The Globe and Mail, one of Canada’s biggest newspapers, is erecting a metered paywall in the style of the New York Times in an attempt to boost revenue, reports Reuters. The article also mentions that the paper’s staff is being asked to take unpaid holiday over the summer, in order to cut costs.
Former News of the World editor and News International CEO Rebekah Brooks appeared before the Leveson Inquiry today. The Guardian has comprehensive coverage on its blog.
Andrew Beaujon at Poynter discuses Time’s controversial cover featuring a young mother breast-feeding her son, who is almost four years old. Beaujon argues that the image has stimulated the “conversation” that newsweeklies are looking for.
An article in Nieman Lab examines how Internet memes are used as a form of dissent in China.
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