Can journalism ever be too balanced? Linda Greenhouse certainly thinks so. In an article for Nieman Reports Greenhouse, a veteran Supreme Court reporter, argues that truth, and not “fairness” ought to be a reporter’s primary goal.
In Norway and Denmark, the healthy circulation levels of local news titles means that it’s not just national papers that are introducing paywalls. According to Journalism.co.uk, publishers are experimenting with a variety of subscription options to capitalise on the important role local news still plays in Scandinavian countries.
Twelve jobs will be lost at Condé Nast Media Group as the publishing company mergesprint and digital and urges magazine titles to cut their budgets. Amongst those leaving the company are Senior Vice President of Corporate Sales Thomas Hartman and Robert Silverstone, Senior Vice President of Finance. (WWD)
And finally, as the Russian state Duma passes a controversial bill that will allow the government to block websites carrying "bad" content, The Guardian reveals that oligarch Alexander Lebedev has teamed up with anti-Putin blogger Alexey Navalny to protest against widespread corruption in the country.
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