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11:15 AM ET, March 21, 2012

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Sarah Marshall / journalism.co.uk:
BSkyB CEO confirms he pulled Sky News story on F1  —  Jeremy Darroch, the chief executive of British Sky Broadcasting, has confirmed that he asked Sky News to pull a story on Formula 1, ahead of the launch of a Sky F1 HD channel.  —  The Financial Times yesterday reported that Darroch …
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Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
BSkyB announces Now TV, offering pay-as-you-go Internet TV to the masses  —  The Next Web is at the Guardian Changing Media Summit this week, a conference promising to deliver insights from the organisations and individuals capitalising on disruption within the digital content space.
Discussion: Guardian and The Verge
Mark Sweney / Guardian:   BSkyB denies pulled F1 story undermines Sky News's independence
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Daily Mail is named Newspaper of the Year  —  The Daily Mail has been named Newspaper of the Year at the Press Awards, with its website the Mail Online also picking up the award for Website of the Year  —  The Daily Mail also received the Cudlipp Award in recognition of its Stephen Lawrence campaign
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Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
Los Angeles Times Cuts Staff Again (Exclusive)  —  The Los Angeles Times let go more than a dozen staffers on Tuesday as part of another round of layoffs and buyouts primarily hitting the editorial side of the paper, TheWrap has learned.  —  TheWrap previously reported that this round …
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Kevin Roderick / LA Observed:
LA Times posts reporter opening - the day before layoffs *  —  The involuntary layoffs in the Los Angeles Times newsroom that began last night are rolling through the ranks today, falling hardest on the features floor downstairs from the main newsroom.  As many as 20 people may be out, sources there say.
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Jim Romenesko:
CNN's Chapin named NPR Senior Foreign Editor  —  Edith Chapin is leaving CNN to become NPR News Senior Foreign Editor.  Since 2007, she's been the cable news network's vice president and deputy bureau chief in Washington, D.C. NPR says “she brings a critical constellation of skills to this job …
Discussion: FishbowlDC and mediabistro.com
Lauren Effron / ABC News:
Tina Brown Says Newsweek/Daily Beast Isn't ‘Making Money Yet’  —  There were many skeptics when the 79-year-old news magazine “Newsweek” merged with the upstart website The Daily Beast in 2010 under the leadership of Tina Brown.  Could two media outlets, both loosing money, be combined into a financially sound operation?
Discussion: FishbowlNY and ABCNEWS
Rebecca J. Rosen / The Atlantic Online:
Mike Daisey's First Public Talk After the ‘This American Life’ Retraction  —  The performer continued to mix apologies with defenses of his fact-based but not factual work.  —  Last night, at a long-scheduled appearance at Georgetown University, Mike Daisey gave his first public talk since …
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Daniel Victor / ProPublica:
If TV Stations Won't Post Their Data on Political Ads, We Will  —  Every local broadcast station has a repository of documents about political advertising that you have a legal right to see, but are accessible only by physically traveling to the station and asking to see “the public file.”
Discussion: CJR
Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
Aereo TV Will Stream For Months As Court Case Simmers  —  Aereo, the controversial technology that turns iPhones and iPads into portable TV sets and DVRs, will not disappear anytime soon despite efforts by studios to snuff it in court.  —  Court filings show that the first hearing dates are set for May 30 and May 31 in New York.
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
BuzzFeed Launches Women's Vertical, “Shift,” Helmed By Amy Odell  —  Jezebel and The Hairpin have a new competitor: Shift, BuzzFeed's new women's vertical, run by New York magazine and Gawker alums.  —  Former Gawker editor Doree Shafrir is executive editor of Shift.
Discussion: BuzzFeed and The Hairpin
Corey Pein / Willamette Week:
A Newsman's Secret  —  The woman with Bob Caldwell on the day he died works as an internet call girl.  —  Over the past two weeks, readers of The Oregonian have witnessed an extraordinary episode in the newspaper's 162-year history.  —  On March 10, Bob Caldwell, a respected Oregon journalist …
Zach Christman / nbcchicago.com:
Police Handcuff NBC Chicago Photojournalist  —  Police release media members after about 10 minutes  —  Chicago police took two members of the media into custody Saturday, including an NBC Chicago photographer.  —  Photographer Donte Williams and WGN Reporter Dan Ponce were detained …
McKay Coppins / Buzzfeed:
Story About White House Scrubbing Obama Daughter Travel Story Has Now Been Scrubbed  —  The White House's campaign to scrub a story from the internet yesterday about Malia Obama's trip to Mexico has gone meta: a media reporter's blog post about the administration's efforts to scrub the story …
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Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
FT industrial action cancelled after improved pay offer  —  Threatened industrial action by journalists at the Financial Times appears to have been called off after members accepted an improved offer from management.  —  Around 250 NUJ members planned to down tools for a second time on Thursday …
Discussion: Guardian and Journalism.co.uk
 
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Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
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Jim Romenesko:
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