Tag: snowden

by Sonia Paul

Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. If you’d like to pay to promote […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Snowden documents reveal covert surveillance, pressure tactics aimed at WikiLeaks and supporters (Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept) 2. Is it time to tie journalists’ pay to revenue? (Ricardo Bilton / Digiday) 3. Talks for including Netflix on Time Warner set-top boxes on hold after Comcast announcement (Cliff Edwards & Edward Lee / Bloomberg) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As the line between platform and publisher continues to blur, who wins and who loses? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Turkey deports journalist for criticizing government on Twitter (Sebnem Arsu & Robert Mackey / New York Times) 3. Glenn Greenwald launches ‘The Intercept’ with story on the NSA’s role in targeted killings (Michael Kelley […] more »

by Denise Lu

A big year for both breaking news as well as shifts within the industry, 2013 saw its fair share of massive media stories. The biggest of all were the revelations about NSA surveillance from a leaker, Edward Snowden, who surprised everyone by exposing his identity. And that followed the Obama Administration’s push to prosecute journalists, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Q&A with Glenn Greenwald (Edward Moyer / CNET) 2. Where freedom of the press is muffled (David Carr / New York Times) 3. Brian Stelter, formerly of the New York Times, debuts as host of CNN’s ‘Reliable Sources’ (Erik Hayden / The Hollywood Reporter) 4. Why are […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NSA tracking cellphone locations worldwide, Snowden documents show (Barton Gellman & Ashkan Soltani / Washington Post) 2. Arguments fly during FTC workshop on native advertising (Alex Kantrowitz / AdAge) 3. Twitter is about to officially launch retargeted ads (Josh Constine / TechCrunch) 4. Media insiders are laughing about news site ‘The Information,’ but founder […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Greenwald leaving Guardian for media venture headed by eBay founder Omidyar (Mark Hosenball / Reuters) 2. BBC to name head of VOD service, to treat it like a fifth channel (Georg Szalai / The Hollywood Reporter) 3. Why news is Twitter’s next frontier (Casey Newton / Verge) 4. CIR reaches out to new audiences […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. UK’s secret Mid-East internet surveillance base revealed in Snowden leaks (The Independent) 2. CBS / Time Warner Cable standoff threatens to extend into NFL season (AdWeek) 3. New York Times experiments with tweetable highlights (Poynter) 4. ThaiPublica: Investigative journalism and ‘cute’ interactives (Journalism.co.uk) 5. Pandora ends 40-hour mobile limit (CNET) 6. How binge-viewing could […] 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. Switching to Gmail may leave reporters’ sources at risk (NPR) 2. Partner of Snowden interviewer detained and questioned at Heathrow under Terrorism Act for over 9 hours (Guardian) 3. 21st Century Fox takes stake in ‘gonzo’ Vice Media (Financial Times) 4. Remember podcasting? It’s back – and booming (USA Today) 5. With University Pages, […] more »