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2:15 PM ET, November 19, 2011

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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
What happens when journalism is everywhere?  —  When the Arab Spring demonstrations were under way in Egypt's Tahrir Square and reports were streaming out through Twitter and Facebook and text messages and cellphone videos, it was easy to feel superior to the Egyptian government.
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Elizabeth Spiers / The New York Observer:
Notes on the NYPD Press Credentialing Process, from the (Ineligible) Editor-in-Chief of the New York Observer  —  In a note responding to an earlier post from TheAwl detailing the various media organization associations of 26 reporters arrested during the Occupy Wall Street protests …
Duncan Geere / Wired.com:
200+ Labels Withdraw Their Music From Spotify: Are Its Fortunes Unravelling?  —  Following a study that claims that streaming music is damaging to record sales, a distributor representing more than 200 labels has withdrawn its entire catalogue from Spotify, Napster, Simfy and Rdio.
Steve Smith / MediaPost:
“FT” Web App Delivers 1 Million Users  —  ‘FT’ Web App Delivers 1 Million Users 2 hours ago  —  The Financial Times' big bet against Apple's in-app subscription model has paid off, to the tune of 1 million users served since its June launch.  FT pulled its native iOS app from the Apple App Store shortly …
Rob Davis / Voice of San Diego:
New U-T Boss: ‘You Change Now or You Die’  —  Hotelier Doug Manchester's behavior in the board room is well-documented: He's brash, bold, confrontational.  But across the region Thursday, one question hovered over the announcement that Manchester is the new owner of The San Diego Union-Tribune …
Discussion: Erik Wemple and New York Times
Drew Olanoff / The Next Web:
Netflix to resurrect Arrested Development in 2013 as part of content play  —  In a serious content play, Netflix has announced that it is bringing the wildly popular show Arrested Development back exclusively on its platform.  —  The exclusivity is the key here, as it shows that Netflix …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Wenner Media Digital Boss Michael Bloom Leaves After Six Months  —  Wenner Media's chief digital officer is out after six months.  —  Michael Bloom joined the publisher, which owns Rolling Stone, Us Weekly, and Men's Journal, in May.  On Friday afternoon, he sent out a memo announcing his departure.
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Murdoch Sells $62 Million in News Corp. Shares  —  News Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch sold nonvoting shares in News Corp worth $61.7 million this week, according to a securities filing late Friday.  —  The sale, of about 3.6 million shares, represents about 1.1% …
Discussion: Bloomberg and Financial Times
Meg James / Company Town:
Key NBC executive Marc Graboff to leave the network  —  Marc Graboff, president of NBC's West Coast business operations and the TV network's longtime consigliere, is leaving the company, according to people familiar with the situation.  —  The move was not a complete surprise …
Celeste Katz / NY Daily News:
Ed Rollins To Join Fox News  —  Veteran GOP political consultant Ed Rollins is joining Fox News as a political contributor, the Daily News has learned.  —  Fox confirmed the hire to our Alison Gendar, but declined to release the dollar amount or terms of the contract.
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Dan Hirschhorn / AdAge:
Fox News Eyes Bigger Ad Haul in This Election Season
John Koblin / WWD:
Tough Times at Newsweek  —  Photo By Jonathon Ziegler/Patrickmcmullan.Com … On Nov. 7, a memo was handed out to Newsweek reporters and editors.  The note detailed a new process in how to pitch stories.  —  “Stories are generated in a variety of ways, from chance conversations with Tina or other senior editors...” the memo began.
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
The Rumors Are True.  I Am Leaving TechCrunch.  —  This won't come as a surprise to a lot of people, but I am leaving TechCrunch.  —  My departure is something people have speculated about since Michael Arrington's ouster two months ago, but it wasn't an easy decision for me.
Bill Carter / Media Decoder:
Iger Says No Hurry to Replace Regis Philbin  —  Now that Regis Philbin has completed his long run on his ABC morning show, attention will naturally focus on who might replace him alongside Kelly Ripa.  But Robert A. Iger, the chief executive of the Walt Disney Company, which owns ABC …
Discussion: TVNewser and TVWeek.com
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Erik Wemple:
AP gets steamed at Huffington Post, sources say  —  How irked was the Associated Press over the following tweet from Huffington Post social media guru Mandy Jenkins? … Well, irked enough that the AP's social media leader, Lou Ferrara, said this to the Erik Wemple Blog earlier this week:
Discussion: Mediaite
 
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Joel Gunter / Journalism.co.uk:
Jobs at risk as Guardian News & Media reviews printing costs
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Tim Bradshaw / FT Tech Hub:
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Jon Stewart: Media can't pick a GOP frontrunner
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Meg James / Company Town:
CBS' Moonves: Political rancor boosts broadcast TV business
Discussion: TVNewser
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Media treat presidential campaigns like a game show
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11% Of Magazine Exposures Are Digital-Only, Survey Shows
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