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5:05 PM ET, February 6, 2012

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Michael Kozlowski / Good E-Reader:
Amazon in the Process of Launching a Retail Store  —  Amazon sources close to the situation have told us that the company is planning on rolling out a retail store in Seattle within the next few months.  This project is a test to gauge the market and see if a chain of stores would be profitable.
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Susan Decker / Bloomberg:
Barnes & Noble Backed by U.S. Agency Staff in Microsoft Case  —  Barnes & Noble Inc. should win a patent-infringement case brought by Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) that threatens to halt imports of the bookseller's Nook e-reader, according to staff of the U.S. trade agency hearing the dispute.
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Another Chain Says It Won't Carry Amazon Books, But Does It Matter?
Discussion: Bookseller news, GalleyCat and .info.
Amy Chozick / New York Times:
After a Year, Tablet Daily Is a Struggle  —  One year ago Rupert Murdoch took the stage at the Guggenheim Museum and with much fanfare introduced a News Corporation publication that, in the words of the Apple executive Eddy Cue, would “redefine the news.”  —  A year later, it has not quite done that.
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The Independent:
Digital setback for Murdoch as ‘secret’ iPad project folds  —  A year after Rupert Murdoch described the iPad as the tool that would make newspapers “viable again”, News International has abandoned a project to produce content for the company's brand on the Apple tablet and similar devices.
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
Leveson inquiry: police bribery probe expanded after Sun arrests  —  Sue Akers, head of Operation Elveden, says there is ‘very legitimate public interest’ in investigating leaks to journalists  —  The Scotland Yard team investigating allegations that newspaper journalists bribed police officers …
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Paul McNally / Journalism.co.uk:
Police officer cleared over NoW Milly Dowler ‘leak’
Discussion: Guardian and Press Gazette
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
Paul Dacre: Bad journalists should be ‘struck off’
Discussion: Guardian
BBC:   Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre ‘knew of use of detectives’
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Verizon and Redbox enter joint venture to create new Netflix rival  —  US mobile operator Verizon and DVD rental service Redbox today confirmed reports of a collaboration, announcing that the two companies have formed a joint venture to create a service capable of competing with Netflix.
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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Verizon Teams With Redbox for a Netflix-Style Video Service
Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
Yahoo Looked At Buying Netflix When The Stock Was In The Toilet
Discussion: AllThingsD
Matthew Fleischer / FishbowlLA:
San Diego Union-Tribune to Launch Television Network  —  San Diego-based KPBS television and radio producer Megan Burke is tweeting up a storm about a proposed plan by San Diego Union-Tribune (we're still not ready for U-T San Diego) CEO John Lynch to launch a new television network under the paper's banner.
Discussion: eBookNewser and TVNewser
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Is GigaOm Buying PaidContent?  —  Who wants to pay for PaidContent?  We'll find out soon, it seems, because the sales process for the pioneering blog and its parent company ContentNext appears to be wrapping up.  —  But if you were making a bet, you'd get good odds that the most likely buyer …
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John Koblin / WWD:
Vogue Wins Big With Super Bowl Halftime Show  —  VOGUE'S SUPER NIGHT: Other than Eli Manning and the Giants, the other big winners on Super Bowl Sunday turned out to be Anna Wintour and Conde Nast.  —  Madonna began her halftime performance Sunday night with her 1990 hit, “Vogue.”
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Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
First Legal Streaming Super Bowl A Success, But Audience Still Denied The Real Show
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
The city tabloids and the fate of Greg Kelly, morning anchor accused of rape  —  Around breakfast time on Wednesday, Jan. 25, Greg Kelly was on the set of “Good Day New York” in a dark grey suit on a bright yellow couch.  —  He was discussing the 2012 election with co-host Rosanna Scotto and Newark Star-Ledger columnist Steve Adubato.
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John Del Signore / Gothamist:   Greg Kelly Still Hasn't Spoken To Investigators, Which Is Totally Normal?
New York Post:   Manhattan DA nowhere near convening a grand jury to seek rape charges against Greg Kelly
Henry McDonald / Guardian:
Man accused of O'Hagan murder jailed for three years on other charges  —  Neil Hyde, 32, has signed contract that police hope will convict the killers of Sunday World journalist Martin O'Hagan  —  A man who had been accused of murdering the only reporter killed covering the Northern Ireland Troubles …
Discussion: Press Gazette
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Miami-Dade police spokeswoman arrests photojournalist  —  Photojournalist Carlos Miller, who runs the blog Photography Is Not a Crime, says that police deleted video from his camera when they arrested him last week as he covered Occupy protests in Miami.  After recovering some of the video …
Discussion: Pixiq
Rebecca Shapiro / The Huffington Post:
CNN Pundit Under Fire From Gay Rights Groups  —  Update: Martin responded to the backlash in the statement below.  Original post: CNN's Roland Martin is under fire from gay rights groups after tweeting that people should “smack the ish out” of male fans of a steamy Super Bowl commercial starring David Beckham.
Discussion: mediabistro.com
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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
At CNN, is homophobia a ‘viewpoint’?
Discussion: Politico and GLAAD
David Carr / New York Times:
Significant and Silly at BuzzFeed  —  When a Web site called BuzzFeed broke the news in early January that John McCain was endorsing Mitt Romney, more than a few readers scratched their heads and said, “What is a BuzzFeed?”  —  They're about to find out.  —  BuzzFeed is the creation …
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
After a Dip Into Video, Print Media Are Plunging In  —  The newest addition to the newsroom of Politico makes a statement about the news Web site's priorities.  It's a stage set with lights, microphones, an anchor desk and five high-definition cameras so that reporters and editors can produce hours …
 
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