Top 10 U.S. Daily Newspapers on Facebook

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Keep up with every news article from your favorite daily by following them on Facebook. daily newspapers on Facebook by the number of likes. Daily Newspapers on Facebook appeared first on Cision. This week we rounded up the top 10 U.S. All numbers were pulled on October 27, 2017 and will change over time as follower count fluctuates. The New York Times — 14,803,119. USA Today — 8,606,054. The Washington Post — 6,068,878.

Diversity in Facebook’s Accelerator Program

HMA Public Relations

Facebook is supporting journalism through its new accelerator program to encourage minorities pursuing journalism. The post Diversity in Facebook’s Accelerator Program appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured Social Media Facebook Newspaper social media

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Should you feel ashamed for reading the hard copy newspaper?

Communications Conversations

Every so often, I’ll see it in one of my social feeds: That comment or remark from a friend, colleague or industry person taking jabs at the hard copy newspaper and those that read it. Twitter and Facebook are the new newsfeeds. I still love my hard copy newspaper. In fact, I would like to flip the popular thinking: Instead of asking “why would I read the daily newspaper? ask yourself: Why AREN’T I reading my daily newspaper?

Newspapers remain a political campaigning tool: question everything you read

Stephen Waddington

Newspapers are about as useful as campaign leaflets as a form of electoral scrutiny. It's The Sun Wot Won It" has become shorthand for the influence of the media on the election process yet the fragmentation of media means that no newspaper has the influence to swing an election if indeed it ever did. Media oligarchy The right-wing newspapers in the UK are controlled by a small number of people.

Newspaper SOS: Why print publications are in desperate need of PR

PR Daily

In my last newsroom, working for Ohio’s largest newspaper, I didn’t have my own desk. Imagine my surprise when I reported for work in public relations, having leaped from the unfolding train wreck that is newspaper journalism after 30 rewarding years. Why newspapers' problem is PR's problem. As the impact metrics show, Mark Zuckerberg has yet to create the Facebook page with the influence of the Sunday front page.

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Newspapers Getting Their Game On

Flatiron Communications

And few could miss Facebook’s futuristic booth housing Oculus. ” On distributed content, he conceded that Apple, Facebook, Snapchat and others hold the cards in their dealings with news content providers. The post Newspapers Getting Their Game On appeared first on Flatiron Communications LLC. A few years back at SXSW, the ubiquity of QR codes earned that promising AR-like technology the conference crown, in spite of its obvious flaws.

Google and Facebook throw money into local news

PR Daily

Google is launching software to help local news publishers, and Facebook is donating to organizations that support journalism. As local newspaper readership continues to wane, there hasn’t been a corresponding internet phenomenon to replace the daily local paper. This decline in overall newsroom employment was driven primarily by one sector: newspapers. Newspaper newsroom employees dropped by 45% over the period, from about 71,000 workers in 2008 to 39,000 in 2017.

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Zuckerberg defends Facebook with 1,000-word Wall Street Journal op-ed

PR Daily

Facebook’s CEO hopes this is the moment when everything starts to get better. The piece, titled “The Facts About Facebook,” attempts to address the concerns that have arisen in the last 12 months. Engadget reported : Despite seeing off Congress and the European Parliament , Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook apology tour shows no signs of stopping. His latest peace offering is a Wall Street Journal op-ed titled, “The Facts About Facebook.”

How to Make Facebook a Career Book

PR Job Coach

The revelation that companies are asking potential employees for Facebook passwords got me thinking about how Facebook has rapidly evolved as both diary and biography. Given the addition of timeline to Facebook’s configuration, people on the hunt would do well to make Facebook work for them instead of the converse. type information, Facebook is fast becoming a treasure trove of great data about the 850 million people who use it.

Facebook is local media

Stephen Waddington

Facebook pages and groups are replacing local media according to research from Braintree, Essex. By Dan Slee If there’s one thing I can tell you it’s that Facebook groups and pages in a local area are huge. I was talking to someone about the quiet spread of local Facebook groups and pages and how I’d love to carry out research on how big an impact they had, what they were talking about and how much of it was actually accurate. Facebook is not just a global platform.

