found in McLuhan’s “Medium Is The Massage” LP
British Journalist Paul Martin shared his story of imprisonment by Hamas in Gaza and later freedom at the request of British parliamentarians in today’s Guardian, marking the 19th annual World Press Freedom Day, a day dedicated by UNESCO to promoting and publicizing the struggles of journalists worldwide.
from Dipnote – U.S. Department of State Official Blog
Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders named the world’s 40 worst ‘predators of the press’ including politicians, religious leaders and militias to mark World Press Freedom Day.
OurBlook.com is a website that gathers opinions from today’s top leaders in the hopes of collaboratively finding tomorrow’s solutions. It is funded by Paul Mongerson, a retired CEO who has a long history of philanthropy in the journalism world. In December 2008, those of us who run the site launched a future of journalism interview series. To date, we have collected over 100 interviews with well known journalists and new media experts.
By Robert Stewart
May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day, when various media organizations call attention to issues related to press freedom issues.
This edited collection addresses one of the most challenging debates in contemporary media studies: the transition of the traditional public service broadcasters into public service media – that is, widening their remit to be available in more delivery platforms for producing and distributing public service content. Cross-platform strategies help public service media retain audience share, reach new audiences and develop on-demand services, while enabling them to create a stronger partnership with civil society and serve an extended form of citizenship.
What do Sarah Palin‘s lies and ABCNews‘ layoffs have to do with one another? They’re both, according to Huffington Post blogger Mitchell Bard, a danger to a strong democratic society.
Bard offers a quote from political scientists Michael Delli Carpini and Scott Keeter as the premise for his argument: