WikiLeaks announced today that it has started publishing a trove of more than 2.4 million emails from "Syrian political figures, ministries and companies," known as the #SyriaFiles, dated between August 2006 and March 2012. Journalism.co.uk reports. Read more on the Guardian's Middle East liveblog.
A reporter who was fired from the Kansas City Star last July for using material from press releases in his columns argues that this should not be counted as plagiarism. He is suing McClatchy Newspapers for $25,000 plus damages. Andrew Beaujon reports for Poynter.
"Washington City Paper is under new ownership, after Nashville-based SouthComm Inc. announced it was buying the alt-weekly and its sister publication," reports hyperlocal website the dcist (found via Editor & Publisher).
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