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Media links of the day

Media links of the day

OWNI published a map of the Internet in Europe, which puts the user at the center of attention.
"IP addresses collected without a judge's supervision, ineffective filtering, and many other issues will not be addressed by the e-G8. We created an interactive map to give an idea of the true state of the Internet in Europe", the site said.

"Defying a state-imposed media blackout, Syria's citizen journalists are keeping protest coverage alive, in a country that until only a few months ago barred access to social media networks", the Sidney Morning Herald reported. "The role of the new media is extremely vital. It is bridging the gap between what activists are doing on the ground and the classic media", said Syrian activist Ausama Monajed whose The Syrian Revolution News Round-up, a daily briefing on protests, clashes and killings, uses eyewitness accounts and leaked footage taken by mobile phones of protesters.

Forbes revealed that Facebook has partnered with Spotify on a music-streaming service that could be launched in as little as two weeks.
The partnership is another indication of how Facebook is moving towards becoming a hub for media like movies and music, the article said.


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Federica Cherubini

Date

2011-05-26 18:44

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