A little more than two weeks after Facebook announced a news initiative, the social network was on the defensive, responding to a published report that a website co-founded by the company’s top news executive had displayed bias against Elizabeth Warren.
According to the social platform’s Campbell Brown, “we want to get monetization products out there — especially if publishers have a subscription business where you’re trying to get direct connections with your audience.” Above, Brown with TVNewsCheck Editor Harry Jessell at NewsTECHForum. (Photo: Jack Pagano, Ariana Television Network)
Free registration for the fifth annual NewsTECHForum conference, set for Dec. 11-12 at the New York Hilton, will end Monday, Dec. 4. Among this year’s highlights are keynote interviews with Facebook’s Campbell Brown and The Washington Post‘s Micah Gelman.
Facebook’s head of news partnerships will highlight a conference gathering news, technology and digital executives to talk about the Facebook Journalism Project and the company’s role in a changing media ecosystem.