Facebook, New York Times Execs Get Into Heated Debate Over Ad Policy

Publishers push back on Facebook's new rule

Facebook's new policy regarding political ads played out in a heated discussion between execs from the New York Times and the social media platform. Photo Illustration: Yuliya Kim; Sources: Getty Images

Campbell Brown, head of global news partnerships at Facebook, said publishers have “welcomed” the company’s approach to including them in their political ads policy.

@SaraJerde sara.jerde@adweek.com Sara Jerde is publishing editor at Adweek, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 election.