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Twitter Bans Ads from State-Run Media After Flap in Hong Kong

Fast Company: Twitter stated Monday that it wants to “protect healthy discourse.” To that end, Twitter is no longer accepting advertising from state-controlled news media entities. This comes on the heels their discovery of 936 accounts inside China that were...

Conde Nast’s Finance, Human Resources Chiefs to Step Down

Business of Fashion: When Conde Nast CEO Roger Lynch announced leadership changes last week, he expanded the roles of key leaders, including Anna Wintour. Two other execs, however, will be leaving: CFO David Geithner and JoAnn Murray, head of human...

News Corp Plans Rollout of Local Digital News Sites in Australia

News & Tech: News Corp. Australia has launched a digital-only newspaper for the Newcastle region, called the Newcastle News. It follows in the footsteps of other digital-only community titles launched recently. Further digital-only masthead launches are expected...

G/O Media Former Deadspin Editor Resurfaces at Wired Website

Talking Biz News: Wired editor in chief Nicholas Thompson announced Monday that Megan Greenwell has been hired as editor of Wired.com. Greenwell joins Wired from Deadspin, where she served as editor in chief. “Megan is one of the most brilliant editors and managers in...

Fox is Making ‘Big Mistake’ with Changes in News, Trump Says

Mediaite: President Trump went on a tear against Fox News on Sunday afternoon and singled out two of the network’s most notable Democratic pundits as he bemoaned what's happened to the network. "Fox has changed. There’s something going on at Fox. I think they're...

Apple CEO Dines with Trump on Friday, Warns of China Tariffs

Reuters: President Trump said he was having dinner on Friday with CEO Tim Cook of Apple, a company the president has criticized. Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South...

Google’s YouTube Original Series, Films Go Free in September

Engadget: Earlier this year, YouTube promised to make its original shows available to the public as ad-supported programming. Now, the Google subsidiary is staying true to its word and making all original series, movies and live events released on Sept. 24 and beyond...

Facebook Threatens Business Model of Instagram’s Influencers

Wall Street Journal: Social-media influencers are akin to huge businesses in their own right. Companies pay some $2 billion annually to individuals who promote their brands on Instagram alone. But Facebook's plan to make changes to focus on privacy and safety could...

Twitter CEO Hopes to Sell Hollywood Hills Home for $4.5 Million

Dirt: Back in August 2018, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey forked out $4.225 million for an uber-contemporary home set near the very top of the Hollywood Hills. Scarcely a year later, the tech titan’s award-winning property has popped back up for sale with a nearly $4.5...

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