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Sources say both Axios and The Athletic are raising money, with The Athletic aiming to raise around $50M at a valuation of more than $500M   —  Two of the younger digital media startups, The Athletic and Axios, are raising money to fuel diversification of their businesses, even as older media firms are consolidating.
Nov 11, 2019, 6:20 PM - In context

Judd Legum / Popular Information:
An explosion of fake news on Facebook   —  An explosive new study reveals that political misinformation is running rampant on Facebook as the 2020 election approaches.  In the first ten months of 2019, “[p]olitically relevant disinformation was found to have reached over 158 million estimated views …
Nov 6, 2019, 10:35 AM - In context

Sources: Walmart is considering selling Vudu, its 15-year-old on-demand video service that lets people rent or buy individual shows or movies   —  Walmart is considering selling its 15-year old Vudu on-demand video service, say people familiar with the situation, a sign of how the digital video business …
Oct 30, 2019, 3:10 PM - In context

Judd Legum / Popular Information:
Facebook says it won't remove Pages promoting Daily Wire content because they're “run by real people”, but at least two are owned by Daily Wire's parent company   —  This is the online version of the Popular Information newsletter.  You can get independent accountability journalism in your inbox every week.
Oct 30, 2019, 10:40 AM - In context

Judd Legum / Popular Information:
How Ben Shapiro's massively popular right-wing site The Daily Wire gets promoted in an inauthentic, coordinated manner by 14 Facebook pages followed by millions   —  This is the online version of the Popular Information newsletter.  You can get independent accountability journalism in your inbox every week.
Oct 28, 2019, 1:55 PM - In context

Sources: Sony has hired bankers to explore a sale of its PlayStation Vue service, which would include the company's tech and a subscriber list of around 500K   —  Sony Corp. is exploring the sale of its Playstation Vue service, which offers a slimmed-down version of cable TV delivered over the internet …
Oct 24, 2019, 11:30 PM - In context

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CNN says it is planning a news aggregation service, internally called “NewsCo”, which will likely be a mix of subscription- and advertising-based content   —  First there was Knewz.  Now there is “Newsco.”  Media companies are ramping up their efforts to take on Facebook and Apple with digital news services.
Oct 23, 2019, 10:35 AM - In context

Judd Legum / Popular Information:
Facebook now only prohibits ads whose misinfo is fact-checked, but won't pass political ads to fact-checkers for review, effectively allowing lies in those ads   —  This is the online version of the Popular Information newsletter.  You can get independent accountability journalism in your inbox every week.
Oct 3, 2019, 11:05 AM - In context

Sources: China's ByteDance is in talks to sell TopBuzz, the English language version of its Chinese AI-powered news aggregator Toutiao   —  China's ByteDance, whose TikTok video app has taken the U.S. by storm, is trying to sell its overseas news and entertainment app, called TopBuzz, people familiar with the matter said.
Sep 27, 2019, 4:30 PM - In context

Sources: Snap is in early talks with media companies about powering a dedicated news “tab” within the Discover section of the Snapchat app   —  Snap is in early talks with media companies about powering a dedicated news section inside the Snapchat app, according to six people familiar with the talks.
Sep 17, 2019, 5:15 PM - In context




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