Friday, January 13, 2017
Welcome! This week our roundup of interesting and noteworthy publishing industry stories covers Donald Trump’s clash with the media at his inaugural press conference, Facebook’s new Journalism Project, Instagram Stories ads, Yahoo’s name change and Mayer’s planned departure from its board, and more. Please read the full version here...
Trump set off a war with and among media organizations, the Times said, following Buzzfeed’s decision to publish an unverified report about the president-elect’s ties to Russia.
The Facebook Journalism Project offers tools to help journalists make the most of the social platform, including Instant Articles digests, publisher hackathons, tutorials for journalists, campaigns to combat fake news, and more.
Instagram rolled out ads for Stories, its Snapchat knock-off app. The skippable photo and video ads will appear between Stories, a feature publishers say isn’t generating any significant revenue yet but has potential.

Yahoo will change its name to Altaba after it closes the sale of its core Internet business to Verizon, and CEO Marissa Mayer will step down from the board when the deal is finalized.
Infographic of the Week
Our infographic pick provides a visual guide to the “epic” content cycle, a 10-step approach that takes you from brainstorming, researching, and choosing your topics through to crafting, polishing, and promoting your posts.

AEMM Update: Check out what’s new in Adobe Experience Manager Mobile v2017.1. We outline all the features, enhancements, and bug fixes Adobe rolled out in this latest release.
Don’t miss our InDesign CC Tip! Monica Murphy shows you how to use straddling footnotes, a new option that lets you straddle footnotes across all columns on a page.
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