Tag Archive | "economy"

Facebook looks to UK for mobile talent

Mark Zuckerberg is well aware of the challenge mobile represents to his all-powerful social media network, Facebook. Read the full story

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Online advertising is the winner, as global spend increases

Advertising spend across the globe has increased by 3.1 per cent according to a study published by Nielson. Read the full story

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Papers open the cracks

So much is being written about the economic/financial/banking/political Euro mess that it is hard to know where to turn for objective facts. For sure, apart from the FT, it’s not the dailies. Right now it is hard to see what, other than fomenting panic and political unrest, they are doing. Read the full story

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Follow the money

In what was the most explosive piece of investigative journalism in recent history (Washington Post, Watergate & All the President’s Men), the key source came up with a key phrase: “Follow the money” Bob Woodward was told, and that is precisely what the reporter did to connect the lines to the dots. Read the full story

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Deloitte: BBC generates £8bn for UK economy

A study by accounting firm Deloitte has claimed the BBC’s contribution to the UK grew 5.6 per cent to £8.1bn in 2010 – returning more than £2 for every pound of the £3.6m licence fee. Read the full story

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“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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