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Dark ads and slow news

Facebook announces new rules on political ads, and Tortoise promises 'open journalism'.

Facebook has announced new rules on political advertising in the UK; you'll need to prove your identity and location, and each ad will carry a message saying who paid for it. Sam Jeffers is co-founder of Who Targets Me, an organisation that tracks political ads.

James Harding, the former Director of BBC News, explains Tortoise, his "slow news" venture which promises "open journalism” and a “different kind of newsroom”.

And Claire Beale, global editor-in-chief of Campaign, on her magazine's 50th anniversary and new trends in advertising.

Presenter: Amol Rajan
Producer: Richard Hooper

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28 minutes


  • Wed 17 Oct 2018 16:30