Trendwatch Media & Culture: July 6, 2020

July 6th, 2020

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New York Times: All The Companies Quitting Facebook 

Marketers are expressing unease with how it handles misinformation and hate speech, including its permissive approach to problematic posts by President Trump.           


The Hustle: Can Deepfakes Be Good?

But let’s not get ahead of ourselves: The tech is still overwhelmingly used to harass.


CNET: Walmart Will Soon Open Drive-In Movie Theaters 

The retail giant teased drive-in events starting at its stores next month.  


Digiday: How Substack Has Spawned a New Class of Newsletter Entrepreneurs 

“As the media ecosystem contracts amid coronavirus, Substack has been thrust into an uncomfortable role — that of a savior.”


Air Mail: The New King of All Media 

Scott Galloway, one half of the must-listen podcast Pivot, is everywhere these days, railing against big tech and spreading big ideas       

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