Each year, Connectiv and the Business Press Educational Foundation award the McAllister Editorial Fellowship and the McAllister Top Management Fellowship to an editor and an executive, respectively. These fellowships promote the study of business media, with McAllister Fellows acting as teachers and advisors for approximately one week on the Medill Magazine Project at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
A piece in DigiDay yesterday draws attention to the fact that publishers are at risk under the draft ePrivacy Regulation under consideration in Brussels. At this time, the draft Regulation is in a state of flux, and the outcome is hard to know, with a possible tightening of the current requirements on cookies.
SIIA has been active in highlighting the problems for European policymakers. On July 1, 2016, we filed comments arguing that the proposal should not be extended to software and digital content publishers and over-the-top-content providers, who would continue to be regulated under the more flexible rules of th ...
As a three-time winner for our CodeMeter software protection, licensing and security technology since our first nomination in 2005, the top recognition in a peer-review awards program like the CODiE’s brings enormous value to our company on several fronts.
Government officials and onlookers have properly inquired into what social media platforms are doing to stop the spread of terrorist content on the internet. And, social media companies for years have maintained complex, nuanced and evolving policies and practices that allow them to identify this content and act responsibly in the face of enormous challenges, particularly to monitor their networks and work to expeditiously remove it.
Going a step further, a group of leading internet companies announced yesterday the formation of a partnership to combat terrorism online. Specifically, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube—and potentially other companies to be joining in the future—have come together to help curb the spread of terrorist content online, announcing the decision to create a shared industry database of “hashes” — unique digital “fingerprints” — for violent terrorist imagery or terrorist recruitment videos or ...
Connectiv’s Audience Development Council has introduced two new white papers that offer best practices guides as well as a spotlight on the role audience development can play in formulating an analytics-driven digital media strategy.
Ed Silverman writes the successful Pharmalot blog, now on Stat, the new health and life science site of the Boston Globe. Previously it was in The Wall Street Journal. His style of niche reporting has changed over the years.