Media Insider: Advertisers Bet Big on March Madness, Politicians Take ‘Bipartisan Road Trip’ on Facebook Live, News App Bursts Your Filter Bubble

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. MEDIA LIFE | TONI FITZGERALD As Ratings Go Down, March Madness Advertising Goes Up March Madness viewership is on the decline, but that doesn’t seem to matter to advertisers. Media Life reports that advertisers spent $1.24 billion last year during the college hoops tournament,…

Media Insider: The Atlantic Taps Into Archives, HuffPo Launches Teen Newsletter, FAMU Launches 24-Hour Black News Network

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. NIEMANLAB | LAURA HAZARD OWN The Atlantic Brings Readers Into Its Archives With Timelines Based On Their Birthdays The Atlantic launched “The Atlantic Life Timeline” to celebrate its 160-year anniversary. The feature will let readers explore original content published by The Atlantic staff,…

Media Insider: Instagram Hashtags for Every Day of the Week, WhatsApp Clones Snapchat, Blavity Wants to Be the Source for Black Millennials

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. DIGITAL TRENDS | DIGITAL TRENDS STAFF #ThrowBackThursday is Only the Start: Instagram Hashtags for Every Day of the Week In a world where the word “selfie” is part of everyday language, and your filter choice could make or break your Insta engagement, it’s…

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Media Insider: NYT Partners With Spotify, Teens Remain Loyal to Snapchat, Guardian Features Conservative Column

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. BLOOMBERG TECHNOLOGY | GERRY SMITH New York Times Offers Free Spotify Service to Boost Subscribers For $5 per week, New York Times digital subscribers can access the news and Spotify, the world’s largest streaming service. This new subscription bundles — which target millennial…

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Media Insider: Facebook Spotlights Local News, 4 Steps to Collaborating with Ethic Media, and Are Student Journalists Vulnerable Under Trump?

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of media stories from the week. FACEBOOK MEDIA | JOSH MABRY Spotlight on Local News: February 6, 2017 Facebook has a local news series that highlights interesting ways local news outlets are engaging their Facebook audience and building stronger ties with local news. The latest in the series…