Travel Media & Technology Bulletin – Tuesday 28 August 2018

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Hello and welcome to our weekly travel media and technology bulletin featuring the latest developments on media and technology around the world, published every Tuesday at 06:00 BST.

All The News That’s Fit To Print

If you were at home this past Bank Holiday weekend and happened to Google the opening times for your local supermarket, you would have been presented with these search results in Google:

Google Search Results Extract

Articles like this, which don’t even contain any practically useful information, have helped propel The Sun ahead of the juggernaut MailOnline in the UK online newspaper market with more than 30 million users a month. The printed circulation figures for all UK newspapers make for dismal reading. It’s probably not what its writers envisaged when signing up for journalism school, but that’s Google’s algorithms for you. (The Drum)

Also of note this week:

Apple, a company notoriously protective against leaks, is expected to unveil three new iPhones next month, based around the design of the iPhoneX. (Bloomberg)

Fox News’ Summer of Mistakes and Apologies. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Spotify has released the most streamed songs of the summer. Top of the charts is “In My Feelings” by Drake which was streamed by no less than 393 million times. This is followed by “Girls Like You” by Maroon 5 (featuring Cardi B) which just managed a mere 293 million streams and “I Like It” (featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny) with 289 million streams. (Spotify)

How the US newspapers covered the death of Senator John McCain. (Mario Garcia)

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