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Rachel Winicov

Rachel Winicov is a freelance writer focusing on digital media, ad tech and social media. She is a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies classics. Rachel is from Philadelphia, Pa.

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The Guardian Hires New Editor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Publishing

Susan Smith Richardson has been named deputy editor responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion at the Guardian US, the latest publication to add DEI coverage to its masthead. The position [...]

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Facebook Audience Network Felled by Apple’s iOS 14

Data Privacy

The development shines a light on the constraints of data privacy.

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How Ad Fraudsters Are Thriving During the Covid-19 Crisis

Ad Tech

Brands have started to share intelligence about suspicious data and traffic.

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Was Keyword Blocking as Bad as We Thought?

Ad Tech

DoubleVerify finds a year-over-year decrease, despite publisher concerns.

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Bustle Digital Group to Acquire W Magazine Under Joint Venture

Mediaweek

The media conglomerate plans to expand the publication’s digital presence with W Media.

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How Media Organizations Use Push Alerts to Reach Readers

Publishing

WSJ, NYT, LAT and The Washington Post treat the alerts like standalone products.

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TikTok’s Legal Case Against the Trump Administration

Publishing

TikTok has always been in a race against time. The competitive landscape in social media is unrelenting, and any true challenge to Facebook’s market dominance needs to scale up quickly [...]

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Bloomberg Media Adjusts Leadership Team to Prioritize Digital Growth

Leadership & Talent

Digital offerings are publisher's "largest audience and revenue platform."

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Snapchat Expands Voter Registration and Education Features

Publishing

The app's new Minis feature and guides are all part of get out the vote push ahead of November.

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After Monthlong Boycott, Which Brands Are Coming Back to Facebook?

Publishing

Stop Hate for Profit got a lot of support, including from Coca-Cola, Unilever and The North Face.