‘Australian publisher Fairfax to shed 1,900 staff and erect paywalls’
Fairfax Media will cut 1900 staff and begin charging for content on the websites of its two main metropolitan newspapers as the company adjusts to shrinking advertising revenue. Read the company’s announcement in full.
‘Opportunities and challenges for publishers in harnessing Big Data’
The Media Briefing examines how big data is changing online publishing, looking at potential challenges and exploring what needs to be done to tackle them. The article identifies four key challenges online publishers face as a result of the big data phenomenon.
‘The aggregator builds a magazine: The Huffington Post slows itself down with Huffington’
The new iPad magazine from the Huffington Post is looking to court a higher-end audience willing to pay for weekly, longform journalism.
‘Google reports ‘alarming’ rise in censorship by governments’
Search engine company has said there has been a troubling increase in requests to remove political content from the internet
‘Leveson ‘quit threat’ over Michael Gove attack’
The judge leading the investigation into media ethics in the wake of the phone hacking scandal was poised to quit following a public attack on the probe by the Education Secretary, it was reported yesterday.