Listen below for this week’s news round-up from Journalism.co.uk’s senior reporter Rachel McAthy and sign up to our iTunes podcast feed for future audio.
This week’s jpod reports on WikiLeaks’ publication of almost 800 secret files from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay and its disputes with former media partners the Guardian and the New York Times. Also covered: BBC presenter Andrew Marr’s revelation that he took out a superinjunction to protect an extra-marital affair being reported on; the Guardian’s closure of its Guardian Local project; a 30 per cent hike in online traffic for Daily Mail website Mail Online, and Al Jazeera’s closure of its Syria bureau after safety concerns.
There is also more information on Journalism.co.uk’s fourth news:rewired event, noise to signal, which takes place on 27 May at Thomson Reuters, Canary Wharf.
Tags: Andrew Marr, injunctions, Podcast, The Guardian, Traffic, Wikileaks
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- Guardian recruiting ‘beatbloggers’ for new local project
- Malcolm Coles: How US traffic is vital for UK newspaper sites
- Guardian: Mail website has most overseas users
- How the Guardian and Telegraph overtook the Mail in latest ABCe traffic report