Google has added a new feature that will notify its Chinese users if they search for a term that has been blocked by the country’s “Great Firewall” and will advise them to change the wording of their search, reports the AP, reprinted in the Washington Post.
The Italian reporter Gianluigi Nuzzi, who has published a book about corruption in the Vatican said to be based on information provided by 10 whistleblowers, has defended himself against Vatican accusations that he is a criminal, reports Reuters, in this article reprinted by the Chicago Tribune.
In an article for paidContent, Ben Elowitz, CEO and co-founder of the web publisher Wetpaint, advises news organisations to spend more time focusing on ways to reach and grow their audience. “Content is just a means to an end. The end – and media’s greatest asset – is audience,” writes Elowitz.
The Telegraph ran a story today suggesting that, before they were sacked, the editors of the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror had secret plans to take over the papers’ parent company Trinity Mirror Group, with the backing of a wealthy individual. However, Roy Greenslade at the Guardian is unconvinced by the report. “With the greatest respect to the correspondent and the paper, I just can't see how this can be true,” he writes.
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