Facebook tackles music rights, fake accounts
- Facebook said a review of advertising buying on its site found approximately 500 fake accounts responsible for $100,000 in ad spending that the company believes has ties to Russia.
Leadership changes at J.Crew, Vanity Fair
- Somsack Sikhounmuong, who effectively replaced Jenna Lyons as chief design officer of the J.Crew brand after her departure in April, resigned from the retailer.
- Tronc Inc., parent company of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, bought the New York Daily News for $1 in a deal that includes the assumption of operational and pension liabilities.
- After the international public relations firm Bell Pottinger was expelled from the industry’s trade association in the United Kingdom over a secret campaign that sought to inflame racial tensions in South Africa, Bell Pottinger staff members were told that the firm would go into administration soon after a search for a buyer failed.