Digital

By PA Mediapoint 17 December 8:45
Simon Harris was found guilty at Birmingham Crown Court today of a host of sex offences against vulnerable young Kenyan street boys. The case was nearly thrown out after Channel 4 News - whose tip-off about Harris's offending triggered events which saw him charged over his crimes - published a news item wrongly stating he had already been convicted only hours after jurors began deliberating, on Wednesday afternoon last week.
By Charlotte Wace 09 December 9:46
Growing numbers of smartphone users in India have prompted Huffington Post to launch its latest global edition in the country.
By Press Gazette 27 November 14:07
The Independent, which had both its main website and the i100 targeted, said sites using the Gigya comment platform were affected.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 November 9:33
Mail Online has has reported revenue up 41 per cent year on year from £44m to £62m.
By William Turvill 24 November 17:19

The Sun claims to have more than doubled its digital subscribers to a total of 225,000 since the last release of paywall numbers a year ago.

By Axegrinder 24 November 14:11
Unveiled last week, the UKIP Goggles extension changes the words Euro, France and Scotland to Funny money, Frogs and Colony respectively when web browsing on Google Chrome.
By William Turvill 21 November 10:34
TeamRock, which publishes Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog, has this month introduced paid-for content to its website.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 November 12:29
Mail Online hit a new daily global traffic record of 12.1m daily unique browsers in October, according to ABC.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 November 7:52
More than 800 regional newspaper websites have teamed up to launch a combined digital advertising platform called 1XL.
By William Turvill 12 November 9:46
In September, the site revealed plans to charge up to £65,000 for single sponsored articles in the UK.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 November 10:21
BBC head of news James Harding said the corporation is investigating buying content from local newspapers and setting up a fund to pay for court reporting.
By William Turvill 07 November 9:00
In a blog post, Ben Smith said that people often confuse "what we do with true clickbait".
By Jon Bernstein 05 November 11:26

Writing for the web is exactly the same as writing for print. It’s also completely different. The trick is knowing which rules from the older medium still apply and which don’t.

Here’s my starter for five:

By William Turvill 04 November 7:54
The site, which was founded in New York and now has seven versions across the world, claims to have 55m unique visitors globally.
By William Turvill 28 October 11:56
Publisher Martin Clarke said Mail Online is to “start sending reporters to the biggest world stories wherever they happen in the globe”.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 October 10:48
Guardian Media Group chief executive Andrew Miller has attacked the BBC for following his company by expanding into Australia.
By Cleland Thom 23 October 12:21
Journalists whose researched is hampered by the Google Spain Right to be forgotten ruling should be able to find delisted content via Google.com.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 October 11:05
The majority of traffic to the BBC News website now comes from mobile and tablet devices.
By William Turvill 17 October 8:53
Mail Online hit a new traffic record in May when it reached an average of 11,792,392 daily web browsers per day.
By PA Mediapoint 17 October 8:18
The photojournalist has featured in a series of propaganda videos released by IS extremists in recent weeks and apparently had an article published in the group's Dabiq magazine.

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