Wednesday, July 13, 2011

This week's topic links

Hacking Scandal Kills British Tabloid

David Folkenflik, NPR: "Guardian Reporter Rocks Murdoch Empire"

David Carr, The New York TImes: "A Tabloid Shame, Exposed by Earnest Rivals"

Carl Bernstein, Newsweek: "Murdoch's Watergate?"

Simon Dumenco, Advertising Age: "Life After Rupert's Reign: What Will Happen in a Post-Murdoch World?"

Dana Cimilluca and Alistair MacDonald, The Wall Street Journal: "In Turmoil, News Corp. Pivots on BSkyB"

Sky News: "News Corporation Withdraws Bid for BSkyB"

Christopher Hitchens, Slate: "Scandal Sheets"

Elliot Spitzer, Slate: "Prosecute News Corp."

Dow Jones NewsWire: "UK Cameron: Hacking Inquiry Must Be As Robust As Possible"

Peter Wilby, The Guardian: "We shouldn't rejoice in the death of the News of the World"

Who Needs a Laptop?

Aaron Smith, Pew Internet & American Life Project: "Smartphone Adoption and Usage"

Lucia Moses, Adweek: "Philly Papers to Sell Android Tablets"

Briefly: Photoshopped Out of a Job & Relevance of Race

Steve Myers, Romenesko: "AP drops freelance photographer who Photoshopped his shadow out of image"

Columbia Daily Tribune: "Police say shooting was gang-related"

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