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5:00 PM ET, February 14, 2012

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Ed Pilkington / Guardian:
News Corp executives at risk of US prosecution for ‘willful blindness’  —  American anti-corruption law holds company chiefs culpable for consciously avoiding knowledge of corrupt deeds at News Corp  —  News Corporation executives could be vulnerable to individual prosecution …
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
NI staff demand openness over internal investigation unit  —  Following Sun arrests, NI staff body writes to chief executive regarding remit and scope of committee, and status of sources  —  The body representing News International staff is seeking an urgent meeting with chief executive Tom Mockridge …
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
News Corp. Without Newspapers Would Be Addition by Subtraction
Discussion: AdAge, Forbes, CJR and Company Town
Press Gazette:
News Corp hands over journalists' sources to police
Financial Times:
Murdoch puts top lawyer on Sun case
Discussion: Politico
Sean O'Neill / @timescrime:   Have confirmed that senior Met officers have “reviewed” their arrest strategy in Weeting and Elveden. Dawn raids will now be the norm...
Michael Wolff / @michaelwolffnyc:   I'm hearing: Trevor Kavanagh spoke to Murdoch on Sunday. So...Murdoch signing off on rebellion at Sun, while helping police?
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
New Service Will Stream Local TV Stations in New York  —  A online television company has come up with a way to stream local television stations to paying subscribers on the Internet, potentially forming a new cord-cutting threat for cable and satellite distributors.
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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Barry Diller Gets Into the “Cord-Cutting” Business  —  When last we heard from Bamboom, it was an interesting and also sort of confusing service that promised to let you watch TV — but only some TV — on your iPad or any other Web-connected device.  —  Now Bamboom is called Aereo …
Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
Fair Use Or Free Riding?  The AP's New Attack On News Scraping  —  The Associated Press is becoming more aggressive in trying to rein in the information the news service scatters around the world.  After helping to launch a copyright monitoring service, the AP is now suing a company …
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Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Interviews: Meltwater Appeals UK Web News Fees As Both Sides Claim Victory  —  The Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA) and Meltwater put their own contrasting spins on Tuesday's setting by the UK's Copyright Tribunal of the fees Meltwater's news monitor clients must pay newspaper websites to receive its story summaries.
Discussion: NPR, Guardian and Poynter
Keach Hagey / Politico:
Fox News ‘course correction’ rankles some  —  As a white, male, middle-aged conservative talk radio host from Virginia, John Fredericks is something close to the Platonic ideal of a Fox News fan.  —  And until last year, he was one.  But then Fox's treatment of the Republican primary race …
Discussion: TVNewser
Glenn Garvin / Miami Herald:
The profound lies of Deep Throat  —  Kids say the darndest things.  Speaking to a college journalism class last week, I learned the students had recently seen the All The President's Men, the film noir tale of the Washington Post's pursuit of the Watergate scandal.
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Hearst to Link Digital Editions With Amazon  —  Is it a magazine—or catalogue?  —  Magazines have been increasingly blurring the line between editorial and commerce, lending their names to products and shopping sites.  Now, computer tablets and e-readers are making it more tempting to bridge that gap.
Tucker Carlson / The Daily Caller:
Media Matters memo called for hiring private investigators ‘to look into the personal lives’ of Fox employees  —  A little after 1 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2009, Karl Frisch emailed a memo to his bosses, Media Matters for America founder David Brock and president Eric Burns.
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Ethan Bronner out as NYT Jerusalem chief  —  One year after the New York Times public editor recommended his reassignment, Ethan Bronner is being replaced as Jerusalem bureau chief.  —  Today, the Times announced that Education editor Jodi Rudoren has been named Jerusalem bureau chief.
Discussion: FishbowlNY and The Huffington Post
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Free Interactive E-Book Publishing Platform—From Inkling, Not Apple  —  Startup iPad publisher Inkling is launching a free, cloud-based, interactive e-book publishing platform, Inkling Habitat.  That may sounds a bit like iBooks Author, but a preview of the program suggests that it is indeed …
Dan Lyons / Real Dan Lyons Web Site:
Hit men, click whores, and paid apologists: Welcome to the Silicon Cesspool  —  It's tough being a journalist, especially if you're covering technology and living in Silicon Valley, because it seems as if everyone around you is getting fabulously rich while you're stuck in a job that will never, ever make you wealthy.
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Ben Parr / Ben Parr's Entrepreneurial Musings:
Tech Blogger Catfight! Why Bloggers Attack Bloggers
Discussion: Uncrunched and ReadWriteWeb
 
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Tom McGeveran / Capital New York:
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Anna Heim / The Next Web:
One more executive leaves LoveFilm amid rumors of Amazon's new streaming service
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Former Politico reporter to write tell-all novel
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
YouTube's Offer Video-Makers Can't Refuse: We're Putting All Your Stuff Everywhere
Discussion: VentureBeat and The Verge
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Does it matter if journalists don't get the top jobs at cable newschannels?
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