April 29, 2017

Russia Tries to Influence Le Pen to Repeal Sanctions

Sanctioned Russian officials try to lobby Le Pen to Lift sanctions Leonid Slutsky and Marine Le Pen. Image posted by Slutsky on Facebook In late […]
April 29, 2017

Twitter Adds Emoji Search, Making it Easier to Understand Usage Patterns and Context

Twitter has added the ability to search for GIFs on platform, making it easier to get an understanding of how they’re being used.
April 29, 2017

Anonymous Social App Yik Yak Announces Closure

The once hugely popular anonymous social app Yik Yak has announced that it’s shutting down.
April 29, 2017

10 Influencer Marketing Mistakes Brands Make (and How to Fix Them) [Podcast]

In a new Social Zoom Factor podcast, Pam Moore looks at some common influencer marketing missteps, and how to avoid them.
April 29, 2017

Best Home Studio Photography Kit On A Budget

If you’re considering setting up a home studio, either in your garage or something less permanent in a room of the house, one of the […]
April 29, 2017

3 Ways You Can Shoot Successful Bluebell Images Today

At springtime our thoughts naturally lean towards flower photography, and none more so than bluebells, either as individual subjects, or in carpets of blue. Often, […]
April 28, 2017

Week in pictures: 22-28 April 2017

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. All photographs are copyrighted.
April 28, 2017

New report from Index on Censorship paints a bleak picture for U.S. press freedom

The press freedom situation in the United States is worsening not only because of President Trump’s anti-press rhetoric but because of a constellation of factors […]
April 28, 2017

Anthony Joshua says Wembley meant 'hustling and fake clothes' as a kid as he bids to beat Wladimir Klitschko – Mirror.co.uk

Growing up, Wembley to Anthony Joshua meant the vast Sunday market where he bought fake designer brands. Tonight it is where he aims to show […]
April 28, 2017

New York Times journalists immediately begin subtweeting Bret Stephens’ defense of climate change skepticism

Bret Stephens made his debut in the pages of The New York Times opinion section today with a column defending climate change skepticism in the […]
April 28, 2017

The lost generation of China’s journalists

This story was originally published on Medium and is being republished here with the permission of its author. Two years ago in Hong Kong, I […]
April 28, 2017

Headlines editors probably wish they could take back

In this week’s lower case… Sure, he was a meathead — but what was his job? #BadHeadline pic.twitter.com/pCsXSu4O7l — Doug Trouten (@TheDougTrouten) August 23, 2015 […]
April 28, 2017

Headlines editors probably wish they could take back

In this week’s lower case… Sure, he was a meathead — but what was his job? #BadHeadline pic.twitter.com/pCsXSu4O7l — Doug Trouten (@TheDougTrouten) August 23, 2015 […]
April 28, 2017

This tool will put captions on your video for you

Editor’s note: This is the latest in a series of articles that highlight digital tools for journalists. You can read the others here. Poynter’s Ren […]
April 28, 2017

Professor Theodore A. Postol of MIT vs. The Concept of Time

Since the April 4th 2017 chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun a number of individuals and organisations have attempted to promote narratives that promote the idea […]
April 28, 2017

‘The Circle’ imagines a dark future without journalists in-frame

Perhaps it’s telling that journalism is so absent in The Circle, the movie based on the Dave Eggers novel that paints a dark picture of […]
April 28, 2017

Latest virtual reality project from the Guardian lets viewers experience the first year of life

The latest virtual reality (VR) project from the Guardian allows audiences to experience and interact with the world from the point of view of a […]
April 28, 2017

Jailing of journalist suggests a country on the brink

A military court in Cameroon on April 21 sentenced journalist Ahmed Abba to 10 years in prison and ordered him to pay court costs totaling […]
April 28, 2017

Jailing of journalist suggests a country on the brink

A military court in Cameroon on April 21 sentenced journalist Ahmed Abba to 10 years in prison and ordered him to pay court costs totaling […]
April 28, 2017

The week in fact-checking: How a satirical post became fake news

The Week in Fact-Checking is a newsletter from the American Press Institute and Poynter. Want it in your inbox every week? Subscribe here. On Le […]
April 28, 2017

The Ferret launches fact-checking service, aiming to work with its community to verify claims

With its two year anniversary coming up next month, media co-operative The Ferret launched a fact-checking service on Wednesday (26 April), to analyse and verify […]
April 28, 2017

Amol Rajan to present BBC Radio 4’s The Media Show

Amol Rajan has been appointed as the new presenter of BBC Radio 4’s The Media Show. Former Independent editor Rajan takes over from Steve Hewlett, […]
April 28, 2017

