Guardian to launch new platform to streamline access to web content

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Theguardian.com will provide one destination for UK, mobile, US and Australian sites as monthly digital browsers hits 80m

Number 10 hands out Twitter exclusives to favoured journalists

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A discussion topic in episode 701 of the FIR podcast, published today, looks at a question asked in the Metro newspaper last week: should British politicians take notes from Barack Obama’s campaign team? The Metro’s excellent report looked at the key role social media played  – especially Twitter – in both of the US president’s […]

The internet as you like it

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A rather good post today by Paul Sawers in TNW Industry assesses the state of the internet as it begins to noticeably evolve from being defined as an English-language network to a more homogenous system embracing other languages such as Arabic, Russian and Chinese. A big deal, you might say. Except that it is a […]

PCC seeks to regulate press Twitter feeds

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Watchdog to consult on how tweets can be brought under its remit, asking each newspaper to draw up a ‘Twitter policy’