Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers After GDPR, The New York Times cut off ad exchanges in Europe – and kept growing ad revenue – Digiday

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers After GDPR, The New York Times cut off ad exchanges in Europe – and kept growing ad revenue – Digiday

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When the General Data Protection Regulation arrived last year, The New York Times didn’t take any chances. The publisher blocked all open-exchange ad buying on its European pages, followed swiftly by behavioral targeting. Instead, NYT International focused on contextual and geographical targeting for programmatic guaranteed and private marketplace deals and has not seen ad revenues…

How The New York Times Uses Software To Recognize Members of Congress

How The New York Times Uses Software To Recognize Members of Congress

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Even if you’ve covered Congress for The New York Times for a decade, it can be hard to recognize which member you’ve just spoken with. There are 535 members, and with special elections every few months, members cycle in and out relatively frequently. So when former Congressional Correspondent Jennifer Steinhauer tweeted “Shazam, but for House…