Many journalists in Turkey entered 2017 in jail and some of their colleagues did not forget them….

Turkish Authorities Detain Wall Street Journal Staff Reporter Dion Nissenbaum for 2½ Days Wall Street Journal – Gordon Fairclough – Dec 31, 5:32 AM Turkish authorities detained a Wall Street Journal staff reporter for 2 ½ days this past week, without permitting him contact with his family or attorneys before releasing him. The reporter, Dion … Read more

Journalism agenda: The Guardian works on Grid, an open-source image management system…

Top 10 Media Publishers for July 2015: Complex Growing, BuzzFeed Keeps Stronghold  All Facebook Tinypass and Piano Media merge, and embrace “paywall” as a fluid concept  Nieman Journalism Lab by Laura Hazard Owen There’s more consolidation in the paywall platform business: Tinypass and Piano Media announced Tuesday that they are merging into a single company, Piano, which … Read more

Journalism roundup: … the rise of the collaborative news clip…

What?s New in Digital and Social Media Research: How Facebook rumors spread, and the rise of the collaborative news clip Nieman Journalism Lab by John Wihbey Editor?s note: There?s a lot of interesting academic research going on in digital media ? but who has time to sift through all those journals and papers? Our friends … Read more

#Mediastan (2013)

  For the first time ever, audiences get a behind-the-scenes insight into the world’s first truly global media event: “Operation Cablerun” : the 2011 operation during which WikiLeaks ran hundreds of thousands of secret US government cables to media outlets around the world. In Mediastan, an undercover team of journalists drives across the central Asian … Read more

[if nothing else] “Arab spring invigorates newspapers and journalism … says Editors Weblog… A Journalism roundup…

Arab spring invigorates newspapers and journalism in the region from Editors Weblog – all postings by Florence Pichon In a region where authoritarian regimes get the final say, citizens and journalists seized an opportunity to stand up to repressive governments last spring. People took cell phone videos and Tweeted about protests, and journalists followed their … Read more

Embarrassing Obama/Osama Gaffes in world media and a Journalism roundup

One of the viral memes in the social web…. Name Fail: The Media?s Most Embarrassing Obama/Osama Gaffes by Sarah Kessler Tweeting Bin Laden: Have US Journalists Become Citizen Reporters? by Asteris Masouras When news of Osama bin Laden’s death broke on May 2, 2011 journalists in the United States were tweeting and using social media … Read more

by the way, welcome back Özgür Gündem! [and a journalism roundup]

Legendary pro-Kurdish daily is back. It has recently been launched. In fact, the paper is always on the stacks but with different names. now it has its own name back. official site here. I am proud to state that I have worked in that daily for 6 months once in my life… Ozgur Gundem Re-launched … Read more

Social media changing the face of investigative journalism…

How social media is changing the face of investigative journalism from Editors Weblog – all postings by Grace Donoso Online tools and information available through social media are making the jobs of investigative journalists easier and more efficient, Mashable reports. According to the article, journalists are using “web socialization” to their advantage, not only by … Read more

Iceland may become a haven for investigative journalists

Iceland’s parliament approves legislation to make the country a haven for investigative journalists from Editors Weblog – all postings by Emma Heald Iceland has passed a package of legislation that intends to make the country an international safe haven for investigative journalists, it was reported by the AFP and the Independent among others. The new … Read more

Most annoying countries according to Google

Google unveiled a page that lists government requests from Google. Google explains its decision here. Turkey is not at the top of the lists as she just decides to shut down sites instead of more elegant approaches:)

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Yet another e-reader- QUE

I have been preparing myself for e-reader age by downloading entire books and many articles everyday. In the mean time, I am looking and waiting for the proper model to begin with. Editors Weblog introduces QUE…

Meet ‘QUE’, Plastic Logic’s soon to be launched e-reader

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Jennifer Lush

que.jpgThe buzz surrounding Plastic Logic‘s highly anticipated e-reader was renewed yesterday with the release of an official name for the device, and more importantly, an official launch date.

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