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12:35 PM ET, December 7, 2011

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Know Your Mobile:
Exclusive: Amazon Kindle Fire coming to UK in January  —  Know Your Mobile has been told Amazon's Android-powered Kindle Fire tablet will be getting a UK release date in January  —  Amazon will be bringing the Kindle Fire to the UK, a source close to the launch has informed us.
Reuters:
Exclusive: Verizon to take on Netflix with Web service  —  (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc plans to launch a standalone service allowing customers to stream movies and television shows over the Web, in a fresh challenge to Netflix Inc and the traditional cable TV business, according to several people briefed on the plan.
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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Verizon Won't Talk About Its Talks to Build a Netflix-Style Service.  But It Is Definitely Talking.  —  Those stories about Verizon launching its own Netflix-style video service?  Ignore them, says Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam.  Those are “all just speculation by people who like to write blogs.”
Jim O'Neill / FierceOnlineVideo:
Verizon weighed acquiring Hulu
Discussion: ZDNet and CNET News
Bloomberg:
Bloomberg News Responds to Bernanke Criticism  —  Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said in a letter to four senior lawmakers today that recent news articles about the central bank's emergency lending programs contained “egregious errors.”  —  While Bernanke's letter …
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Felix Salmon / Reuters:   Smackdown of the day: Bloomberg vs the Fed
Binyamin Appelbaum / Economix:
Fed Lashes Out at ‘Errors’ in Reporting
Discussion: FT Alphaville and Forbes
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat:
Flipboard launches sleek iPhone app with new ‘Cover Stories’ section  —  Popular iPad news reading application Flipboard has made the move to the iPhone and while it retains its smart and simple design, it also has added a new Cover Stories section to boot.  —  Flipboard's application …
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Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat:
Flipboard iPhone app launch takes down entire service
David Sarno / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Flipboard CEO's new media mission: ‘crawl the social networks’
Joel Gunter / Journalism.co.uk:
Phone hacking: Glenn Mulcaire arrested, reports suggest  —  Arrest is 18th by the Metropolitan police's phone hacking investigation Operation Weeting  —  The Metropolitan police arrested the man at an address in London at 7am today  —  Copyright: Alberto OG on Flickr.  Some rights reserved
Discussion: Daily Mail, The Wrap and Guardian
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Sky News:   Sky Sources: Glenn Mulcaire Held Over Hacking
Steve Myers / Poynter:
No live tweeting or blogging from Jerry Sandusky preliminary hearing  —  A Pennsylvania judge has set out the rules for covering Jerry Sandusky's preliminary hearing next week.  Half of the 200 or so seats in the courtroom will be reserved for media, plus another 100 in a satellite courtroom with closed-circuit video.
Discussion: mediabistro.com and PennLive.com
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Buzz Bissinger / The Daily Beast:
How Jerry Sandusky Played The New York Times in His Interview
Curtis Cartier / The Daily Weekly:
Crystal Cox, Oregon Blogger, Isn't a Journalist, Concludes U.S. Court—Imposes $2.5 Million Judgement on Her  —  ​A U.S. District Court judge in Portland has drawn a line in the sand between “journalist” and “blogger.”  And for Crystal Cox, a woman on the latter end of that comparison, the distinction has cost her $2.5 million.
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Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
Netflix CEO Compares Company To Bank Of America And Oakland A's  —  Ouch.  Reed Hastings addressed a room of investors and media experts today in a bid to reignite confidence in his company.  After his curious speech, it's unlikely many of them will be jumping back on the Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) bandwagon anytime soon.
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Guardian:
Leveson inquiry: NoW's Neville Thurlbeck to give evidence  —  Former News of the World chief reporter to appear next week, as will journalist who wrote Kate McCann private diaries story  —  Neville Thurlbeck, the former News of the World chief reporter, is to appear before the Leveson inquiry next week.
Telegraph:
Andy Coulson sues News Group over refusal to pay phone hacking legal fees  —  Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor, took his ex-employer News Group Newspapers to the High Court today over its refusal to reimburse his legal fees arising from the phone-hacking affair.
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Oliver Duff / The Independent:   Rebekah? ‘We helped choose her police station’
Patrick Meighan / My Occupy LA Arrest,:
My Occupy LA Arrest, by Patrick Meighan  —  My name is Patrick Meighan, and I'm a husband, a father, a writer on the Fox animated sitcom “Family Guy”, and a member of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica.  I was arrested at about 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with 291 …
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter:
The aggregator's dilemma: How do you fairly serve your readers & the sources you rely on?  —  When you aggregate content, what obligation do you have to the original source — and to readers?  —  I asked myself this question after seeing how people reacted to the events surrounding Jim Romenesko's departure …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and AllThingsD
David Brauer / MinnPost:
Boogaard's brain: How the New York Times got that story  —  Minnesota Wild forward Derek Boogaard, right, punching Calgary Flames forward Brian McGrattan in their fight during a December 2009 game.  —  John Branch isn't completely sure, but he thinks “Punched Out: The Life and Death of a Hockey Enforcer” …
Discussion: CBS Boston and Poynter
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Telegraph review clears titles of illegal payments for information  —  Titles understood to have analysed some 380,000 documents, as News International continues with similar audit  —  The Daily and Sunday Telegraph have conducted an internal investigation of all payments made by the titles …
 
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