Sara Fischer, Axios

Sara Fischer


Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Sara:

The New York Times and Facebook launch multi-year augmented reality reporting project

It's the first time that The Times has experimented with AR technology at scale. → Read More

The NRA's political influence is dwindling ahead of the election

It's spent $9.2 million on political expenditures this cycle, compared to $54.4 million in 2016. → Read More

ABC News to launch three new digital video brands designed for mobile viewing

"e believe mobile is the most dominant device in people’s lives for everyday life..." → Read More

"Column" launches to modernize public notices

A group of prominent media veterans are advising a team of millennials. → Read More

Russia's 2020 election manipulation looks a lot like 2016

There's now a visible pattern emerging across multiple election cycles. → Read More

The Guardian publishes first-ever op-ed written entirely by artificial intelligence

"I am not a human. I am a robot. A thinking robot." → Read More

Facebook will ban new political ads a week before Election Day

The social network will also add a label to posts that aim to delegitimize results or claim premature victory. → Read More

Facebook threatens to pull news from Australia if new law passes

Australia wants to require Facebook to pay publishers, but the firm says the law would hurt them. → Read More

Newsrooms address diversity failures with new roles, data

Many are publishing statistics about their own staffs for the first time. → Read More

Accusations of hobbling internet freedom fund roil U.S. media agency

Democrats and Republicans are crying foul as evidence mounts the USAGM is undermining the Open Technology Fund. → Read More

Media giants launch voting initiatives ahead of the election

Media companies have a long history of using their wide reach to promote voting. → Read More

Media giants look abroad to build next round of streaming services

Growth in streaming video is exploding, particularly since the pandemic began. → Read More

Big Tech pushes voter initiatives to counter misinformation

Tech platforms want to show they're promoting reliable voting info in the face of misinformation. → Read More

The New York Times is exploring consumer subscription options for Wirecutter

More than 1/3 of net new subscriptions are coming from services outside its core news product. → Read More

Facebook cracks down on political content disguised as local news

It was a deceptive and effective practice while it lasted. → Read More

Snapchat adds in-app voter registration targeted at young people

Snapchat successfully registered 450,000 people through its app during the 2018 midterms. → Read More

Scoop: Facebook boycotters lobby lawmakers on antitrust

The #StopHateforProfit organizers say Facebook's ability to withstand their campaign suggests a competition problem. → Read More

Scoop: Facebook boycotters lobby lawmakers on antitrust

The #StopHateforProfit organizers say Facebook's ability to withstand their campaign suggests a competition problem. → Read More

Chinese tech and business coverage surges amid Hong Kong crackdown

"It's coverage you have to have if you're a serious tech or business news operation." → Read More

Disney announces partnership and documentary series with Colin Kaepernick

Former ESPN personality Jemele Hill will serve as a producer on the docuseries. → Read More