A lot has happened in the last 10 years. The founding of Facebook looms large as one of the biggest moments. Mark Zuckerberg's site has connected the world like no other social network, and is now a certified, mobile powerhouse. It has been a big part of the online strategy for nonprofits, foundations and businesses for years it seems.Twitter has its own legacy to be proud of. It was key to the growth of Giving Tuesday, and is the place where many go first for breaking news. In addition, I would argue that it has forced a lot of people to condense their 140 words into 140 characters. For the
Facebook Inc. is asking a New York appeals court to block the largest set of search warrants the company says it has ever received, as the tense relationship evolves between social media and law enforcement.
In the case of Braun v Poland (Judgment of 4 November 2014), the Fourth Section of the Court of Human Rights found that the domestic courts had violated Article 10 by applying stricter standards to a commentator than were applied to journalists.
In this latest post in our series on the role of digital intermediaries and media plurality, Peter Barron, Google’s head of communications for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and his colleague Simon Morrison, Public Policy Manager, argue that the...
Robin Mansell is Professor of New Media and the Internet at the LSE. Here she argues that intermediaries are influencing media production and dissemination often in ways not fully understood by policymakers, implementing policy without oversight.
Plagiarism is a hot topic in the academic world, but it applies in all aspects of our lives. In a country and culture that values intellectual property, it is imperative that we are conscious of plagiarism guidelines and standards. The reality is, in many facets of life, when we make mistakes, we can claim ignorance. But when it comes to plagiarizing, there is little slack given; we are all expected to understand plagiarism guidelines and what constitutes a violation. While plagiarism is never considered acceptable, there are varying levels of severity with different types of plagiarism violations. So are you wondering…
The Spanish copyright ‘tax’ on Google News’ sharing of journalism restricts a remarkable service and is doomed to fail Google is currently facing a decision in Spain on whether it should pay tax on the newspaper content it accesses.