‘For journalists, coverage of political unrest proves deadly’
CPJ has issued a special report, which identifies that 43 journalists have been killed around the world in direct relation to their work in 2011.
‘Tool of the week for journalists-Rippla, for tracking the social ‘ripples’ of news stories’
Journalism.co.uk have named Rippla their tool of the week. Rippla was launched last month and can be used to find out what news stories have had the most “ripples” on social media sites.
‘The social media bubble may burst, and more predictions for 2012’
Journalism professor Carrie Brown-Smith says that “2012 will be a good year for local television” as she looks forward to 2012 and what it will bring in the world of journalism.
‘BBC appoints non-executive directors’
The BBC has appointed former senior executives from Amazon and BT as new non-executive directors to the corporation’s board, writes Tara Conlan of the Guardian.
‘Ten things every journalist should know in 2012’
“Learn from Leveson” say journalism.co.uk as they compile a list of the top ten things a journalist should know in 2012.
‘Private eye resigns from journalists’ union’
The private investigator who was hired to spy on people by the News of the World has withdrawn his membership from the National Union of Journalists following debate over his application.