Journalism in a digital age (and the curious case of The Guardian disliking paywalls but liking the licence fee)

by Stephen Tall on October 10, 2013

Two fascinating articles published this week about the future of journalism in a digital age. First, the FT editor Lionel Barber explains the paper’s move not simply to a digital-first strategy, but in fact a digital-mainly strategy: … the 1970s-style newspaper publishing (…)

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My recommended reading for today October 10, 2013

by Stephen Tall on October 10, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… BBC News – Public service cuts – did we notice? > “people who use a particular service are more likely to say it has got better than the general population” http://bbc.in/1cwPHvn BBC (…)

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Oxford admissions, those misleading Department for Education stats, and the real challenge for social mobility

by Stephen Tall on October 10, 2013

You can tell it’s the start of autumn. Forget the chill in the air, Oxbridge admissions are in the headlines again. Last night, Newsnight editor Ian Katz tweeted a familiar-sounding figure: ‘Only 40 students who received free school meals got (…)

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