Catherine White

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Free Speech on the Internet: Silicon Valley is Making the Rules

A year ago this month, Stanford Law School hosted a little-noticed meeting that may help decide the future of free speech online. It took place in …

Internet

Reddit apologises for Boston online witch hunts

On Monday, Reddit general manager Erik Martin posted a lengthy apology on the site, saying the crisis "showed the best and worst of Reddit's …

What’s New in Digital Scholarship: Real-time censorship and whether online news actually increases knowledge

When NGOs act like news organizations, narratives of the Arab Spring, and predicting who you are from what you “like”: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.<p><b>Editor’s note</b>: There’s a lot of interesting academic research going on in digital media — but who has time to …

Social media and the Boston bombings: When citizens and journalists cover the same story

Nieman Visiting Fellow Hong Qu analyzes the role social media played in breaking the news of the Boston Marathon attack.<p><b>Editor’s note</b>: Hong Qu is a user experience designer who was part of the startup team that built YouTube. He is currently a visiting fellow at the Nieman Foundation, working on an …

Krauthammer: "First Successful Bombing, Terror Explosion Since 9/11"

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: What strikes me is part of the reason for the psychological shock is that if you think about it, Bret, this is the first …

Abortion: Journalism's Most Sacred Cow

<i>The second in a two-part series</i><p>In my early 20s, I played for a company softball team called The Sacred Cows. The company was the San Diego …

The Saga of Barrett Brown: Inside Anonymous and the War on Secrecy

Alleged “hacktivist” Barrett Brown, the 31-year old mislabeled “spokesman” for the shadowy hacker collective known as <b>Anonymous</b>, faces federal charges …

Just Asking: Media Outfoxed on Spate of Bizarre Shootings?

James Holmes, mass shooting suspect<p>Perhaps you’ve heard that a Fox News reporter could go to jail for protecting confidential sources in the Aurora, …

From Post-Industrial to Post-Journalism

<b>By Eugenia Siapera via Guardian</b><p>To say that journalism is in trouble is a massive understatement: decreased revenues, layoffs, newspaper closures, all …

Journalism

Tracking Memes Across Television News: A Tool for Analyzing how Stories Move Through Broadcast

<b>By Matt Stempeck via Nieman Lab</b><p><i>Too long, didn’t read: You can use this Ruby script to query Archive.org’s recently-launched TVNews archive and</i> …

San Francisco

Citizen Journalism at Work: Unemployed British Man Becomes Syrian Weapons Expert

<b>By Mathew Ingram via Paid Content</b><p>While some traditional journalists may not like the term, we’ve seen a growing number of examples of “citizen …

Most Americans Ignoring Banking Crisis in Cyprus

But nearly half who are aware of the issue are now less confident in U.S. banks<p>PRINCETON, NJ -- About one in three Americans say they are following …

Words Matter: President Obama's Israel Trip

President Obama is being rightly praised for his meaningful speech in Israel. He poignantly and powerfully made the case that a two-state solution …