Tag: david cameron

by Geoffrey King

This opinion piece originally appeared on the CPJ blog. The U.K. prides itself on its commitment to free expression, but the latest revelations of surveillance of journalists and calls by Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron, to ban secure messaging belie the country’s drift toward a more restrictive environment for the press. The revelations further underscore […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. TV foresees its future; Netflix is there (New York Times) 2. Study: People aren’t clicking on online ads (Business Insider) 3. Cameron cracks down on ‘corroding influence’ of online pornography (Guardian) 4. Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight Blog to join ESPN (New York Times) 5. Forget second screen apps; today, TV is the second screen (GigaOm) 6. All […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 64th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. We’re back from the Turkey Day break and there’s more news than ever: Jeff Zucker takes the reins at CNN; Marissa Mayer is leading a renaissance at Yahoo; and Facebook is shifting its privacy rules — again. But […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. CNN launches its own feature film banner, CNN Films (TVNewser) 2. The newest factchecker: Reddit (The Atlantic) 3. British Prime Minister David Cameron sends his first tweet (AllTwitter) 4. BuzzFeed relies on sponsored content shared by social media users (WSJ) 5. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The phone-hacking scandal seems to have everything: tabloids chasing celebrities, celebrities suing news organizations, police getting bribes, politicians cozying up to media moguls, media moguls questioned at Parliamentary hearings, and a media mogul’s wife showing off her mean left hook vs. a pie-throwing, tweeting comedian. It has certainly set social media, cable TV (except for […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The revelations coming out by the hour in the U.K. phone-hacking scandal are breathtaking. What began as supposedly a rogue operation by a gossip reporter and a private investigator have now allegedly widened to include many more editors, reporters, investigators, bribes to police and the shutdown of the best-selling newspaper in the English language — […] more »