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Apr
02
Engaged Reading Digest: Google fights misinformation with $$$$

Engaged Reading Digest: Google fights misinformation with $$$$

Google fights back against Covid-19 misinformation, YouTube prepares its TikTok clone and the click frauders gear up…
4 min read
Dec
11
Election Watch 2019 #1: Lies, Leaks and Dead Squirrels

Election Watch 2019 #1: Lies, Leaks and Dead Squirrels

Connecting up some of the reporting about the use of misinformation and propaganda during the 2019 UK general election.
5 min read
Nov
20
Best thing Twitter have done in years

Best thing Twitter have done in years

This is the best John Lewis Christmas ad you'll ever see.
Nov
12
Journalism's surveillance capitalism problem: it's all in the ads

Journalism's surveillance capitalism problem: it's all in the ads

Those in glass houses…
1 min read
Jan
05
Medium's direction shift: why we should welcome it

Medium's direction shift: why we should welcome it

Yesterday, the news broke that Medium has shifted direction, and is laying off some people, and bashed out a quick
3 min read
Nov
03
Publishers rethinking "related content" ads

Publishers rethinking "related content" ads

The clock may be ticking for related content ads like Taboola and Outbrain: But now, some publishers are wondering about
1 min read
Oct
10
The problem with ad blocker blocking

The problem with ad blocker blocking

Here’s a photo of my morning workstation: On the left, my iPad happily showing a news story about the
1 min read
May
30

Newspapers' scale screw-up is no secret

Digiday has published the confessions of a “senior publishing executive at a U.K newspaper”. And it’s all “mea
1 min read
Apr
23
The FT's struggle are a harbinger of print's assassin: advertisers

The FT's struggle are a harbinger of print's assassin: advertisers

The Financial Times Discovers That a Paywall Is Not a Panacea The Financial Times is going through some financial hard
1 min read
Dec
22
Incisive Media decides to block the ad blockers

Incisive Media decides to block the ad blockers

Incisive Media plans on blocking ad-blockers in the New Year The publisher, which has a mix of subscription-based and ad-funded