Facebook is on a big listening tour for local media — and publishers are actually happy
“Media Organizations Make Pilgrimage To Facebook Headquarters To Lay Content At Foot Of Mark Zuckerberg,” reads the headline of perhaps my favorite article from The Onion.
It’s a satire, of course, but the act of media companies traveling to Facebook’s headquarters and speaking about how each party can better serve each other is, in fact, a reality. Two weeks ago, 15 of the top stakeholders in local media traveled to the New York office to do exactly that, among a day of other publisher-focused events including one on video monetization, previously reported by Digiday.
The roundtable for local news included partnership groups