Does the paywall affect social activity? – The Times’ use of Twitter

The Times was first published in London in 1785 and has had an online presence since 1999. Before July 2010, The Times was receiving 21 million (unique) users per month, but with the declining sale figures for print, owners News International made the drastic decision to put the paper behind a pay wall. Anyone who […]

Leveson and the Internet

Sounds like some weird indie band, right? But no, the Leveson report came out last week and in it, Lord Leveson suggested that a new watchdog, independent of newspapers and MPs, with statutory underpinning, should regulate the press. Although this is what most expected, it means that the press could become diluted and investigative journalism […]