Bryce Edwards: The debate about a debate, and media bias

24 July 2014, 9:16 pm

Mike Hosking is the latest in a long line of media professionals, political journalists, and commentators to be accused of inappropriate political bias. The latest allegations and complaints come from the Labour Party about TVNZ's...... Read More »

DHX Media receives CRTC approval on $170M acquisition of Family Channel and three other children's channels

24 July 2014, 12:27 pm

DHX Media receives CRTC approval on $170M acquisition of Family Channel and three other children's channels... Read More »

3 Innovations In Participative Media That Will Change The Media Industry

23 July 2014, 10:46 pm

As modern media outlets struggle with the uncertainty of journalism’s future, they should keep a close eye on social entrepreneurs who are pioneering new media models by reimagining the roles of the audience, the journalist, and the media enterprise. These leaders are responding to a reality in wh... Read More »

Youth1 and GenNexxt Announce Strategic Partnership

23 July 2014, 12:03 pm

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. and FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Youth1 Media , one of the Web's top provider of youth sports news, and Generation Nexxt Youth Sport Network , award-winning ...... Read More »

Crisis of trust as sponsored content puts media credibility into question

22 July 2014, 4:12 pm

‘Native’ or ‘sponsored’ content allows media comapnies to ask for higher prices from advertisers, but is it creating trust issues for their relationship with their readers?... Read More »

Tzvetan Vasilev: Policy on CorpBank 'Destroy House to Build Cabin'

20 July 2014, 9:36 pm

The hottest topic in Bulgaria's political and economic life in the last month is the situation at Corporate Commercial Bank. It has generated an entire stream of comments, opinions and positions that poured into the media. We turned to the bank's majority shareholder Tzvetan Vasilev, who agr... Read More »

Thai military junta tightens grip on media, issues gag order

20 July 2014, 8:51 pm

Thailand’s military government has further tightened its grip on the country’s media by banning criticism of the junta, threatening to shut down the offending media outlet and legal consequences. The edict came at a time when probably not many were listening. On Friday night, shortly after the w... Read More »

Thai journalists concerned about junta order on media

20 July 2014, 5:26 am

The Thai Journalists Association (TJA) expressed concern yesterday at the ruling junta's order issued on Friday night barring all media from criticising its work... Read More »

Social media: In marketing, avoid black hat social media

19 July 2014, 11:41 pm

A  media outlet recently phoned me wanting my opinion on a practice they’d gotten wind of — insurance agents using social media sites such as Facebook to spy on their customers’ lives so they can adjust their rates based on what they find. My first thought (I kid you not) was, “That’s a ... Read More »

IOL gets hacked, posts streams of random retweets

14 July 2014, 1:15 am

Things went very badly wrong for South African media outlet IOL on Twitter today. Indeed, it didn’t take all that many random retweets before people started having a laugh at IOL’s expense: Maybe the @IOL account isn't actually hacked, maybe their social media person has just found a really ... Read More »