Archive for ‘Polis’

Arthur Sulzberger touts New York Times digital subscription plan

Sulzberger's hourlong talk focused on the digital "transformation" of the Times, whose metered paywall could mark a transition for newspapers to charge users for their content online. But not all audience members agreed, and there were some uncomfortable moments when Sulzberger addressed questions on the plan's long-term sustainability.

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Should charities be allowed ‘political’ advertising?

  Is the ban on political broadcast adverts preventing people from doing good? Was Bono’s latest celebrity-filled advertisement, released by his charity, a political act or merely an effort to draw attention to famine in East Africa? The organization that approves British adverts says “The F Word — Famine is the Real Obscenity,” violates rules on political advertising, and has refused to broadcast it in the UK.

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