News summary and digest April 28th | 00.00 gmt

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    Another week, another poster scandal in the UK election campaign. First we had two Irish parties using the same iStockphoto model, then a Labour campaign poster using an unauthorised picture superimposing David Cameron’s head and now there’s another one. There doesn’t seem to be much thinking going into the use of pictures during this election.
    The New York Times  has been experimenting with cross-media on their website. In an innovative move it is streaming music of an indie rock band,the National, with an article the paper is running.
    “This type of cross-promotion is rare in mainstream publishing and was a first for the Times. The music from the band's new CD “High […]
    Google is merging its Google maps  and Google earth  applications and calls it Earth view. It takes the current satellite view that’s available in Google maps a step further. Earth view offers a three dimensional perspective with fluid motion from any viewpoint. It even lets you dive in the ocean. Check out something they’ve done […]
    Wired Magazine reports that the Apple iPad already accounts for 26 percent […]
    Popular website Mashable  has entered a deal with Metro international in a move that goes against leading trends.
    We’re used to reports about print publications going online but we don’t hear a lot about things going the other way. Mashable reports on social media on a very popular website with over 15 million pageviews each month. It […]
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Marco | Editor

Editor at large and founder of a bunch of stockphoto businesses