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Media links of the day

Media links of the day

In light of Rupert Murdoch's testimony for the Leveson Inquiry today, Mashable examined how three news organizations, The Guardian, Pro Publica, and BBC, have been using digital technology to report on the investigation into the News of the World hacking scandal. Some of the tools used include interactive timelines and live broadcasts of the trial.

Poynter reports that The McClatchy Co. lost $2.1 million in its first quarter, a loss in revenue of 5.1%.  Advertising revenue also fell 6.8%, the article said.

Bradley Manning, the alleged WikiLeaks source, is contending that the case against him should be dropped due to the government's witholding of evidence, Reuters reported. If convicted, Manning may be sentenced to life in prison for leaking classified US documents.

According to The Guardian, Johnston Press reported a loss of £144 million last year, a 6% loss in total revenue, after its new chief executive Ashley Highfield initiated massive job cuts. Johnston Press is the second-biggest regional publisher in the UK.

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Gianna Walton

Date

2012-04-25 16:00

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