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Media links of the day

Media links of the day

The government of Burma has taken a major step towards freedom of expression according to a report from The Associated Press and published on the Guardian's website. The country has stopped the practice of requiring reporters to submit their articles to state censors before they can be published.

Rachel McAthy on the website offers an interesting look at eight examples of long-form digital content projects.

Recovering Journalist Mark Potts highlights a vision for the future of newspaperwritten 20 years ago by Robert G. Kaiser, the then-newly appointed Managing Editor of The Washington Post, which as Potts points out, remains "a striking document, even today."

China's Xiamen Daily newspaper has apologised for Photoshopping Taiwan's Flag out of picturereports Sydney Smith on the iMediaEthics website. While Xiamen Daily apologised, Smith writes that two other Chinese papers placed a bold headline across the part of the image showing Taiwan's flag.

Through its recent announcement of a Knight-Mozilla Fellowship, The New York Times is "publicly asking the question: How do we measure the impact of our work?" writes Jonathan Stray in an article about metrics on the Nieman Lab website.

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Brian Veseling


2012-08-20 18:19

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