Tag: julian assange

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 Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Julian Assange launches talk show on Russian television (NYT) 2. Father of the world wide web urges people to demand their personal data from Google, Facebook (Guardian) 3. Hulu’s paid subscription service hits 2 million users (GigaOm) 4. More people [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Julian Assange to launch talk show on Tuesday (Huffington Post) 2. Pew: 1 in 5 American adults is not on the web (TechCrunch) 3. An inside look at how California Watch developed an award-winning project (Poynter) 4. How to spot [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. TV news starts covering SOPA after fleet of major sites go dark (TV Newser) 2. Did the anti-SOPA protests work? (PC World) 3. Apple unveils iBooks Author, an app for easy self-publishing (GigaOm) 4. Why the news industry should mimic [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on journalism education 1. Should we teach journalism students to be more like Julian Assange? (Charlie Beckett) 2. Are you competing with Facebook during class? (GigaOM) 3. Do school newspapers hold the future of print media? (European Journalism Centre) 4. Tips on getting a student newspaper online (Prof KRG) 5. How journalism [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

BERKELEY, CALIF. — I am at the 5th Annual Reva and David Logan Investigative Reporting Symposium, a gathering of the top investigative journalists that happens each year at University of California at Berkeley. Lowell Bergman, a professor at the school and former “60 Minutes” producer and longtime investigative journalist, brings together an invite-only crowd of [...] more »

by Stephen J. A. Ward

A narrow patriotism — the psychological equivalent of a knee jerk — is an under-recognized force in modern journalism ethics. It distorts our thinking about the role of journalism as soon as journalists offend national pride and whistleblowers dare to reveal secrets. Narrow patriotism turns practitioners of a free press into scolding censors. Suddenly, independent [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

4MR is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. In this week’s 4MR podcast, I talk about the recent release of secret diplomatic cables by WikiLeaks, and how it is viewed by [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

4MR is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. In this week’s 4MR podcast I look at the recent move by U.S. senators to amend a Federal journalist shield bill to exclude [...] more »