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Media links of the day

Media links of the day

Justice may finally be served in the case of slain journalist Anna Politkovskaya. According to The Guardian, the investigative journalist's main murder suspect was detained on Tuesday. Politkovskaya was shot in 2006.

In line with current trends, Fox News has launched an iPad app today. Mashable reported that it is based on FoxNew's iPhone app, which was the most downloaded free news app in 2010.

"It's what repressive governments do," said David Fanning, executive producer of PBS Frontline documentaries, in response to a recent hacking infiltration. The New York Times reported that the hackers retaliated against a new PBS documentary on Wikileaks, which they claimed was biased.

Ben Huh, CEO of Cheezburger, Inc, has moved on to more serious ventures. He just launched Moby Dick, a project that seeks to tailor news consumption to a social media savvy audience. When asked by O'Reilly Radar which news sites had the best digital presentation, he listed MSNBC, Techmeme, and The Huffington Post's Big News as his favorites.

A new service to share photos on Twitter has been launched by citizen journalism agency Citizenside, in response to controversy arising from Twitpic's terms and conditions. Zuu.li allows the individual who uploads the photo to Twitter to retain copyright of the image, and offers users the chance to sell their photos to mainstream news outlets.

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Florence Pichon


2011-06-01 18:22

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