Daily February 16

The BBC wants to fill more than 20 editorial positions in the U.S. and Canada, which would double its digital news team in North America and expand its coverage for BBC.com and the BBC News app. Execs hope it will help grow revenue opportunities. Read more below.

  • The BBC wants the U.S. to produce more analysis, data journalism, original investigations and live coverage.
  • This week’s Digiday+ Future of TV Briefing looks at how publishers are focusing on brand sponsors and their own streaming properties to make up for a further diminished short-form buying market.
  • Last month, Twitch’s global vp of trust and safety Angela Hession penned an open letter acknowledging the presence of hate raids on the platform and listing the tools and policy changes that Twitch has created to protect its community from targeted harassment.
  • Publishers including Condé Nast, Gannet, Hearst, Reuters and WaPo join The Trade Desk’s SPO efforts with OpenPath launch.