The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) announced today that Malaysian activists, bloggers and opposition politicians are taking part in an ‘internet blackout’ Read more »
The commonly held view that mainstream American news has a ‘liberal bias’ is a myth, according to new research. Negative coverage for Barack Obama was 17% higher than for Mitt Romney Read more »
One Olympics volunteer describes how he did his bit for London working as a ‘flash quote reporter’ at the Games Read more »
A year on, what can we learn about the media’s role in reporting the events that sparked unrest on a national scale? Read more »
Media monitor, August 9: News Corp has reported a loss of $1.6bn (£1.2bn). This is due to a slide in audiences for TV shows and poor performances at News Corp’s Australian publishing assets.
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Condé Naste’s flagship weekly arts and culture magazine, The New Yorker, launched its mobile app this week, offering its first issue entirely free Read more »
A leading newspaper has been closed down in Tanzania after it was accused of writing ‘inflammatory, hostile and false news’ in its report about the beating of Dr Ulimboka Read more »
Given my recent Twitter ban, what will become of the social network’s self-professed position on being the free-speech wing of the free-speech party? Read more »
Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing website founded by controversial journalist Julian Assange, has claimed credit for a complicated hoax opinion piece ostensibly by New York Times columnist Bill Keller Read more »
Ros Atkins is the presenter of World Have Your Say. Speaking at the ‘Building and harnessing the power of online communities’ session at the news:rewired – full stream ahead conference that took place earlier this month, Ros discussed World Have Your Say and journalism guided by the community.
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