Newsonomics: The 2016 Media Year By The Numbers, and A Look Toward 2017

2016 goes down as a memorable year for those in and around the media. Though audience levels have never been higher, the digital transformation burden weighed ever more heavily on news media’s back. Then “the media” saw itself pummeled endlessly in the run-up to the election and even more in ...

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Newsonomics: Fake-News Fury Forces Google and Facebook To Change Policy

    Can the presidential election result be blamed on failed algorithms? Facebook had taken the brunt of that claim in the days of shock following Donald Trump’s election. Then, on Monday, Google stumbled into the fray, and by the end of the day, it’s own mini-outrage produced a ...

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Attributor’s Anti-Piracy “Guardian” Trial Begins

Here's the 90-day question to watch: If Attributor's numbers are close to right, pointing to "112,000 near-exact copies of unlicensed article by more than 75,000 unlicensed sites" in a recent 30-day period, how will Google and Yahoo respond to a flood of thousands of notices?

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