Good morning. My name is Kristen Hare and I’ll be driving this thing for awhile. Here are 10 media stories.
- Hollywood is concerned about the ethics and morals of journalism
Sony's lawyer sent a letter to news organizations demanding that the documents stolen from the company in the recent hack be "avoided, and destroyed." (The New York Times) | Aaron Sorkin totally agrees. (The New York Times.) | Dan Kennedy does not. "Dear Sony: Stealing information is a crime. Receiving stolen information and publishing it is protected by the First Amendment." (@dankennedy_nu) | RELATED: Here's a pretty good explainer if you're not sure how we got to the place where the creator of a show about a fictional newsroom is doling out advice to real ones. (Fusion)
- The Sydney siege continues
Chris Kenny, associate editor of The Australian, left the Lindt cafe with a coffee just before the gunman took over.