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    • Best of the week: CBS News refreshes itself with CBSN

      This week, our top stories covered reinvention endeavors in digital media, Instagram bots and more. As always, a complete list of these stories appears at the bottom. CBS News switches gears with CBSN Since launching in 2014, CBSN — a free 24-hour streaming news channel available online and across devices — has had the goal of being an always-on news brand distinct from cable ...

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    • Best of the week: Instagram has a pod problem

      This week, our top stories examined the proliferation of Instagram comment pods, Amazon’s continued expansion and more. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Influencers team up to game Instagram’s algorithm Instagram comment pods, groups of Instagrammers who work together to comment on each other’s posts, are growing in popularity among influencers on the platform.

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  • Best of the week: Amazon makes push for video publishers

    … This week, our top stories examined Amazon’s video platform and Facebook’s tool that will give publishers more Instant Articles performance data. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Amazon courts video publishers with money, free help … Amazon continues to make moves that support the idea that it could turn…

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  • Best of the week: The pivot to video and its writer discontents

    … This week, our top stories covered text journalists’ concerns as media companies pivot to video and publishers’ latest attempts to compete with the duopoly. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Words had a nice run Media companies are increasingly shifting their focus to video. MTV News did this in June, laying off…

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  • Best of the week: Publishers are embracing Amazon

    … This week, our top stories covered magazine publishers’ relationship with Amazon, consumer trust in advertising and life as a new mother at an ad agency. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Amazon is getting along with publishers, for now Amazon’s relationship with magazine publishers goes back years, with it handling…

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  • Best of the week: Ad agencies contemplate cutting Cannes Lions

    … This week, our top articles highlighted the Cannes Lions, examined MediaLink and more. As always, a full list of these stories appears at the bottom. Cannes takeaways We spent the week at Cannes chatting with media, marketing and tech execs. Here are three things we learned: Cannes risks losing its core constituency in advertising agencies…

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  • Best of the week: Publishers press Facebook to drive paid subscriptions

    … This week, our top stories covered Facebook’s moves to benefit content creators, publishers’ distributed media endeavors and more. As always, a complete list of these articles appears at the bottom. Publishers question Facebook’s creator-focused initiatives Publishers have lobbied Facebook to let people pay to subscribe to publications through…

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  • Best of the week: Changemakers, bad ads on Snapchat and the state of influencer marketing

    … In case you missed it…. We broke new ground this week releasing our first Changemakers list, which honors those modernizing media and marketing. The idea: There are plenty of people you’ve already heard of (and heard of and heard of) that appear on list after list, year after year. We wanted to go beyond that and dive into those making change…

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  • Best of the week: Brands are cutting agencies, going directly to influencers

    … We’ve reached the weekend and there’s a pretty good chance you’re already headed out of town. But before you shut off completely, make sure to check out our top stories from the week – a full list is available at the bottom: A former global media head of a multinational brand spoke to our UK editor Jess Davies in this week’s Confessions, noting…

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  • Best of the week: Local publishers warm up to the duopoly as Facebook errs again

    … This week’s top stories covered Facebook’s latest misstep, the duopoly’s relationship with local publishers and more. As always, a full list of the stories appears at the bottom. Facebook draws fresh ire In the middle of upfronts, Facebook announced yet another measurement error. This time, the platform miscalculated how often users clicked…

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  • Best of the week: As platforms flex their muscle, publishers reinvest in site performance

    … Another week in the worlds of media and marketing saw more punches thrown in the ongoing battle for audience ownership and ad dollars. So if you’re looking for some good drama reads this weekend, you’re in luck. As always, you can find a full list of our top stories at the bottom. Platforms vs. publishers war wages on A number of publishers…

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  • Facebook’s Instant Articles are falling out of favor with publishers

    … A big story of the week was publishers’ changing use of Facebook. In some areas they’ve become displeased with the platform’s offerings, but in others they’re still happy with the massive scale as a testing ground for what works. And as they continue to do so, new roles are popping up. Facebook’s Instant Articles are falling out of favor…

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