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Who was Marshall McLuhan? University professor who 'predicted the internet' honoured with Google doodle

Marshall McLuhan is the subject of today's famous Google doodle , which celebrates what would be his 106th birthday.<p>The Canadian professor …

Google

Novos meios digitais: a sociedade pode ser a incubadora?

Saiu ontem o maior estudo já feito sobre meios jornalísticos digitais na América Latina, um documento que vai consumir muitas horas de leitura e …

Chicas Poderosas is launching an accelerator in Latin America for digital news projects led by women

Over the past decade, Latin American news organizations have made some strides in introducing more women reporters into their newsrooms. In 2000, women made up 27 percent of the journalists working across newspapers, radio, and television in the region; in 2015, they represented 41 percent, …

Latin America

The New York Times’ branded content studio is coming for ad agency business

The New York Times is changing the game in branded content, and that means that creative advertising agencies, as well as the paper’s traditional …

Advertising

Conheça o plano do governo para impulsionar a internet das coisas no Brasil

Google spends millions on academic research to influence opinion, says watchdog

The tech company has funded 329 papers on public policy since 2005, according to the US-based Campaign for Accountability<p>Google has spent millions funding academic research in the US and Europe to try to influence public opinion and policymakers, a watchdog has claimed.<p>Over the last decade, Google …

Research

Media culpa: journalists are losing public's trust

When the audience don’t believe the news, we’re all in trouble<p>A thread runs through several of the stories that have defined this turbulent summer: reporters have been shocked by the levels of hostility they have encountered. ‘They hate us,’ one seasoned producer told me returning from a Grenfell …

Journalism

Fotoperiodismo: un moribundo que se va a morir

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Can learning to draw improve your journalism? Journalists at Reuters are giving it a try

Once a month, a group of 10 to 15 journalists gets together at the offices of Reuters in New York.<p>They're not working.<p>They're not tweeting.<p>They're …

WhatsApp do GLOBO transforma leitores em coprodutores da notícia

RIO - Seria só mais uma missa de domingo na Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Paz, em Ipanema. Mas a tranquilidade da tarde daquele dia 17 de agosto de 2014 …

Grenfell reflects the accountability vacuum left by crumbling local press

Decline of advertising revenue and changing perceptions of ‘quality journalism’ have left no room for much needed local reporting<p>A day after the Grenfell Tower fire in West London, a Sky News camera crew is talking to writer, film-maker and local resident Ishmahil Blagrove as he delivers a polished …

Journalism

Overview and Key Findings of the 2017 Report

This year’s report comes amid intense soul-searching in the news industry about fake news, failing business models, and the power of platforms. And …

The New York Times CEO on state of digital advertising: ‘Nightmarish joke’

Count The New York Times CEO Mark Thompson among those unhappy with the state of the digital ad market, beset by fraud, bots, bad ad placements and …

Newsonomics: The New York Times’ redesign aims to match the quality of its products to its journalism

<i>Please sign in.</i><p>Those three words — a request as old as the web — now drive the strongest strategy of our news era: reader revenue.<p>Today, The New York Times announces and starts to rollout the most significant redesign in its digital history. That redesign, 18 months in the arduous making, won’t …

Media Landscapes, el mayor informe sobre medios en 20 países

No es fácil obtener una imagen completa sobre un mercado de los medios que cambia sin parar. Accedemos a miles de datos y estadísticas, pero nos …

Contra la posverdad: 10 fórmulas para hacer frente a las noticias falsas

Con el lema <b>“Noticias falsas: Disfrazar la mentira de realidad”</b>, la <b>Plataforma en Defensa de la Libertad de Información (PDLI)</b> ha celebrado en Madrid …

Reuters’ new survey suggests that readers are getting (a bit) smarter about verifying breaking news

When it comes to news literacy, there’s a lot to be pessimistic about these days. Plenty of people are still reading and sharing fake new stories from dubious sources, while others are wary about real news stories from legitimate ones.<p>But Reuters’ latest Tomorrow’s News report suggests that some …

Can I Use That Picture? How to Legally Use Copyrighted Images [Infographic]

What was once a web filled with code and scrolling text, the Internet is now the world’s largest conglomerate of images. And as visual content …

copyright

The New York Times, with a little help from automation, is aiming to open up most articles to comments

The New York Times’ strategy for taming reader comments has for many years been laborious hand curation. Its community desk of moderators examines around 11,000 individual comments each day, across the 10 percent of total published articles that are open to commenting.<p>For the past few months, the …

Entrevista en «La Voz de Galicia

Veinte años lleva la revolución digital dando la vuelta a los medios de comunicación tradicionales. Primero fueron los medios impresos. Desde el 2005 …

Here's who fake news affects most

<b>Want to stay up to date with this year's IGNITION conference and all things media? Subscribe here to receive our free weekly IGNITION newsletter.</b><p>The concept of fake news came to the forefront during last year's contested US presidential campaign as numerous political stories containing made-up …

Fake News

The equipment you’ll need to start your own podcast

Image via Flickr.<p><b>More journalists are</b> turning to podcasting to help audiences digest and discuss what’s going on in the news. Audiences have devoured …

The Pain and Gain of Breaking the Mobile Mold, From the Digital Trenches

My digital life was far easier way back when, even if it seemed so damn hard at the time. When I think about it, the 00’s at AOL were downright quaint. Collect eyeballs, rack up page views, watch four CEOs parade in and out, then call it a day because getting broadband at my home in Adams Morgan …

News Industry

ViMojo: nueva app para periodistas móviles

<p>¿Te dedicas a las coberturas móviles? ViMojo será la solución a tus problemas técnicos porque podrás usar una cámara profesional y un avanzado …

Is the Web as We Know it Dying

Something big is happening.<p>The smart phone revolution that only started 10 years ago with the invention of the iPhone is changing our web behaviour. …

Até 2020 quase todo tráfego da internet será de vídeos online

O consumo de conteúdo online está tomando proporções de TV. A publicidade online movimentou mais de R$ 9 bilhões só em 2015, sendo destes mais de R$ …

Newspapers Fact Sheet

MORE FACT SHEETS: STATE OF THE NEWS MEDIA<p><i>Correction (June 2, 2017): An earlier version of this fact sheet misstated the source for newsroom</i> …

Presidente da Transparência Internacional pede que Temer reveja sua posição e renuncie

RIO - O presidente da Transparência Internacional, José Ugaz, pediu nesta quinta-feira que o presidente Michel Temer reveja sua decisão e renuncie ao …

The scariest chart in Mary Meeker’s slide deck for newspapers has gotten even a smidge scarier

It’s an annual moment of print realism here at Nieman Lab: The posting of the attention/advertising slide from Mary Meeker’s state-of-the-Internet slide deck. It’s enough of a tradition that I can now copy-and-paste from multiple versions of this post. Here’s a sentence from the 2013 version:<p>For …

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