INTERVIEW WITH KADRI GÜRSEL ON THE STATE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN TURKEY

Turkish Twitter users rapidly found a way to circumvent government's ban. Photograph via Selin Girit @selingirit

#IPIWoCo Media and the Unending Question of Ethics


#IPIWoCo workshop on advanced research on the Internet


5 tips for an entrepreneurial journalist


INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY REACTS AGAINST TURKEY'S BAN ON TWITTER

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‘OUT OF PRINT’ AND FULL OF HOPE

 

George Brock, head of journalism at City University London, presented his book - Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age - to the readers of his own blog on July 24, 2013 with the headline: “Why journalists should look over the horizon and cheer up”. Some colleagues certainly looked at this statement with scepticism. 

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African digital media is going mobile

How do you profit from an online news platform? This is one the main challenges that digital journalism faces in Africa. IPI News Innovation Platform Digital Media Coordinator, Javier Luque, interviewed Churchill Otieno, managing editor for Digital and Convergence at the Nation Media Group in Nairobi, to shed some light on the matter.

Churchill Otieno: “Many digital journalists have often found themselves in trouble because they publish a story too soon, before they have all the facts.”

A day of action against mass surveillance

 

Journalists around the globe are no strangers to cyber spying. They too have been targeted  by governments’ cyber surveillance practices as a mechanism to interfere in their job. On the eve of #TheDayWeFightBack, the International Press Institute News Innovation Platform (IPI NIP) interviewed Jillian York, director of Freedom of Speech with the Electronic Frontier Foundation – a coalition’s member of the campaign - about the many ways journalists are exposed to governments’ spying on the internet.

Why should journalists take care of their own digital security?

Grenada electronic defamation bill now law, despite government promise

Governor-general granted assent on same day as prime minister pledged reforms.

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IPI delegation makes emergency visit to Cairo

Government urged to live up to the potential of new Constitution by freeing journalists.

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