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French newspaper Libération shares what it’s seeing so far on Instant Articles

Libération is the first French newspaper to publish all of its articles as Facebook Instant Articles, head of digital Xavier Grangier says, and two months in, it’s sharing what it’s learned so far. Grangier also explains how Libération adjusted on the technological side to publish Instant Articles. Since launching on Instant Articles in January, About […]

Journalists are increasingly prevented from covering the migration crisis by being barred from anti-migration rallies and refugee camps, CPJ says

As the migration crisis has become one of the most important stories in Europe, the Committee to Protect Journalists says that journalists are increasingly being prevented from covering the story. Journalists have been banned by some European governments from entering refugee camps or transit centers, as well as ordered away from such areas by police. […]

Mashable is launching a French-language site in partnership with France 24

Mashable and international news TV channel France 24 will launch a French-language edition of Mashable. The new site, which will be called Mashable avec France 24, will also receive support from Google’s innovation fund as part of its Digital News Initiative in Europe. Mashable avec France 24’s editorial team will be made up of staff […]

Seeing success with its tablet edition, La Presse will not focus on smartphone apps

Canadian newspaper La Presse ended its daily print edition at the end of December, instead publishing on its tablet edition La Presse+. Each weekday, around 250,000 unique devices access La Presse+, and 100,000 new devices have started using the tablet app weekly since the print edition ended, Catalina Albeanu reports. But despite the success La […]

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