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9:15 AM ET, December 8, 2011

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Thomas Catan / Wall Street Journal:
Justice Department Confirms E-Book Probe  —  WASHINGTON—The U.S. Justice Department confirmed Wednesday that it is conducting an antitrust investigation into the pricing of electronic books, the latest antitrust watchdog to probe whether there was improper collusion by publishers and Apple Inc. to prevent discounting.
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Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
The E-book Investigations: Are Publishers And Apple Breaking The Law?
Cahal Milmo / The Independent:
Brooks' links to Clifford payment cast doubt on her hacking denials  —  Rebekah Brooks personally negotiated a £680,000 out-of-court settlement with the publicity guru Max Clifford which led to his withdrawing a potentially explosive phone-hacking claim against the News of the World, News International (NI) revealed last night.
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Sarah Marshall / Journalism.co.uk:
James Murdoch: Brooks did ‘not seek authorisation’ for Clifford settlement  —  A letter from James Murdoch, among documents published by the culture, media and sport committee, states he did not authorise a £400,000 payment to Max Clifford to settle a phone-hacking claim
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk
MediaShift:
Nobel Prize Winner on How New Media is Democratizing Science News  —  MediaShift's science journalism coverage is sponsored by the Columbia Journalism School, which offers an innovative specialized M.A. for experienced journalists who want to cover science, business, arts or politics in a sophisticated, nuanced manner.
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Curtis Brainard / CJR:
Besser to Oz: “You Were Right”
Discussion: Editors Weblog
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Thurlbeck rounds on NoW executives in new evidence  —  Former News of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck has told MPs about a culture of “suppression” and “paralysis” at the News of the World which he says had “catastrophic consequences” for the paper.
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Guardian:   Neville Thurlbeck's letter to MPs - full text
Read It Later Blog:
Who Are the ‘Most-Read’ Authors?  —  Saving a story for later can tell us a lot about loyalty, longevity and quality—and it changes the way we think about the most popular stories on the web  —  If we're to believe Woody Allen, “80 percent of success is showing up.”
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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Who Are The Most-Read Authors On The Web?  —  Which authors online keep readers coming back for more?  Read It Later delved into its data to find which articles its 4 million users saved to “Read Later” most often, which authors have the highest return rate and how long-form content performs.
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Verizon And RedBox Planning Major Partnership For Early 2012 Launch  —  Yesterday, it was reported that Verizon was planning a Netflix competitor and in talks with various content producers to provide the streams and downloads.  TechCrunch has obtained additional information on this story …
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
James Murdoch's lawyers confirm Tom Watson was put under surveillance  —  News Corp lawyers say three NI staff were involved in setting up monitoring, but it is not appropriate to name them  —  James Murdoch's lawyers have confirmed that Labour MP Tom Watson was put under surveillance for a week in 2009 …
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Guardian:   News Corporation's letter to MPs - full text
Tom Stites / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Taking stock of the state of web journalism  —  Editor's note: Tom Stites had a long career in newspapers, editing Pulitzer-winning projects and working at top newspapers like The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, and the Philadelphia Inquirer.  In recent years, he's shifted his emphasis …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
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.
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Ingrid Lunden / paidContent:
Amazon's Kindle Fire Could Be Going International Sooner Rather Than Later
Discussion: AllThingsD
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Yahoo Building New York Studio … NEW YORK ­ About 5,000 square feet in an office building at the corner of Manhattan's 40th Street and Avenue of the Americas will become the city's next major studio space by mid-March.  —  But the company that is looking to transform …
Melissa Bell / Washington Post:
Drone journalism?  The idea could fly in the U.S.  —  This January, the FAA will be proposing new rules on the use of drones in American airspace — a possibility some see as positively Orwellian, but others, including some journalists, see as an opportunity.
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote:
Why news sites should add Facebook's new ‘Subscribe’ button  —  Facebook exec Joanna Shields just revealed at a conference that the social network is poised to roll out a “Subscribe” button that will allow users to subscribe to other users' updates.  Think of it as a Twitter “follow” button for Facebook, embeddable on any site.
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The AP brings a quasi-competitor into the fold  —  In 2008, eight Ohio newspapers, upset with what they saw as high prices charged by the Associated Press, rebelled against the wire to form their own statewide news-sharing service, the Ohio News Organization.
Discussion: Editors Weblog
BBC:
Phone-hacking scandal: Former journalist not a suspect  —  A number of people have been arrested as part of the investigation into phone hacking  —  A former News of the World journalist who was questioned last week in the police inquiry into phone hacking has been ruled out as a suspect.
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Broadcasters call for action over signal interference  —  Five international broadcasters have issued a joint statement in response to ‘an increase in deliberate interference’ of their signals in the past year  —  A group of international broadcasters, including the BBC …
Discussion: Media 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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Binyamin Appelbaum / Economix:
Fed Lashes Out at ‘Errors’ in Reporting
Discussion: The Huffington Post
 
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Dorian Benkoil / MediaShift:
Tear Down the Wall Between Business and Editorial!
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Alistair Foster / The Independent:
Bullied to death? Channel 4 executive died of overdose ‘after abuse by bosses’
Amanda Seef / Eagle News Online:
From the epicenter of scandal: Daily Orange editors report on Syracuse situation
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
PCC proposes wide-ranging shakeup
Reuters:
Newspaper companies put their money where the clicks are
Discussion: Poynter
Michael E. Ruane / Washington Post:
‘WAR!’ How a stunned media broke the Pearl Harbor news.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
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Steve Myers / Poynter:
Gannett to expand paywalls across more properties
Discussion: Guardian and Gannett Blog
Dan Trombetto / Folio:
Condé Nast Partners with AdMeld in Private Digital Ad Exchange
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
WSJ Editor: Our Competitors' Hacking Coverage Is ‘Abysmally Conflicted’
Discussion: Guardian and Erik Wemple
New York Times:
A Moment in the Sun for Television
Discussion: CNBC
Kris Hammond / Just to Clarify:
Why 90% of news will be computer generated in 15 years
Guardian:
Leveson inquiry: NoW's Neville Thurlbeck to give evidence
Discussion: Crikey and Press Gazette
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat:
Flipboard iPhone app launch takes down entire service (updated)
Discussion: TechCrunch, MediaPost and VentureBeat
Steve Myers / Poynter:
No live tweeting or blogging from Jerry Sandusky preliminary hearing
 

 
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