Google: The Movie?

Internet entrepreneurs look set to become Hollywood’s next leading protagonists.

With The Social Network out soon, rumours are abound that the story of Google is set to get the big screen treatment.

A book written about the founding of Google could be used as the foundation for the story.
At this rate, next summer’s blockbuster disaster film will be called MySpace, the movie…

(Source: The Guardian)

This article appears in issue 249 of Media Digest.




“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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