General / News

A report confirms the causes of BBC’s Digital Media Initiative fail

Carolina Añaños- “Confusion” and a lack of planning by the BBC’s Executive were the main reasons for Digital Media Initiative’s (DMI) failure. According to a National Audit Office (NAO) report published on Wednesday by BBC Trust, the channel overestimated its capacity of successfully achieving the project, which was cancelled on May 2013, resulting in a … Continua llegint

Increases the new news online companies in the last trimester 2013
International / USA / USA and Asia

Increases the new news online companies in the last trimester 2013

Irina Barnés.- In less than three months, a huge amount of journalists have set up newest online news projects, including the following: “Project X”, with Ezra Klein, Melissa Bell, Matt Yglesias i Dylan Matthews; “FiveThirtyEight”, owned by Nate Silver has added a total of fifteen journalists to its online editorial staff; “First Look Media”, from Pierre … Continua llegint

Journalist Beatriz Navarro awarded with data protection prize
Catalonia

Journalist Beatriz Navarro awarded with data protection prize

Georgina Boixereu.- La Vanguardia correspondent in Brussels Beatriz Navarro has been awarded with the main prize in communication due to her informative job in data protection. She has been chosen among 22 nominations as the jury has considered that the journalist has done an excellent job while talking about subjects as the new European frame on … Continua llegint

Pedro J. Ramírez quits El Mundo management after 25 years
Spain

Pedro J. Ramírez quits El Mundo management after 25 years

Jara Bravo- Pedro J. Ramírez, journalist and founder of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, has formalized his resignation today as a director of the newspaper on the Consell d’Administració de Unitat Editorial. Ramírez, displaced Wednesday for the owners of the daily, will be relieved from next Monday for the, until now, Vice Chancellor Casimiro García … Continua llegint