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Facebook is local media

Stephen Waddington

Local Facebook pages and groups are replacing local media according to research from Braintree, Essex. By Dan Slee If there’s one thing I can tell you it’s that Facebook groups and pages in a local area are huge. I was talking to someone about the quiet spread of local Facebook groups and pages and how I’d love to carry out research on how big an impact they had, what they were talking about and how much of it was actually accurate. Facebook is not just a global platform.

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Facebook’s Current Woes Symptomatic of Raging Content Saturation

PRSay

Facebook is an easy target right now. You could optimize a news release, and Google News indexed it just the same as an article from a real newspaper! 2011 — Facebook follower numbers seemed to grow on their own. People were actively looking for Facebook pages to “like.” And Facebook actually showed them your posts! Thought Leadership Facebook Social Media Social Media StrategyI’m not predicting they won’t recover from the #DeleteFacebook rebellion.

Facebook deemed most trusted channel for branded content

PR Daily

Consumers say Facebook is the channel in which they are most likely to trust content created by a brand/company, according to. Respondents gave Facebook an average score of 4 as a trusted source of content from brands (1 = most trusted; 10 = least trusted). Magazines and newspapers ranked second (4.4 a recent report from The Acquity Group. The report. was based on data from a survey of more than 2,000 consumers in the United States.

How the Associated Press Fights Fake News on Facebook…and Everywhere Else

Cision

Carvin is the point person in a partnership that began in December 2016 between the AP and Facebook that illustrates some of the efforts the AP is undertaking to scrub misinformation from readers’ views. The AP is one of a handful of organizations working to debunk misinformation on Facebook, flagging content they’ve determined is untrue and writing a rebuttal, which then appears with the original, disputed story when people see it on Facebook. Information is everywhere.

Facebook seeks to keep publisher content, videos on Facebook

PR Daily

Facebook is continuing its quest to offer users everything within its platform, including news and entertainment. The social media network is negotiating deals with Buzzfeed , The New York Times , and National Geographic to host the publishers’ content directly on Facebook and in its apps, The New York Times reported this week. The answer is simple: Facebook has 1.4 Facebook isn’t being altruistic in this deal, however, and increased views come at a price.

Why Facebook & Google Can’t Afford to Legitimize Fake News Sources

Cision

In the 1890s, it was called yellow journalism and was a tactic designed by greedy newspaper publishers to sell more newspapers using scandalous (and not necessarily true) headlines. Brands like Google, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube are doing nothing to prevent it, resulting in a very confusing and convoluted media world. Facebook, at least, seems to be making inroads toward better filtering. The concept of “fake news” is anything but novel.

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Facebook denies taking SMS, call data without permission

PR Daily

The other shoe might have just dropped for Facebook. After apologizing and working overtime to allay consumer fears, Facebook is now defending its use of data scraped from calls and texts sent on Android phones. wrote : Facebook uses phone-contact data as part of its friend recommendation algorithm. Facebook explained that users must opt in to share their mobile meta data. Apparently Facebook thinks it should.).

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Facebook: ‘We know we have more work to do’

PR Daily

Such is the lesson Facebook is learning after it recently made headlines for allowing brand managers to target users based on anti-Semitic phrases. On Thursday, ProPublica reported : Until this week, when we asked Facebook about it, the world’s largest social network enabled advertisers to direct their pitches to the news feeds of almost 2,300 people who expressed interest in the topics of “Jew hater,” “How to burn jews,” or, “History of ‘why jews ruin the world.’”.

How Facebook shrinks the necessity of traditional PR

PR Daily

Some still don’t fully understand this new form of marketing, in particular Facebook as a social media and advertising platform, from the client’s perspective. In my opinion, however, Facebook has reduced the positive impact of PR and is challenging whether PR is "irreplaceable" or "incomparable" anymore. These media publish articles and distribute them through their own Facebook accounts. Facebook users then read and share these articles on Facebook all day and all night.

