Tag: europe

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Global revenue from mobile ads and content expected to hit $67 billion (PaidContent) 2. The case for tweeting ‘Who is Dick Clark?’ (Atlantic) 3. FourSquare aims to launch a paid-media platform in the summer (Advertising Age) 4. Most web-only news [...] more »

by Gina Gulberti

In a small office in Alcala Street, in the center of Madrid, a team of seven young entrepreneurial journalists are working overtime to produce the next issue of digital magazine Vis à Vis. Conceived exclusively for the iPad and launched in January, Vis à Vis is an interactive, visual and modern publication that wants to [...] more »

by Linas Jegelevicius

Online hate speech is becoming more and more widespread in Lithuania and until recently, comments like, “The world needs Hitler again to do the cleansing job,” which was posted on a website called Delfi, or “Expel dirty Roma people out of Lithuania” would have gone unheeded by criminal justice. “Although the Lithuanian Criminal Codex includes [...] more »

by Emma Brewin

A new site, Brussels Leaks, modeled after WikiLeaks, launched out of the blue last Thursday to much excitement in the European capital and the Twittersphere. This follows the announcement of OpenLeaks, a spin-off from WikiLeaks from former workers there. But Brussels Leaks doesn’t plan to run the documents that are leaked to it, but rather [...] more »

by Clothilde Le Coz

Late last week, the Federal Communications Commission announced it was seeking public input on draft rules that would codify and supplement existing Internet openness principles. This was another chapter in the ongoing “Net neutrality” debate. On one hand, the White House was calling for a “free and open Internet” and endorsed a bill called the [...] more »

by Jennifer Woodard Maderazo

20 Minutos newsroom in Madrid As big newspapers struggle with shifting business models, a new breed of free newspapers have have found their niche in many parts of the world. According to the Newspaper Innovation blog, 36 million free papers are distributed daily in 49 countries. As newspaper subscriptions lag, advertisers turn to these papers [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

In all the various efforts to unite Europe under the framework of the European Union, European Commission, and Euro currency, there is still one effort that has largely failed: creating a truly pan-European media outlet. But a group of college graduates who met in Strasbourg, France, thanks to a European exchange program, have broken through [...] more »