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 »
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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:
- U.S. government drops majority of criminal charges against Barrett Brown Mar 07
- Colombian president signs transparency law Mar 06
- 65 attacks on journalists, freedom of expression during Venezuelan mass protests: IPYS Mar 06
- Colombia’s Attorney General’s Office investigates public TV channel, accuses it of promoting protests Mar 05
- Journalists covering Venezuelan protests should consider using body armor: CPJ Mar 05
- Organizations denounce government harassment against two Honduran journalists in recent months Mar 04
- Three journalists in Sinaloa, Mexico assaulted by police during protests against “El Chapo” Guzmán’s arrest Mar 04
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