Two months ago, the Mexican government purchased a 14-page advertorial that ran in TIME magazine. Now, President Peña Nieto will appear on the cover of TIME’s international edition released today, posing above the headline “Saving Mexico”— an editorial choice that has sparked controversy and accusations that TIME has essentially sold good publicity to the Mexican government. Read more »
Click here to see a Storify with some of the tweets during this panel.
Anyone who has tried to open their local newspaper’s website on a smartphone already knows what responsive web design is, or rather, what it should be. Responsive web design, or RWD, aims to create the optimal viewing experience for websites across multiple devices, from desktops to smartphones. Read more »
- Article 19 condemned legislators in the state of Chiapas, Mexico, for penalizing access to police and court information. [Campaña Permanente de Protección a Periodistas en México]
The line between journalism and ads: Popular blogger, website editor debate ethics of sponsored content
New report says men, people with a college education and the young are the 'most engaged' mobile news readers in the U.S.
A new report from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group found that men, the young, and college-educated individuals are the "most engaged" newsreaders on mobile devices in the United States. Read more »
The dismissal of Colombian journalist Daniel Pardo from the online magazine Kien&Ke for publishing an opinion piece about the Canadian oil company Pacific Rubiales' influence on the country's media has generated controversy since it was first announced in October. Read more »
The dismissal of an online journalist in Colombia for writing an opinion column about the public relations practices of a Canadian oil company, as Clases de Periodismo reported, sparked outcry and reignited the debate about the influence of publicity on news coverage. Read more »
Headlines from our blog:
- Author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87 Apr 17
- Bolivian government created “government-operated” media network to control public opinion, new book says Apr 17
- RSF calls Cuba to free jailed journalist and remove terrorism charges Apr 17
- Honduran media employee killed after having requested police protection Apr 16
- More than 80 complaints about television coverage of Chilean fire Apr 16
- CPJ lists Mexico, Colombia and Brazil in its annual Global Impunity Index Apr 16
- 6 entrepreneurial journalists offer advice on how to start a new digital outlet (video) Apr 15
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