Twitter, Facebook key to communication after Paris shooting

PR Daily

Social media users got a chilling look Wednesday morning at a group of armed gunmen who attacked the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. In the hours following the attack, which killed 12 people including two police officers, people with access to photos and videos from the scene—journalists and bystanders both—took to Facebook and Twitter to post images.

3 Facebook features PR pros should be using

PR Daily

Though it started as a site for college kids to connect, Facebook has become a major source of news for most of its users. Facebook users are more likely to post and respond to news content than Twitter users are. Recognizing that trend, Facebook has added tools for news outlets. The New York Times, BuzzFeed, National Geographic, The Washington Post and The Guardian are among the major media outlets publishing to Facebook's Instant Articles.

These were the top publishers on Facebook in April 2020

NewsWhip

We looked back at the top publishers on Facebook for the month of April, with some publishers still seeing record engagement. . This analysis includes English-language content from publishers, ranked by Facebook likes, shares, and comments to their web content, ranked by domain. Additionally, these rankings do not include media natively uploaded to a Facebook Page, such as a Facebook video. The top publishers on Facebook in April 2020.

Zuckerberg to meet with critics over Facebook bias allegations

PR Daily

Facebook is meeting resistance as it positions itself to be a news outlet—and not just the destination for engagement announcements, memes and baby pictures. Last week, a few of Facebook’s former news curators told Gizmodo that they had suppressed conservative outlets in a feature called “Trending Topics.”. The former contractors Gizmodo interviewed said they were asked to write neutral headlines, and encouraged to promote a video only if it had been uploaded to Facebook.

Conditions are favorable for the comeback of the daily newspaper

Communications Conversations

For years, every time I make a comment about how my wife and I subscribe to and read the daily newspaper, I always get a smattering of comments like “They still have daily newspapers?” Facebook. But recently, a couple of things have me thinking maybe the daily newspaper will make a comeback. With all the fake news hub-bub, our world needs mainstream media and journalists (who write for newspapers) now more than ever.

The State of the News Media 2015

Journalistics

The legacy news industry – traditional newspapers and magazines – have made little progress securing digital ad revenue. Five technology companies took half of all display ad revenue, with Facebook accounting for 24% (it looks like Facebook has figured out how to make money). Newspapers continue to struggle as an industry, which should come as no surprise to those working in journalism.

The Shocking Truth about Clickbait Headlines! New Uses in PR & Marketing

Glean.info Blog

Shocking, often misleading headlines still sell newspapers – and clickbait headlines produce more clicks than standard headlines. Since the early days of the internet, tech giants like Facebook and Google have updated their algorithms to penalize clickbait.

Should PR Pros Pay-to-Play for Media Placements in the New Media Ecosystem?

Glean.info Blog

The demise of local newspapers may have opened the door to large pay-to-play online networks. Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay. PR pros may increasingly encounter pay-to-play offers: A publication offers a favorable media mention in return for payment.

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Facebook ramps up efforts to curb fake news before UK election

PR Daily

Facebook’s efforts to curb fake news are becoming an all-out assault, and its next test comes in the lead-up to United Kingdom’s general elections in June. Facebook announced a variety of methods, policies and procedures it would enact to ensure that news being shared on the platform was accurate. With Britain’s general elections kicking off next month, Facebook published advertisements in newspapers seeking to educate users how to identify fake news.

How the Associated Press Fights Fake News on Facebook…and Everywhere Else

Beyond PR

Carvin is the point person in a partnership that began in December 2016 between the AP and Facebook that illustrates some of the efforts the AP is undertaking to scrub misinformation from readers’ views. The AP is one of a handful of organizations working to debunk misinformation on Facebook, flagging content they’ve determined is untrue and writing a rebuttal, which then appears with the original, disputed story when people see it on Facebook. Information is everywhere.

Facebook tests ‘News’ feature, Lyft offers rides to job interviews and doctor visits, and YouTube’s 20M trees campaign

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Facebook partners with journalists and publications for ‘Facebook News’. users a “dedicated place for news,” which includes top stories of the day, personalized recommendations, topic sections, options to hide articles or publishers you don’t want to see, and the ability to link your Facebook account with your paid news subscriptions. Vox’s headline read , “Facebook has finally decided that the best way to deliver news is to act like a newspaper.”

