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Media links of the day

Media links of the day

Capital New York writes that the Huffington Post is pushing ahead with its plans to launch a live video streaming network. The new product, which has been named HuffPost Live, aims to feature 12 hours of original programming every weekday, produced by a staff of around 100, says the article.

As Erik Wemple at the Washington Post reported yesterday, The New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane will be stepping down at the beginning on September. Now Craig Silverman at Poynter suggests five qualities that The Times should look for as it tries to find a new person to fill the roll.

AFP reports that the Iranian government has begun legal proceedings against the news agency Reuters, following a dispute over a video report about female Ninjas training in the city of Karaj. Reuters' Tehran bureau was suspended after controversy over the story’s headline, “Thousands of female Ninjas train as Iran's assassins.”

The Verge describes a new web app named Readlists, which allows users to create their own ebooks from articles they find online.  

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Hannah Vinter

Date

2012-05-22 17:30

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