A Somali journalist has been under arrest for almost a week because he interviewed a woman who claimed she had been raped by members of the Somali army. The woman was also detained briefly and her husband is also reported to have been held. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/greenslade/2013/jan/16/press-freedom-somalia

While many recent changes in journalism have led to budget cuts and layoffs, others have created new opportunities — to tell stories in nontraditional ways, develop different skills, and guide the industry in promising directions. In this article, Mallary Jean Tenore offers sound advice http://www.poynter.org/how-tos/career-development/198780/10-ways-journalists-can-make-themselves-more-marketable/

In the growing realm of mobile news, men and the more highly educated emerge as more engaged news consumers, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, in collaboration with The Economist Group. These findings parallel, for the most part, demographic patterns ofContinue Reading

In this insightful article, Ken Doctor of Newsonomics fame takes a look at how so-called legacy media are leading the way on digital strategy and watching web-only news sites follow. http://www.niemanlab.org/2013/01/the-newsonomics-of-the-digital-only-paywall-parade/