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11:30 PM ET, August 2, 2012

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The New York Observer:
Changes at the New York Observer  —  The Observer Media Group announced today that editor-in-chief and editorial director Elizabeth Spiers is leaving her post at the end of August to launch a new company.  —  “I'm incredibly proud of what we've built to date and will miss the fun of putting …
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Tom McGeveran / Capital New York:
‘New York Observer’ heads of business and editorial are leaving
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Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Rebekah Brooks Formally Charged  —  Rebekah Brooks was formally charged on Thursday with conspiring to hack into phones, including that of murdered teenager Milly Dowler.  The former News of the World editor and News International chief appeared at a London police station Thursday night and was charged with three counts.
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Police statement: Rebekah Brooks charged by Operation Weeting  —  [As released by Scotland Yard] Further to last week's announcement by the CPS in connection with Operation Weeting, the MPS investigation into the hacking of voice mailboxes, Rebekah Brooks [H] answered bail at Lewisham police station …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Huffington makes her tablet magazine free, after five issues  —  When The Huffington Post launched its weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, a month and a half ago, executive editor Tim O'Brien explained why they had decided to make it a paid product at 99 cents an issue, $1.99 a month or $19.99 a year.
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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
HuffPo, The Daily and the flawed iPad content model
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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
NBC Says Live Online + Tape Delayed Olympics Are a Ginormous Success  —  OK, people who are furious about NBC's Olympics coverage.  The network has thrown you a bone: On a press call today NBC sports head Mark Lazarus said the company is watching the criticism it's getting on Twitter and Facebook.
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Associated Press:
NBC tape delay: Research finds people who know Olympic results more likely to watch tape-delayed coverage
Discussion: Gawker
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Investigative news channel ‘The I Files’ launches on YouTube  —  The Center for Investigative Reporting has launched a new investigative news channel on YouTube, The I Files, with the aim of acting as a “showcase for the best investigative news videos from around the world”.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Bill Carter / Media Decoder:
Just Before Olympics, ‘Good Morning America’ Takes Crown Away From ‘Today’  —  The last shred of morning television dominance owned by NBC's “Today” show came crashing down last week as ABC's “Good Morning America” won the ratings across the board, even among the group of viewers most prized by news advertisers.
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Desktop, laptop use of New York Times' website drops over two years  —  People using computers at home and work spent less time on nytimes.com in April and May of 2012 than they did during the same months in 2010, according to Nielsen figures released to Poynter.
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
Palestinian Remarks Furor: Romney Campaign Hits AP as ‘Irresponsible’  —  A top Romney strategist tells Howard Kurtz the Associated Press ‘manufactured’ a controversy over the candidate's statements in Jerusalem on Palestinian culture.  Howard Kurtz examines the campaign's complaint.
Mark Gongloff / The Huffington Post:
TV News Is Not Aware Of This Libor Scandal Of Which You Speak … TV news , Financial Crisis , Banks , Libor Rate-Rigging Scandal , Cable Tv , Evening News , Financial News , LIBOR , Libor Rate-Rigging Scandal , Media , Slideexpand , Business News  —  Maybe instead of asking why Americans …
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Caity Weaver / Gawker:
Gore Vidal's New York Times Obituary Has Some of the Best Corrections Ever  —  The lengthy obituary of literary titan Gore Vidal that ran in Wednesday's New York Times was updated yesterday to correct three hilarious mistakes.  —  1) His insult of choice was “crypto-Nazi” not “crypto-Fascist.”
Erik Wemple:
Van Susteren's ‘Gretawire’ works for free  —  A year ago, the techies at Fox News were sprucing up Gretawire, the blog platform for the host of “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.”  The goal was to polish the graphics presentation and upgrade the video interface for Van Susteren's YouTube channel …
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Lehrer's publisher runs ads telling bookstores to send back “Imagine” for a refund  —  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is running digital ads telling booksellers to send back copies of Jonah Lehrer's Imagine for a full refund.  —  Earlier this week, Tablet magazine's Michael Moynihan reported …
Discussion: Poynter, Reuters, FishbowlNY and Forbes
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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Writer dares to defend Jonah Lehrer
Discussion: Poynter, GalleyCat and VICE
 
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Associated Press:
NPR Gets $1.5 Million For Race, Ethnicity Coverage
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Katy Bachman / Adweek:
Public Interest Groups Prepare to Review TV Political Ad Files
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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
BSkyB has too much power over rivals, Competition Commission rules
Michael Ratner / Guardian:
Julian Assange is right to fear US prosecution
Discussion: The Nation
Reuters:
DirecTV Loses More U.S. Subscribers Than Expected
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China keeps up block on Bloomberg website
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
At Washington Post, some draft-sharing will continue
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Steve Snyder Names Assistant Managing Editor of Time
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
SoundCloud expands its effort to become the YouTube of public radio and podcasts
Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Verge is giving extra credit (and links) to primary sources
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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Newspaper Association of America shows new trends in paywalls
Rebecca Greenfield / The Atlantic Wire:
HBO, Here Are Those Cord-Cutting Stats You Asked For
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