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Brian Patrick Byrne / The Daily Beast:
Twitter says it has fixed a “bug” that allowed advertisers to target users based on racist and derogatory terms like the n-word and “Nazi”   —  Twitter's advertising platform tells prospective marketers it has 26.3 million users interested in the derogatory term …
Sep 15, 2017, 3:40 PM - In context

Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Google allowed advertisers to target racist and bigoted keywords, suggested more similar keywords, and allowed campaigns using those keywords to run   —  Google prompted BuzzFeed News to run ads targeted to keywords like “black people ruin neighborhoods,” then allowed the campaign to go live.
Sep 15, 2017, 12:50 PM - In context

Mădălina Ciobanu / Journalism.co.uk:
Supported by a grant from Center for Cooperative Media, Quartz is partnering with The Monitor, a local paper in Texas, to study the effects of climate change   —  The collaboration between Quartz and The Monitor is supported through a grant from the Center for Cooperative Media
Sep 15, 2017, 12:30 PM - In context

Facebook says it's temporarily removing self-reported ad targeting fields and will improve its processes following uproar over anti-Semitic targeting options   —  Facebook equips businesses with powerful ways to reach the right people with the right message.  But there are restrictions on how audience targeting can be used on Facebook.
Sep 15, 2017, 12:45 AM - In context

Facebook let ad buyers target users interested in algorithmically generated anti-Semitic topics like “Jew hater”, then removed some topics after being contacted   —  Want to market Nazi memorabilia, or recruit marchers for a far-right rally?  Facebook's self-service ad-buying platform had the right audience for you.
Sep 14, 2017, 4:58 PM - In context

Trudy Lieberman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Healthcare reporters say they experience new difficulties covering their beat under Trump's DHHS, including insufficient or nonexistent responses to questions   —  Washington Post healthcare reporter Paige Winfield Cunningham recently raised a few serious questions about how the Trump administration planned …
Sep 11, 2017, 3:00 PM - In context

Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Q&A with NYU professor Rodney Benson on his new paper, “Can foundations solve the journalism crisis?”, about the limitations of American nonprofit news sites   —  “The potential for nonprofits to offer a radical alternative to commercial media is being lost.”
Sep 9, 2017, 4:50 AM - In context

Sources: The New York Daily News to announce sale to Tronc as early as Tuesday; Tronc to get printing plant and pension liability, with no cash changing hands   —  Tronc, the publisher of The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune, announced on Monday that it had acquired The Daily News …
Sep 4, 2017, 8:30 PM - In context

Ricardo Bilton / Nieman Lab:
ProPublica creates its first Facebook Messenger bot, to collect readers' stories about hate speech on Facebook   —  Can a Facebook Messenger bot used to collect stories from readers also double as a new form of storytelling?  ProPublica thinks so.  —  The big tech companies have long clung …
Sep 2, 2017, 9:05 PM - In context

After documenting botnet attack on ProPublica, DFR Lab faced its own attack from bots and impersonators, including one tweet saying DFR staffer had died   —  Twitter bots unleashed in a social media disruption tactic  —  Overnight from August 28 to August 29, a major Twitter botnet opened …
Aug 31, 2017, 3:35 PM - In context




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