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AFP: Eğitimli gençler Türkiye'yi terk ediyor

Fransız haber ajansı AFP, Türkiye'deki eğitimli gençlerin ülkeyi terk ettiğini ve başka ülkelerde hayat kurmayı tercih ettiğini anlatan bir haber yayımladı.<p>Ajansın konuştuğu Dilara adındaki bir kadın 5 yıl önce Dubai'ye yerleşme kararı aldığında Türk ekonomisinin canlı, kültürel etkinliklerin …

Terror laws a 'backward step for democracy'

The president of the Human Rights Commission has lashed the federal government over the impact of new terror laws on journalists, arguing they are a …

Censoring the Web Isn't the Solution to Terrorism or Counterfeiting. It's the Problem.

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Google News Gives Publishers More Control Over How It Indexes Their Sites

While European publishers have a rather contentious relationship with Google News, U.S. publishers have no such qualms and are more than happy to be indexed by the search giant’s crawlers. And starting today with the launch of the Google News Publisher Center, those publishers will get a bit more …

Why we should be celebrating the rise of robot journalism instead of criticizing it

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Ociacia<p>Ever since companies like Narrative Science started to become more well-known outside of …

Newspaper comments: Forget anonymity! The problem is management

This New York Times piece Monday reflects a growing chorus of resentment among newspaper website managers against the “barroom brawl” atmosphere so …

Live from everywhere: ABC News journalists will stream video to your screen

ABC News is giving its journalists the ability to live stream video to viewers, embracing a popular tool among citizen journalists.<p>The project, …

Photojournalists Fight for Easy Drone Rules with Lobbyists

Reports that you might need a pilot license to use drones commercially have provoked the National Press Photographers Association into hiring …

Award winning journalist says truth is under fire in Ukraine | The Star

First they sealed off his front door with a concrete block, then they soaked it with gasoline and set the apartment on fire.<p>On July 31, 2011, …

BBC Blogs - College of Journalism - Investigative journalism in Asia faces many challenges, from the technological to the political

Investigative journalism in Asia faces many challenges, from the technological to the political<p>Paul Myersis a BBC internet research specialist<p>Comments<p>Asia is a huge and diverse region, and many of its journalists face pressures we can barely imagine in Western newsrooms. Some are hampered by …

Inside the BBC’s visual journalism unit

The lines between digital video and TV are blurring to the point of going away at the BBC.<p>The BBC’s two-year-old visual journalism unit services its …

How Netflix Poisoned The Net Neutrality Debate

Just when it seemed things couldn’t get any worse for President Obama’s recently-appointed FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, the fight over “net neutrality” and the fate of the private Internet has now become a political football in gridlocked Washington.<p>Days after the mid-term elections, the President …

Net neutrality: A solution looking for a problem

The campaign to regulate ISPs aggressively is based on lies. Netflix and one transit ISP were the source of performance problems earlier this year.<p>In …

Is Internet Addiction a Real Thing?

Marc Potenza, a psychiatrist at Yale and the director of the school’s Program for Research on Impulsivity and Impulse Control Disorders, has been treating addiction for more than two decades. Early in his career, he, like most others studying addiction at the time, focussed on substance-abuse …

Internet governance group calls for more oversight of Web management

An elite international group dedicated to preserving the Internet's free and unfettered qualities is calling for more independent oversight of the body that performs many of the Web's core functions.<p>The Global Commission on Internet Governance, a 29-member independent body led by former Swedish …

To Stop ISIS, Britain Is Set to Stop Free Speech

The proposed law is meant to silence or force into exile anyone advocating violent jihad in the UK or waging it outside.<p>LONDON — Britain has had …

Where to focus if you want to fix traditional media

<i>From valuations to management cultures, the gap between legacy media companies and digitally native ones seems to widen. The chart below maps the issues and shows where efforts should focus.</i><p>At conferences and workshops in Estonia, Spain, and in the US, most of my recent discussions ended up zeroing …

New York Times names an innovation editor

The 163-year-old New York Times now has an editor for innovation and strategy.<p>That's the title ex-NPR executive Kinsey Wilson will soon have at The Times, in the latest sign of the storied newspaper's focus on digital growth.<p>Wilson will start the job in February. He will report directly to The …

It’s not just about print vs. digital media — it’s about culture

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Thinkstock / plustwentyseven<p>Because of the obvious differences between traditional print publishing and the digital …

The Supreme Court Is About to Make a Big Decision About Facebook Free Speech

The Supreme Court on Monday will consider whether violent language posted on social media is covered by the First Amendment’s protection of free …

Spotify Still Doesn't Make Any Money

Music streaming service Spotify likes to crow about how it hands 70% of the revenue it generates right back to artists in the form of royalty …

Lee Rigby's family: Facebook have 'blood on their hands'

Family hits out after it emerges that Facebook hosted exchanges between one of the soldier’s murderers and an al-Qaeda extremist, in which the former said: “Let’s kill a soldier"<p><b>Lee Rigby’s family</b> has accused Facebook of having “blood on their hands” after it emerged that the company could have …

Lee Rigby report: UK may have been complicit in ill-treatment of killer

The British government may have been complicit in ill-treatment of Michael Adebolajo, one of Lee Rigby’s killers, during his detention in Kenya, the intelligence and security committee has said.<p>The official inquiry into the circumstances leading up to Rigby’s murder also criticised evidence from …

Lee Rigby report: spies, police and government – who knew what?

The long-awaited intelligence committee report into the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby essentially clears the intelligence agencies of blame in failing to prevent the attack by two Islamist jihadist killers but throws up controversial issues, especially the role of internet companies.<p>The report is …

Lee Rigby murder: Facebook could have picked up killer’s message - report

Internet companies face intense demands to monitor messages on behalf of the state for signs of terrorist intent after an official report into the death of Fusilier Lee Rigby said one of his killers wrote on a website – later named as Facebook – of his desire to slaughter a soldier, without the …