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American TV station CNN is set to recruit the former NBC boss Jeffrey Zucker to fix a network seemingly in the throes of an identity crisis.

The editor of the British periodical The Spectator Fraser Nelson has broken rank on the eve of the publication of the Leveson report, stating in an editorial that the magazine will play no part in ‘state-sponsored regulation’.

Speaking from the Ecuadorian embassy in central London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange expressed surprise after the European Commission ruled that a block on processing donations for his organization by credit card companies was unlikely to have violated EU anti-trust rules.

ITN Productions, makers of both ITV and Channel 4 News, has launched an innovative ‘citizen’ video journalism platform called TruthLoader, which will host amateur footage from locations around the world.

Women’s weekly magazine Grazia is to present a new ‘shoppable’ iPad edition, enabling the reader ‘to buy items directly from Grazia’s influential fashion pages, acting on impulse as soon as they see items on screen.’

Poynter has listed 5 ways to use the new social media curator RebelMouse, a web application created six months ago and now part of ‘the digital journalist’s toolbox’.

Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders has announced the launch of a website which will be used to post content that has either been ‘censored or banned or has given rise to reprisals against its creator’, in an attempt to ‘make censorship obsolete’.

Sources: Poynter, Journalism.co.uk, Paid Content, Paid Content, Paid Content, Press Gazette, The Guardian. 

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Frederick Alliott

Date

2012-11-28 17:29

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