The Great Debate UK

Progress, but women journalists not home free

March 3, 2011

CANADA NEWSPAPERS

Linda Kay is a former sportswriter with the Chicago Tribune (and the first woman to write sports for the paper), an associate professor and chair of the journalism department at Concordia University in Montreal. She is author of a forthcoming book called “The Sweet Sixteen” about a group of groundbreaking women journalists in Canada. The opinions expressed are her own. Thomson Reuters is hosting a live blog on March 8, 2011, to mark International Women’s Day.

from Breakingviews:

Print is dead — long live old media

November 12, 2010

The electronic word represents the financial future of news, whether delivered by email, iPads or whatever platform comes next. But in terms of galvanizing public opinion and setting the broader agenda, nothing yet is replacing the power of old media, spearheaded by the printed word. That's why deals like the merger of The Daily Beast, a cutting edge website, with old-school magazine Newsweek shouldn't be dismissed as the work of old fogeys nostalgic for newsprint.

First Direct CEO Matt Colebrook answers your questions

By Matt Colebrook
October 4, 2010

– Matt Colebrook is Chief Executive of online bank First Direct. The opinions expressed are his own. –mattcolbrook

Matt Colebrook on the future of banking

By Matt Colebrook
September 21, 2010

– Matt Colebrook is Chief Executive of online bank First Direct. The opinions expressed are his own. –

from Breakingviews:

Hef should have his way with Playboy shareholders

July 12, 2010

No executive satisfies his desires to a greater degree than Hugh Hefner. For half a century the 84-year-old founder of Playboy magazine has cultivated the image of a man who lives life to its libidinous fullness. So it's reasonable to expect that Hef, now in his twilight, will succeed in having his way with yet one more constituency -- his shareholders.

from Photographers' Blog:

How a simple tentacle became a media star

July 9, 2010

Sometimes I hold seminars about journalism – photo journalism in particular of course. Most of the time I start talking about the journalistic rule number one.

Women leaders: High peaks, low gullies

March 5, 2010

glenda_stone- Glenda Stone is an Australian businesswomen in the UK, CEO of Aurora and a commentator on economic gender issues. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.–.-

Pop culture and media messages keep women down

By Sharon Mavin
February 25, 2010

mavin- Professor Sharon Mavin is Associate Dean (Research) at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.--

from FaithWorld:

Malaysia’s “Allah” row spills over into Facebook

January 4, 2010

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The word "Allah" in a Malay-language Catholic newspaper, 29 Dec 2009/Bazuki Muhammad

Newspapers and Democracy in the Internet era: ‘The Italian Case’

November 23, 2009

repubblicaCarlo de Benedetti, Chairman, Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso/La Repubblica, will deliver the 2009 Reuters Memorial Lecture on ‘Newspapers and Democracy in the Internet era: The Italian Case’.