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9:05 AM ET, July 6, 2012

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MG Siegler:
“MG Siegler can't be trusted.”  —  Do you want an overview of the current state of the tech blogosphere?  Click the link above.  —  I mean, that's seriously a story.  A full story.  On a site that purports to report about technology.  (And congratulations: your click will undoubtedly lead to other stories just like it!)
Discussion: @dangillmor
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Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat:
Unreliable Narrators!  TechCrunch Blogger Inserted ‘Random Information (Sometimes Even False)’ Into Posts
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
The future of media and forcing new content into old models  —  We've seen a ton of digital ink spilled over the implications of media startup Journatic faking bylines for some of its content, including a post from me at about the underlying economics that have forced newspapers …
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Anna Tarkov / Poynter:
Journatic CEO to staff: ‘Bumps are going to be part of the ride’  —  Journatic CEO Brian Timpone wants his staff to know that “This American Life” and other reporting on the outsourcing company is “noise” that follows “the change we're forcing” in journalism.
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Yahoo CEO Search in Final Stages, With Levinsohn and Kilar in Lead  —  According to sources close to the situation, the search for a new CEO for Yahoo is closing in on key candidates.  —  But, said sources, it appears to be coming down to a contest between interim Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar.
Nikki Finke / Deadline.com:
HBO Not Proceeding With Fox News' Roger Ailes TV Movie Produced By MSNBC Rivals: “CNN Affiliation” Cited As The Reason  —  EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: I scooped yesterday that HBO had done a secret deal for an Untitled Roger Ailes Project being executive produced by Fox News rivals from MSNBC.
Jessica Culshaw / BBC:
BBC warns of ‘unprecedented threat’ to independent news  —  The BBC has today warned of an ‘unprecedented global threat to impartial and independent news’ and called on relevant authorities worldwide to protect the rights of journalists to report freely.  —  The call follows news …
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
BSkyB Study Finds U.K. Pay TV Giant Contributes $8.4 Billion to Economy  —  The company says it also supports 120,000 jobs as media regulator Ofcom continues to probe if it is “fit and proper” to own a broadcast license.  —  LONDON - British satellite TV giant BSkyB said Thursday …
Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
‘Esquire’ Takes a Page From Hollywood to Promote August Issue  —  You've probably seen a lifetime's worth of movie trailers for summer blockbusters this season, but what about a trailer for a summer magazine?  For its August issue (on newsstands July 10) Esquire has put together a trailer …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Kelly Clay / Ebyline Blog:
AP Social Media Editor Eric Carvin on Twitter Policies and More  —  During the past year, the AP has made three rounds of sweeping changes to its social media policy that impacts AP Staff.  Ebyline recently had a chance to talk with the AP's social media editor, Eric Carvin (@EricCarvin) …
Tim Carmody / The Verge:
Digital, print, oral: Shakespeare's Sonnets for iPad brings reading full circle  —  Let's start with the various media layers gathered in this book.  First, there's the Arden critical text of all 154 sonnets and A Lover's Complaint, a poem attributed to Shakespeare that was included in the first edition of the Sonnets in 1609.
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
WikiLeaks Removes Associated Press From List of Media ‘Collaborators’ On Syria Docs  —  NEW YORK — When WikiLeaks began publishing some 2.4 million Syrian files on Thursday, a trove that it said includes emails from “political figures, ministries and associated companies,” …
Tracie Powell / Poynter:
Proposed: Citizen journalists should fill gaps in ‘information ghettos’  —  Miami Herald Columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. wrote last month that citizen journalists cannot replace professionals, but a new report issued by Washington State University's Murrow College of Communication suggests doing …
 
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Julie Moos / Poynter:
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Fired KC Star reporter sues, says using press releases isn't plagiarism
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Ex-Politico WH Correspondent Joe Williams Pleaded Guilty to Assaulting Ex-Wife
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Al-Jazeera show's Twitter account hacked
NY Daily News:
Inner Tube: NBC denies report that David Gregory could be on the way out at ‘Meet the Press’
Jim Romenesko:
Washington Post's Amanda Zamora joins ProPublica
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Reuters Hires Caveman to Write Headlines
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