‘News Corp. Mulls Splitting in Two’
News Corp is considering splitting into two companies, separating its publishing arm from its much larger entertainment division.
‘BBC’s Arab Spring coverage was ‘sporadic”
According to a new report, the BBC’s coverage of the Arab Spring was “rather sporadic, and perhaps insufficient”.
‘Hearst fires reporter for serial fabrication in at least 25 stories’
Paresh Jha, an award-winning reporter for Hearst Newspapers’ New Canaan News in Connecticut, has been fired for fabricating sources and quotes in at least 25 stories.
‘Media freedom centre stage as Mexicans go to polls’
In the build up to the Mexican presidential elections on July 1, all four candidates have made statements in support of free expression and the protection of journalists.
‘Facebook taps COO Sandberg to be first woman on board’
Facebook named Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg a director on Monday following ongoing controversy surrounding the composition of the company’s board. In April, the women’s rights group UltraViolet held a protest outside Facebook’s New York offices due to the lack of diversity of its board.