‘Newspapers helping fuel racism in football’: Sterling speaks out after alleged abuse at Chelsea

Manchester City striker Raheem Sterling has accused the UK press of “helping to fuel racism and aggression” by reporting differently on black and white players. Sterling was allegedly racially abused in Manchester City’s 2-0 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Footage from the game widely circulated on social media on showed a group […]

Zuckerberg takes out full-page apology ads in British Sunday newspapers

Mark Zuckerberg, head of the world’s largest social media platform, has issued an apology for the scandal over Facebook’s security. Zuckerberg chose a decidedly quaint medium through which to do so – the British newspaper. READ MORE: Facebook data downloads highlight what the social network knows about you The billionaire placed full-page ads in a […]

Here’s how newspapers in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts reacted to the Eagles Super Bowl win

Delaware County Daily Times / Newseum The Philadelphia Eagles won their first ever Super Bowl championship after defeating the New England Patriots in a thrilling 41-33 game on Sunday night. Late in the game, it looked like the Patriots were poised to make yet another dramatic Super Bowl comeback, but the Eagles defense was able […]

Newspapers are having a field day with the feud between Trump and Bannon

New York Daily News Fighting between President Donald Trump and his former Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon, has already proven a goldmine for the press. Two New York papers published very illustrative covers mocking both men. The fighting started after an excerpt from a book on Trump’s campaign and administration detailed Bannon insulting members of Trump’s family. […]

Alabama’s largest newspapers used Sunday’s front page to tell voters, ‘Stand for decency, reject Roy Moore’

Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images Alabama’s most influential newspapers denounced Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and threw their support behind Democrat Doug Jones in a scathing editorial on Sunday. The joint editorial board said the seriousness of the sexual misconduct allegations against Moore “cannot be overstated” and called the state’s upcoming election a “turning point” for women […]

A media startup that has quietly inked deals with the NBA, NFL and PGA is handing struggling newspapers a lifeline

Newspapers can get free golf content from SendtoNews and make it look like their own. The Canadian sports media liscensor now distributes ready-made golf articles and video packages to 150 partners, who share in any associated ad revenue. The initiative comes as newspapers face shrinking staffs on top of a growing need to offer expensive […]

How Newspapers Lost Their Monopoly On The Political Agenda In The 2017 General Election

As the general election ticked down to polling day last week, Thomas Clark was working 20 hours a day, stopping only for quick naps before getting back to his one-man mission: writing attacks on Theresa May and producing memes in support of Jeremy Corbyn’s policies for his blog, Another Angry Voice. His output was prodigious […]

3 of Montana’s biggest newspapers pulled their endorsements of Greg Gianforte after he was charged with assault

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Three of Montana’s biggest newspapers backed away from Greg Gianforte, the state’s Republican candidate for the House of Representatives, after he was accused of body-slamming a reporter on Wednesday. Missoulian, the Billings Gazette, and the Independent Record each rescinded their endorsements of Gianforte after news and an audio recording of Gianforte’s violent […]

Facebook takes to newspapers to teach UK users how to spot “fake news”

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images/ NurPhoto) Facebook has attempted to lightly rein in the spread of misinformation on the free content ad network by taking out full-page adverts in UK newspapers with “tips for spotting false news” ahead of next month’s General Election. The Mark Zuckerberg-run company, which has long-swerved any suggestion that it is the […]