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Topic “advertising”

Latin American public media search for successful funding models (Second article of the series)

In this second article of a series addressing public media in Latin America, researchers talked to the Knight Center about current and potential solutions to finding financial autonomy, what they consider to be one of the major challenges to the consolidation of an independent public media system. Read more »

ISOJ 2016: Advertising still relevant, multiple revenue sources key and ad blocking a concern, say news executives at ISOJ

Executives from a variety of media organizations told the audience at the 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Friday, April 15, that advertising can still subsidize journalism, multiple revenue streams are necessary and that ad blocking is a major concern but could also be an opportunity. Read more »

Monetize everyday “moments,” Google executive tells ISOJ audience

Bonita Stewart, vice president, Americas, partner business solutions at Google, told the ISOJ audience at the Blanton Museum of Art, on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, that people no longer go online, they live online. Read more »

More than half of Bolivian journalists have suffered censorship and self-censorship

More than half of journalists in Bolivia said they have suffered censorship and/or self-censorship during their professional lives, according to a presentation by researcher Virginie Poyetton on April 16 on her new book “Journalistic censorship and self-censorship in Bolivia. A perspective from within the profession itself,” reported newspaper Opinión. Read more »

TIME's portrayal of Mexican president sparks controversy and Internet firestorm

Two months ago, the Mexican government purchased a 14-page advertorial that ran in TIME magazine. Now, President Peña Nieto will appear on the cover of TIME’s international edition released today, posing above the headline “Saving Mexico”— an editorial choice that has sparked controversy and accusations that TIME has essentially sold good publicity to the Mexican government.  Read more »

ISOJ: Responsive web design promises better user experience but challenges for advertisers

Click here to see a Storify with some of the tweets during this panel.

Anyone who has tried to open their local newspaper’s website on a smartphone already knows what responsive web design is, or rather, what it should be. Responsive web design, or RWD, aims to create the optimal viewing experience for websites across multiple devices, from desktops to smartphones. Read more »

Daily Digest: Mexican state blocks access to police, court information

The line between journalism and ads: Popular blogger, website editor debate ethics of sponsored content

BuzzFeed screenshotBuzzFeed identifies paid content from "featured partners" with a slightly darker background. Source:

Uproar in Argentina over possible media advertising ban

News of a possible government-led advertising "boycott" against the media caused uproar in Argentina, reported the news agency EFE.  Read more »


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