President of Tanzania Forewarns Newspapers Against Spurring Dissent

President of Tanzania Forewarns Newspapers Against Spurring Dissent

On Friday, January 13, 2017,  the president of Tanzania, John Magufuli, forewarned newspapers against spurring dissent, with a stern rebuke “Your days are numbered!” This demanding reprimand was aimed at newspapers believed to provoke dissent. However, others are afraid that his remarks will only add to opposition against the government. There is a huge concern […]

Getty Exhibit Turns Lens on Breaking News and Mass Media

Getty Exhibit Turns Lens on Breaking News and Mass Media

A new exhibition at the Getty Center in Los Angeles dovetails perfectly with real-life events. News – real and fake – has drawn great scrutiny this election year. But, many artists have taken hard looks at broadcast and print journalism in the past. These efforts are presented in the J. Paul Getty Museum’s “Breaking News: Turning […]

Watch ‘Daily 360’ VR News on the New York Times

Watch ‘Daily 360’ VR News on the New York Times

As the market ramps up for mainstream acceptance of virtual reality (VR) technology, journalism has begun experimenting with the medium to see how it can fit in the context of reporting. Joining the ranks of BBC and ESPN, The New York Times launched their own new VR reporting segment on November 1, 2016. Called “The […]

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