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3:35 PM ET, January 12, 2012

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Arthur S. Brisbane / New York Times:
Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante?  —  I'm looking for reader input on whether and when New York Times news reporters should challenge “facts” that are asserted by newsmakers they write about.  —  One example mentioned recently by a reader: As cited in an Adam Liptak article on the Supreme Court …
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Craig Silverman / Poynter:
Journalists incredulous as Times public editor asks: ‘Should the Times be a Truth Vigilante?’  —  New York Times Public Editor Arthur S. Brisbane is attracting attention and derision for his latest blog post, “Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante?”  —  “I'm looking for reader input on whether …
Jay Rosen / Pressthink:
So whaddaya think: should we put truthtelling back up there at number one?  —  Somewhere along the way, telling truth from falsehood was surpassed by other priorities to which the press felt a stronger duty.  Arthur Brisbane, public editor of the New York Times, was unaware of this history …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Jim Romenesko:   NYT public editor on reaction to Truth Vigilante post
Bloomberg:
News Corp. Tells Judge About Tabloid Editor's $1,150 Bribe to Prison Guard  —  News Corp. (NWSA) for the first time publicly detailed bribery by a journalist at its now-defunct News of the World, telling a court that a former editor agreed to pay a prison guard to get a story about a child killer.
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Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
Express continued to use convicted PI Whittamore  —  Richard Desmond's Express Newspapers continued using convicted private investigator Steve Whittamore until as late as July 2010, the Leveson Inquiry heard this morning.  —  The company's legal chief Nicole Patterson was also unable …
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
‘Daily Express right to quit PCC because it failed to stop McCann libels’
Discussion: Press Gazette
Press Association:
Why I published Madeleine stories
Discussion: Guardian
Mark Hosenball / Reuters:
Homeland Security watches Twitter, social media  —  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's command center routinely monitors dozens of popular websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Hulu, WikiLeaks and news and gossip sites including the Huffington Post and Drudge Report, according to a government document.
Discussion: Techland, MediaFile and WebProNews
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Amazon Kindle Owners Are “Borrowing” Nearly 300,000 Electronic Books A Month  —  Amazon is releasing new data on its Kindle Lending Library, which the e-commerce site says now has over 75,000 books.  The Kindle Owners' Lending Library is a collection of books that Amazon Prime members who own …
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine:
James O'Keefe's Weak New Hampshire Exposé Could Get Him Arrested  —  The Alfred E. Newman of investigative journalism, James O'Keefe, staged his latest undercover video at the New Hampshire primary, where members of his team attempted to expose voter fraud by obtaining ballots for dead people.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Jodi Kantor gets a grilling from Upper West Side Barnes & Noble Patrons about her book, ‘The Obamas’  —  It's been a busy, rough week for Jodi Kantor, the New York Times reporter whose new book about the first family, The Obamas, entered the world on Tuesday to mixed reviews and controversy …
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
CNN Reporter Becomes Target Of Ron Paul Supporters  —  A group of Ron Paul supporters are calling on CNN to remove the correspondent covering the candidate from her assignment, claiming that she is too biased against Paul.  Dana Bash aroused the ire of the pro-Paul brigade on Monday …
Matthew Futterman / Wall Street Journal:
News Corp.'s Fox Joins Battle to Buy Dodgers  —  News Corp.'s Fox unit joined the battle to buy the Dodgers Tuesday, signing a nondisclosure agreement with bankers handling the sale of the storied franchise, according to people with knowledge of the process  —  The move formally makes News Corp …
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre paid £1.7m  —  Salary package for Associated Newspapers editor-in-chief down more than £1m on 2010 remuneration after restructuring of incentive scheme  —  Paul Dacre reinforced his reputation as the best-paid editor on Fleet Street by taking home …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
New Republic owner quashes reports of liberal journal's sale  —  Despite reports to the contrary, the New Republic's principal owner insists the 98-year-old journal of liberal political opinion, reporting and arts criticism isn't shopping for a new owner.  —  “There's nothing there to the story …
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Matthew Fleischer / FishbowlLA:
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Felicia Pride / FishbowlNY:
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Douglas Page / News & Tech:
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Jim Romenesko:
Kent State alum pulls $1M gift after student paper asks questions
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Steve Myers / Poynter:
Google uses AP results for New Hampshire election results map
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
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Discussion: eMedia Vitals
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CNN Apparently Waives Its Own Debate Rules To Let Rick Perry In
Melissa Bell / Washington Post:
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