People Moving 01/06/11 – Press and Media

All the big movements in the press and media industries in the past week. Continue Reading

Twitter to turn over user details in landmark case

Twitter will hand over private details of five UK users at the request of South Tyneside Council, which is attempting to unmask the identity of an anonymous blogger accused of libel. Continue Reading

April ABCes: Mirror picks up the slack

Newspaper websites have been building audiences so relentlessly that they were bound to hit the wall at some point, and that happened to all except the Mirror Group in April. It’s daily average swelled by 17.45 per cent to 631,100, contributing to a monthly total of 14,108,330, which was up 23.56 per cent.

Those that saw figures drop can take comfort from the fact that March was a record month across the board. (Source: MediaGuardian) Continue Reading

ITV to launch investigative journalism strand

ITV is launching a brand new investigative journalism strand of programming, under the name of Exposure. Continue Reading

Guardian indulging in a bit of self-analysis

It appears the Guardian is taking an interest in the educational background of its staff, as the readers editor has emailed the paper’s staff asking whether they attended either Oxford or Cambridge. Continue Reading

Twitter will warn users before handing over details

Twitter will notify its users who have had their private details requested by law firms, as the service attempts to come to terms with its responsibility in the wake of private information leaking out onto the service. Continue Reading

People Moving 25/05/11 – Press Relations

All the movements in the press relations industry in the past week. Continue Reading

People Moving 25/05/11 – Marketing

All the movements in the marketing industry in the past week. Continue Reading

 

“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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