Journalism roundup: “Changing Face of International Media Development”, Julian Assange?s TV show, “Hyperlocal news manifesto” and more…

The Digital Age and the Changing Face of International Media Development from MediaShift Search for the term “international media development” and you won’t find many university departments or publications. Nonetheless, the field is over 50 years old and has exerted a major influence on many regions of the world, accounting for a budget of half … Read more

Speaking of privacy, Murdoch’s daily shows old media is not better than new media… A cyberculture roundup…

Advertisers Announce Boycott of UK Tabloid on Twitter by Todd Wasserman MAIN FOCUS: Hacking scandal compromises Murdoch | 08/07/2011 from euro|topics Rupert Murdoch’s US-based concern News Corp on Thursday announced the closure of the British tabloid News of the World. Journalists on the newspaper have been accused among other things of hacking into the telephones … 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

from MediaShift: 5 emerging trends for Public Media 2.0

5 Emerging Trends That Give Hope for Public Media 2.0 from MediaShift The Public Media 2.0 series on MediaShift is sponsored by American University’s Center for Social Media (CSM) through a grant from the Ford Foundation. Learn more about CSM’s research on emerging public media trends and standards at Public media is facing the … Read more

"European Court of Human Rights recognises right to protect sources

European Court of Human Rights recognises right to protect sources

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Jennifer Lush

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg ruled in the favour of five media companies yesterday, recognising a journalistic right to protect anonymous sources, reports AFP.

The Financial Times, the Independent, the Guardian, the Times and Reuters news agency won an appeal against British courts who had ordered them to hand over documents relating to a Belgian brewing firm, Interbrew.

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Unholly Alliance between Microsoft and Murdoch?


Microsoft and News Corp in Discussions to Remove Newspaper Content from Google

rupert_murdochYes, really. Rupert Murdoch?s crusade to blame Google for the failing newspaper business model continues today, as it emerges that News Corp has conducted talks with Microsoft about de-indexing the company?s sites from Google and (presumably) being paid to include them in Bing instead.

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