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As Hong Kong’s Apple Daily goes dark, the newspaper’s web, app, and social content disappears, too

Press freedom in Hong Kong has been, as one observer put it, “alive but hanging from a thread” since a…

The Globe and Mail has built a paywall that knows when to give up

The Online News Association is holding its annual conference this week. One early highlight was Sonali Verma — senior project…

Many people worldwide say they’re losing interest in news … but more are paying for it

The past year has been unusual for media consumption: With the pandemic keeping more people home, residents of Western Europe…

In The New York Times, A Story on Eels Achieves Headline Perfection

Two weeks into their science fellowship with The New York Times, Sabrina Imbler wrote what media Twitter has unofficially but…

Alden Global Capital and Tribune’s board are dancing at the edge of the law

The ink wasn’t dry, but the hushed deal to finance Alden Global Capital’s takeover of Tribune Publishing fell quickly into…

The New York Times now allows subscribers to “gift” articles to non-subscribers

The New York Times is offering subscribers the ability to “gift” 10 articles per month to the non-subscribers in their…

Two continents, two political systems — and two attempts to change how online media gets regulated

According to this year’s index from Reporters Without Borders, the United Kingdom ranks No. 33 in the world when it…

What newsrooms still don’t understand about the internet

Last week, Ed Zitron wrote an important piece on coordinated online attacks against reporters. His primary argument is that newsrooms still…

Does the world need a New Deal for journalism?

Should the government step in to save the news business? No one is arguing that journalism, as an industry, couldn’t…

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Comment moderators should focus more on hate speech than profanity, a new study suggests

News consumers and social media platform users prioritize the removal of hate speech over the removal of profanity, according to…