The Global Editors Network welcomes a new president
Former GEN Vice-president Cory Haik, publisher at Mic, is the new acting GEN President. Her mandate is to be confirmed at the 8 September Board Meeting, and ushering a restructuration. Instead of 21 members, the new Board – to be elected at the 8 September General Assembly – will count 15 members maximum, and will welcome more diversity, with a pledge to have equal gender representation.Read more
Emily Bell on platforms: 'Regulation is inevitable'
We talked to Emily Bell, professor in digital journalism at Columbia University and the founding director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, about Facebook’s algorithm changes, how she’d deal with the platform if she were running a news organisation, and why she has no time for trust as a metric for quality journalism.Read full article