SOCIAL MEDIA JOURNALISM

August 8, 2017

Mail Online is most popular website on Facebook with 26m 'interactions' in July, according to study

Mail Online has topped the list of the most engaged websites on Facebook for July, claiming the most total likes, shares, comments and reactions over […]
August 4, 2017

Survey: How much has Duopoly dominance impacted sustainable journalism models?

Sam Jermy, a former B2B editor, is conducting a research project on journalism business models in partnership with Press Gazette’s Duopoly Campaign. He details why […]
July 31, 2017

Vogue UK launches thrice-weekly edition on Snapchat

Fashion monthly Vogue has become the latest UK title to launch an edition on social media platform Snapchat. It follows the launch US Vogue on Snapchat […]
July 31, 2017

Survey reveals extent to which newspapers and social media influenced voting decisions at 2017 general election

Half of 18 to 24-year-olds polled in a new YouGov survey said social media was more “influential” than newspapers in helping them decide who to […]
July 27, 2017

Facebook boosts quarterly advertising revenue to $9.2bn with mobile making up majority

Facebook increased its quarterly advertising revenue by 47 per cent year-on-year to $9.2bn, new financial results show. Advertising made up 98 per cent of the […]
July 20, 2017

Duopoly: Facebook tells Press Gazette how it has changed to share more revenue with news publishers

Facebook has told Press Gazette that it is listening to the concerns of news publishers and claims it has already found new ways for them […]
July 19, 2017

Piers Morgan urges rivals to 'settle down' after outrage over tweeting BBC salary details ahead of 11am embargo

Piers Morgan has been called “unprofessional” and “disgraceful” by fellow journalists who accused him of breaking an embargo on BBC stars’ salaries by tweeting figures […]
July 13, 2017

Survey: Most Britons say broadsheets are most trustworthy news source, but print is least read news medium

A new survey has suggested that print is the least popular medium when Britons are asked to give one answer to the question “how to […]
July 5, 2017

Facebook targets 'spammers' sharing 'clickbait, sensationalism and misinformation' in move that could affect some publishers

Facebook is taking steps to reduce the influence of “spammers” who share “clickbait, sensationalism and misinformation” in its News Feed section. In a blog post, […]
July 4, 2017

Sun says Google failure to eradicate online extremism 'has led directly to mass murder'

The Sun has blamed Google for the Manchester bombing attack that claimed 22 lives because it says terrorist Salman Abedi learned how to build a […]
July 1, 2017

ZEYNEP TUFEKCI: FACEBOOK HAS CREATED ‘SURVEILLANCE CAPITALISM’

Chris Horrie reviews and summaries aspects of Zenynep Tufekci’s new book on the political impact of social media : Twitter and Teargas. Horrie discusses Tufeckci’s […]
June 29, 2017

Tim Shipman of The Sunday Times on why political journalism is thriving and 'still the best job in the world'

Ever since I became a journalist (20 years ago this autumn) people have been telling me it is a trade that is finished. In fact […]
June 23, 2017

How Vice News went to Chechnya to investigate allegations of an 'anti-gay purge'

Vice News says it is the first international news organisation to have gained access to a Chechnyan prison where it is alleged gay men were […]