press freedom rankings- US also slumps… a journalism roundup

US slumps in press freedom rankings

from Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza
In this year’s Reporters Without Borders international press freedom index, the U.S. slumped to 47th place, a fall of 27 places, largely due to arrests of journalists covering protests. The full report is available in PDF format. [RSF]


3 Laws for Journalists in a Data-Saturated World

from MediaShift
At the Cyberspace Conference in London in November, Igor Shchegolev, the Russian minister of communications and mass media, referred to sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics:


How Social Media, Collaboration Fueled Reports on Australia’s Refugees

from MediaShift
An innovative Australian public journalism project has partnered student reporters and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation with a refugee support agency and a social media startup.


Facebook Subscribe for Journalists: What Works and What Doesn?t

from Mashable! by Lauren Indvik

The newsonomics of global media imperative

from Nieman Journalism Lab by Ken Doctor

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