Media Insider: Good News for Drone Journalism, BuzzFeed to Launch Tasty App, Facebook Bets On Instant Articles

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. POYNTER | AL TOMPKINS Drone journalists get very good news — instant waivers The FAA is making it much easier for journalists covering stories within five miles of big airports. According to Poynter, the agency will start Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability…

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Media Insider: CNN Imposes New Rules on Russia Coverage, Facebook Reaches 2 Billion Monthly Users, WhatsApp Becomes Popular News Source

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. THE HILL | REBECCA SAVRANSKY  CNN imposing new rules on Russia stories You probably heard that CNN deleted and retracted a #TrumpRussia story last Friday. But did you know the network is imposing strict new publishing restrictions for online articles involving Russia? According to…

Media Insider: Comey Testimony Takes Over Live TV, Google Launches News Literacy Program, Gianforte Donates $50K to Press Group in ‘Body-Slamming’ Settlement

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. THE WASHINGTON POST | CALLUM BORCHERS It’s a Big Deal That Broadcast Networks Will Air the Comey Hearing Live Former FBI director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee will air on live television — adding it to the shortlist of congressional…

Media Insider: Bezos Gifts $1 Million to Support Press Freedom, GOP Candidate ‘Body Slams’ Reporter, Quartz Launches Trump ‘Snooze’

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. ADWEEK | CORINNE GRINAPOL Jeff Bezos Gives $1 Million to Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Jeff Bezos made a $1 million donation to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press — the largest personal donation in its history. The funds…