Tag: online media

by Simon Roughneen

KUALA LUMPUR — On Feb. 17, Malaysia’s still-influential former Prime Minister Mahithir Mohamed weighed in on an ongoing debate about freedom of the press in Malaysia, a rising Southeast Asian economy. “Frankly I would rather have the government censoring me … [I]f I don’t like what the government is doing, I can work for the [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. “The dirty secret about the web media business is that there’s a massive oversupply problem.” (Reuters) 2. Shrinking print opportunities send journalists into the arms of branded content (New York Observer) 3. Jihadists use social media, too (Fast Company) 4. Copy editors ‘have been sacrificed more than any other newsroom category‘ (Poynter) 5. What’s [...] more »

by Elina Makri

As the financial crisis came to reign over Greece, big-name print newspapers began shutting their doors. News sites struggled to find resources. Journalists went unpaid. Print ad revenues continued to drop. TV channels slashed their budgets. Still, Greek people want news; their country is on the world agenda. So Greek journalists and media professionals have [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Big changes ahead for Hulu, according to a confidential memo (Variety) 2. Online media will star at this year’s political conventions (WSJ) 3. Myanmar’s government says it will no longer censor local media outlets (Huffington Post) 4. How to build [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Online media among 2012 Pulitzer winners (Nieman Lab) 2. “The Huffington Post won a Pulitzer Prize Monday. The world didn’t end.” (PaidContent) 3. The term “Tumblr” expected to eclipse “blog” by year’s end in Google searches (TPM) 4. Foursquare has [...] more »