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This Week in Review: Censorship in the U.K., and Al Jazeera America’s promise and problems

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Aug. 23, 2013.] Censorship and surveillance in the U.K.: The ongoing concerns about government surveillance and intimidation of journalists escalated this week thanks to two disturbing events in the … Continue reading

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29. August 2013 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Gauging Bezos’ Post plan, and tech companies’ surveillance dilemma

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Aug. 16, 2013.] Reading Bezos’ tea leaves: A week and a half after Amazon’s Jeff Bezos announced he was buying The Washington Post, we still don’t know any more … Continue reading

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22. August 2013 by Mark
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This Week in Review: The New York Times’ fees and free-riders, and tying community to local data

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on March 25, 2011.] Debating the Times’ pricing structure: There was really only one big news story in the media world this week: The New York Times’ paid-content plan, which … Continue reading

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03. April 2011 by Mark
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This Week in Review: ‘Mosques’ and SEO, Google’s search and social troubles, and a stateless WikiLeaks

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Aug. 27, 2010.] Maintaining accuracy in an SEO-driven world: Apparently the future-of-news world isn’t immune to the inevitable dog days of August, because this week was one of the … Continue reading

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14. September 2010 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Patch’s local news play, Facebook takes location mainstream, and the undead web

[This post was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Aug. 20, 2010.] Patch’s big hyperlocal news play: AOL’s hyperlocal news project, Patch, launched a site in Morristown, New Jersey, this week — not a big story by itself, but … Continue reading

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14. September 2010 by Mark
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