Washington DC Sues Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Data Grab
Facebook's “lax oversight” allowed the defunct Cambridge Analytica -- President Trump's former data consultancy -- to collect information about tens of millions of the social networking service's users, including more than 340,000 D.C. residents, the lawsuit alleges.
Q&A with New York Times CEO: Relationship with Facebook; Achieving the 4 Million Subscribers Threshold
"I mainly think that 2018 is the year that the investment in journalism has really paid off. We’ve seen the last few days great reporting about Facebook, brilliant reporting out of Washington, D.C., in the broader sense the aftermath of the midterms and the latest drama out of the White House."
Joseph Ghosn Named Editorial Director of Vanity Fair France
He succeeds Anne Boulay, who is leaving the title and parent company Condé Nast France.
Spiegel Journalist Who Made Up Facts Loses Awards from Reporter Forum, CNN
German journalist Claas Relotius has returned four press awards after weekly magazine Der Spiegel found he had fabricated facts in a number of articles, the German press association that hands out the prize said on Thursday.
Chartbeat's Most Engaging Stories of 2018
Chartbeat just released its annual list of the Most Engaging Stories of 2018, the articles that were most-read this year based on highest Engaged Time.
Pinterest Eyes $12 Billion Valuation As it Looks to Go Public As Soon As April
In September, Pinterest surpassed more than 250 million monthly active users, who visit the site to browse through billions of images on topics ranging from living-room furniture to dinner recipes and tattoos.
Publishers Should Invest In Specialized Native Ad Teams
The investments are critical, as publishers see their share of the ad market shrink amid the migration to digital platforms like Google and Facebook.