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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Teaching online journalism at City

Tweet Some very exciting news to announce for me: I’ll be teaching on City University London’s journalism department from this week. Specifically, I’ll be running workshops on various aspects of online journalism for the magazine journalism MA students for the next six weeks (on a part-time basis) and helping with introducing some current industry thinking [...]

Guardian funds phone-tapping investigation… with adverts for phone-tapping services

Tweet Update 19.25: The Guardian has now taken these ads off its RSS feed, after I posted this article earlier today. Guardian News & Media tells me: “We have blocked the specific urls in question and are working closely with Google to prevent any similar adverts from appearing in the future.” Original:I’m reluctant to post [...]

Newspapers are dying, but don’t turn off the presses yet

Tweet December’s ABC figures show nothing, but nothing but newspaper sales decline. Only one national title, buoyed by advertising campaign spend, managed a positive growth rate in the last four weeks of 2010. Here is the headline data in case you haven’t seen it (taken from Press Gazette’s table) but seeing as no one else [...]