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10:45 AM ET, January 19, 2012

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Apple Unveils App and Tools for Digital Textbooks  —  Updated Adding more details as the press conference progresses.  —  NEW YORK — Apple wants students to bid farewell to the days of lugging around backpacks of heavy textbooks, and to welcome the iPad tablet as their new all-in-one reading device.
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Apple introduces iBooks 2 and iBooks Author  —  TORONTO- Apple's going to reinvent the textbook.  —  Many that speculated that Apple was getting into the textbook game were right.  Apple's big education is under way at the Guggenheim in New York City.  Phil Schiller, Senior VP of Marketing …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and Techland
Joel Gunter / Journalism.co.uk:
News of the World publisher settles 19 phone-hacking claims  —  Actor Jude Law receives highest disclosed payout - £130,000 plus costs - with others including former deputy prime minister John Prescott and MP Chris Bryant receiving between £30,000 and £50,000
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk and @dansabbagh
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Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Phone hacking: News International settles with victims - live  —  News of the World publisher is close to settling many of the high-profile cases brought against it, say victims' lawyers  —  12.00pm: A statement on behalf of Dennis MacShane MP is now being read before court.
Reuters:
Victims say News Corp has admitted hacking coverup  —  The British newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has acknowledged to victims that executives covered up the scale of illegal activity by destroying evidence and lying to investigators, victims' lawyers said on Thursday.
Discussion: Guardian
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
Phone hacking settlements: full list of who got what
Discussion: Press Gazette and @michaelwolffnyc
Frances Martel / Mediaite:
Drudge Gets Exclusive, But When Will ABC Air Interview With Marianne Gingrich?  —  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 …
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Al Tompkins / Poynter:
ABC to air interview tonight with Gingrich's ex-wife, but why?
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
HuffPo Partners With L'Espresso For 'L'Huffington Post Italy'  —  The Huffington Post Media Group (NYSE: AOL) is partnering with Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso for the launch this year of an Italian edition, paidContent has learned.  The partnership, to be announced today …
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Haaretz:
Netanyahu denies calling Haaretz and New York Times Israel's ‘main enemies’  —  According to statement released by PMO, Jerusalem Post editor Steve Linde's remarks to a conference in Tel Aviv were a misrepresentation of the meeting with Netanyahu.  —  Get Haaretz on iPhone  —  Get Haaretz on Android
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: Poynter
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Eric Savitz / Forbes:
Amazon Kindle Fire: More Profitable Than Expected?  —  The Amazon Kindle Fire might be a more profitable product than you think.  —  RBC Capital analyst Ross Sandler reached that conclusion in a research note this morning, after he assessed the results of a proprietary survey of 216 Kindle Fire owners.
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Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
Hearst Names First-Ever CTO  —  Publisher and broadcaster Hearst Corp. has hired its first-ever chief technology officer as it tries to expand its digital footprint.  Former Sony executive Philip R. Wiser will start in the new position Feb. 1.  —  Wiser was CTO of Sony Corp. of Americas from 2004 to 2006 …
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
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Atlantic Tries A Business Site Again; WSJ's Delaney Will Lead Editorial  —  Nearly two years after Atlantic Media Company suspended plans for a business site, the company is back at it with nothing less that what Justin Smith calls “our most important new launch since The Atlantic Monthly in 1857.”
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Talking Biz News
TJ Raphael / Folio:
SOPA and Magazine Media  —  How will the new proposal affect the glossy magazine industry?  —  In an attempt to protect copyrighted material, the U.S. Congress has been mulling a proposal to curb access to websites, search engine results and domain names, among other things …
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
In Face Of Protests, Congressmen Begin To Abandon SOPA Ship
Arianna Huffington / @ariannahuff:
There's one Wikipedia page that isn't blacked out today: #SOPA http://t.co/8KYmwFA2
Discussion: paidContent:UK
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.
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: The New York Observer and TVNewser
 
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