Tag: india

by Geoffrey King

By the time the first story based on former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s disclosures splashed across the front pages of the world’s newspapers, India had reportedly begun deployment of its own major surveillance architecture, the Central Management System (CMS). The system is a $132 million project that allows central access to all communications content and metadata carried over Indian telecommunications networks. According [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. 9/11 museum mixes education and technology (RNN) 2. How to talk about technology in education without losing your mind to fear (Boing Boing) 3. India’s education system not keeping up with technology, Indian official says (NY Daily News) 4. A school switches from [...] more »

by Simon Roughneen

BANGALORE, India — The Indian government has gone on the offensive against Internet giants such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, demanding hundreds of pages be removed or blocked after political unrest erupted in various parts of the country. On August 15, India’s independence day, Indian northeasterners began fleeing Bangalore, the country’s southern IT hub and [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. The world’s most succecssful media companies (PaidContent) 2. India’s largest news network accuses Nielsen of manipulating ratings data (Hollywood Reporter) 3. Jonah Lehrer resigns from the New Yorker, e-book pulled off shelves (PaidContent) 4. Twitter makes stock symbol $ ‘cashtag’ [...] more »

by Audrey Watters

Education content is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. When Amazon [...] more »

by Dan Reimold

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by the USC Annenberg nine-month M.A. in Specialized Journalism. USC’s highly customized degree programs are tailored to the experienced journalist and gifted amateur. Learn more about how USC Annenberg is immersed in tomorrow. Suleiman Abdullahi was recently an eyewitness to the birth of the world’s newest nation. In early [...] more »

by Clothilde Le Coz

Next week will be decisive for BlackBerry corporate users. BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) could provide a solution to help security agencies in India access corporate email by obtaining encrypted data in readable formats. If RIM does not offer a solution before the end of the month, India has warned that it will block [...] more »

by Mark Hannah

On May 7, I published an introduction to issue advocacy on the Internet, which looked at three opportunities and three challenges to communicators who hope to take their advocacy campaign online. Online content, I pointed out, is interactive (as opposed to merely informational), syndicatable (as opposed to confined or static) and permanent (as opposed to [...] more »

by Jennifer Woodard Maderazo

What do Brazilian and Indian Internet users have in common? A favorite social networking site called Orkut, a Google web property which, when it was launched in 2004 was meant to put its parent company on the social networking map in the U.S. Orkut may not have taken off stateside, but it has exploded in [...] more »

by Jennifer Woodard Maderazo

While much has been made of the outsourcing of American jobs to foreign countries, until recently the field of journalism had remained largely untouched. Earlier this month local news website Pasadena Now announced its decision to outsource work to India, specifically reporting of City Council meetings. The site’s owner, James Macpherson, said the meetings are [...] more »