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Journalists at Fairfax, Australia’s second largest newspaper company, have voted in favour of a 36-hour strike to protest against the outsourcing of 66 sub-editing jobs to New Zealand. The Australian Broadcast Corporation and the Wall Street Journal report.

Also from Australia, Best Practices, a new blog launched today, intends to follow the development of digital publishing mores, from authentication to transparency. Read more at Journalism.co.uk.

And because it's important to have two sources, AP has released its 2012 Stylebook, with new sections on broadcast and social media, writes Mallary Jean Tenore of Poynter.

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Emma Knight

Date

2012-05-30 18:14

Poynter has listed five projects that all take different, innovative approaches to fighting inaccurate or incorrect information. 

The Guardian has praised French site Data-Publica as a “fantastic data-driven resource to all things French”. The British paper shares a post from the data site, which allows users to view details of every publicly-owned French building, posted on an interactive map. 

Brian Stelter at the New York Times writes that CNN is in talk to purchase popular technology and social media news site Mashable. Felix Salmon at Reuters is said to have heard from an unnamed source that CNN will pay over $200 million for the site.

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Hannah Vinter

Date

2012-03-12 18:06

The New York Times, ProPublica, Spiegel Online and Argentina’s La Nacion are joining OpenNewsMozilla announced today on its blog ahead of an official presentation at SXSWreported The Next Web.

"Chile is losing the battle for a free, independent media", writes Guardian's Roy Greenslade quoting an article published by the Santiago Times, the country's leading English-language newspaper. The article highlights the situation in which journalists are facing harassment, assaults and arrests.

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Hannah Vinter

Date

2012-03-09 20:05

False information travels faster and further than corrections, suggests Craig Silverman in an article for Poynter today. He quotes Gilad Lotan, vice president of research and development for SocialFlow who states, “people are much more likely to retweet what they want to be true, their aspirations and values.

A report published yesterday by Forrester Research predicts that over a third of adults in the US – 125 million people –  will own a tablet device by 2016. Ad Age explains that, in this rapidly expanding market, Apple is the leader by a very wide margin.

The Columbia Journalism Review gives its readers some food for thought as we prepare to celebrate International Women’s Day tomorrow. The CJR has published an article suggesting that newsrooms at major magazines are still heavily male dominated. 

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Hannah Vinter

Date

2012-03-07 19:27

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