Europe

Journalistic censure

February 9, 2009

I wouldn’t exactly call Kevin Myers one of my favourite writers, but it takes a belly full of bile to compose an epistle of anger this good. I must admit to harbouring similar feelings for some of the people I’ve encountered along the way.

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Carnival of Journalism

July 14, 2008

This being part of the Carnival of Journalism (and late), ringmaster Doug Fisher asks: what changes will need to be made in national and international legal systems to help the digital age, and especially journalism in the digital age, flourish? At the risk of making myself unpopular, in our own digital realm – journalism – […]

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Ever wondered where the modern news media started? Germany, 1450s – Johann Gutenberg invents movable type printing and brings out the Bible. Problem with the Bible? You only buy it once. New translations keep presses rolling. They also raise political problems (like Tyndale‘s translation in England). Readers can use their Bible to make up their […]

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