Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

Al-Jazeera has taken legal action against the Egyptian government, claiming its journalists have been unfairly arrested and detained in their efforts to report this summer’s political unrest. “Al-Jazeera has instructed its lawyers to take all steps necessary worldwide to ensure that its journalists can operate freely in the country, without fear of arbitrary arrest, jamming or other forms of harassment and intimidation,” a network representative reportedly said. (Global Post)

Reuters‘s Jim Impoco will take over as Newsweek‘s new editor-and-chief. (Bloomberg

Police are investigating Trinity Mirror—publisher of the UK’s Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror—for alleged phone hacking by former employees. (The Guardian)

Starting September 30, USA Today will double its newsstand price from $1 to $2. (Baltimore Business Journal)

Thought that Wisconsin golf course’s 9/11 sale was bad? Comedy writer Jon Hendren (@fart) retweeted a slew of yesterday’s egregious 9/11-themed promotions. (Twitter)

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