Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Media Watch 20 April 2010

MediaBugs -- an open-source, correction-tracking service -- was launched publicly today with the goal of helping to build trust between journalists and the audiences they serve.

A newspaper publisher embraces citizen journalism... After you read the story BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE COMMENTS!

On Tuesday, Xconomy launched in Detroit: Xconomy is a journalism startup with a look and feel that's part trade pub, part community blog and part old-fashioned news wire.

Job seekers! WRVO is among several stations receiving a grant to hire journalists to cover technology’s impact on the economy of upstate New York. They’re accepting applications for a reporter.

In HOT water ::: The New York State Theater Institute and its director Patricia Snyder.

Shake-up at Ning "ruffles some feathers," as blogged by Larry Brauner...


Durianburgdavao reports on the death threats received by veteran Filipino journalist Marites Vitug after the publication of her book, Shadow of Doubt: Probing the Supreme Court which is critical of the inner workings of the Philippine judiciary.

Many prognosticators worry about how Fiji's proposed media ownership law will affect the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fiji Times. But a former staffer said in Cafe Pacific both foreign and local management are to blame for the paper's fall. Meanwhile, Fiji Today reports that Fiji's government has created a list of “subversive” blogs.

1 comment:

imelda said...

i have heard about this, too about marites vitug, well it sometimes happen in the media industry

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