Tag Archive | "online"

Decline and recovery

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Facebook has done something incredible: after managing to raise US$16 billion in its 2012 IPO, selling 25 per cent of its shares, it has now succeeded to lose both its cool and its core salaried audience.

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Knightmare returns for one-off YouTube special

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The classic children’s TV show Knightmare is being resurrected for a one-off special as part of YouTube’s Geek Week celebrations. Read the full story

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The cream finally rises

untitledThere are visible and happy signs that online publishing is evolving – in a good way. Read the full story

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Trinity Mirror making major investment into online

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Trinity Mirror is making a serious investment into its online operation by hiring 25 new digital editorial staff, effectively doubling its web work force. Read the full story

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Internet providers pledge £1m to fight online child abuse

The four biggest internet service providers in the UK have pledged a total of £1 million to help combat online child abuse. Read the full story

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BT invests in news industry

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BT has hired a team of 12 journalists to launch its own news portal at BT.com. Read the full story

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Regulation amendment calls for exclusion of small bloggers

Small-scale bloggers could be made exempt from press regulation proposals, protecting them from punishments reserved for larger organisations. Read the full story

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Bloggers could face legal action thanks to Leveson

Press freedom campaigners from the Index on Censorship have warned that bloggers may be left open to libel cases under the new Leveson deal. 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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