Tag: net neutrality

by Global Voices Advocacy Netizen Report Team

Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. Netizens in India rang in 2016 amid burning controversy over net neutrality regulations that could lead to a permanent ban on Facebook’s Free Basics app, which offers free access to a limited number of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook Confronts The Free Internet Neutrality Dilemma (Josh Constine / TechCrunch) 2. Twitter Pledges to Be More Diverse, Setting Specific Goals for Itself in 2016 (Steven Loeb / Vator) 3. 50 States, 50 Public Records Stories (Kelly Hinchcilffe / Poynter) 4. How the Digital Me Prototype Tells Interactive, Personalized Stories (Mădălina Ciobanu / Journalism.co.uk) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 2015 was not the year of HTTPS for news organizations (Melody Kramer / Poynter) 2. If the FCC loses in court today, it could be the end of net neutrality (Sam Gustin / Motherboard) 3. Social media censorship in Bangladesh hints at long-term problems for publishers (Damaris Colhoun / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Reporters […] more »

by Global Voices Advocacy Netizen Report Team

Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. At the U.N.-sponsored Internet Governance Forum in Brazil this week, several activists were stopped from demonstrating in support of Net neutrality and against Facebook’s Internet.org application, which is now known as “Free Basics.” Civil […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Here’s how the #BlackTwitter digest finds the most important news of the day (Margarita Noriega / Vox) 2. News coverage of the Papal visit: Narrative made room for the personal, not just the political (Katerina Eva Matsa, Jesse Holcomb & Amy Mitchell / Pew Research Center) 3. Ex-editor Matthew Keys convicted in Los Angeles […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NYT makes 50 of its best pieces of journalism free to read online (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 2. Streaming titans Amazon and Netflix win big at 2015 Emmys (Rae Votta / Daily Dot) 3. Web companies are fighting in court for the FCC’s net neutrality rules (Brian Fung / Washington Post) 4. Apple’s new […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Infographics: Gay marriage: From a few states to the whole nation (Haeyoun Park / New York Times) 2. First Knight News Challenge of 2016 to focus on libraries (via Knight Foundation) 3. List of BBC web pages which have been removed from Google’s search results (Neil McIntosh / BBC) 4. HuffPost to launch film […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Smartphones and Facebook continue to grow as gateways to online news around the world (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 2. What does it mean when a password manager gets hacked? (Lily Hay Newman / Slate) 3. European human rights court says sites liable for user comments (Mike Masnick / Techdirt) 4. Net neutrality activists […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Nate Silver to Vox: Stop stealing our charts! (Dylan Beyers / Politico) 2. What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat (Tanya Sichynsky / Nieman Lab) 3. Telecom industry sues to overturn net neutrality (Ryan Knutson & Thomas Gryta / Wall Street Journal) 4. How to beat Apple’s 30% […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What reporters need to know about covering net neutrality (Michael Fitzgerald / Nieman Reports) 2. U.S. smartphone use in 2015, Chapter 2: Usage and attitudes toward smartphones (Aaron Smith / Pew Research) 3. An ad blocker for tragedies: How news sites handle content around sensitive stories (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. Facebook claims […] more »