On this week’s episode, we’re returning to one of our favorite topics—the relationship between platforms and publishers. Pete sat down with Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia, to better understand what Facebook and other platforms are up to. Emily recently presented at the Global Editors Network Summit in Portugal, speaking to world leaders in digital publishing about the Tow Center’s research into how the relationship between platforms and publishers is affecting the news business.
- Platforms, publishers, and the uneasy alliance at the heart of journalism, by Emily Bell, CJR
- The Facebook armageddon, by Mathew Ingram, CJR