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5:05 PM ET, October 12, 2011

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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Spitzer wants a petition to dump Geithner; has no plans for another TV show  —  Azi Paybarah.  —  Standing before a white lectern (and in front of a vintage advertisement for “hosiery and underwear") former governor and former CNN talk-show host Eliot Spitzer told a crowded room …
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
ProPublica's Pulitzer winners: Media did not understand the banking crisis  —  ProPublica  —  Following the Tenement Museum talk Eliot Spitzer moderated last night with Pulitzer-winning ProPublica reporters Jesse Eisinger and Jake Bernstein about the shady Wall Street practices that brought …
Josh Stearns / @jcstearns:   In my new update, tracking journalist arrests at #occupy protests http://t.co/Rx4zqCJF reporter @bobplain shows the marks from his handcuffs
Nick Davies / Guardian:
Wall Street Journal circulation scam claims senior Murdoch executive  —  Andrew Langhoff resigns as European publishing chief after exposure of secret channels of cash to help boost sales figures  —  One of Rupert Murdoch's most senior European executives has resigned following Guardian inquiries …
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Kelvin MacKenzie / London Evening Standard:
I only checked the source of one story when I was Sun editor... and that landed me with £1m bill for Elton libel  —  So where is David Cameron today?  Where is our great Prime Minister who ordered this ludicrous inquiry?  —  After all, the only reason we are all here is due to one man's action …
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Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Why floods couldn't break through Pennsylvania paywall, while New York Times created leaks in theirs  —  Newspapers spend a lot of time and energy erecting website paywalls, but are they thinking enough about when to take them down?  —  Even if a publisher commits to a paywall …
CNET News:
How Gizmodo escaped indictment in iPhone prototype deal  —  The great iPhone prototype caper of 2010 has finally ended, with the two men accused of shopping the device to gadget blogs sentenced to probation yesterday.  —  Last year's investigation began with a raid on Gizmodo editor Jason Chen's Fremont …
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Homicide Watch D.C. uses clues in site search queries to ID homicide victim  —  Laura Amico, editor of Homicide Watch D.C., describes how she used site analytics to identify a homicide victim — again.  Early Sunday morning, she saw a police department news alert stating that a juvenile male had been killed.
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Reader's Digest Parting Ways with Rachael Ray  —  Reader's Digest Association doesn't want to be in the Rachael Ray business anymore.  —  A month after replacing its CEO, the publisher just announced that it intends to sell Every Day with Rachael Ray, a cooking magazine launched five years ago in partnership with the TV host.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
AOL Wants To Be The AP For Online Video; Offers “Editors Room” For Video Embeds  —  The problem with online video is that producing the high-quality stuff at scale is expensive and difficult.  But what if there was a place online that licensed decent videos and made it available to other sites?
Steve Myers / Poynter:
The Daily Meal offers advertisers money-back guarantee  —  The Daily Meal is promising companies that buy $200,000 of ads over three months that they will get their money back if the ads don't result in a “statistically significant increase” in one of five measures of brand influence.
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
The iOS Newsstand Is Open For Business  —  Folks who have upgraded to iOS 5 will note that the iOS Newsstand is now running and available as a standalone app.  If you've already downloaded any of Apple's official magazines - most Conde Nast titles are using Apple's own service, for example …
Fred Schruers / The Wrap:
Conde Nast's New Mogul Dawn Ostroff: Forget Cable, Digital Is the Future  —  Conde Nast's new president of entertainment Dawn Ostroff saw the potential in cable TV before many of her peers.  Nowadays, she's excited about the digital future.  —  In an interview with TheWrap …
Somini Sengupta / Bits:
Stanford Researcher Finds Lots of Leaky Web Sites  —  The Web is porous.  Remarkable information trickles in from everywhere.  It also sometimes spills out without its users knowing exactly where or how.  —  Take for instance these findings, released on Tuesday by computer scientists at Stanford University.
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Bloomberg TV's First Debate A Home Run  —  There may be some argument over who was the winner of last night's Bloomberg/The Washington Post Republican Presidential Debate, but from a media perspective, one victor is crystal-clear: Bloomberg TV.  Hosting their first-ever televised debate …
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
7 keys to managing a great social media news team  —  As news organizations embrace Twitter and Facebook to distribute stories and engage their audiences, many have decided social media is no longer a one-person job.  —  Effective social media use now requires that you post and monitor almost …
J. Harry Jones / SignOnSanDiego.com:
Borrego Sun editor killed in murder-suicide  —  BORREGO SPRINGS — The voice of Borrego Springs has died, the apparent victim of a murder-suicide at the hands of her estranged husband, and the small, unincorporated desert community is reeling.  —  Judy Winter Meier, 61 …
Discussion: FishbowlLA
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Planning a paywall?  Maybe you should sell some e-books instead  —  The number of newspapers and other media entities that are erecting paywalls or launching subscription-based apps for the iPhone and iPad continues to grow, and even some smaller regional newspapers are throwing up walls to try to protect their print subscriptions.
Discussion: NYConvergence.com and eMedia Vitals, Thanks:mathewi
The Huffington Post:
Jennifer Granholm Gets Current TV Show … Video , Current TV , Jennifer Granholm , Election Coverage , Jennifer Granholm Current Tv , Media News  —  Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm is getting her own show on Current TV.  —  The network announced the show on Wednesday.
Discussion: Adweek, TVNewser and On Media's Blog
 
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Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC:
NPR Hit With Lack of Diversity Charge
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Noah Davis / Business Insider:
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Matthew Fleischer / FishbowlLA:
News Vans Allegedly Vandalized at Occupy LA Protests
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Tony Schinella / ConcordPatch:
Newspaper Union Pickets Perry Event
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David Kaplan / paidContent:
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Steve Rubel / AdAge:
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David Kaplan / paidContent:
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Julie Moos / Poynter:
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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Paywalls Spread To College Newspapers