Category Archives: Media

09Jun/20

Local Media Consortium, Local Media Association, Google Launch “Support Local News” Ad Campaign

The Local Media Consortium and Local Media Association today announced the launch of a major ad campaign, “Support Local News,” in partnership with the Google News Initiative. Backed by $15 million in funding from Google, the campaign will raise awareness of the need and importance of funding newsrooms through subscriptions, donations and advertising. Read more

08Jun/20

Black Enterprise CEO: “I Am Tired … The Pandemic Of Racism Must End”

Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., CEO of Black Enterprise magazine, is speaking out due to civil unrest in the wake of the George Floyd killing, which is part of a trend of deaths of black men at the hands of police. Due to ongoing racial inequities, Graves believes that corporate America must take leadership in providing opportunities and stamping out institutional racism and discrimination. Read more

04Jun/20

Reuters Virtual Newsmaker with Dr. William Haseltine

As nations around the world begin to wind down restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters will be joined by scientist, businessman and philanthropist Dr. William A. Haseltine—a pioneer in the fights against HIV/AIDS and cancer—for a Newsmaker discussion on COVID-19, the race for a vaccine and the pandemic’s impact on the future of public health. Continue reading

07Sep/17

Facebook discovers Russia-funded misinformation campaign

Facebook says that is has uncovered a Russian-funded campaign to spread divisive social and political messages over its network. Continue reading

04Sep/17

British PR body expels Bell Pottinger over S.Africa campaign

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 4, 2017) (REUTERS) – Bell Pottinger, one of Britain’s best-known PR agencies, was expelled from the industry’s trade association on Monday (September 4) over a campaign adjudged to have deliberately stoked racial tensions in South Africa. Continue reading

30Aug/17

Murdoch switches off Fox from UK’s Sky

Rupert Murdoch has pulled his Fox News channel from the Sky platform in Britain, where the government is assessing a bid by the media mogul to buy the broader Sky pay-TV company for $15 billion. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading

06Aug/17

Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al-Jazeera

JERUSALEM (AUGUST 6, 2017) (REUTERS – Israel plans to revoke the press credentials of Al-Jazeera TV journalists, close their Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station’s broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said on Sunday (August 6). Continue reading

10Apr/17

Daily News, ProPublica win Pulitzer Prize for public service

Pulitzer Prizes announced for excellence in journalism and the arts.

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20Mar/17

Google apologises to ad clients for YouTube content fiasco

Google apologises for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pull advertising for British markets from Google sites.

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