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Social media and the Olympics

The Winter Olympics in Sochi have seen a flurry of social media posts even before the opening ceremony on Friday. Pictures taken by journalists showing the conditions in the hotels in Sochi have gotten worldwide attention. And the strict social … Continue reading

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Will the New York Times paywall work?

The New York Times will erect a paywall on its website on Monday. Users will only be able to read 20 articles for free every month. For more articles, users need to pay a monthly subscription fee that costs $15 … Continue reading

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Media coverage of the protests in Egypt

Journalists have been under attack while trying to cover the protests in Egypt. Not only correspondents of television networks and newspapers were attacked, but especially star reporters and anchors such as CNN’s Anderson Cooper and CBS’ Katie Couric. I was … Continue reading

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