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3:25 AM ET, January 19, 2012

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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
In Face Of Protests, Congressmen Begin To Abandon SOPA Ship  —  In case you haven't noticed, a lot of sites like Reddit and Wikipedia are blacked out today in protest.  Google blacked out its logo and is running a huge advertising campaign (including on TechCrunch) to get Internet users to sign petitions and oppose the bills.
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Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
The Story Behind Rupert Murdoch's Rants About Google and SOPA  —  Like most big entertainment companies, News Corp. supports SOPA and PIPA, the controversial bills aimed at curbing illegal content sharing.  Like most big internet companies, Google opposes them.
TJ Raphael / Folio:
SOPA and Magazine Media
Arianna Huffington / @ariannahuff:
There's one Wikipedia page that isn't blacked out today: #SOPA http://t.co/8KYmwFA2
Discussion: paidContent:UK
Julie Moos / Poynter:
What the SOPA blackout really looks like
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Huffington Post Set to Launch Live Web TV ‘Network’  —  Arianna Huffington has made no secret of her ambition to build a news organization that can rival The New York Times in reach and prestige.  But right now, she has her sights set on a different target: CNN.
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Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
Strauss-Kahn's Wife to Edit Huffington Post in France
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Max Colchester / Wall Street Journal:
Le Huffington Post to Launch in France
Discussion: Gawker
Michael Hastings / Rolling Stone:
Julian Assange: The Rolling Stone Interview  —  Under house arrest in England, the WikiLeaks founder opens up about his battle with the ‘Times,’ his stint in solitary and the future of journalism  —  It's a few days before Christmas, and Julian Assange has just finished moving to a new hide-out deep in the English countryside.
Discussion: AllThingsD and Poynter
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Jack Shafer / Reuters:
WikiLeaks' 16th minute  —  This piece originally appeared in Reuters Magazine, a special edition publication ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  —  In late October, a deflated Julian Assange called a press conference in London to announce he may have to mothball WikiLeaks.
Laura Kusisto / Wall Street Journal:
Chinese Media Aiming High in City  —  Four major Chinese media companies are expanding their presence in New York City as they lay the groundwork to begin competing on a global stage.  —  Xinhua, one of the Chinese government's main news outlets and propaganda arms, last year moved …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
The New York Times Bits Blog Gets a Billboard  —  Competition in the technoblogoverse just got a little fiercer!  The New York Times Bits technology blog now has its very own billboard on Highway 101.  —  Specifically, the billboard is on 101 southbound in South San Francisco, just north of SFO.
Discussion: Forbes
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
No More New Penguin Digital Audiobooks For Libraries, Either  —  Hoping to skirt Penguin's library e-book restrictions by checking out a hot new title as a digital audiobook instead?  Sorry, that strategy will no longer work as Penguin changed its library policies again today.
Chris Ariens / TVNewser:
Anatomy of an Error: The Bain of CNBC's Existence  —  After poring over some government documents, CNBC's Eamon Javers reported that Bain & Company, Mitt Romney's former firm, was one of the consulting companies that took part in the auto bailout.  Javers' CNBC.com report Thursday seemed …
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Craig Silverman / Poynter:
How CNBC corrected its incorrect correction about Bain & Company
Discussion: CNBC and TVNewser
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Leveson inquiry hears regional newspaper editors face tough ad market  —  Advertising in local papers has almost halved in five years, says editor of South Wales Evening Post  —  Advertising in regional newspapers has almost halved over the past five years, the editor of the South Wales Evening Post has told the Leveson inquiry.
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Reuters:
News Corp close to settling hacking cases
Discussion: NPR
paidContent:
Why Amazon's Plagiarism Problem Is More Than A Public Relations Issue  —  Plagiarized editions for sale in Amazon's Kindle store show how the company is still adapting to the world of original content creation.  At the same time, the stolen books may also present a test of the retailer's ability …
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Maurice Chammah / The Huffington Post:
Journalism in Egypt: A Very Quick Guide  —  January 25th 2012, the first anniversary of the Egyptian uprisings that brought down Mubarak, is approaching quickly.  When it comes, the news will arrive fast and fragmented from Tahrir, as it has every time big numbers return to the square.
Frances Martel / Mediaite:
Drudge Throws Political World Into Chaos With Exclusive On Gingrich Ex Interview  —  Earlier this evening, the Drudge Report teased an exclusive with the single most vague headline in modern journalism history: “Network Holds Bombshell Campaign Interview.”  Accompanied with the legendary …
Felix Salmon:
Will fact-checking go the way of blogs?  —  Lucas Graves has by far the best and most sophisticated response to NYT ombudsman Arthur Brisbane's silly question about “truth vigilantes”.  —  Graves makes the important point that Brisbane's “objective and fair” formulation is itself problematic …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
On TV, Antipiracy Coverage May Include a Disclosure  —  As television networks have covered Internet companies' positions against antipiracy legislation before Congress this week, they have had to consider whether to disclose the positions of their parent companies — virtually all of which have campaigned in favor of it.
Discussion: TVNewser
Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
When a Web Community Becomes a Book Publisher  —  Longreads crowdsources and curates its way to its first-ever ebook.  —  At the end of last year, Longreads, one of the curators of lengthy, magazine-y stories that has sprung up to help fans of long-form journalism find great stuff online …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
‘The Week’ Snags 'Men's Journal' Publisher Michael Wolfe is leaving Wenner Media By Lucia Moses  —  There's been a change at the top for The Week, Felix Dennis' small but well-regarded news digest.  Men's Journal publisher Michael Wolfe is leaving Wenner Media for the same position at The Week.
 
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Jim Romenesko:
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At Atlantic digital, a series of new hires
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