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Gawker: NYTimes falls foul of Google with fold

March 31st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick, Online Journalism, Search

Having folded the website of the international Herald Tribune into that of the New York Times, IHT story links now redirect to a generic landing page – denying the Times extra Google juice and frustrating users.

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Similar posts: Microsoft to seek new standard for protection of media site content

November 20th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick

In an attempt to ‘redefine’ the ‘often testy’ relationship between online publishers and search engines, Microsoft plans to work with European media owners to protect and profit from copyrighted material online, IHT reports.

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Similar posts: France plans to use fifth of broadcasting spectrum for mobile internet and television

October 22nd, 2008 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick

The French government has presented plans to use about a fifth of the country’s prime television broadcasting spectrum for mobile Internet and television services by the end of 2009.

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Similar posts: Was a South Korean movie star’s suicide provoked by online gossip?

October 13th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick

Members of the South Korean police, media and parliament have blamed the internet for the death of actor Choi Jin Sil, who was the subject of rumours published online.

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paidContent:UK: will keep its own identity on site

October 9th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick originally reported the site would shut down, but that is not the case, Vivian Schiller, SVP and GM of told paidContent. “The idea is to have one big global brand under one roof,” she said, stressing that IHT content would be co-branded and feature IHT specific content.

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Similar posts: will become part of the New York Times site

October 8th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted by in Editors' pick will be shut down, and hosted on the site. An internal e-mail sent round staff on Tuesday said that the New York Times site will now host International Herald Tribune news, which could lead to ‘hard decisions’ about jobs at IHT.

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Similar posts: South Korea cracks down on online forums

September 8th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick, Press freedom and ethics

The country’s government is proposing new rules on internet use, including compulsory registration for forum users and the removal of ‘slanderous or fraudulent’ articles for 30 days.

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International Herald Tribune launches iPhone site

July 7th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted by in Mobile, Newspapers has developed a version of the site for iPhone users. The version is ‘iPhone optimised’ rather than being an iPhone app – e.g. an application built exclusively for the iPhone – co-creator Michael Cosentino is keen to point out in a blog post.

Last week the New York Times announced plans to develop an application for the Apple device.

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Revamped Reuters business section on goes live

January 7th, 2008 | 2 Comments | Posted by in Online Journalism

Last month we reported that Reuters and the International Herald Tribune were partnering to revamp the IHT’s financial news offering online and launch a daily co-branded world business report in the newspaper.

The new section of the site – renamed Business with Reuters – has gone live today and features news analysis and comment from IHT, Reuters and New York Times business writers and columnists.

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