Views of the News: Manning verdict, Big ad merger, Dumping Rush, Simon tweets mom's passing
The Bradley Manning Verdict
Ed Pilkington, The Guardian: "Bradley Manning cleared of 'aiding the enemy' but guilty of most other charges"
Medina Roshan, Reuters: "Bradley Manning verdict: Judge finds soldier in WikiLeaks case not guilty of aiding the enemy"
Mark Sherman, AP: "US pursuit of leakers aided by Manning verdict"
Merger to Create World's Biggest Ad Agency
Tanzina Vega, The New York Times: "Two Ad Giants Chasing Google in Merger Deal"
Judann Pollack, Ad Age: "What Clients Think About Publicis-Omnicom Megamerger"
Peter Kafka, AllThingsD: "The Real Story Behind Publicis + Omnicom Has Nothing to Do With Tech"
Jack Marshall, Digiday: "5 Big Misconceptions About Publicis Omnicom"
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan, Online Video Insider: "Publicis, Omnicom Merger is Recipe For Disaster"
Dumping Rush & Hannity: Well, Maybe
David Hinckley, New York Daily News: "Rush Limbaugh rushing out of Cumulus Media to WOR, with Sean Hannity in tow"
Angelo Carusone, Media Matters: "Report: Cumulus Plans To Drop Rush Limbaugh From 40 Stations"
Dylan Byers, Politico: "Limbaugh: Don't worry about Cumulus"
Diversity Numbers Barely Budge
Bob Papper, RTDNA: "Little change for women, minorities in TV/radio"
Simon's Bedside Tweets
Mathew Ingram, Gigaom: "NPR host's live-tweeting of his mother's last moments shows the power of 140 characters"
Monica Hess, The Washington Post: "NPR's Scott Simon takes Twitter to a new frontier: His mother's hospital bed"
Scott Simon, NPR: "A Son, His Mom and a Story About a Dog"