Tag Archive | "technology"

Technology is Changing the Future for Journalism

Technology today is changing the way that a growing audience is experiencing breaking news. Read the full story

Posted in Media FeaturesComments (0)

The Kernel facing legal action from former staff over non-payment

Two former members of The Kernel staff are suing the London-based technology website because it has failed to recompense them thousands of pounds for their work. Read the full story

Posted in Media NewsComments (0)

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

Posted in Media NewsComments (0)

Facebook & Instagram deal under investigation by OFT

Facebook’s $1bn bid for photo-sharing platform Instagram is to be investigated by the Office of Fair Trading, which has expressed concern that the social network might restrict both Instagram and rivals’ abilities to compete in the marketplace. Read the full story

Posted in Media NewsComments (0)

University working on the paper of the future

It sounds like the stuff of the distant future, but a university research project is determined to create what it believes is the world’s first internet-enabled newspaper. Read the full story

Posted in Media NewsComments (0)

Technology vs privacy laws: a round up

Media Digest reported last week on the story that a Premier League footballer had filed to take Twitter and “persons unknown” to court, but the weekend saw an explosion of developments that are threatening to produce a landmark case for internet privacy law in the UK. Here’s a round-up of what occurred over the weekend. Read the full story

Posted in Media FeaturesComments (0)

Big Issue embracing citizen journalism with vendors

Big Issue vendors are to be issued smartphones to capture life in their local areas, in the hope that they will learn “a number of key skills” and engage with customers further afield. Read the full story

Posted in Media NewsComments (0)


 

“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)

 

Subscribe to Media Digest via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to Media Digest and receive notifications of new stories by email.

Latest Media Industry News, Independent News and Media, UK