12

UNITED STATES

IMA Interactive Media Awards: Deadline looming
IMA Interactive Media Awards: Deadline looming

NEW YORK CITY: The IMA Interactive Media Awards deadline is looming - in fact, it's today, Monday, 30 June.

25 Jun 2014 08:32

UNITED STATES

Ousted NY Times editor shows no rancour
Ousted NY Times editor shows no rancour

WASHINGTON, US: Ousted New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson said on Monday her firing "hurts" but showed no rancour as she pledged to keep her tattoo representing the newspaper.

20 May 2014 11:07

UNITED STATES

NYF 2014 International Radio Program Awards: World's Best Radio Programs finalists
NYF 2014 International Radio Program Awards: World's Best Radio Programs finalists

NEW YORK CITY, US: RTÉ Ireland takes the lead, followed by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and TBI Media United Kingdom.

19 May 2014 11:26

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