Tag: france

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. NBC corrects Zimmerman snafu – just not on the air  (NYT) 2. Pinterest hype peaks but growth could be slowing (TechCrunch) 3. Twitter users in France use ‘offbeat code’ to share early election tallies (NYT) 4. National Enquirer launches its […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Op-ed: How Apple antitrust lawsuit may aid Amazon book monopoly (Bloomberg) 2. Citi survey sheds light on Kindle Fire use (PaidContent) 3. American Library Association president talks e-books (Publishers Weekly) 4. Are e-books too expensive? (Mother Jones) 5. Romance writer […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Netflix and WaPo bought a combined $8M in Facebook ads last year, IPO says (All Facebook) 2. Analysis: A sobering look at Facebook (Reuters) 3. How the Huffington Post became a new-media behemoth (GigaOM) 4. News Corp. names Bloomberg exec […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

he best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Myspace plans new Web TV service (AllThingsD) 2. How France’s Free will reinvent mobile (GigaOM) 3. NBC to deliver 2012 Olympics in 3D with Panasonic (Multichannel News) 4. Ladies’ Home Journal crowdsources articles from its readers (Advertising Age) 5. Google fuses Google+ into search (TechCrunch) 6. Some Ford vehicles will give […] more »

by Clothilde Le Coz

Reporters Without Borders yesterday released its 2010 World Press Freedom Index. Thirteen of the EU’s 27 members are in the top 20 in terms of press freedoms, but some of the other EU nations are very low. The European Union has had a reputation for valuing and respecting human rights, and new data suggests that […] more »

by Clothilde Le Coz

On September 8, the French Senate voted for a bill, called Loppsi 2, that seeks to create a dangerous online filtering system that could jeopardize the work of journalists and bloggers, as well as online freedom of speech for French citizens. If this bill becomes law, any French website could be shut down with nothing […] more »