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8:50 AM ET, August 6, 2012

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Robert Stolarik, Times Photographer, Is Arrested While On Assignment in the Bronx  —  A freelance photographer for The New York Times was arrested on Saturday night while on assignment with two reporters who were conducting street interviews in the Bronx.  —  The photographer, Robert Stolarik …
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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
The New York Times Reports a Digital Success Story  —  The New York Times' paywall, long debated in and outside of the company, now looks like a bona fide success.  —  The company has more than 530,000 paying subscribers for its digital editions, and it credits the plan with a consistent increase in circulation dollars.
A.J. Daulerio / Gawker:
New York Times Photographer Claims He Received NYPD Beat Down Last Night While Doing His Job  —  Robert Stolarik, a freelance photographer for the New York Times, had this happen to him while “taking photographs of a brewing street fight at McClellan Street and Sheridan Avenue in the Concourse neighborhood,” according to the Times:
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Crossing the newspaper chasm: Is it better to be funded by readers?
Discussion: Guardian
Erin Geiger Smith / Reuters:
Analysis: Why Twitter apologized over NBC Olympics flap  —  (Reuters) - The microblogging site Twitter has been so abuzz about NBC's tape-delayed coverage of the Olympics that the #nbcfail hashtag was created last week as a way to consolidate criticism of the network.
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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Twitter's Succès De Scandale: Olympics Suspension Fiasco Drove Signups  —  There's no such thing as bad publicity.  A source tells TechCrunch that mainstream news mentions of the temporary suspension of an NBC Olympics coverage tweeter / hater gave Twitter's signup rate a boost.
Discussion: Forbes
Jon Russell / The Next Web:
Reuters suffers second hack, as Twitter account posts pro-Syrian government messages  —  New agency Thomson Reuters suffered its second Web security breach in 48 hours after hackers took control of its Twitter account dedicated to technology news, changing the focus to the Middle East and posting …
Press Gazette:
Jeremy Hunt criticised over Rupert Murdoch meeting  —  Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt was today criticised by Labour MPs for meeting News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch on the fringes of the Olympic Games.  —  John Mann said it was “quite inappropriate” for Hunt to chat with the media mogul …
Tracie Powell / Poynter:
New Yahoo News editor-in-chief: 'I'm always looking for a great story'  —  Last month, Hillary Frey became the first ever editor-in-chief of Yahoo News.  —  In a telephone interview, Frey told Poynter her primary goal is to showcase original content produced by Yahoo's team of reporters …
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog:
A case study in online journalism: investigating the Olympic torch relay  —  For the last two months I've been involved in an investigation which has used almost every technique in the online journalism toolbox.  From its beginnings in data journalism, through collaboration …
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Knight Foundation:
An Open Letter to America's University Presidents  —  We represent foundations making grants in journalism education and innovation.  In this new digital age, we believe the “teaching hospital” model offers great potential.  At its root, this model requires top professionals in residence at universities.
Emma Barnett / Telegraph:
Amazon sells more e-books than print titles in the UK  —  Britons are now buying more e-books than printed ones through Amazon's online store, according to the latest figures released by the US retailer.  —  Amazon UK sales of ebooks have outstripped printed books.
Bill Keller / New York Times:
The Leak Police  —  In the months leading up to the invasion of Iraq in 2003, this newspaper famously published a number of stories regurgitating the Bush administration hype about Saddam Hussein's supposed arsenal of mass destruction.  A few journalists elsewhere — notably Jonathan Landay …
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