News Corporation has reported a loss of $1.6bn (£1.2bn) in the last quarter. This is due to a slide in audiences for TV shows including American Idol and poor performances at News Corp’s Australian publishing assets.
‘Kiev to host annual journalism conference’
Journalists from across the world will gather in Kiev next month to discuss the future of the industry and share ideas for success.
‘The mechanics of China’s internet censorship’
Uncut, the Index on Censorship blog discusses the mechanics of China’s internet censorship which includes censoring the web outside China and censoring domestic sites.
‘Obama Is an Avid Reader, and Critic, of the News’
In an article in The New York Times, President Obama says, “the news media have had a role in frustrating his ambitions to change the terms of the country’s political discussion.”
Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, and this year’s commemoration is organized under the theme “Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices”.