Tag: wikileaks

by Julie Keck

1. NYT considering shorter print edition with unlimited digital access (Joe Pompeo / Capital New York) 2. Contently launches a nonprofit arm to do investigative journalism (Jeff Bercovici / Forbes) 3. What makes commenters less civil, and the rise of digital longform (John Wihbey / Nieman Lab) 4. WikiLeaks reveals Australian gagging order over political [...] 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. Instagram business lead Emily White to be named COO of Snapchat (Kara Swisher / AllThingsD) 2. Netflix breaks through in Producers Guild Award TV nominations (Cynthia Littleton / Variety) 3. Jay Rosen on NewsCo and “The View From Somewhere” (Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic) 4. Just 9% of consumers would pay to rent a [...] more »

by Claire Groden

Last week, Twitter made headlines by revealing its IPO plans to raise up to $1 billion. After Facebook, the social microblogging site was one of the most anticipated public offerings of the year. The IPO filing made a few details about Twitter’s business model clear: namely, the company is losing money and user growth is [...] more »

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 Julie Keck

1. Manning to request a pardon from Obama for 35-year sentence handed down for WikiLeaks disclosures (Guardian) 2. Digital to account for 25% of total ad spend in 2013, according to eMarketer (The Drum) 3. CBS, Time Warner Cable reach truce over debates (Wall Street Journal) 4. NSA and Intelligence Community turn to Tumblr for [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalists at Bradley Manning-Wikileaks trial report hostile conditions for press (Boing Boing) 2. Gawker lets readers rewrite headlines and reframe articles (Neiman Lab) 3. Google ends Chromecast-Netflix promotion ‘due to overwhelming demand’ (LA Times) 4. Study finds half of web ads do not appear, publishers under pressure to display (WAN IFRA) 5. Journalists and [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Wikileaks volunteer was a paid informant for the FBI (Wired) 2. On Wendy Davis’ filibuster (and DOMA): When Twitter does what journalism can’t (Salon) 3. With gay marriage sure to spark emotional responses, The Washington Post and New York Times try structuring comments (Nieman) 4. A Kickstarter tip for journalists from ProPublica: Crowdfunding is a lot of work (paidContent) 5. Google to remove [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook’s #hashtags will be great for marketers…users, not so much (GigaOm) 2. Offering NSA whistleblower Snowden aid, Wikileaks gets back in the game (NYT) 3. Keeping your data private denies you access to the latest tech (Wired) 4. WSJ: Facebook working on Flipboard-style mobile news reader (The Verge) 5. FTC reviewing Google’s Waze acquisition (AllThingsD) 6. Viral Dove ‘Sketches’ campaign takes highest award at Cannes (AdAge) [...] more »