Google discovers Russian election ads, Germany targets FB propaganda & BBC hit by new quotas: this week in media

Google discovers Russian election ads, Germany targets FB propaganda & BBC hit by new quotas: this week in media

Google uncovers $000’s Russian election ads

Google this week announced they have uncovered evidence that Russian operatives spent $10,000’s in an attempt to interfere in the 2016 election.  Read more on Washington Post >>

German newsrooms collaborate to expose hidden Facebook ads

German newspapers including Süddeutsche Zeitung, Spiegel Online and Tagesschau to identify election propaganda.  Read more on Medium >>

OFCOM to impose quotas on BBC

Ofcom is to force the BBC to air a diet of 90% UK-produced original programming during peak evening hours.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

Reddit teams up with Time Inc

Time Inc. this week announced an editorial partnership with Reddit.  Read more on Digiday >>

Google launches Google clips

Google launches a versatile AI-based camera, including a ‘visual processing unit’ built by Movidius to keep data on-device and reduce power demands.  Read more on Google >>

Malta journalist murdered, Magic Leap raises another $500 million & MTG reports record profit: this week in media

Malta journalist murdered, Magic Leap raises another $500 million & MTG reports record profit: this week in media

DailyMail digital revenues rocket, Google ends its first-click-free policy & Snapchat shifts 150k Spectacles: this week in media

DailyMail digital revenues rocket, Google ends its first-click-free policy & Snapchat shifts 150k Spectacles: this week in media