Front page of the day. Today’s Daily Telegraph on the tragic death of hundreds of Australia-bound asylum seekers:

The Department of Corrections. Yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph apologised after using a photograph of a non-jockey in an article accusing him of being a drug-taking jockey. Oops:

As clashes continue in Egypt, media war breaks out

“On the third day of clashes between security forces and protesters in the centre of the capital, a new battle broke out Sunday between Egypt’s state-run and independent media over whom to blame for the violence.” — New York Times

The United Police States of America, by Twitter

“Imagine my surprise this morning when, without warning, my shiny new Twitter account (@d_seaman) was suspended and taken offline. My crime? Talking too much about Occupy Wall Street.” — Business Insider

Somali journalist shot, killed

“A prominent journalist in Somalia has been shot and killed in the capital, Mogadishu. A spokesman for the east African country’s Horn Cable TV said Abdisalam Sheikh Hussein was shot in the head by a man wearing a Somali government uniform.” — Voice of America

McCann fund received £125,000 from NotW

The News of the World paid £125,000 to the fund supporting the search for Madeleine McCann as part of an apology for publishing Kate McCann’s diaries — on condition that the terms of the deal remained secret.” — The Guardian

Osama bin Laden death the top news story of 2011: AP

“The killing of Osama bin Laden during a raid by Navy SEALs on his hideout in Pakistan was the top news story of 2011, followed by Japan’s earthquake/tsunami/meltdown disaster, according to The Associated Press’ annual poll of US editors and news directors.” — Huffington Post

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