How To Photograph Wine Glasses & Bottles With Speedlights

[embedded content] When we shared the cosmetic products tutorial a couple of weeks back, we said Dustin Dolby of workphlo was creating a cracking tutorial series and […]
April 28, 2017

Lecturers in Media

Stanmore College Location: Stanmore Salary: £28,419 to £37,371 per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed on: 28th April 2017 Closes: 10th May 2017 […]
April 28, 2017

Regional publisher launches charity football challenge

Regional newspaper readers are being invited to take part in a football challenge as part of a company-wide charity campaign. Trinity Mirror will launch its […]
April 28, 2017

Check Out This Week's Photography Content

Check Out This Week’s Photography Content – Here’s a roundup of the best content on ePHOTOzine this week. Posted : 28 Apr 2017 1:00PM by ePHOTOzine   Add […]
April 28, 2017

Taylor Wessing To Accept Digital Submissions For The First Time

‘Thembinkosi Fanwell Ngwenya’ by Claudio Rasano, 2016 © Claudio RasanoFirst Prize Winner of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 Photo: © Jorge Herrera  The […]
April 28, 2017

Time Inc says it won’t sell itself

Time Inc. announced Friday that it has no plans to sell the company and will instead pursue its own strategic plan, which is heavy on […]
April 28, 2017

Facebook will start training local journalists and newsrooms

Research Areas About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping […]
April 28, 2017

CPJ warns of ‘tremendous gaps in our knowledge of the world’ due to growing global attacks on journalists

Far from ending censorship, modern technology such as the web, social media and smartphone cameras have “just made it more complicated”, says the Committee to […]
April 28, 2017

Local news publishers teaming up to fight fake news in run up to general election

Local press publishers are joining together to tackle fake news with the launch of a new print and digital campaign that will highlight the “highly […]
April 25, 2017

Warning that 'dark ads' using Google and Facebook to mislead voters are bigger threat than fake news

Political advertising that is only seen by its intended recipients is a greater cause for concern than “fake news” in the spread of misinformation, according […]
April 24, 2017

ITN on Facebook and fake news: Fairer online revenue share needed to protect public service journalism

ITN has warned that fake news is a “powerful and dangerous force in our online ecosystem” as part of its submission to a parliamentary inquiry examining the issue. […]
April 24, 2017

Freelance photographer sues Sky News after it refuses to pay for image used in embedded Twitter message

A freelance photographer is suing Sky News after it used an embedded tweet containing one of his pictures in an online news story, in what […]
April 24, 2017

Weekly editor awaits judgment over article said to have identified sex attack victim

The editor of a weekly newspaper in Wales is awaiting judgment on whether he broke the law by identifying a sex attack victim in a […]
April 20, 2017

Online ABCs: Mirror overtakes Independent as Telegraph audience falls under metered paywall

Mirror.co.uk has climbed back above web-only title The Independent in the size of its online audience in March, new ABC figures show. The Mirror website climbed […]
April 16, 2017

Everton FC bans The Sun over ex editor Kelvin MacKenzie's 'racist' comments about player Ross Barkley

Everton Football Club have banned The Sun from their Goodison Park stadium and training ground. The announcement comes in the wake of controversy caused by […]
April 12, 2017

Facebook launches 'certificate' for journalists offering training on tools to improve audience engagement

Facebook has launched a certificate for journalists that offers free online training in how to make posts on the social network more engaging to readers […]
April 12, 2017

Daily Mail pays more than £2m to Melania Trump as it apologises over 'escort rumours' story

The Daily Mail and Mail Online have agreed to pay millions in damages and costs to former model and US First Lady Melania Trump over a […]
April 7, 2017

Sir Elton John among 63 fresh phone hacking claims filed against Sun and News of the World newspapers

Sir Elton John is among 63 alleged phone-hacking victims to file fresh compensation claims against the Sun and now defunct tabloid the News of the […]
April 6, 2017

Facebook to share tips for spotting 'fake news' compiled by UK fact-checking charity

Facebook will share ten top tips for spotting ‘fake news’ with its users as part of its attempts to tackle the growing phenomenon. Independent UK […]
April 6, 2017

Police broke reporting restriction in story written for force's 'news' website by press officer who didn't attend court

A police force has defended publishing stories on its website as “in the public interest” after it broke a reporting restriction to include the new […]
April 3, 2017

Huffington Post political editor tweets outrage at 'duplicitous' Labour minister who gave story to rival

Huffington Post political editor Paul Waugh has revealed how he was the victim of a “duplicitous” media tactic when statistics he requested for a story […]