Scotland Yard officers arrested Tom Savage, deputy news editor of the Daily Star Sunday and Sunday Mirror crime correspondent Justin Penrose this morning on suspicion of alleged payments to public officials, the Guardian reports.
Nature reporter Quirin Schiermeier describes how an eccentric scientist was able to bring him to Britain's High Court for an article he wrote, and what it says about the country's "antiquated" libel law.
Wikipedia blacked out its Russian site yesterday in solidarity with other Internet companies and human rights activists protesting against a proposed web censorship law that critics say could lead to the building of a great firewall in Russia, The New York Times reports.
Why does the Grey Lady eschew formal social media guidelines? Jeff Sonderman of Poynter asks The New York Times’ Associate Managing Editor for Standards Phil Corbett.
“Authority has been replaced by authenticity as the currency of social journalism,” writes Storyful Founder and CEO Mark Little in “Finding the Wisdom in the Crowd,” part of Nieman Lab's Summer 2012 Report.
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