Google launches ?Defend Your Net? campaign in Germany to protest against planned copyright restrictions
from The Next Web by Matt Brian
For Google, what is happening in Germany right now is a very big issue. If the German Bundestag (government) gets its way, the search giant could be forced to remove publisher content and made to pay for the snippets it displays in search results.
from open Democracy News Analysis – by Irina Borogan
A new internet law came into effect in Russia this month. Ostensibly designed to tackle extremist websites, the list of banned sites has already cast a much broader net. Things are likely to get even worse, says Irina Borogan.
from The Next Web by Alex Wilhelm
It?s a new world, and a new war. At the beginning of the recent escalation of violence between Israel and forces present in the Gaza Strip, the nation took to Twitter and Facebook to announce its military actions. Small groups have long used social media to broadcast their messages, but for a wealthy, developed nation to do so was new.
As the financial crisis came to reign over Greece, big-name print newspapers began shutting their doors. News sites struggled to find resources. Journalists went unpaid. Print ad revenues continued to drop. TV channels slashed their budgets.
from WL Central by admin
from Nieman Journalism Lab by Ken Doctor
We?re being bombarded with news of a new species of content. ?Native advertising? is all the rage, intermixing elements of journalism and commercial speech. This Thanksgiving week couldn?t be a more appropriate time to consider what we might call native, indigenous, and immigrant content.
by Seth Fiegerman
from Mashable! by Chelsea Stark
from All Facebook by Justin Lafferty