Monthly Archives: February 2011

Journalist Matt Fleming Interview on Social Networking and Libel Law

I went on to ask Matt: ‘What do you think of social networking? And how can it be monitored?’ Matt spoke about Twitter and how it is used and also libel laws as a means of regulating its content.  Advertisements

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Journalist Matt Fleming Interview on Media Audiences

I asked Matt: ‘How do you think media audiences are changing?’ Matt explained how The Herald newspaper audience is changing all the time. He divulges the typical audience for The Herald, what impact the internet has made and how it has resulted in change.

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Journalist Matt Fleming Interview on Freedom of the Press

Matt Fleming is a senior reporter for The Herald newspaper in Plymouth.  He is the education correspondent and has worked for The Herald for 9 years.  In this time he has witnessed the many changes in the paper and helped to shape its development.  … Continue reading

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Pressfreedom in Burma – Change?

What effect is digital technology having on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom in Burma? As described before, digital technologies as in digi- and mobile cams, the web and social media have helped the DVB to spread the word, to … Continue reading

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Iran – A Conclusion

What effect is digital technology having on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom in Iran? While digital technology in the forms of mobile phone cameras, the Internet and social media has helped the word of the people … Continue reading

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The Internet and Iran’s Twitter revolution.

As mentioned in the previous post, during the protests following the 2009 elections, mobile phones and cameras showed the world how the government treated the protesters.  But without the Internet, those pictures would never have left the country. The Internet … Continue reading

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Valentine’s poem in Burmese

“Two years ago, a poet who wrote a poem dedicated to Valentine’s day. But, if we look at the initials of the words that he wrote, they mean ‘the fool is the general’. -But the authorities found out later and … Continue reading

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