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“We’d be happy to see a healthy portion of our budget paid for by the membership program.”
“Estaríamos encantados de ver una porción de nuestro presupuesto pagado por el programa de membresía”.
The Open Brand Safety framework is an attempt to create a master list of fake news sites so advertisers can learn to avoid them.
Plus: Some fake sites are still sneaking onto big ad networks, Facebook pushed news literacy, and Germany gets serious about social networks removing content.
Details are still scarce, but job listings reveal that it intends to take on everything from video series, feature films, podcasts, photo essays, and “storytelling in other formats and technologies like virtual reality and livestreaming.”
Plus: New big-picture views from Pew, Malcolm Gladwell hits the promo circuit, and more growth in branded podcasts.
The Pierre Omidyar-backed news site is dropping its paywall and launching a membership program as part of the change.
“Our hope is that we’ll be able to help those folks who need financial support to be able to bring on these cases that are really important for the press.”
The Honolulu Civil Beat and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser both introduced paywalls a couple of years ago. Now their strategies are showing signs of stagnation.