May 18, 2018

New tech allows News Corp to spy on journalists

Storyful, a subsidiary of News Corp, has developed software for journalists that monitors videos and images seen by reporters using it, The Guardian has revealed. It's not the first time journalists have been spied on at work.

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

Mass surveillance is a constant concern for journalists around the world, whether it's government surveillance, hunting down confidential sources or other spying.

But what about when it's the media spying on itself?

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One thought on “New tech allows News Corp to spy on journalists

  1. AR

    Why shouldn’t our betters be able to monitor our every breath? There might be some value left to be extracted.
    To paraphrase the old song 16 Tons “… sold ma soul to the Company, so..” and not even for a mess of potage but much, much thinner gruel .

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