‘Investors accuse News Corp board of “lax oversight”‘
News Corporation’s directors turned a blind eye to phone hacking by News of the World staff, according to a court filing by a group of the company’s shareholders.
‘John Rentoul: Don’t knock Twitter for being random’
Louise Mensch has launched a site on which people can only discuss three subjects: the Obama campaign, the Romney campaign or the presidential election generally.
‘There’s no such thing as an objective filter’
Why designing algorithms that tell us the news is hard. Technologists and humanists take different approaches — and speak different languages. Nieman Labs analyses this fascinating subject.
‘Photographer Nick Ut on the Vietnam ‘napalm photo’ 40 years on’
Associated Press photographer Nick Ut, who captured the ‘napalm photo‘ of a nine-year-old girl in Vietnam 40 years ago, tells us how wanted to help save the girl’s life
‘What would open source journalism look like?’
The Future Journalism Project has a video of Gabriella Coleman, Assistant Professor and Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University, discussing what open source journalism might look like. What if journalists were transparent about their process, and all sources involved in a story could be shared publicly?