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12:30 PM ET, August 6, 2012

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New York Times:
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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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
National Press Photographers Association urges NYPD to ‘do the right thing’  —  Mickey H. Osterreicher, general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, has written a letter to New York City Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne about the arrest last night …
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:
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Turner Buys Bleacher Report  —  Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting unit has acquired sports site Bleacher Report, according to people familiar with the transaction.  —  I'm told the deal, which we told you about in June, closed Friday, and is scheduled to be announced today.
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Edmund Lee / Bloomberg:
Time Warner Said to Buy Bleacher Report for Under $200M  —  Time Warner Inc.'s Turner Broadcasting System division acquired the Bleacher Report website for under $200 million, bolstering its online sports coverage, a person familiar with the deal said.  The acquisition of the sports website Bleacher Report …
Discussion: TechCrunch, VentureBeat and paidContent
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.
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: CNET
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Erin Geiger Smith / Reuters:   Analysis: Why Twitter apologized over NBC Olympics flap
Jim Romenesko:
NYU launches history of undercover reporting database  —  New York University's “Undercover Reporting” database chronicles undercover journalism dating back to the 1800s.  “Much of this material has long been buried in microfilm in individual libraries and thus very difficult to retrieve,” …
Ari Fleischer / CNN:
How Washington officials bested the media  —  Editor's note: Ari Fleischer, a CNN contributor, was White House press secretary in the George W. Bush administration from 2001 to 2003 and is the president of Ari Fleischer Sports Communications Inc. Follow him on Twitter: @AriFleischer
Discussion: National Review
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
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 …
Jake Smith / 9to5Google:
NASA's official Mars landing video got taken off YouTube after fictitious copyright claim from Scripps  —  NASA achieved a huge milestone very early this morning, as it landed the first rover on Mars after years of failed attempts.  It was an awesome moment fueled by months of hard work and dedication.
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