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6:20 PM ET, May 15, 2012

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Sandra Laville / Guardian:
Rebekah Brooks to be charged with perverting the course of justice  —  Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, is to be charged with perverting the course of justice, the Crown Prosecution Service said on Tuesday.  She faces three charges of conspiracy to pervert …
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Leveson inquiry: Jeremy Hunt, adviser and lobbyist to appear in next fortnight  —  Lord Justice Leveson has said culture secretary Jeremy Hunt, his former special adviser Adam Smith and News Corp lobbyist Frédéric Michel would all give evidence to the inquiry into press ethics in the next fortnight.
Press Association:
Angry Rebekah Brooks attacks police and prosecutors over charges  —  Rebekah Brooks angrily attacked police and prosecutors for dragging her friends and family into the phone hacking scandal tonight as she said she was “baffled” to face charges.  The former News International chief executive …
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
News Corp info prompts two more Elveden arrests  —  Officers from Operation Elveden, the Met's probe into alleged illegal payment to police and public officials, arrested two more people this morning.  —  A man and woman were arrested at their home address in north west London at 6am, according to a statement from the Met.
Martinbrunt / @skymartinbrunt:   #phonehacking News Int security head Mark Hanna and driver Paul Edwards suspended on full pay after being charged with phone hacking coverup
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:   Rebekah Brooks case: who are the five others to be charged?
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
A Ray of Light for the New York Times  —  It's easy to write dour predictions about the state of the newspaper industry.  So here's a relatively sunny one: One day, not that far away, the New York Times' growing subscriber base will make up for its shrinking ad business.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
‘Businessweek’ editor won't say whether they're making money, describes the ‘luxury’ of doing long pieces  —  Is long-form journalism doomed to being subsidized by traffic-baiting animal slideshows?  That was one of the questions lobbed at a panel of reporters and editors from Bloomberg Businessweek …
Discussion: Folio and Talking Biz News
Daniel Frankel / paidContent:
How broadcasters could have stopped Dish's Hopper  —  Like a long-ago military invasion that didn't infiltrate far enough to root out a hostile regime, broadcasters are reviewing their decade-old litigation with digital video recorder pioneer ReplayTV with some regret.
Discussion: Techdirt
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Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
How the TV Industry Blew Its Best Chance to Kill Dish's Ad-Skipping Technology
Discussion: Media Decoder and Company Town
Bloomberg:
Disney's ESPN in Talks With Apple To Expand Digital Access  —  Walt Disney Co. (DIS)'s ESPN sports network is talking with Apple Inc. (AAPL) about including the WatchESPN application on the computer maker's television device, network executive Sean Bratches said.
Jim Romenesko:
NPR's Reber joins Center for Investigative Reporting  —  Susanne Reber, who built and led NPR's first investigations unit, has joined the Center for Investigative Reporting to lead its national and international investigative and enterprise  —  reporting projects.  She'll also be in charge of CIR's team of health and
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
New USA Today publisher Larry Kramer gets to apply his theories about newsroom evolution  —  New USA Today Publisher Larry Kramer hasn't had a newspaper job since 1991, when he left the San Francisco Examiner to found DataSport, and eventually MarketWatch.  But he's thought about newspapers ever since …
Charles Cooper / CNET:
Consumer e-book suit against Apple, publishers gets go-ahead  —  Judge nixes request from Apple, publishers to dismiss class action lawsuit alleging collusion to reduce retail competition.  —  Follow @coopeydoop  —  Apple and five big publishers are still on the hook to battle allegations …
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
YouTube's Video Views Are Falling — By Design  —  Clicks Are Out, Engagement Is In as Video Service Goes Longer-Format to Conquer the Couch  —  YouTube is getting smaller in a metric that used to mean everything: views.  —  Since December, views on YouTube have dropped 28% …
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