Online media: personal data collection as a source of revenue?
The limits of the ad-based revenue model are starting to show. Should we worry about online publishers getting...
Published in: openDemocracyUKDid Murdoch win?
Four years ago Rupert Murdoch was on the brink. Now he’s resurgent. Martin Hickman, co-author of Dial M for Murdoch,...
Surveillance, privacy, and the British press
In the surveillance versus privacy debate that followed Snowden’s revelations, the UK government and the British...
Choke points for the preservation of our liberty
Press freedom is only where we should start as activists, not where we should stop.
What can social media platforms do for human rights?
Policy decisions by companies like Facebook and Twitter affect freedom of expression globally. Civil society has...
The new journalism outfit that is shaking up Hong Kong’s establishment media
Launched in the wake of the city’s Occupy protests, Hong Kong Free Press aims to “shine a light in dark places”.
Published in: openDemocracyUKWhy I have resigned from the Telegraph
The coverage of HSBC in Britain's Telegraph is a fraud on its readers. If major newspapers allow corporations to...
Charlie Hebdo tragedy: free speech and its broader contexts
This was a specific attack designed to sow division. We musn't let it.
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Revelations by Edward Snowden, National Security Agency dissident, have grave implications for the role of...
Why let facts ruin the story? Norwegian comments on US coverage of the Norway terror
Instead of getting the facts, the US media seemed most concerned making reality fit their pre-fabricated narrative.