Romanian Fake News, Telegram launches Telegraph and Buzzfeed's e-commerce acquisition: this week in media

Romanian Fake News, Telegram launches Telegraph and Buzzfeed's e-commerce acquisition: this week in media

Confessions of a Romanian Fake News editor

In a week in which Fake News dominated media commentary, Inc.com reveals the identity of the Romanian editor of one the most popular Fake News sites.  Read more on Inc.com here >> 

Telegram launches Telegraph

Telegram, the messenger app with 100+ million active users, has launched ‘Telegraph’ a Medium-like blogging platform that allows anyone to quickly and easily publish long-form content.  The interesting difference is that no log-on is required, so full anonymity is retained by the author. Read more on VentureBeat here >> 

Buzzfeed acquire Scroll to power their e-commerce

Buzzfeed acquire e-commerce start-up Scroll, and talk about it in the same terms as how they acquired Ze Frank, the YouTuber, who they then turned into their (now) huge video operation.  Read more on Fortune.com here >>
 

Guardian’s audience editor shares some tips from the coal-face

Chris Moran, the Guardian’s ex-audience editor, shares thoughts on how media companies should best use data.  Read more on Medium here >>


France’s Le Monde gets hot on BullSh*t

Following the US election and the fake news issue, French quality newspaper Le Monde talks about fact-checking in the run up to France’s own Presidential election.  Read more on Poynter here >>
 

The worst performing media companies in Europe - by revenue growth

The worst performing media companies in Europe - by revenue growth

Insights into how a UK media start-up is giving 10,000’s of millennials a daily-dose of financial news - and winning

Insights into how a UK media start-up is giving 10,000’s of millennials a daily-dose of financial news - and winning