Monthly Archives: February 2013

Two very different Twitter stories

In Syria, pro-Assad hackers take over a news service (AFP) twitter feed with their photos. http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2013/02/afp-twitter-hack/62539/ Reclusive North Korea gets 3G, and a Huff Post reporter tweets images offering a rare glimpse into the country’s daily life http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20130227/as-tweeting-in-north-korea/?utm_hp_ref=green&ir=green

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Do you want to go to “drone school?”

An interesting Fast Company read investigates the use of drones in covering stories and how journalism students are learning the ropes.  As the article notes: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Drone Journalism Lab and the Missouri Drone Journalism Program at the … Continue reading

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International Herald Tribune “rebranded”

We talk every semester about the International Herald Tribune. Based in Paris, it is considered an international newspaper.  Its owner, The New York Times has now rebranded it. Hello, International New York Times. What do you think? Does it lose … Continue reading

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A look at Greek media

NPR recently aired a good story on the impact of Greece’s economic crisis on the country’s media.

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Ten years that shook the media world

Ten Years that Shook the Media World Rasmus Kleis Nielsen Nielsen’s report for the Reuters Institute documents some very significant differences in how media companies in different countries have fared over the last decade, examining six  affluent democracies (Finland, France, … Continue reading

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai plans to step down in 2014 Agence France-Presse | Updated: February 05, 2013 21:27 IST  Oslo: Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai confirmed on Tuesday in Oslo that he plans to step down next year when his mandate expires. “The … Continue reading

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NDTV.com

Just an example of different news stories from around the world from the agencies that we looked at this week. (From a news website based in India).

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