The Canadian Journalists for Free Expression has released a report on the country's Access to Information Act. It has concluded there is a dire need for reform and that the three-decade-old law is increasingly ineffective as a means for the public right to know.
The New York Times reports that it was hacked in China and that its staff's passwords and other information was seized. The Times said it has been fighting the infiltration for four months and has now successfully repelled the intrusion. The hacking followed Times stories on the wealth of the country's leadership.
The Atlantic has created some new guidelines for sponsored content following an episode earlier this month in which editorial-like content featured the Church of Scientology. That content was taken down following criticism. AdWeek reports on the new, clearer approach and its implications for other organizations.