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Brazilian television host fired over Facebook post complaining about late salaries

Brazilian television broadcaster Rede TV! broke its contract with journalist Rita Lisauskas on Jan. 5, 2012 for "revealing proprietary information about the channel," according to the column Zapping in the newspaper Folha de São Paulo. In December 2011, the anchor for the television news magazine "Rede TV! News" was suspended after she complained on her Facebook page about late salary payments at the broadcaster, reported the newspaper O Jornal. Read more »


Dominican Republic online newspaper suffers cyber attack


The Dominican online newspaper Diario Digital RD denounced a cyber attack against its Google and Twitter accounts, Facebook profile, and damage to its subscription database, reported the publication on its website. Read more »


Last chance to apply for Knight Center course on using social media in the newsroom

There is still time to kick off your new year learning how to better use social media in the newsroom. Register by Thursday, Jan. 5, for an online course with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. The English-language course, “Social Media for Journalists,” runs Jan. 16-Feb. 12. Read more »


Digital news trends on the horizon for 2012

At the start of 2012, media organizations and news sites are looking back at the top stories of 2011 (see this CNN list for a good run-down), suggesting new year's resolutions for newsrooms, and even offering a few trends that will "reshape digital news in 2012," as Poynter did. Read more »


Start the New Year by learning how to use social media in the newsroom

Social media has become a crucial element in the journalist’s daily work today. Do you know how to set up an account? How do you maximize your time when using social media? How can you engage with the community through social media channels? Robert Quigley can help journalists answer these questions and more with his upcoming distance learning course, “Social Media for Journalists” which is being offered for a second time in English by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. Read more »


Counting down the year's "best of" news, social media lists

As the end of the year approaches, the "best of" and "most important" lists seem to abound. Already Facebook has revealed its most-shared articles of 2011 -- which Fox News claimed was unfair since it was not included in the list, according to the Daily Dot. Read more »


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