In a briefing at the Defense Department, Pentagon Spokesman Geoff Morrell ordered Wikileaks to remove classified documents and return them to the U.S. government.
from Mashable! by Ben Parr
Jack Shafer wrote an interesting article about what Wikileaks can learn from newspapers. The thrust is that by publishing unreviewed materials, Wikileaks renders itself open to criticsm, whereas papers like the New York Times — which transmuted the leaks into well-heeled news stories — are adept at wrangling tacit acceptance from government.
Newspapers are now less important than the Internet as a source of information, yet the majority of online users say most online information is not reliable, according to the 10th annual study of the impact of the Internet on Americans by the Center for the Digital Future.
The study also found that 70 percent of online users believe that Internet advertising is ?annoying,? yet 55 percent of users said they would rather see Web advertising than pay for content.
by Pirongrong Ramasoota
A newspaper ombudsman, also known under other labels as readers? advocate, public editor, and reader representative, is a profession that has existed in the U.S. as far back as 1970s.
By Aleksandra Temenugova
Something big is happening in Macedonia at the moment. And it is about journalism. And freedom of expression and political pressure. And it’s been top news for last three days.
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