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Media links of the day

Media links of the day

Last month’s circulation figures reveal that circulation of The Sun Sunday have fallen to 2.4 million a week, reports Press Gazette. On the day it was launched in February, the new News International Sunday tabloid sold 3.2 million copies.

One golden egg becomes many: media expert Ken Doctor suggests that the future of news publishing lies not in one big cure-all for print losses, but with assembling a combination of many small ventures to rebuild the industry piece by piece. Read his “newsonomics” on Nieman Journalism Lab.

Mashable reports that British blogger John Graham Kerlen was convicted of tweeting “grossly offensive malicious communications” about Bexley Councilor Melvin Seymour and now faces up to six months of jail time. Kerlen, who used profanity in the tweets, was initially charged with harassment.

The BBC College of Journalism’s Elise Wicker describes how small, cheap hand-held cameras are being used to boost the world service’s reporting.

For more industry news, please see WAN-IFRA's Executive News Service.


Hannah Vinter


2012-04-16 17:26

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