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Why Nigeria’s Freedom of Information Act is even less effective than ours

Intended as a boon for journalism in Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria’s Freedom of Information Act took more than a decade to implement. When it was finally passed in 2011, it established the right to access or request information from a public official, agency, or institution. Show More Summary

Ann Morgan Gives TED Talk on Reading Translation Books

2 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

How often do you read a book translated from another language?

Advocacy Groups Lambast Big Brands and YouTube for Junk Food Ads Aimed at Kids

A pair of advocacy groups today took YouTube and major brands to task for junk-food videos allegedly appearing on the YouTube Kids smartphone app, asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate their practices. The Campaign for Commercial-Free...Show More Summary

How These Cable Networks Have Been Able to Grow Their Unscripted Audiences

It's tough out of there for TV shows. With so many choices for viewers, increasing competition from digital streamers, not to mention cord cutters, it's never been more challenging for a show to attract, and then keep, an audience. Despite...Show More Summary

Michael Kranish leaves Boston Globe for Washington Post

Longtime Boston Globe reporter Michael Kranish is leaving for The Washington Post, where he will be reunited with former Globe editor Marty Baron, now the Post’s executive editor. Kranish is currently deputy chief of the Globe’s Washington bureau. Here’s the Post’s announcement: We’re thrilled to announce that Michael Kranish will join The Washington Post as […]

John Geddes joins Bloomberg Politics

Former New York Times managing editor John Geddes has been appointed political editor at Bloomberg Politics, according to an internal memo from Megan Murphy, Washington bureau chief at Bloomberg. Geddes, who will report to Murphy, will...Show More Summary

Come talk ad blockers with Nieman Lab and a set of experts in New York

We’ve all heard a lot of talk this year about ad blockers. While they’ve been around for years, Apple’s allowing them on iPhones and iPads this fall brought home a sad reality for many publishers: that a lot of their readers aren’t seeing the ads their business model depends on. At conferences and in media...

Google’s plan to speed up mobile news is gaining traction

Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. (AP photo) Accelerated Mobile Pages, Google’s new initiative aimed at making the mobile Web load faster, has drawn adherents from the realms of analytics, advertising and publishing,...Show More Summary

Syria’s media war

The driver stops on a crowded, dusty road lined with cars. Used SUVs and sedans are parked two deep in front of tired warehouses bearing sun-bleached signs for a shipping company and a tire store. “Is it here?” I credulously ask the chauffeur who was dispatched to bring me to this desolate stretch of road. “Yes, wait,” he says, pointing...

Three Station Groups Team Up to Test Crime Show

The true crime show delivers "richly layered true crime stories followed by positive, empowering solutions."

Ad of the Day: KFC's 'Friendship Bucket Test' Is Like a Deep-Fried Newlywed Game

Nothing says friendship over the holidays like a heaping bucket of KFC chicken. That's the premise, more or less, of BBH London's "Friendship Bucket Test" for the brand's U.K. and Ireland operations. The quiz challenges BFFs to prove how well they really know one another by answering a series of questions. Show More Summary

CNN’s Poppy Harlow Is Pregnant

"We could not be more thrilled to have a little girl on the way! We feel blessed and are excited for the adventure ahead!"

Canadian University Suspends Yoga Class due to Cultural Issues

Fox News reported: A yoga instructor who teaches at the University of Ottawa says she is fighting to keep her program alive after the school’s student body suspended it over concerns that “cultural issues” relating to the class could offend students. Jennifer Scharf, who has been offering free weekly sessions at the university’s Center for […]

Video Invokes ‘Star Wars’ Theme to Pump Up New Late-Night Show

A new entry in the late-night wars is on the way, and the network went all out to create a video promoting the show. TBS took the wraps off a new teaser this week for “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,”...

Cover Revealed for New Mary Robinette Kowal Book

2 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Tor/Forge, a division at Macmillan Publishers, has scheduled the release date for Mar. 08, 2016.

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