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12:00 PM ET, November 16, 2011

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Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine:
Associated Press Staff Scolded for Tweeting Too Quickly About OWS Arrests  —  A high importance e-mail went out to Associated Press employees early Wednesday morning to remind them of Twitter rules in the wake of staff arrests at yesterday's local protests.  “In relation to AP staff being taken …
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
NUJ warns Leveson about ‘culture of fear’  —  NUJ general secretary Michelle Stanistreet today told Lord Leveson that there was a “genuine climate of fear” among journalists about giving evidence to his inquiry into press standards.  —  The union last week sent out an appeal to members asking …
Discussion: Guardian
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Fleet Street Fox:
Good ol' Grub Street.  —  THERE are two stories dominating the news today - the Leveson inquiry into the behaviour of the Press, and the trial into the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence 18 years ago.  —  The two are entirely unlinked except for the fact they both hinge on the tabloids.
The Independent:
Leveson inquiry: Dowlers' ‘euphoria’ over voicemails
Discussion: Daily Mail
Suw Charman-Anderson / Firstpost:
SOPA: The bill that could kill the Internet  —  As the US government's House Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act, (SOPA), both supporters and opponents are ramping up their campaigning, with big names getting involved.  And so they should.
Discussion: Mixed Media and CNET News
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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
House Judiciary Committee SOPA Hearings Stacked 5 To 1 In Favor Of Censoring The Internet  —  Apparently the folks behind SOPA are really scared to hear from the opposition.  We all expected that the Judiciary Committee hearings wouldn't be a fair fight.  In Congress, they rarely are fair fights.
Discussion: Betabeat
Jennifer Martinez / Politico:
Shootout at the digital corral  —  Hollywood's in a showdown over its TV shows, movies and music with an up-and-coming opponent in the Washington arena: the Silicon Valley gang.  —  And that can only mean a huge payday for lobbyists.  —  According to figures compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics …
Carlos Miller / Pixiq:
Number Of Journalists Arrested During Occupy Wall Street Raid Rises To Ten  —  As the number of activists arrested during the NYPD's raid on Occupy Wall Street Tuesday morning continues to rise, so do the number of journalists arrested while documenting the eviction.
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Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Society of Professional Journalists Denounces Occupy Wall Street Arrests
Jared Malsin / New York Times:
Video: Reporter for The Local Is Arrested During Occupy Wall Street Clearing
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Time Inc. Magazines Make It to the Kindle Fire, After All  —  It took some haggling, but Time Inc. is going to get its magazines on Amazon's new tablet, alongside titles from many other big publishers.  —  Time Warner's publishing unit told its employees this afternoon that five magazines …
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Sony Considers Internet Rival to Cable TV  —  Sony Corp. is considering launching an Internet-based alternative to cable-TV service, people familiar with the situation said, posing the latest threat to the cable and satellite operators that dominate pay TV.  —  The Japanese electronics …
Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
Village Voice Claims It Owns ‘Best Of NYC’ Phrase, Sues Rival  —  The Village Voice made its name as a counter culture icon.  Today, though, it pulled a decidedly establishment maneuver by filing a lawsuit against a magazine rival for using the phrase “Best of NYC” without its permission.
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent:
Miramax Is The Latest To Ink A Deal With Netflix For UK Launch  —  Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) is picking up some more momentum for its UK and Ireland launch, scheduled for early next year.  The streaming video company has now added film studio Miramax to its list of content partners …
Andy Baio / Wired.com:
Think You Can Hide, Anonymous Blogger?  Two Words: Google Analytics  —  Last month, an anonymous blogger popped up on WordPress and Twitter, aiming a giant flamethrower at Mac-friendly writers like John Gruber, Marco Arment and MG Siegler.  As he unleashed wave after wave of spittle-flecked rage at …
Discussion: Boing Boing
Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
Amazon Settles With Discovery Over E-Reader Patent  —  Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) made sure Discovery won't ruin its hopes for the best Christmas ever by settling a lawsuit that accused the Kindle and Kindle 2 of infringing security and copy protection technology.  —  On Monday in Delaware federal court …
Cotton Delo / AdAge:
Gawker's Nick Denton Hints at Product to Rid Sites of Boring Commenters  —  Blog Network Chief Wants to Attract Smart People Wary of Entering Fray  —  Gawker Media chief Nick Denton talked about the image problem that arises from having a conspicuous cohort of fanatical but ill-informed commenters …
Discussion: Poynter
Reuters:
Apple, with eye on media, names Disney's Iger to board  —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc moved to shore up its board after the death of Silicon Valley legend Steve Jobs, appointing Walt Disney Co chief executive Bob Iger to its board to propel its media ambitions.  —  Iger brings sector expertise …
Max Read / Gawker:
‘Exclusive’ CBS Interview With Penn State Coach Is Only 20 Seconds Long  —  CBS News correspondent Armen Keteyian told his Twitter followers today that he'd spoken with the former quarterback who discovered Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky allegedly raping a 10-year-old.
The Wrap:
No NBA This Year?  TNT and ABC/ESPN Look to Dodge ‘Nuclear Winter’  —  Networks are prepared to miss the first few months of a delayed NBA season.  But now that it looks like the entire season could be canceled, TNT, ESPN/ABC and the league's other broadcast partners have to make some serious programming decisions.
Discussion: Multichannel News
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The New York Times runs a cross-platform interactive ad campaign in HTML5  —  Today, for the first time, The New York Times is featuring a single HTML5 interactive ad campaign across its digital platforms.  Coca-Cola is running the ads — an extension of its Arctic Home campaign and its long use …
Discussion: Poynter and mnilive.com
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Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Sun reporter's payments to ‘police contacts’ not what they seem
Discussion: The Independent and Daily Mail
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Penguin Adds Self-Publishing To Writing Community Site Book Country
Steven Jacobs / Street Fight:
The Guardian's n0tice Launches to the Public
Discussion: Editors Weblog
Julie Moos / Poynter:
New survey: Media among least favored businesses
Discussion: TechCrunch
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Los Angeles Times Starts Publishing E-Books
Discussion: The Vook Blog and bookforum.com
Keach Hagey / The Politico:
The Daily Caller's growing pains
Andy Fixmer / Bloomberg:
Fox, WB Near Pact to Offer Shows Online
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Dorian Benkoil / MediaShift:
Venture Capitalist Fred Wilson: School's Not Enough for Media Entrepreneurs
Discussion: Betabeat
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
Allies Accuse James O'Keefe of ‘Hit Job’ in Undercover NPR Sting
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Mediaite
The Independent:
BBC ‘cheap programming’ scandal exposed
Discussion: Guy Fawkes' blog
Robert Booth / Guardian:
Julian Assange seeks to take extradition fight to supreme court
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
Ratings: ABC Dominates With Giffords Interview, Sandusky Leads ‘Rock Center’ To Ratings High
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