Google to add free photo storage service

by IJNet
Oct 30, 2018 in Multimedia Journalism

Google is set to launch a photo service with unlimited storage, the American Press Institute releases a report on how news organizations remain "tribal" and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

Confirmed: Google will launch Google photos, a free photo host with “unlimited storage”​

It’s been rumored for weeks, but consider it mostly official: Google is launching a photo service separate of Google+. (TechCrunch, 5/28)

API has a new take on innovation — ignore the tribal nature of news organizations at your peril

News organizations have become more “tribal” than ever, according to a pair of new reports from the American Press Institute, and effective innovators must work with that reality rather than try to bulldoze change through. (Poynter, 5/27)

Myanmar restricts journalists after photos show sleeping MPs

Journalists were negotiating with Myanmar officials Thursday to restore their access to the Parliament chamber after being pushed out because pictures of snoozing lawmakers were published online. (Yahoo News, 5/28)

Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais receives six-month suspended sentence

Angolan investigative journalist and Index on Censorship award-winner Rafael Marques de Morais was handed down a six-month suspended sentence in Luanda on Thursday, May 28, 2015, less than a week after celebrating an apparent dismissal of all charges. (Index on Censorship, 5/28)

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