Media

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Facebook has announced new security features to protect journalists

New Facebook security features for journalists have been announced. They are aimed at protecting journalists' Facebook and Instagram accounts against harassment and potential hacking threats.

Digital platform to monitor attacks on journalists across the continent

The African Union has announced the launch of the first digital online platform aimed at improving the protection of journalists across Africa. The "Digital Platform for the Safety of Journalists in Africa"will address threats and violence against journalists and foster early warning mechanisms.

Newsletters hold great potential for revenue generation

Done right, e-mail offers a richer content and user experience that can create consumer stickiness and generate both ad hoc and cyclic demand.

Oresti Patricios on the state of the media industry

Oresti Patricios, CEO of Ornico Group, is a guest on this episode of The Tefo Mohapi Show to talk about the state of the media industry and the effects of fake news, programmatic advertising, and more.

Print media companies in Kenya have just discovered e-mail

Kenyan mainstream print media companies seem to have just discovered e-mail as they have started serving pop-up notices on their websites for newsletter subscriptions.

Disinformation campaigns are murky blends of truth, lies and sincere beliefs

Itโ€™s difficult by design to identify disinformation campaign instigators and their agendas. Consider the case of the โ€œPlandemicโ€ video that blazed across social media platforms in May 2020. The video contained a range of false claims and conspiracy theories about COVID-19.

Potential solutions to ease the news media crisis

Traditional media was left out in the cold years ago due to the advent of technology, meaning todayโ€™s news media crisis has been a long time in the making. Many news organizations, especially newspapers, dragged their heels when it came to a digital transformation.