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Weight Watchers shares soar 14% on news board member Oprah Winfrey has lost 40 pounds, will appear in new ads - CNBC

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau orders financial services company Moneytree to pay $255,000 in penalties to consumers over deceptive online ads

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ridesharing & taxis

Uber to spend $1 million in ad campaign aimed at influencing New York lawmakers to expand ridesharing upstate - New York Daily News

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Seattle, WA, US

Seattle Times planning new staff cuts as advertising revenue drops - Puget Sound Business Journal

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US Dept. of Justice investigating advertising company Interpublic Group of Companies over video production practices - MarketWatch


Manhattan, New York, NY, US

Report: US Secret Service being advertised as 'new amenity' in apartment sales at Trump Tower in Manhattan - Politico

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Kellogg's puts Breitbart News on list of 'sites that aren't aligned with our values as a company,' says it is pulling ads - Bloomberg

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BuzzFeed, NBCUniversal to integrate ad sales and production - Wall Street Journal

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Charlotte, NC, US

JUST IN: @CMeckAthletics has told ADs at all schools to limit outdoor practices to 45 mins maximum today due to COD… https://t.co/r6S5Jh7Uxx - @wsoctv



Facebook updates metrics, reporting policies with aim at being more transparent

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2016 US elections

Photo: Full-page ad on back of Tuesday's Washington Post by Southern Poverty Law Center directed at Donald Trump - @aterkel

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Google says it is working on policy update to restrict ads on fake news sites - Reuters

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2016 US elections

Twitter says it outperformed on ads during BuzzFeed election night livestream partnership - Reuters

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Facebook to stop ethnicity-based ad-targeting feature on some ads - Reuters

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mergers & acquisitions

Adobe is acquiring ad tech company TubeMogul for $450 million - Business Insider

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Apple handing off ad sales in its Apple News app to NBCUniversal; terms of deal unclear - Recode

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2016 US elections

Hillary Clinton to close campaign with 2-minute ad scheduled to run Monday on national television in prime time - Roll Call

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2016 US elections

Report: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump buy last-minute ads during Game 7 of the World Series, according to campaign and network source - CNN Money

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Wall Street Journal to combine print sections to cope with ad decline; restructuring will result in elimination of some positions - Wall Street Journal



New York Times Co. reports steep decline in print ad revenue, with fall of 19% - New York Times

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