How Putin secretly conquered Russia’s social media over the past 3 years

Global Voices :: For many years, the Internet was Russia’s last beacon of honesty. That’s no longer the case. Over the past three years, a social-media army fielded by the Kremlin has stormed what was once a stronghold for people who seek a “Russia without Putin.” Here’s how it happened.

Read Ilya Klishin, globalvoicesonline.org

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How Putin secretly conquered Russia’s social media over the past 3 years

How Daily Mail, Vice, CNN, Fusion, Cosmopolitan plan to use Snapchat’s new channels

AdWeek :: With Snapchat Discover launching earlier this week, publishers now have a new way to tease their content on social media and find backing from brands. The new offering allows marketers to directly sponsor stories on the platform, getting their names in front of a younger audience.

Read Michelle Castillo, www.adweek.com

How Daily Mail, Vice, CNN, Fusion, Cosmopolitan plan to use Snapchat’s new channels

How Buzzfeed’s want to keep writers, reporters, and editors accountable to their readers

Buzzfeed :: BuzzFeed has the opportunity to help shape a new set of standards for a new generation of media. We are offering these standards to our staffers and to our readers as a first attempt at articulating the goal of merging the best of traditional media’s values with a true openness to the deep shifts in the forms of media and communication.

Read Shani O. Hilton, www.buzzfeed.com

How Buzzfeed’s want to keep writers, reporters, and editors accountable to their readers