- Facebook’s decision to allow sponsored content, but only from officially verified pages
- Twitter’s decision to prevent U.S. government agencies from having access to commercially available data streams
- Whether new solutions are needed to propel podcast growth
Media Bullseye Roundtable
A weekly roundtable discussion hosted by CustomScoop CEO Chip Griffin and a guest co-host, exploring three topical communication-related issues.
In this episode of the Roundtable, I’m joined by Jen Zingsheim Phillips of 4L Strategies to discuss the following three topics:
- What Donald Trump’s campaign says about advertising value equivalency
- The proposed acquisition of Tribune by Gannett that would leave one company with 17% of all newspaper subscribers in the United States
- Advice about what you shouldn’t do on social media
- The “crap trap” that Jim VandeHei says publishers have fallen into with their digital content.
- The role of social sharing in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
- The value of weekly roundup emails and blog posts that curate content from third party sources, including the ones produced by Shel and Scott Monty.
- Facebook’s Instant Articles and their potential impact on the news business
- Twitter’s elevation of its Chief Financial Officer to head marketing in the wake of disappointing earnings
- The prospects for live video streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope
— The kerfuffle over a UK fashion company’s tweeted photo of their interns.
— Whether Facebook should ban anti-vaccine messaging.
— If the ad-based business model was the Internet’s “original sin”.
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