Front page of the day. With a dash of “Joh for Canberra” about it, today’s Gold Coast Bulletin endorses “BEATTIE FOR PM”:

The Department of Corrections. An awful mistake by the Adelaide Advertiser in its August 30 edition:

Unredacted US embassy cables online after WikiLeaks breach

“A security breach has led to the WikiLeaks archive of 251,000 secret US diplomatic cables being made available online, without redaction to protect sources.” — The Guardian

Scientology strikes back at The New Yorker

“The Church of Scientology is certainly no shrinking violet when it comes to defending itself. Known for its aggressive litigiousness and scorched-earth public relations approach, the church’s latest target is The New Yorker, which in February published a 25,000-word article that painted Scientology as corrupt and cultish.” — New York Times

Lessons from the original NY Times 9/11 coverage

“For many readers who experienced the original 2001 New York Times coverage, the stories are bound to resurrect memories of the truly remarkable journalism that came together in the paper in the weeks and months after the disaster — journalism that still carries lessons for today’s reporters and editors.” — Poynter

ABC boss defends outsourcing to independent sector

“ABC managing director Mark Scott yesterday addressed the National Press Club in Canberra. Amongst the topics he covered were recent cuts to the ABC, outsourcing, Arts and ABC News 24.” — TV Tonight

The Financial Times heads out of iTunes

“Apple’s new subscription rules have finally forced a major publisher out of iTunes: The Financial Times’ iPhone and iPad apps have disappeared from the App Store.” — All Things D

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