Andrew Weaver, holder of the Canada Research Chair in climate modelling and analysis, has filed a libel lawsuit against the National Post and three of its writers who have pounded him in their columns. Weaver wants the paper to not only remove what he sees as false allegations from its website(s; the paper is part [...]
If the man who leaked the Pentagon Papers had to do it all over again today, he’d be scanning documents and posting them to the Internet, not leaking them to the New York Times.
TV newsrooms are doing more with social media and less in terms of streaming their actual newscasts, according to this RTNDA study.
The NYT has a great story about how China’s vast censorship machine works — or doesn’t work , as the case may be.
From the NYT: Three Google executives were convicted of violating Italian privacy laws on Wednesday, the first case to hold the company’s executives criminally responsible for the content posted on its system.
For major events, the digitally adept are watching on TV and interacting using tools such as Twitter and Facebook.
Internet thinker Clay Shirky ruminates on how the Internet conveys authority.
From a posting at the Nieman Lab blog: (seen first on Twitter)
Andrew Keen expands on some thoughts he first delivered at the Future of News talk at Rye High last Friday with Clay Shirky and Mathew Ingram.
The Nieman Laboratory has transcribed a talk by Internet thinker Clay Shirky that he delivered to Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy earlier this week.