#Journalism agenda: A French newspaper decides not to commission opinion polls anymore…

With its subscribers Facebook group, The Boston Globe is mining the stickiest corners of the platform Nieman Journalism Lab by Shan Wang The Boston Globe’s Facebook page is approaching half a million likes. But for a regional outlet that’s staked its future on paying subscribers, glancing interest from Facebook users doesn’t then turn into a pipeline … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Wikipedia-Mining Algorithm Reveals World’s Most Influential Universities…

Negotiating the WSIS+10 and the Future of the Internet Dipnote – U.S. Department of State Official Blog by Daniel Sepulveda After two and a half years of technical analysis and discussions, six months of deliberations among all stakeholders, and intense negotiations at the United Nations, at three o’clock in the morning on December 12, 2015, the … Read more

As citizen journalism collective @dokuz8haber also under pressure “Turkish journalism ‘agonizing under unbearable pressure’

It looks like our citizen journalism collective Dokuz8Haber’s Twitter account wanted to be blocked. So far Twitter did not respond positively to Turkish judiciary…  Turkish journalism ‘agonizing under unbearable pressure’ International Press Institute – Sep 24 Category: Press Releases, Europe, Turkey VIENNA, Sep 24, 2015 – Journalism in Turkey is “agonizing under unbearable pressure”, leading … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Techfugees aims to crowdsource solutions to Europe’s migrant crisis

Techfugees aims to crowdsource solutions to Europe’s migrant crisis The Next Web by Amanda Connolly Over the past few weeks, we have highlighted the need for the tech community to look outside its bubble at the European migrant crisis. Today, Mike Butcher, Editor-at-large of Techcrunch, has taken this a step further and launched “Techfugees” – a … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Conservatives win in UK, Not to sad for Labor whom once led by a war mongerer, Blair…

The David Cameron story  BBC News | Europe | World Edition What factors got David Cameron to the top? PM selects his first Tory cabinet  BBC News | Europe | World Edition David Cameron is spending the weekend deciding the make-up of his first all-Conservative cabinet after his party won a majority for the first time since … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Rumors of Facebook’s Demise Among Teens Exaggerated”

The Unbearable Horror of Corporate Instagram Hashtags The prolific, epidemic, and ineffective attempt to reach young, hip, millennial consumers. in Matter, by Alana Hope Levinson STUDY: Rumors of Facebook’s Demise Among Teens Exaggerated All Facebook by David Cohen Despite the continuous flow of reports claiming that teens are done with Facebook, a new report from Pew … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: rise of The Podemos, clashes in Brussels, Luxembourg and tax evasion…

The Podemos Express: What lies behind the extraordinary rise of Spain’s new protest party? Open Europe blog The extraordinary rise of Podemos, Spain’s eight-month-old protest party, continues. A new Metroscopia poll for El País, released on Sunday, showed that the party would win a Spanish general election, if held today, with 27.7% of votes. The Socialist Party … Read more

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