Media Insider: YouTube Sets New Policies to Curb Extremist Content, Trust in Social Media Falls, Niche Reporting Highlights Untold Stories

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. DIGITAL TRENDS | TREVOR MOGG YouTube Steps Up Efforts To Tackle Extremist Content On Its Site YouTube is introducing four new measures to tackle extremist content on its site. According to Digital Trends, the company will make more use of technology aimed at…

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5 Ways to Engage With Digitally Empowered News Audiences

Content isn’t being pushed out into the void anymore. Until recently, news organizations could afford to economically disengage from their audience, and journalists could set their focus on deadlines. But, it’s no longer just about the product of journalism, says Jake Batsell, longtime reporter and digital journalism professor at Southern Methodist University. “I used to take my audience for…

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Media Insider: Slack Hires Lobbyists, NYT Plans International Digital Expansion, Instagram Revamps Explore Page

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Slack Hires Its First Lobbyists (Politico) Slack is setting up shop in the nation’s capital. Politico reports the company hired lobbyists to tackle “general education about the product and business.” The move comes months after Slack hired its first…