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8:35 AM ET, March 15, 2012

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Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Blog post prompted Thurlbeck ‘witness intimidation’ arrest  —  Former News of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck was arrested yesterday and questioned for six hours after a posting on his blog which revealed News Corp general manager Will Lewis's home address.
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London Evening Standard:   Murdoch and son get ready to face Leveson
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
James Murdoch writes to MPs expressing regret over phone hacking
Press Gazette:
Guardian crime reporter warns of police ‘over-reaction’
Discussion: Guardian and Telegraph
Reuters:
Murdoch UK paper editor “told me to bribe police”
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk and Press Gazette
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Trinity Mirror suffers 40% fall in profits  —  Newspaper publisher to cut pension fund payments as profits fall to £74m  —  Trinity Mirror has reported a 40% fall in pre-tax profits to £74m for 2011, and agreed to cut pension fund payments by almost £70m as the publisher's pension deficit ballooned by almost half.
Discussion: Press Gazette
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Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Trinity Mirror invests £10m in daily deals website  —  Trinity Mirror, which reported a 40% profits fall today, is moving into the online daily deals sector.  —  It is launching an online daily deals business called “happli”, which enables people who register with its website to buy discounted goods.
Discussion: Press Gazette
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).
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Change: It's Okay. Really.
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Charlie Rose and the Truth About Unpaid Media Interns  —  A lawsuit filed today against PBS host Charlie Rose and his production company hinges on a few simple questions: Are college-age interns in publishing and broadcasting unpaid employees or students?  Are they rendering valuable services …
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Steven Greenhouse / Media Decoder:
Former Intern at ‘Charlie Rose’ Sues, Alleging Wage Law Violations
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
The Daily Has an Angry Birds App — And the Start of a Custom Publishing Business  —  Hey!  You like Angry Birds, right?  Of course you do.  So you'll enjoy reading about Angry Birds, via a new, free iOS app about the newest iteration of the game, produced by The Daily.  (An Android version is in the works.)
Jim Hopkins / Gannett Blog:
Memo: Gannett establishing national news desk  —  USA Today Executive Editor Susan Weiss forwarded the following memo to staff yesterday.  It came a day before many U.S. journalists were to participate in a Web conference on the future of wire news.  My question: Does this spell the beginning …
Discussion: @romenesko and @mattderienzo
Dylan Byers / Politico:
NBC pulls Ron Paul's last embed  —  A couple weeks back I noted that Ron Paul, the lonely delegate hunter, had only one full-time, embedded reporter on his trail: Anthony Terrell of NBC News.  Other reporters have provided some coverage of the candidate, but for the last few weeks Terrell was the only proverbial boy on the bus.
Discussion: Hit & Run, Runnin' Scared and Mediaite
Steve Smith / minonline.com:
Will The New iPad Display Put Digital Mags On A Crash Diet?  —  For magazine publishers the next-gen iPad's “Retina Display” raises an interesting math problem.  The doubling of resolution and pixel density opens up worlds of opportunity for crafting even more luscious visual experiences.
Discussion: The Verge, MinOnline and Nxtblog
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Magazines' Newsstand Slide Smaller in Canada  —  But That May Be Good News for U.S. Publishers  —  Magazines have long blamed their continuing newsstand declines on everything from gas prices to store layouts — everything but demand for magazines themselves.
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 …
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch:
Sports Illustrated App Hits iPhone, Celebrates With Augmented Reality Magazine Cover  —  I'm no athlete, but I've found that a passing knowledge of sports comes in handy when conversations take a turn for the awkward.  The question then is where do sports fans (and wannabes like me) go to get the skinny?
Jeffrey Goldfarb / Reuters:
New York Times pay structure isn't fit to print  —  The New York Times Co's pay structure isn't fit to print.  The venerable U.S. newspaper group revealed a bonus structure that rewards bosses with 175 percent of their target payouts for achieving a mere 2.5 percent return on invested capital.
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:   ‘New York Times’ names SmartMoney.com founder Marc Frons its chief information officer
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. …
 
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