Morning Update: Women – ‘like men only cheaper’; Instagram launches zoom; Roger Ailes vs The Daily Beast

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Campaign Live: Talk is cheap, but the cost of the gender pay gap isn’t

Women earn on average 18% less than men, according to the latest research into the gender pay gap published last week. With new government rules coming into force next April which will require companies with over 250 staff to publish their gender pay gap, the spotlight on this continued disparity will only intensify with significant implications for brands.


Ad Week: Instagram Is Finally Letting Users Zoom In on Photos and Videos

Instagram is finally giving users a way to get a closer look at photos and videos.

The Facebook-owned app today announced users can now zoom in on still and moving images, a feature that will likely be a welcome addition to the platform’s more than 500 million monthly users. So far, the feature is only open to those with the iOS version of the app. However, in a post on Instagram, the company said zooming will be available for Android users in “the coming weeks”.roger ailes - fox news - hoover channel - youtube

Poynter: Why Roger Ailes’ lawyers’ attack on New York magazine is dangerous for both sides

Lloyd Grove should have no remaining illusions about Roger Ailes being a gutter fighter as he observes the noxious spectacle of Team Ailes going after another reporter.

The Daily Beast editor at large, who’s been a journalist since 1976, including 23 years at The Washington Post, is no stranger to sources dumping on others. But he’s still taken aback by the orchestrated vitriol directed his way about Gabriel Sherman, a New York magazine reporter who’s chronicled Ailes, including his dramatic exit from Fox News amid allegations of sexual harassment of female subordinates.

The Independent 2 mastheads study finds over 70% of The Independent’s UK readers access it only through mobile.

The news outlet’s National Readership Survey was released yesterday in an attempt to assess its readership for the first time since it went digital-only in March.

Of the 21.1 million people who read The Independent in the UK, 15.4 million do so only on mobile. This reflects a surge in the mobile-only trend across all news outlets after a brief period of stagnation.

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The New York Times: Barack Obama to edit the November edition of Wired.

The outgoing US President will take his media-savviness to a new level in November, guest editing one of the world’s leading media technology magazines. Obama will be the first US President to edit a magazine.


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