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NZ news publishers sign up for Facebook funding

Daniel Dunkley
Wed, 02 Feb 2022

NZ news publishers sign up for Facebook funding
Meta recently provided a cash grant to The Spinoff to help the site develop its digital infrastructure. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Daniel Dunkley
Wed, 02 Feb 2022
Facebook owner Meta is set to provide cash grants to 13 New Zealand news publishers as part of its latest digital training programme.Publishers and broadcasters including MediaWorks, Māori Television and the Otago Daily Times have signed up for Meta’s “Audience Development Accelerator”. They will be taught how to squeeze more revenue from the social media platform and transition to digital.Meta will guide the publishers on building their audience and subscriber numbers through Facebook. Following the programme, the news compan...

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