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BBC clashes with Google over ‘right to be forgotten’ policy

The BBC is contesting the removal of 46 links to articles on its website from Google’s search engine after the web giant started implementing its controversial ‘right to be forgotten’ policy. Read the full story

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Too much, too soon

Eleanor Mills, writer and journalist for, among others, the Sunday Times, effectively asks the question: do the big ISPs such as BT, Sky, TalkTalk, EE, O2 and Virgin, and the big web companies Google, Twitter and Facebook help or hinder pornographers? Read the full story

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UK mobile ad market to double in 2013

The UK mobile ad market is predicted to almost double to £1bn in 2013 thanks to the success of Google, Facebook and Twitter with smartphones, tablets and apps. Read the full story

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Google ‘world’s largest media owner’ with $38bn revenue

Google has been labelled the “world’s largest media owner” by ZenithOptimedia. Read the full story

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Personality costs nothing

Is Twitter a content publisher? Or is it a just another community of captive prospects whose marketing and targeting data it sells to the corporate world? Read the full story

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Google pays despite the pretense

Google’s informal and formal slogans about not being evil and being able to make money without being evil are founded on the same principles as low-fat yoghurt. The sour milk foodstuff may well be low in fat but what you’re not told is that it’s now full of sugar and the effect is largely the same. Read the full story

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Google makes $50bn in 2012

Google’s concerns over mobile search have been temporarily laid to rest after the internet giant announced its final quarter figures for 2012 which helped it achieve its first $50bn year. Read the full story

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The cost of free news

Three years ago Rupert Murdoch described search engines, and Google in particular, as “content kleptomaniacs”. 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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