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Topic “blogs and bloggers”

ISOJ: Responsive web design promises better user experience but challenges for advertisers

Click here to see a Storify with some of the tweets during this panel.

Anyone who has tried to open their local newspaper’s website on a smartphone already knows what responsive web design is, or rather, what it should be. Responsive web design, or RWD, aims to create the optimal viewing experience for websites across multiple devices, from desktops to smartphones. Read more »


Brazilian journalist ordered to pay $15,000 in moral damages to network news director

Luiz Carlos Azenha, journalist for the Brazilian news network Rede Record and editor of the blog Viomundo, was ordered to pay nearly $15,000 in moral damages to TV Global's news and sports director, Ali Kamel, reported the website Consultor Jurídico.

Azenha accused Kamel of participating in an attempt by Globo to tamper with the results of a voter poll during the 2006 presidential elections, which was called a "defamatory campaign" against the news director. Read more »


Dissident blogger Yoani Sánchez vows to start independent news outlet in Cuba

Yoani Sánchez presenting at IAPA's 2013 Mid-Year Meeting in Puebla, Mexico. Source: Síntesis

The line between journalism and ads: Popular blogger, website editor debate ethics of sponsored content

BuzzFeed screenshotBuzzFeed identifies paid content from "featured partners" with a slightly darker background. Source: BuzzFeed.com

Judge upholds ban on satirical blog in Brazil

Logo for the satirical website.

A Brazilian court ruled on Wednesday, Feb. 20, that the blog "Falha de São Paulo," a parody of the Folha de São Paulo newspaper will remain offline, reported Carta Capital. Read more »


Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez greeted with protests in Brazil

After winning a five-year battle for the right to travel outside Cuba, blogger Yoani Sánchez was met by protestors when she deplaned after arriving at her first international destination, Brazil. Read more »


Brazilian prosecutor files criminal charges against journalist for writing fictional blog post

The Brazilian National Federation of Journalists (FENAJ in Portuguese) filed a complaint with the Public Ministry in Sergipe on Feb. 8, regarding its criminal proceedings against journalist José Cristian Góes, which began at the end of January because of a fictional post on his blog for the Infonet website. Read more »


Fiber optic cable in Cuba shows signs of activity but no improvement in Internet access, says Yoani Sánchez

Despite the first signs of activity from a massive fiber optic cable connecting Cuba and Venezuela three weeks ago, there appears to be little improvement in Internet access on the island, according to a report from Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez on the Committee to Protect Journalists' website.  Read more »


Reporter who tried to prohibit retweets now threatens to sue others over use of Twitter images

Screen shot 2013-02-06 at 2.05Screenshot of Buhl's Twitter profile with the disclaimer, "No Tweets Are Publishable." The Knight Center removed the images in Buhl's profile from this screenshot upon her request.


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