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The history of news gathering and dissemination goes back to the occasions of ‘exploration’ and ‘colonization’ of identified and unknown peoples and lands. Amongst the features in this, the eighth edition of the State of the News Media developed by...<br /><a class="read-more-button" href="http://benseccombe.com/google-public-policy-weblog.html">Read more</a>

The history of news gathering and dissemination goes back to the occasions of ‘exploration’ and ‘colonization’ of identified and unknown peoples and lands. Amongst the features in this, the eighth edition of the State of the News Media developed by the Pew Study Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, is a report on how American Newspapers fare relative to those in other countries, two reports on the status of community media, a survey on mobile and paid content material in neighborhood news, and a report on African American Media.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has provided graphic details of how the activities of pipeline vandals have complicated the free of charge flow of petroleum products and crude provide in its pipeline method top to a colossal cost of more than ₦174.57 billion (around $27756.63 billion) in item losses and repairs of merchandise pipelines inside the last ten years.

A couple of of them are bigger, cross-country research, like Kenny et al. (2000), who investigated 100 on the internet newspapers (62 from the United States and 38 from other countries”) at the end of the millennium and found that 33 % of them supplied links inside news stories (target links) and only 52 % of them offered some kinds of hyperlinks.

Whilst Twitter can be used to crowdsource the news, exactly where a massive group of users come collectively to report on a news occasion (Niles, 2007), this paper argues that the institutionally structured attributes of micro-blogging are making new forms of journalism, representing one particular of the approaches in which the Net is influencing journalism practices and, moreover, altering how journalism itself is defined.

As an alternative of getting reinvested in plant and equipment, corporate income were spirited abroad or sought returns in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (which rose 50% in the course of the first half of the 2000s) and speculative genuine estate, as the house boom raised home costs by 200% from 1997-2004, in comparison to just 60% in the US just prior to its bursting housing bubble.