The Journalism Foundation media monitor, 13 December 2011

‘BBC iPlayer app streams video on the 3G mobile networks’
The BBC has updated the BBC iPlayer app introducing 3G streaming across all mobile networks. The new app will allow users to watch live TV on the go, therefore speeding up the transmittance of news.

‘BuzzFeed Adds Politico Writer’
Ben Smith, a leading writer at Politico is the new Editor in Chief for Buzzfeed. Up until now BuzzFeed has been a resource where you can find an up-to-date selection of viral news stories with an editorial slant. They have now decided to provide their own, original content.

‘International Human Rights Day Podcast’
John Kampfner of Index on Censorship, Agnès Callamard of Article 19 and Irina Bogdanova of Free Belarus Now discuss social media, free speech and human rights in a podcast by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

‘Guardian’s n0tice launches advertising platform’
The online notice board owned by Guardian Media Group launched an advertising platform today, which will enable noticeboard owners to earn revenue.

‘The Art of The Live Blog’
Anthony DeRosa, the Reuters Social Media Editor tells Fast Company what he does.

‘Leveson launches spin-off inquiry into hacking of Milly Dowler’s voicemail’
Lord Justice Leveson has called for new statements to be taken from the Surrey and Metropolitan police following the announcement from counsel for the Met that it was “unlikely” that Glenn Mulcaire, a private detective for the News of the World was responsible for deleting her voicemail messages.

‘Tunisia’s Media Spring?: New research Project’
Polis Director Charlie Beckett discusses a new Polis research project, which will provide data on the impact that media had on the revolutions.

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