An American political media outlet announces the launch of a European edition, a photo-editing app for on-the-go journalists and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.
Politico to launch European edition in spring 2015
American political journalism publication Politico is set to launch its European edition in spring 2015 after acquiring Brussels-based outlet European Voice. The digital and print editions of European Voice will be rebranded as Politico.eu and the organization will look to employ more than 30 journalists across the continent. (Journalism.co.uk, 12/11)
Web report: Online surveillance and censorship are getting worse
Mass online surveillance and censorship of what people see on the web appear to be getting worse, according to the latest Web Index report from Tim Berners-Lee’s World Wide Web Foundation. (Gigaom, 12/11)
App for journalists: Autodesk Pixlr for photo editing
Journalists are often expected to send photographs back to the newsroom from the scene of a story. Having an easy image editor on your phone can help maximize the potential of your smartphone's camera. Autodesk Pixlr lets you take or import photos, edit them and save them to your phone or share on social media. (Journalism.co.uk, 12/10)
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