How the EU Copyright Directive will Backfire

Doctor Spin

Article 11: Those who provide URL snippets to European copyright owners (like for instance Google and Facebook) must pay licence fees. The common notion across the late majority in Europe is that companies like Google and Facebook live off the backs of small, independent content creators. Belief 2: Companies like Google and Facebook will be less powerful, allowing European brands to compete in the platform economy. The EU has passed the controversial Copyright Directive.

Everything You Need to Know About Earned Media

Critical Mention

A few of those include mentions across broadcast channels, online newspapers and magazines, blogs, social media sites and more. Media Monitoring Analytics Content Marketing Corporate Communications Crisis Management Earned Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Media Relations Online Online News Monitoring Radio Television Twitter YouTubePR and marketing pros can choose to take many directions when deciding how to best promote their brand.

15 big changes on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat

PR Daily

Here’s a list of recent innovations, including rumors worth paying attention to: Facebook. Facebook is big on video: According to Facebook’s last earnings report, Facebook users watch 100 million hours of video daily. Facebook now emphasizes video in their ads platform, and is rolling out live video broadcasting (think Periscope in your news feed) to ordinary users, not just public figures and news publishers. Facebook’s Sports Stadium.

WarnerMedia?s specific plan to support Black Lives Matter, Facebook labels state-controlled media, and NYT apologizes over op-ed

PR Daily

Following backlash from users and employees over not adding warning labels to President Donald Trump’s posts, Facebook announced it’s putting labels on content and profiles from state-controlled media outlets. Image courtesy of Facebook. Politico reported : The tech giant said that it would now add labels to the Facebook pages of Russia Today, Sputnik, Xinhua News and the People’s Daily, among others, warning people that these were state-controlled outlets.

How the EU Copyright Directive will Backfire

Doctor Spin

Article 11: Those who provide URL snippets to European copyright owners (like for instance Google and Facebook) must pay licence fees. The common notion across the late majority in Europe is that companies like Google and Facebook live off the backs of small, independent content creators. Belief 2: Companies like Google and Facebook will be less powerful, allowing European brands to compete in the platform economy. The EU has passed the controversial Copyright Directive.

How the EU Copyright Directive will Backfire

Doctor Spin

Article 11: Those who provide URL snippets to European copyright owners (like for instance Google and Facebook) must pay licence fees. The common notion across the late majority in Europe is that companies like Google and Facebook live off the backs of small, independent content creators. Belief 2: Companies like Google and Facebook will be less powerful, allowing European brands to compete in the platform economy. The EU has passed the controversial Copyright Directive.

Ricky Gervais is right (and wrong) about the local paper

Prakkypedia

In Ricky Gervais’s latest TV series, After Life , he’s a writer at a free community newspaper. Imagine that they have the clipping pinned up near their workspace, stuck to the fridge at home, or that they’ve proudly shared it on Facebook. The newspaper scenes are reminiscent of The Office (which I loved), and also reminded me of my time as a journalist at a country newspaper.

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What the GateHouse/Gannett deal means for PR pros

PR Daily

newspaper chains are fusing as one media powerhouse, in hopes of bolstering an industry in decline. The newspaper market hasn’t recovered—but a mega-deal might help some local papers stay afloat. The two biggest newspaper companies in the U.S.—Gannett Gannett publishes USA Today, in addition to many well-known local newspapers. The move will probably do little to reverse local newspapers’ downward trend. The top two U.S.

The clickbait media economy is toxic

Stephen Waddington

Stories about people in the public eye such as celebrities, politicians and sportsmen and women sell newspapers. The Facebook and Twitter newsfeeds algorithms reward this behaviour. Don’t buy or share content from mainstream newspapers without checking facts, consider the individual(s) involved and be discerning in your use of social media such as Facebook and Twitter.

5 ways to foster creativity in your PR and marketing team

PR Daily

Encourage your team to read case studies, to follow smart and creative people on social media and to read the newspapers daily and share best practice with each other. The ability to find unique solutions isn’t an innate trait.