• Publishers Can Avert “Blunt” Keyword Blocking: Integral Ad Science's Chance Johnson

    11 days ago - By Beet

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been extremely difficult for publishers, with many advertising buyers using keyword blocking tools to swerve virus-related stories, or simply stopping advertising in news altogether.
    But publishers may be able to soften the blow and give advertisers what they want by using their own tools.
    In this video interview with Beet.TV, Chance Johnson , chief revenue officer of Integral Ad Science , says: “For publishers specifically, we've created tools that will allow them to proactively target ads and inventory away from particular advertisers that are sensitive to a...
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  • Iowa Jury Trials Postponed Until Sept. 14 Due to COVID-19

    Iowa Jury Trials Postponed Until Sept. 14 Due to COVID-19

    11 days ago - By Who TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Judicial Branch announced Friday that it would postpone jury trials in criminal cases until at least Sept. 14 and push back any in-person proceedings until July 13 or later because of the coronavirus threat.
    Some hearings can begin earlier if courthouses meet recommended safety protocols, but the use of teleconferences and video conferences will continue to be encouraged.
    Health officials have warned that crowded courtrooms could be venues to spread the virus to clerks, jurors, lawyers, witnesses, spectators and defendants.
    “We know that people and families with...
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  • Universal Orlando Is Prepping to Open It's Doors Again - Here's What You Can Expect

    Universal Orlando Is Prepping to Open It's Doors Again - Here's What You Can Expect

    11 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Universal Orlando Resort has been closed since March 16th due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After Universal executive John Sprouls presented a reopening plan to the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force on May 21, theme park fans were anxiously awaiting the plan's approval. That approval came quickly when Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed off the following day.
    The park has plans to open first to Team Members on June 1 and 2 as a means of testing the new safety procedures, with Annual Passholders being allowed to come back on June 3 and 4. Universal will be fully open to the public on...
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  • Global Pandemic: Suicides Expected to Rise During Pandemic

    12 days ago - By FOX News Radio

    Among the many social and economic problems the Covid-19 pandemic has caused is the strain on mental health and, with that, an increase in the possibility of suicides. According to a recent study, we should expect an increase in the number of suicides brought on by financial troubles, stress from isolation and overall heightened fear. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Dr. Roger McIntyre, professor at the University of Toronto and the author of a new study that has some grim predictions about suicide in the wake of coronavirus, but also has some answers.
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  • How Brian Cox Is Giving Back During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    12 days ago - By Extra TV

    “Extra's” Billy Bush caught up with “Succession” star Brian Cox to find out how he's giving back during the COVID-19 pandemic. Brian is taking part in the virtual benefit “Hunger Relief Night Live” by Moms Against Poverty. Watch!
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