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7:15 AM ET, February 22, 2012

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Reuters:
Two Western journalists killed in Syria  —  (Reuters) - Two Western journalists were killed in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday when shells hit the house they were staying in, opposition activists and witnesses said.  —  They were named as Marie Colvin, an American working …
Discussion: Jon Slattery
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Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Marie Colvin killed in Syria  —  Marie Colvin, the award-winning Sunday Times journalist, has been killed in Syria.  It is reported that she died alongside a French photographer in Homs when a house they were staying was shelled.  —  News agencies say she and the photographer, Remi Ochlik …
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM:
Comcast gives subscribers one more reason to quit Netflix  —  Updated.  Comcast is rolling out a new streaming on-demand offering called Xfinity Streampix, which will bring more library content to subscribers that pay for its high-end double- and triple-play packages.
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Tim Carmody / Epicenter:
Comcast's ‘Mini-Hulu Plus’ Offers Full TV Seasons to Go for $5/Month  —  On Tuesday, Comcast announced Xfinity Streampix, a new subscription video service for computers and mobile devices offering additional movies and full seasons of television shows.  Streampix will launch this week …
Discussion: Comcast Voices, Comcast and Fortune
Ben Fenton / Financial Times:
Church ready to settle phone-hacking case  —  Charlotte Church, the singer, is on the verge of settling her phone-hacking case against the News of the World, raising the prospect that Rupert Murdoch's newspaper group will face no High Court trial over the scandal, it emerged on Tuesday.
Jim Romenesko:
NYT reporter defends Forbes writer accused of ‘stealing’ his work  —  O'Neill said that Forbes writer Kashmir Hill took the New York Times Magazine excerpt of Charles Duhigg's new book, “cut out the crap and got to the real shocker of the story,” which resulted in “a mind boggling 680,000 page views …
Discussion: @markarms, Neuromarketing and WebProNews, Thanks:@forrestkoba
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Maureen O'Connor / Gawker:   NYT Writer to Blogger: ‘What Do You Want to Do With Your Life?’
Elana Zak / 10,000 Words:
Storify Launches iPad App To Bring Storytelling To Your Fingertips  —  Storify, the popular drag-and-drop storytelling tool, is coming to an iPad near you in the form of a brand new, free app, the company announced today.  The iPad application makes Storify available on mobile devices for the first time.
Ben Fritz / Company Town:
Netflix discussing deal with ex-HBO Films chief Colin Callender  —  Netflix is discussing a partnership with former HBO Films president Colin Callender to produce original content, including mini-series and movies, for the online video service, according to three people with knowledge …
Discussion: PC Magazine
Christopher S. Stewart / Wall Street Journal:
Over-the-Air TV Catches Second Wind, Aided by Web  —  It's cool to have rabbit ears again.  —  Largely relegated to obscurity decades ago, old-fashioned television broadcasts—over the airwaves and not via cable or satellite—are enjoying an unexpected revival in the digital era.
Gordon MacMillan / Brand Republic:
Sun insider claims Sun On Sunday is “desperately seeking advertisers” for first issue  —  A Twitter account belonging to someone who purporting to be an ex-News of the World journalist claims there is little enthusiasm for The Sun on Sunday internally and that dummies of the paper have not been well received.
Discussion: @sundayinsider
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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Sun on Sunday ad campaign to launch at Brit Awards
Discussion: Gawker, Speakeasy and The Wrap
Jason Fry / Poynter:
How ESPN published “Chink in the Armor” Jeremy Lin headline & what's happened since  —  The rise of Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks' Asian-American star, has been one of 2012's feel-good sports stories.  But it's come with an unwelcome undercurrent: racial references by fans …
Discussion: Guardian and The Huffington Post
Arthur S. Brisbane / New York Times:
Many Voices, but Still One Times  —  “More and more, media outlets may be seen as a federation of voices, but there has to be a there there, a single unifying principle or value.”  —  DAVID CARR put his finger on something in his column last Monday, which dealt with the tension between …
Discussion: Kirk LaPointe's …
Amy Chozick / Media Decoder:
Chelsea Clinton Said to Be Close to Extending NBC News Contract  —  NBC News is close to signing an extended deal with Chelsea Clinton, the former first daughter, who joined the network as a special correspondent in December.  —  Ms. Clinton, who contributes “Making a Difference” segments to …
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
Yinka Adegoke / Reuters:
Comcast launching four new minority-owned networks  —  (Reuters) - Comcast Corp, the leading U.S. cable company, is launching four new minority-owned cable networks with partners including former basketball star Earvin “Magic” Johnson, hip-hop mogul Sean Diddy Combs and Hollywood director Robert Rodriguez.
Discussion: Deadline.com
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
The nine lives of the Philadelphia Daily News (and why it'll have a 10th)  —  “In Philadelphia, reporters wonder whether major layoffs announced last fall don't presage the folding of the Philadelphia Daily News which, unlike the Inquirer, has been losing money.”  —  So wrote Matt Cooper in a 1987 story about Knight Ridder.
Discussion: Garcia Media
Tim Carmody / Epicenter:
Barnes & Noble Delivers New 8GB Tablet, Disappointing Earnings  —  Barnes & Noble released a new model of its Nook Tablet on Tuesday at the same cost and with nearly identical specs as Amazon's Kindle Fire: 8GB of storage for $199.  —  The current 16GB tablet stays at $249 …
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Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Barnes & Noble launches 8GB Nook Tablet for $199, goes toe-to-toe with Amazon
Discussion: Engadget, Folio, mocoNews and TechCrunch
Jason Boog / GalleyCat:
Stephen Colbert Lands Deal for Children's Book  —  TV host and author Stephen Colbert has inked a book deal with Grand Central Publishing for his children's book, I Am a Pole (and So Can You!).  Publication is set for May 8, 2012.  —  Here's more from the publisher: “The book came …
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Sarah Fitzmaurice / Daily Mail:
The Colbert Report returns as Stephen honours sick mother, 91, on screen
Discussion: Huffington Post
 
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Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Syrian live streamer killed after being watched by millions
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John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb:
Piracy Wars: Grooveshark's Looming Shutdown and Why Pirate Bay May Be Next
Discussion: ITProPortal
Jeremy Greenfield / Digital Book World:
Jeremy Lin Hits E-Bookshelves With Quick Turnaround Book, Linsanity
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A change at the top of The Huffington Post's business desk: More of Peter Goodman on the ‘middle class’
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Dylan Byers / Politico:
Rachel Maddow attacks PolitiFact, again
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John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
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David Gambacorta / Philly.com:
Rendell's silence lasts all of 2 days
Discussion: The700Level.com
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Billionaire Romney donor uses threats to silence critics
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Paul McNally / journalism.co.uk:
A Guardian hotel? Publisher says it is ‘exploring options’