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Media links of the day

Media links of the day

Inciting disorder on Facebook is now worthy of a prison sentence in the U.K. Two young men have been sentenced to four years in prison after they encouraged rioting in the English city of Chester - despite the fact that their posts did not lead to any violent action, says The Guardian.

As The Guardian reports, Amnesty International have requested that the Egyptian military government should drop charges against one of the founders of the April 6th movement, Asmaa Mahfouz. As yet there is no date set for her trial.

BBC Magazines are to sell The Radio Times and 10 other titles to Exponent in a £121 million deal.

The symbiosis of social networks and online gaming: is it this the key to keeping you hooked on new social networks, like Google +? The Independent investigates...

The FBI has found no hard evidence that the families of 9/11 victims had their phones hacked. Although the FBI has refused to comment, they are reportedly expanding the investigation in order to examine other potential misconduct within News Corp., reports Journalism.co.uk

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Katherine Travers

Date

2011-08-17 19:56

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