2014/11/24

Malaysia's Home Ministry is planning to set up a firewall on websites, including YouTube

MalayMailOnline :: The Home Ministry is working with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to set up a firewall on websites, including YouTube, to ensure content which does not adhere to guidelines set by the Film Censorship Board is not viewed by Malaysians.

Read Aizyl Azlee, www.themalaymailonline.com

Gannett’s full-service ad design group finds revenue in unexpected place

INMA :: Several years into its debut, Gannett Imaging and Ad Design Center found its revenue opportunity in non-Gannett media company ad production. Persistence, patience, and flexibility finally (and literally) paid off.

Read Connie McGarrah, www.inma.org

Fairfax partners with NYT to extend digital offering

The Newspaper Works :: Fairfax Media is offering subscribers to its Sydney and Melbourne mastheads free access to The New York Times website and mobile apps, as part of a collaboration between the publishers.

Read Staff, The Newspaper Works, www.thenewspaperworks.com.au

Newsy and the perils of building a distributed media brand

Digiday :: The vast majority of Newsy viewers have no idea what the company is -- a fact the video publisher intends to amend in the near future.

Read Eric Blattberg, digiday.com

GamerGate’s new approach: Attack Gawker’s ad tech

Digiday :: GamerGate is now urging members to complain to Gawker Media's ad tech providers in its effort to sink the publisher.

Read John McDermott, digiday.com

Platforms court journalists, but will the romance last?

Digiday :: Platforms from Google to Foursquare are flirting with creating their own editorial content. But are they in it for the long haul?

Read Lucia Moses, digiday.com

2014/11/23

Native Advertising: does it 'cheapen' journalism?

WAN-IFRA :: News publications like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and newcomers like Buzzfeed are embracing native advertising. How do news publishers toe the line between 'church and state'?

Read Angelique Lu, blog.wan-ifra.org

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