Tag: snowden

by Julie Keck

1. 42% of Cord-Cutters Don’t Even Subscribe to Home Broadband (Brian Fung / Washington Post) 2. Crain is Diving into Newsletters Based on Who and Where Readers Are (Shan Wang/  Nieman Lab) 3. Predictions for Journalism 2016: Journalism as Relationship Building (Jan Schaffer / Nieman Lab) 4. Researchers Solve Juniper Backdoor Mystery; Signs Point to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The expanding web of connections among the Paris attackers (via New York Times) 2. CNN suspends reporter for tweet about Syrian refugees (Alex Stedman / Variety) 3. How Reuters is using automation to analyze its polling data (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 4. The NSA’s web surveillance program is alive and well and living overseas […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Will mobile save newspapers? (Cory Haik / On the Media) [AUD] 2. Judge blocks NSA spying and sets an important precedent (Kim Zetter / Wired) 3. Death by a thousand likes: How Facebook and Twitter are killing the open web (John West / Quartz) 4. Google Cardboard’s New York Times experiment just hooked a […] more »

by Global Voices Advocacy Netizen Report Team

The Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. The U.S. and EU Internet industries are still reeling from the recent strikedown of Safe Harbor provisions between the EU and U.S., which facilitated the transfer of data between Europe and the U.S., despite the higher standards for […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Washington Post pulls about even with New York Times in online readership (Andrew Beaujon / Washingtonain) 2. A second Snowden has leaked a mother lode of drone docs (Andy Greenberg / Wired) 3. The nation’s first hospital makerspace for nurses is reinventing medicine (Ben Schiller / Fast Company) 4. Google book-scanning project legal, says […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reid Hoffman’s big idea (Nicholas Lemann / The New Yorker) 2. In-depth interview with New York Times’ top editor (Brian Stelter / CNN) [VID] 3. “I showed leaked NSA slides at Purdue, so feds demanded the video be destroyed” (Barton Gellman / Ars Technica) 4. “Why I unfollowed you on Instagram” (Ian C. Rogers […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Apple and other tech companies tangle with U.S. over data access (Matt Apuzzo, David E. Sanger & Michael S. Schmidt / New York Times) 2. BBC will offer staff and content to help local newspapers (Jane Martinson / Guardian) 3. Snapchat viewers are quick to skip video ads if brands don’t impress (Garett Sloane […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The covert world of people trying to edit Wikipedia—for pay (Joe Pinsker / The Atlantic) 2. A trail of evidence leading to AT&T’s partnership with the NSA (via ProPublica) 3. Comcast’s ‘Watchable’ streaming portal to give creators a bigger cut of ad revenue (Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal) 4. Six weeks into its […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NSA spying relies on AT&T’s ‘extreme willingness to help’ (via team from ProPublica & New York Times) 2a. Inside Amazon: Wrestling big ideas in a bruising workplace (Jodi Kantor & David Streitfeld / New York Times) 2b. Follow-up: Jeff Bezos says Amazon won’t tolerate ‘callous’ management practices (Jodi Kantor & David Streitfeld / New […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Internet users are increasingly blocking ads, including on their mobiles (via The Economist) 2. Life after Snowden: Journalists’ new moral responsibility (Alan Rusbridger / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Women are (still) underrepresented in newsrooms: 5 reasons why (Sara Catania / Poynter) 4. What changes at Medium and Yahoo Pipes teach us about the persistence […] more »