The Media Map Project
The Media Map Project allows you to explore data on media and development. From Freedom of the Press to GDP, the Media Map Project brings together comparable data that shed light on how measures of media, technology, and communication intersect with traditional development statistics.
‘Key emails about Taylor case were sent to James Murdoch’
The BBC reports that an email chain has been released which shows James Murdoch was copied into messages where the potential scope of phone hacking at the News of the World was discussed in June 2008.
Google has released its own version of Flipboard, the service that allows you to browse your favourite news sources and blogs in a magazine format. Searching for it with our iDevices here at The Journalism Foundation we couldn’t find it in the App Store though. Has Apple withdrawn it?
‘AP Launches strategy to go beyond breaking news’
In a memo, AP senior managing editor Michael Oreskes wrote to his staff that “AP wins when news breaks, but after an hour or two we’re often replaced by a piece of content from someone else who has executed something more thoughtful or more innovative.” AP executives want editors and reporters to advance on a breaking story with video and opinion.
‘Press Council of India’s Katju on media safety’
The new head of press council of India condemns attacks on journalists in Kashmir
‘Civic journalism 2.0: The Guardian and NYU launch a citizen’s agenda for 2012’
A project that aims to introduce citizen voices into campaign coverage for the American election.
‘Russian publisher fires executives over magazine insults to Putin’
Roy Greenslade reports that A Russian oligarch has fired the senior management at a leading publisher, Kommersant, after its weekly news magazine insulted Vladimir Putin.