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4:15 PM ET, March 14, 2012

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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Neville Thurlbeck, former chief reporter of News of the World, is re-arrested  —  Operation Weeting officers re-arrest former NoW chief reporter, this time on suspicion of intimidation of a witness  —  Neville Thurlbeck, the former chief reporter of the News of the World, has been arrested on suspicion of intimidation of a witness.
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk
Press Gazette:   Guardian crime reporter warns of police ‘over-reaction’
Christopher Hope / Telegraph:   Horsegate: Questions about whether Rebekah Brooks, not Charlie, is David Cameron's real friend
Reuters:
Murdoch UK paper editor “told me to bribe police”
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk and Press Gazette
London Evening Standard:   Murdoch and son get ready to face Leveson
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 …
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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Encyclopedias are like journalism: It's better when they are open  —  Anyone who grew up with the Encyclopedia Britannica could be forgiven for getting a little misty-eyed about the legendary publication doing away with its printed version after more than two centuries, even if the move seems unsurprising (and more than a little late).
Discussion: Daggle, Guardian and Britannica Blog
Jim Romenesko:
A former Britannica editor on the print edition's demise  —  After reading the news about Encyclopaedia Britannica ending its print edition after 244 years, I asked former Britannica.com editor Charlie Madigan if he wanted to share his thoughts with Romenesko readers.
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
A Big Digital Kiss to Britannica: Change — It Is Okay (Look It Up!)  —  The folks over at Encyclopaedia Britannica posted today to say they are discontinuing the 32-volume printed book edition of the invaluable information resource “when our current inventory is gone.”
Discussion: Media Decoder, TechCrunch and GalleyCat
BBC:
Cyber-attack on BBC leads to suspicion of Iran's involvement  —  The BBC is not providing detail of the timing or nature of the cyber-attack  —  A “sophisticated cyber-attack” on the BBC has been linked to Iran's efforts to disrupt the BBC Persian Service.
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John Plunkett / Guardian:
BBC boss confirms TV download pay service  —  Mark Thompson says Project Barcelona will allow viewers to purchase programmes permanently just after they are broadcast  —  BBC director general Mark Thompson has confirmed plans for an iTunes-style download service that will allow viewers …
Discussion: BBC and The Next Web
Reuters:
BBC suffers cyber-attack following Iran campaign
Discussion: Agence France Presse and Gizmodo
Greg Sandoval / CNET:
Web TV service Aereo lives—no injunctions in sight  —  The streaming service that delivers over-the-air TV broadcasts went live today, though ABC, CBS, NBC, and other networks sued to try to stop the launch.  —  One of Aereo's tiny antennas.  —  New Yorkers can watch live broadcast TV via the Web, starting today.
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Ben Popper / VentureBeat:
As legal battle with TV networks escalates, Aereo launches in New York.  We tested the service.  It rocks  —  I'm sitting in my office (by which I mean my kitchen) watching Rachel Ray on my iPad and Kathy Lee on my laptop.  These aren't clips or day or old episodes.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
‘New York Times’ names SmartMoney.com founder Marc Frons its chief information officer  —  The New York Times Co. has named Marc Frons its chief information officer.  —  Frons previously served as the Times Media Group's chief technology officer of digital operations.
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Jeffrey Goldfarb / Reuters:   New York Times pay structure isn't fit to print
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
NewsRight lands its first licensing deal  —  Two months after opening for business, NewsRight, the news licensing agency created by the Associated Press and 28 other news organizations, has its first client.  —  It's not Huffington Post or Google News or Flipboard.
Discussion: paidContent and The Wrap
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
Assad Emails Reveal ABC News Correspondence, CNN Deception  —  In an impressive scoop, The Guardian has acquired a cache of emails from embattled Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.  While many emails shed a light on Assad's personal life or the crackdown of his people, they also shine a light on his dealings with Western media outlets.
Discussion: Guardian and Guardian
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Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:   Yahoo!-ABC News Tie-up Dominates Online Video News by Wide Margins, comScore
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Police release six arrested by Operation Weeting on bail  —  All six people arrested by Operation Weeting on Tuesday, reported to include Rebekah Brooks and her husband, have now been released on bail  —  Metropolitan police said all six have been bailed ‘to return pending further inquiries’ in April
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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
BSkyB probe to include Netflix and LoveFilm  —  Competition Commission extends deadline for final report until July to to take into account changes in the movie market  —  BSkyB's battle to retain its stranglehold on Hollywood films on pay-TV has been given a potential boost …
Kurt Opsahl / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Court Declares Newspaper Excerpt on Online Forum is a Non-Infringing Fair Use  —  Late Friday, the federal district court in Nevada issued a declaratory judgment that makes is harder for copyright holders to file lawsuits over excerpts of material and burden online forums and their users with nuisance lawsuits.
 
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