Margaret M. Sullivan to be next New York Times public editor

Media monitor, July 17: The New York Times have announced a new public editor. Margaret M. Sullivan will succeed Arthur Brisbane, becoming the first woman to hold the post Read more »

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Paul Dacre’s press cards plan vetoed by Richard Desmond

Media monitor, July 16: Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre’s plan to make new regulator control press cards is facing veto from Richard Desmond’s Northern and Shell Read more »

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Google to pay $22.5m fine in privacy case after tracking web users

Media monitor, July 12: Google is poised to pay a $22.5 million fine to resolve allegations that it broke a privacy promise by secretly tracking millions of Web surfers who rely on Apple’s Safari browser Read more »

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Former Sunday Times editor questions Murdoch’s evidence

Media monitor, July 11: In written evidence to the Leveson Inquiry, former Sunday Times editor Andrew Neil has questioned the validity of Rupert Murdoch’s evidence Read more »

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New PCC could control ads, press cards and PA access

Media monitor, July 10: Lord Black, chairman of the PressBof, told the Leveson Inquiry yesterday that the new PCC could control ads, press cards and Press Association access Read more »

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The changing face of the internet in India

Media monitor, July 9: The number of internet users in India is rising, but analysts say companies need to look beyond English to create content and build new technology to accelerate the rise Read more »

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The Journalism Foundation launches free community radio teaching course

A chance for people to learn the basics of how to set up and run a community radio station is being offered by The Journalism Foundation. Find out how to apply to take part Read more »

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The digital divide: the future of news in New Orleans

Media monitor, July 6: New Orleans lags behind the rest of the U.S. when it comes to broadband Internet service connections, so what does this mean for the future of news there? Read more »

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‘The view from inside Syria’s propaganda machine’

Media monitor, July 5: James Reynolds of the BBC discusses al-Akhbariya, a privately owned Syrian television channel, which “slavishly follow[s] the government line” Read more »

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The New York Times introduces its Chinese language site

Media monitor, July 4: The New York Times has announced that it will be extending its global reach by making its online entry into China. The Chinese edition of the site will be at Read more »

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