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Our ongoing selection of journalism and media news.

  • 20 February 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    The New York Times’ evolving social media strategy

    The New York Times uses three principles when deciding how its journalists should use social media: do it strategically, be different, and strive for meaningful engagement with the audience.
  • 14 September 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Weibo: the Chinese Twitter

    Micro Blog (in Chinese: Weibo) is the Chinese version of Twitter. It was created less than two years ago, in December 2009, yet the number of people using it reached 200 million this summer, matching the 200 million Twitter users worldwide.
  • 7 September 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Alex Crawford: making history in Libya

    She trended worldwide on Twitter. Alex Crawford of Sky News was one of the first three journalists - all women - to enter Green Square in Tripoli with the Libyan rebels. She broadcast live to the world from the back of a pickup truck.
  • 28 March 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Tweeting the Budget: a BBC hashtag experiment

    Recently, the BBC performed an experiment on Twitter where they used the hashtag #BBCBudget to aggregate the best of their content on the story and engage with their audience. While the experiment sparked a bit of controversy, the BBC was able to draw several interesting conclusions. Find out just how this experiment turned out.
  • 8 March 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Social media: What’s the difference between curation and journalism?

    Mainstream media cannot do without social media and social media is learning to leverage its power over mainstream media. Ultimately, although the principles of 'good journalism' remain the same, the landscape in which it operates is changing dramatically.
  • 21 February 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    All of life is a live event: how should journalism look?

    If all life is a live event, how should journalism look? Is the way we do journalism now, the right way? Or can changes be made? Read more to find out.
  • 28 January 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    A culture of contempt

    The NotW hacking scandal will clearly have consequences for NewsCorp, the Met, the PCC and - of course - the individuals concerned. Find out about the details of the scandal here.
  • 6 December 2010 | {CATEGORY}

    Wikileaks - the salient point

    Everyone's made up their mind about whether Wikileak's Cablegate disclosers have been good or bad for the world/diplomatic communication/good government. But here's something else to think about: what does it do to journalism?