The New York Times writes on recent U.S. court decisions that suggest employers have been too aggressive in some instances in curtailing the social media expression of employees. In some cases the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has forced companies to rewrite their policies that had prohibited employees from disparaging their firms.
NetNewsCheck interviews Dan Kennedy, a veteran journalist and critic who teaches at Northeastern University, and he asserts that newspapers are not getting it right in digital. Their paywalls are not the answer and they are too debt-laden to succeed. That being said, he notes that non-profits and hyperlocal sites are also struggling with revenue challenges.