— Mathew Ingram (@mathewi) August 11, 2014
The Connectivity, Inclusion, and Inequality Group on 12 August 2014 at 16:44PM
Heather Ford gave this talk at Wikimania in London on Sunday warning Wikipedians about the fact that they are by no means a completely ‘neutral’ resource and that they suffer from a ‘homegrown’ bias that results from different points of view…
Hurriyet Daily News
An Associated Press video journalist and a freelance Palestinian translator were killed Aug. 13 when ordnance left over from the Israeli-Hamas war exploded
Today, a total of 19 Pulitzer Prize winners have issued statements in support of journalist James Risen and in protest of the Justice Department’s attempt to force Risen to testifyagainst his sources.
open Democracy News Analysis – by Justin Schlosberg
UK media may indeed suggest the bombardment of Gaza is disproportionate but the idea that Israel’s offensive is a response to Hamas rocket attacks is all too rarely questioned.
AP Journalist Killed in Gaza
BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip — An Associated Press video journalist was killed in an ordnance explosion in the Gaza Strip, together with a Palestinian translator and three members of the Gaza police.
The Intercept by Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman
The new headquarters for National Public Radio (NPR) on North Capitol Street in Washington (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Nieman Journalism Lab by Joshua Benton
At Digiday, Lucia Moses notes a new possible New York Times pricing tier:
The New York Times is considering a cheaper version of its digital subscription as it continues to look for ways to get more revenue out of consumers.
According to a survey sent to readers this week, the new offering would give users 30 articles a month for $8, over 45 percent lower than the current cheapest offering. Now, for readers who hit the paywall at 10 articles, digital access starts at $15 a month for access to NYTimes.com and Times smartphone apps.
Full monty journalism – Assange, Greenwald and Snowden
open Democracy News Analysis – by John Lloyd
Liberal journalism has always depended on leaks. But changes in technology combined with recent events have opened up a new schism in how journalists approach the state and notions of objectivity.