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Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
The New York Times begins using Alphabet's machine-learning powered Jigsaw to weed out toxic comments, increasing the number of articles that allow comments   —  Comments have seen better days.  —  In the last few years, several news organizations — NPR, Reuters and Recode, among them …
Jun 13, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
As part of its outreach to news publishers, Facebook is testing three new products which aim to connect users with local news   —  As part of its ongoing push to build relationships with local publishers, Facebook is testing products that can help people better connect with local news.
May 23, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Facebook, Craig Newmark, Mozilla, Betaworks, others help launch $14M global News Integrity Initiative administered by CUNY to improve online news literacy   —  A global coalition of tech leaders, academic institutions, nonprofits and funders, including Facebook, Mozilla and Craigslist Founder Craig Newmark …
Apr 3, 2017, 12:22 AMIn context
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
NBC News' alert app Breaking News to shut down at the end of the year due to lack of revenue; all 20+ staff to remain on payroll until January 20   —  Breaking News, the popular alert app from NBC News, is shutting down at the end of the year.  —  The entire staff at Breaking News …
Dec 8, 2016, 6:55 PMIn context
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Dutch pay-per-article startup Blendle plans beta launch in US in early 2016   —  Blendle, the Dutch ‘iTunes for news,’ will launch in the U.S. early next year  —  Blendle, a Dutch “digital newsstand” that allows readers to pay by the article, is coming to the United States early in 2016, the company announced today.
Dec 14, 2015, 7:20 AMIn context
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Austin-based startup Knowingly purchases Gigaom assets, plans to relaunch tech site in August   —  Gigaom to relaunch in August  —  Knowingly Corp, an Austin-based startup, has acquired the pathbreaking tech news site Gigaom and plans to relaunch it this summer, according to a release from the company.
May 26, 2015, 12:55 PMIn context
Chris Thompson / Poynter:
Fortune Magazine to announce hiring of six former Gigaom reporters, a third of editorial staff   —  Fortune Magazine hires roughly one-third of Gigaom's editorial staff  —  Update: Fortune Magazine announced Wednesday morning that it has hired six reporters from Gigaom, according to multiple sources close to the matter.
Apr 7, 2015, 9:35 PMIn context
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
The Verge's Casey Newton appointed senior editor for Silicon Valley to focus on culture and companies, not rote funding stories   —  The Verge appoints a Silicon Valley editor  —  Casey Newton is The Verge's new Silicon Valley editor, the technology publication announced Wednesday.
Nov 6, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Re/code's Mike Isaac joins NYT as a tech reporter   —  Re/code editor Mike Isaac is moving to New York to report on tech for The New York Times, Business Editor Dean Murphy and Technology Editor Suzanne Spector tell staff.  —  Jenna Wortham is joining Sunday Business full time.  —  Here's the note:
May 29, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Third of millennials watch mostly online video or no broadcast TV   —  Thirty-four percent of millennials surveyed watch mostly online video or no broadcast television, new research from The New York Times says.  —  Brian Brett, the Times' executive director of customer research …
Oct 10, 2013, 10:15 PMIn context

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