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This Week in Review: Twitter’s IPO takes off, and tech giants’ NSA backlash

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Nov. 8, 2013.] Will Twitter follow Facebook’s path?: Twitter had a massive first day as a public company, with its stock gaining 73% to close at $44.90 a share as it … Continue reading

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14. November 2013 by Mark
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This Week in Review: The NSA finds another data back door, and Twitter’s visual turn

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Nov. 1, 2013.] Another NSA back door to user data: There were numerous stories this week tied to the U.S. National Security Agency’s surveillance campaign and journalists’ efforts to report … Continue reading

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07. November 2013 by Mark
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This Week in Review: A challenge to Chinese censorship, and the AP’s DIY sponsored tweets

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Jan. 11, 2013.] A showdown over censorship in China: China’s press saw a potentially historic flashpoint this week in its struggles over government censorship. The conflict started at the … Continue reading

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25. April 2013 by Mark
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Why political journalists can’t stand Nate Silver: The limits of journalistic knowledge

The more I think about the rift between political journalism and Nate Silver, the more it seems that it’s one that’s fundamentally an issue of epistemology — how journalists know what they know. Here’s why I think that’s the case. When … Continue reading

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31. October 2012 by Mark
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This Week in Review: The SOPA standoff, and Apple takes on textbooks with ebooks

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on January 20, 2012.] The web flexes its political muscle: After a couple of months of growing concern, the online backlash against the anti-piracy bills SOPA and PIPA reached a … Continue reading

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01. June 2012 by Mark
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