Media outlets urged to 'Share Stories' at Facebook
Facebook sought to entice media outlets to post more news stories at the leading social network Monday, helping pinpoint promising pieces—a tactic aimed at combating Twitter.
Yahoo! adds tweets to online news pages
Yahoo! on Thursday began spicing up its online news pages with real-time comments fired off at the globally popular messaging service Twitter.
Newsroom cuts a boon for PR but a turnoff for readers, report finds
Widespread cost cutting in newsrooms has led to less investigative journalism, more weather and traffic reports and greater opportunities for lobbyists to get their message into the media, a US report has found. ...
Word choices on political issues reveal ways of thinking
(Phys.org)—Communication and information science researches have developed a free online tool that offers a new way of looking at the news. "Reflext" provides a glimpse into how political events are being covered and discussed.
US digital news venture hits the Web
A digital news venture from Atlantic Media launched Monday, promising "bracingly creative and intelligent journalism" for reading on devices such as tablets and mobile phones.
'El Huffington Post' launches in Spain
El Huffington Post opened in Spain on Thursday, poking fun at the government's handling of the economic crisis in typically irreverent style for the growing news and blogging empire.
NY Times curbs free Web access, subscriptions rise
The New York Times said Tuesday it was cutting back on free access to its online content, as it announced gains in paid subscriptions to its news website.
News outlets losing ground to tech rivals: report
Mobile devices and social networks are boosting news consumption but media outlets are lagging behind technology companies in reaping the profits, according to a report published on Monday.
Blog loses ruling to protect Motorola cellphone tipster
A Cook County, Ill., judge Friday ruled that a California technology blog doesn't qualify as a reporter and ordered it to turn over information on the tipster who leaked details about a Motorola cellphone.
China city tightens control of microblogs
Shanghai will require microblog users to register under their real names from Monday, state media said, the latest local government in China to implement the rule after a spate of violent protests.
Top China official urges more 'forceful' web controls
A top Chinese government official has urged authorities to be "more forceful" in the way they manage the web, state media said, as Beijing tries to tighten online controls over fears of social unrest.
Federal judge: Montana blogger is not journalist
A federal judge in Oregon has ruled that a Montana woman sued for defamation was not a journalist when she posted online that an Oregon lawyer acted criminally during a bankruptcy case, a decision with implications for bloggers ...
China cracks down on 'fake journalists and news'
China said Monday it had launched a campaign to crack down on "fake journalists and news" and "illegal media outlets", as it further tightens its grip on the media in the Internet era.
China orders stricter control of Internet, media
China has ordered stricter control of social networking sites and a crackdown on "vulgar" material on the web, as Beijing attempts to tighten its grip on the fast-growing Internet sector.