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23/08/2017

Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, claims that Facebook has 'dire controls' on its ad platform. Also, the Westminster lobby and Will Young's move into podcasting.

Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, claims that Facebook has "dire controls" over who can buy adverts and that as a consequence his brand is regularly used as bait by scam firms. Facebook says that misleading ads are strictly prohibited from its platform and is constantly working to detect them.

Evolve Politics has applied to join the lobby of Westminster journalists. Could the admission of the "hyper partisan" site shake up political reporting? Matt Turner is senior editor at Evolve Politics, Tom Newton Dunn is political editor of The Sun, and Carole Walker is a former BBC lobby correspondent

Will Young, the singer and actor, has launched a podcast with his friend Chris Sweeney. Homo Sapiens is described as "like Woman's Hour but for LGBTQ+ people".

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