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- CEO dismissed working from home. Her employees went on strike
Washingtonian staffers resumed publishing
Monday after top exec said companies may turn employees into freelancers if they don't return to offices.
CBS News. Monday, 10 May 2021.
- Trump officials obtained Washington Post reporters' phone data
known for its criticism of Donald Trump said it was "deeply troubled" by the move.
BBC News. Saturday, 8 May 2021.
- Twitter now prompts users to review their 'potentially offensive' tweets
The feature, which has rolled out for English-speaking Twitter users on iOS and Android, asks users to think before publishing
'a potentially harmful reply'.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 6 May 2021.
- Newspaper publisher Singapore Press Holdings to transfer troubled media business into not-for-profit entity
The company's media business includes English broadsheets The Straits Times and The Business Times, as well as Chinese newspaper Lianhe Zaobao.
CNBC. Thursday, 6 May 2021.
- Zynga Buys Chartboost To Drive Online Ads, Reports Record Quarterly Revenue
Mobile game publisher
Zynga is buying ad monetization platform Chartboost for $250 million. The company also reported record quarterly revenues and bookings, and raised guidance for the year by $100 million.
Forbes. Wednesday, 5 May 2021.
- New York Times Q1 2021 Earnings
added 301,000 digital subscribers for the first quarter, the slowest gain in over a year. Profits jumped, beating Wall Street expectations.
New York Times. Wednesday, 5 May 2021.
- New York Times Shares Drop As Digital Subscription Sales Slow
Shares of the New York Times Co. fell nearly 3 percent Wednesday after the newspaper publisher
reported its slowest growth in digital subscription sales in more than a year.
Forbes. Wednesday, 5 May 2021.
- Twitter to acquire Scroll, a subscription ad-blocking service.
Scroll charges its users a fee to block advertising on participating news websites, then distributes a cut of its earnings to its partner publishers.
New York Times. Tuesday, 4 May 2021.
- What's at stake in Epic's court case against Apple
Everything you need to know about the court battle between video game publisher
Epic Games and iPhone maker Apple.
CBS News. Monday, 3 May 2021.
- People rediscover love of books in pandemic as sales rise - but what are they reading?
Fiction sales rose by 16% last year as people "rediscovered their love of reading" according to UK publishing
Sky News. Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021.
- Simon & Schuster employees start petition to ban authors associated with Trump administration
More than 200 employees of Simon & Schuster have signed a petition demanding that the company stops publishing
authors affiliated with the Trump administration.
Daily Mail. Monday, 26 Apr 2021.
- Amanda Seyfried talks about her Oscar nomination for 'Mank'
Amanda Seyfried was recognized for her supporting role as movie star Marion Davies, who was also the mistress of the powerful newspaper publisher
William Randolph Hearst.
ABC News. Wednesday, 21 Apr 2021.
- After Australia, the wrangle between publishers and Big Tech has reached new levels
The Australian incident, and its reverberations, can be heard across the world as other nations contemplate forcing tech firms to pay for news content.
CNBC. Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021.
- Adobe Co-Founder Charles Geschke Dies at 81
He played a major role in developing PDFs and desktop publishing
Entrepreneur. Monday, 19 Apr 2021.
- Breonna Taylor: Publisher refuses to distribute police officer's book
Simon & Schuster says it won't distribute the work following a backlash online.
BBC News. Friday, 16 Apr 2021.
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