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7:10 PM ET, March 13, 2012

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Guardian:
Brooks among six Weeting arrests  —  Former Sun editor held by Operation Weeting detectives on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice  —  Rebekah Brooks is among six people arrested by Scotland Yard detectives on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice …
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Paul McNally / journalism.co.uk:
Met police ‘did not believe’ vetting Neil Wallis was necessary  —  A Metropolitan police communications chief under investigation about his links to former News of the World executive Neil Wallis has told the Leveson inquiry that there was “no indication” that Wallis was not a suitable candidate for a contract at the police force.
Discussion: Guardian
The Independent:   Rebekah Brooks arrested as hacking investigation moves into dramatic new phase
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:   Phone hacking: Rupert Murdoch says Sun investigation is almost over
Josh Halliday / Guardian:   Private investigators posed as journalists for NoW, says lawyer
Matthew Holehouse / Telegraph:   Leveson Inquiry: Dick Fedorcio let NOTW reporter write story on Met computer
Julie Bosman / Media Decoder:
After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses  —  After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print.  —  Those coolly authoritative, gold-lettered sets of reference books that were once sold door to door by a fleet of traveling salesmen and displayed …
Discussion: The Next Web and The Daily What
Rachel McAthy / journalism.co.uk:
Al Jazeera to broadcast Syria documentary filmed entirely on iPhone  —  In an interesting development for mobile journalism, Al Jazeera is due to broadcast a documentary tomorrow night (Wednesday, 14 March) on Syria which has been filmed by a journalist using just an iPhone due to safety concerns.
Discussion: AJE, The FJP and The Huffington Post
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Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Syrian citizen journalists win Netizen prize  —  The media centre of the Local Coordinating Committees of Syria was recognised for working to ‘keep the world abreast of the violence wracking the country’  —  Anti-government protests in the besieged city of Homs  —  Copyright: by FreedomHouse on Flickr.
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
I'm not a “curator”  —  Curator's Code is an attempt to codify and standardize “via” links and attribution from link blogs and aggregators with two new symbols:  — á"¥ means “via”  — means “hat tip”  —  It's completely misguided.  —  First of all, readers aren't going to learn what those symbols mean.
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Huffington Post refutes ‘thesis of aggregators as pickpockets’
Discussion: paidContent:UK, GigaOM and The Verge
James R. Hagerty / Wall Street Journal:
When Mom Goes Viral  —  After Review of Grand Forks Olive Garden, Marilyn Hagerty, 85, Is Talk of Social Media  —  Some people pursue celebrity.  Others stumble into it as they are rushing off to bridge club.  —  My 85-year-old mom, Marilyn Hagerty, a newspaper columnist, is in the latter category.
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Paper Con Man Ravages the Internet  —  A response to Harper's publisher John MacArthur's lengthy screed against the enterprise of online journalism  —  This is the Internet, basically, according to Harper's publisher. flickr/wheatfields.  —  Long before I wrote stories for magazines, I read a magazine called Harper's.
Jeremy Scahill / The Nation:
Why Is President Obama Keeping a Journalist in Prison in Yemen?  —  On February 2, 2011, President Obama called Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.  The two discussed counterterrorism cooperation and the battle against Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.  At the end of the call …
Discussion: @brianstelter
Allie Compton / The Huffington Post:
NYT Editor Descends On South By Southwest  —  The media world has been going through a period of intense change for over a decade, but, as New York Times editor Jill Abramson noted on Monday, not everyone loves that.  “One thing I've learned from being at the Times is no one likes change of any kind …
Discussion: NYConvergence.com
Brooks Barnes / Media Decoder:
At Shareholder Meeting, Disney Commits to Hire 1,000 Veterans  —  LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Company's senior executives decamped to Kansas City, Mo., on Tuesday to conduct their annual meeting for shareholders and made sure as always to bring a piece of positive news: Heroes Work Here.
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Walmart Announces Disc To Digital Program To Convert Your Old DVDs  —  Walmart is about to make a big push for digital movie ownership.  —  At a press conference today in Los Angeles, the company announced that, as rumored, it's launching a new program called the Disc to Digital service.
Billboard.Biz:
Exclusive: Turntable.FM Signs Licensing Deals With All Four Major Labels — It's Official  —  Turntable.fm is going legit, with licensing agreements with all four of the major labels now in place.  The announcement was made today at South By Southwest by Turntable.fm founder Billy Chasen …
 
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The Huffington Post:
CNN Lifts Roland Martin's Suspension
Dan Rosenblum / Capital New York:
‘NYT Magazine’ editor Hugo Lindgren thinks he possibly ‘blew it’ …
Nancy Messieh / The Next Web:
Bahrain and Belarus added to the list of Enemies of the Internet, Libya and Venezuela are dropped