Mark Thompson, the soon to depart director general of the BBC, has been named the new president and chief executive of the New York Times.
‘In defence of “light” journalism’
A discussion on a Sydney radio station about the importance of light journalism.
‘Damian Radcliffe: Hey! Regulator! Leave those Hyperlocals alone!’
Damian Radcliffe who conducted the UK’s first review of hyperlocal media, published by NESTA in March 2012 discusses hyperlocal media on the ‘Meeja Law’ site.
‘Yahoo News launches #HashOut: ‘New way to talk about the news”
Yahoo News have announced the launch of #HashOut, described as a “talk show conducted over social media”.
‘Portland Press Herald to pay woman for using photograph without permission’
The Portland Press Herald will pay a woman $400 for publishing a photograph from her Flickr account after she said that she hadn’t given permission or been contacted beforehand.