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7:45 AM ET, April 24, 2012

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Guardian:
Leveson inquiry: Murdoch met Cameron three weeks before Sun endorsement  —  • Murdoch: meetings with politicians were ‘legitimate advocacy’  —  • ‘Tiny conversation’ with PM over Sky takeover at Brooks' house  —  • Murdoch met Cameron in September 2009 over Sun backing
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Michael Wolff / Guardian:
Rupert Murdoch before the Leveson inquiry  —  Murdoch's media empire was partly built on rage at the British establishment.  I, for one, hope he still has some fight in him  —  Does Rupert Murdoch have the wiles and the stamina for a last stand?  —  On Wednesday, he is scheduled to appear …
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Jim Romenesko:
Here's more information about Journatic  —  It was announced earlier today that the Chicago Tribune has invested in Journatic and will be using it to cover hyperlocal news.  —  A Romenesko reader writes: … Visitors to Sportsjournalists.com started asking questions about Journatic last December.
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Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune replaces TribLocal with Journatic suburban content  —  Tribune Co. announced Monday it has made an investment in Chicago-based media content provider Journatic, which will take over production of TribLocal, the Chicago Tribune's hyper-local news report.  Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
Megan Carpentier / The Raw Story:
Unsolicited advice to young writers: The internet remembers  —  It's hard not to read a story about a young, aspiring journalist like Elizabeth Flock and not feel at least a little sorry for her.  Flock, who resigned from the Washington Post last week after receiving two strong editor's notes …
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Craig Silverman / Poynter:
Post editors, critics weigh in on ombud column about Flock plagiarism  —  In a new column about the recent resignation of Washington Post blogger Elizabeth Flock, Post ombudsman Patrick Pexton offers the provocative assessment that, “The Post failed her as much as she failed The Post.”
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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Netflix Posts An In-Line Quarter, But Investors Balk  —  First look at Netflix numbers: A loss of $0.08 a share on revenue of $870 million.  Wall Street was expecting revenues of $855 million and a loss of $0.27 a share.  The crucial number: 23.41 million domestic streaming subscribers.
Michael Rundle / Huffington Post UK:
Sky News Accidentally Names Ched Evans Rape Victim  —  Sky News has come under fire for revealing the name of the woman raped by Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans by accident in a live broadcast.  The news channel published the woman's name when it used an image of Twitter users discussing the case.
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
FT passes 2m users for HTML5 web app  —  Mobile now driving 12% of subscriptions to the newspaper's digital offering  —  The Financial Times has attracted more than 2m users to its HTML5 web-app, 10 months after its launch.  —  The app was launched in June 2011 in response to Apple's introduction …
Discussion: The Next Web
David Kenner / Foreign Policy:
The death of a newspaper  —  It's an old story: Journalists tend to see their occupation as a calling, and investors see newspapers as a business.  At Egypt's only independent English-language print daily, the balance sheets won out.  —  Daily News Egypt announced yesterday that it was closing after over seven years in business.
Elizabeth Dickinson / UnderReported:
When a Fixer is Arrested  —  Many of the international journalists who come in and out of a country like Bahrain rely on fixers—locals who are willing to help them set up meetings, serve as translators, and generally get the lay of the land.  Particularly for correspondents tasked …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
‘Columbia Journalism Review’ will leave Columbia campus, take Midtown offices  —  The Columbia Journalism Review is leaving Morningside Heights.  —  The bimonthly journal is in the “final stages” of negotiating office space in a building “right off Times Square,” said Nicholas Lemann …
Ben Child / Guardian:
Michael Moore predicts phone-hacking scandal will spread to Fox News  —  Documentary film-maker has ‘gut feeling’ investigations will reveal phone hacking at Murdoch subsidiary Fox News  —  The film-maker Michael Moore has suggested that the phone-hacking scandal at News International …
Discussion: Erik Wemple and NME News
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Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
Sky News chief apologises for misleading Leveson
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