Category Archives: Media

02Mar/21

Volvo Cars to be fully electric by 2030

Volvo Cars is committed to becoming a leader in the fast-growing premium electric car market and plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030.
By then, the company intends to only sell fully electric cars and phase out any car in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine, including hybrids. Continue reading

22Feb/21

Technology and media entities join forces to create standards group aimed at building trust in online content

A group of influential technology and media companies has partnered to form the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA), a Joint Development Foundation project established to address the prevalence of disinformation, misinformation and online content fraud through developing technical standards for certifying the source and history or provenance of media content. Founding members Adobe, Arm, BBC, Intel, Microsoft and Truepic seek to establish a standardized provenance solution with the goal of combating misleading content. Read more

10Feb/21

New Statesman enjoys digital subscription growth of 75% alongside a rapid rise in paid-for subscriptions as it pivots for future expansion

Thanks to significant investment and a focus on digital transformation, New Statesman sees highest paid circulation for 40 years, with subscriptions revenue also up 77% over three years. With the title set to launch a new website in the coming months.

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — New Statesman has announced digital subscription growth of 75% in just one year, with subscription revenues also up 77% in three years following significant investment in its journalism and the launch of new brands and associated digital services. Continue reading

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