Tag: guardian

by Mark Glaser

Former NSA worker Edward Snowden leaked a torrent of classified information about the NSA’s PRISM program and much more to the Washington Post and Guardian. In fact, his treasure trove of information is coming out slowly, in drips over time to prolong the lasting effect of his revelations. While the U.S. government has chased after […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

How can journalists fight the war on journalism, both in the U.S. and abroad? As governments hunt down whistleblowers, leakers and journalists alike, many reporters are worried they now work in a world that criminalizes their profession, calling this a “DEFCON 2 journalism event.” Most recently, Chelsea (formerly known as Bradley) Manning, the source of […] more »

by Josh Stearns

After British authorities detained the partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald for nine hours and forced the Guardian, where Greenwald works, to destroy its computers, the Columbia Journalism Review declared this a “DEFCON 2 journalism event” — a reference to the code used when the country is one step away from nuclear war. And they weren’t […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Guardian bombshells in an escalating battle against journalism (Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Apple betting that a golden touch can entice an iPhone upgrade this fall (GigaOm) 3. CBS, Time Warner and the disruption of TV (The New Yorker) 4. Digital magazines: How popular are they? (Guardian) 5. Blueprint for modern media from the new […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How free should speech be on Twitter? (The New Yorker) 2. The NYT’s $150 million-a-year pay wall (Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Guardian strikes Dailymotion video deal (Guardian) 4. HuffPo pushes further into sponsored content (Digiday) 5. The inside story of the Moto X: The reason Google bought Motorola (Wired) 6. YouTube to open production […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Apple pitches ad-skipping for new TV service (Jessica Lessin) 2. Yahoo wins court order to release records of its fight against PRISM (Daily Dot) 3. Media continues to focus on NSA whistleblower Snowden rather than the information he’s revealed (EFF) 4. Guardian reports boost in digital revenue, losses at lowest level since 2008 (Press […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Washington Post joined the 450 other daily U.S. newspapers with pay walls this week and also now offers “Sponsored Views” below its editorials. We’ll talk to Forbes media columnist Jeff Bercovici about the advantages and disadvantages of pay walls at the Post and beyond. We’ll also talk to CNET’s Declan McCullagh on new developments in […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit says bomb suspects cleared (Business Insider) 2. Anonymous offers citizen journalism (BBC) 3. Guardian’s Simon Rogers to join Twitter as data editor (Journalism.uk) 4. 5 startups changing the way the news business delivers content (PaidContent.org) 5. Tumblr’s David Karp on the closing of Storyboard: It “didn’t work” (Capital New York) Subscribe to Daily […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Youth flock to mobile messaging apps, may be a threat to Facebook (Reuters) 2. Columbia’s new journalism dean looks ahead in the digital era (NYT) 3. TV service providers held talks with web TV company Aereo (AllThingsD) 4. Soon your media will know you better than you know yourself (PaidContent.org) 5. Guardian Goggles: Because […] more »

by Henk van Ess

Did Pope Francis play a major role in Argentina’s Dirty War? Reporters claim they can substantiate this allegation. They published photos of dictator Jorge Videla with a cardinal, allegedly Jorge Bergoglio, the recently elected Pope Francis. But something was wrong with these findings. Great find, Brad: pope’s connivance with dictatorship RT <a href="https://twitter.com/delong">delong</a> Hugh O'Shaughnessy: […] more »