Category Archives: Media

Google apologises to ad clients for YouTube content fiasco

Google apologises for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pull advertising for British markets from Google sites.

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16Feb/17

Newspapers ride ‘Trump Bump’

The Trump administration’s combative view of traditional news media as the “opposition party” and “fake news” is turning out to be the best hope in 2017 for newspapers struggling to attract more digital readers and advertisers. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

06Feb/17

Super Bowl ads getting too expensive – Adweek

Some companies don’t mind shelling out $5 million for a thirty second spot during the Super Bowl, but others find cheaper ways to advertise. Bobbi Rebell reports. Continue reading

09Nov/16

Mpelembe Media is following Sir Harold Evans: Reuters Editor at Large

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‘He is the sort of journalist we would all like to be’

“No journalist of my generation could escape Harry’s influence…we were all brought up on his text books. Everything we knew about constructing an intro, subbing, cropping a picture, designing a page or writing a headline we knew it because of Harry. It was drummed into us, at Harlow Tech in my case…He was to journalism what Doctor Spock was to child-rearing.”

About Sir Harold Evans

Newspaper editor, historian and author and ping pong nut
Twitter: @sirharryevans

Website: http://sirharoldevans.com/

02Nov/16

Facebook elite rule on content

A group of white execs with Harvard ties makes editorial judgment calls on controversial topics at Facebook. Zach Goelman reports.
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17Sep/16

Millennials lead private media opening in Cuba

Cuba’s state media monopoly is under assault as web-based news outlets challenge official news on the island nation.

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14Jul/16

Zambia shuts down newspaper in tax dispute

Zambia’s Revenue Authority recently shut down one of the country’s independent newspapers for tax debt. Analysts see the move as politically motivated and meant to muzzle the media ahead of general elections in August.

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