‘Facebook goes back into your past as most radical ‘new look’ yet rolls out worldwide’
The Facebook ‘timeline’ feature is now available everywhere. The co-creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg described the new feature as allowing users to “tell the whole story” of their lives “on a single page”.
‘Hitchens-inspirational and infuriating’
Roy Greenslade remembers the writer and journalist Christopher Hitchens, who has died at the age of 62, as “both inspirational and infuriating company”.
‘Leveson Online: A Mini-Dossier of Useful Blogs’
The LSE Media Policy Project recommends a selection of the most useful and active bloggers on the subject of the Leveson Inquiry
‘Town loses second paper in a month’
The Yeovil Express, a free weekly newspaper in Somerset is being cut. This is the second closure for the Somerset town, says Roy Greenslade.
‘Trinity Mirror to create 20 digital jobs in regional shake-up’
Trinity Mirror, one of the UK’s largest newspaper publishers plans to create 20 new digital roles, including at least ten jobs for journalists.
‘Lashing out like cornered animals’
Brian Cathcart discusses this week’s attacks on the Guardian on the Hacked Off blog
‘Is it just 8,000-word epics that make people hit “Read Later”?’
Nieman Journalism Lab discuss the editorial products Instapaper and Read It Later.