Google has unveiled “Project Glass” - new augmented reality glasses, which allow users to interact with Google products and see extra information projected onto the world around them. Slate has a link to Google’s impressive video about the new product.
Sky News has responded to Guardian reports that its News Managing Editor Simon Cole authorised a journalist to hack into the email account of a woman charged with helping her husband to fake his own death, reports Poynter. Sky maintains that its conduct was “editorially justified and in the public interest” and suggests that the Guardian is guilty of “double standards” for not acknowledging its public interest defence. The Guardian writes that “sensitivities at Sky News are running high” as its parent company BSkyB is investigated by the media regulator OfCom in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange submitted evidence to the Leveson Inquiry into press standards today, in which he accused the PCC of failing to enforce “proper standards of fairness," reports Journalism.co.uk.
Digital guru Clay Shirky spoke to Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger about online censorship, data journalism and new kinds of reporting at the Guardian’s Open Weekend. The Guardian has published a full-length video of the interview.