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6:10 PM ET, August 15, 2012

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Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp launches anti-corruption review  —  Media group to review compliance with bribery laws in several of its publishing arms, including News International in London  —  Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has launched a review of anti-corruption controls in several …
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Rupert Murdoch's memo to News Corp staff - full text
Discussion: The Wrap
Yinka Adegoke / Reuters:   News Corp sets up global ethics team in wake of hacking scandal
BuzzFeed:
“Wired” To Publish Jonah Lehrer  —  Jonah Lehrer, the New Yorker ideas writer fired for fabricating Bob Dylan quotes in a nonfiction book, is set to re-emerge as a writer for Wired, where he spent several years and wrote the Frontal Cortex blog, a magazine spokesman confirmed Wednesday.
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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Wired sticks with liar, fabricator
Discussion: Poynter
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Washington Post corrects story that said Fareed Zakaria lifted quote  —  Tuesday, The Washington Post's Paul Farhi reported (and I repeated) Clyde V. Prestowitz's contention that Fareed Zakaria didn't cite a quote of his in Zakaria's book “The Post-American World.”
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Adrian Holovaty:
Onto the next chapter  —  In July 2007, I founded a company called EveryBlock.  August 31 will be my last day at the company.  —  I've worked on this for five years, three of those after selling it to msnbc.com, and I've developed an uncontrollable itch to do something new.
Richard Gingras / Poynter:
Google's Gingras: ‘The future of journalism can and will be better than its past’  —  The following address was given by Richard Gingras, director of news and social products at Google, as the opening keynote of the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication …
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Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Google acquires media companies without becoming one
Reuters:
Ecuador says Britain threatened to raid embassy over Assange  —  (Reuters) - Ecuador said on Wednesday that the British government had threatened to raid its embassy in London if Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was not handed over, and that Quito would make its decision on his asylum request on Thursday.
Discussion: @wikileaks
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Assange faces arrest even if Ecuador grants asylum
Discussion: The Atlantic Wire, Guardian and RT
Stephen Foley / The Independent:
Bad news for Reuters  —  It is 161 years since Paul Julius Reuter, a German-born entrepreneur whose first venture in the news business was sending carrier pigeons across Europe, installed himself in the London Stock Exchange, called himself the Reuter's Telegram Company and started selling …
Discussion: Press Gazette
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Robert Andrews / paidContent:
NYT's new CEO: BBC's Thompson is custodian and curator, not digital creator  —  Mark Thompson's appointment as president and CEO of The New York Times Company is an eyebrow-raiser.  But it may yet prove inspired.  So who is Mark Thompson, and what will he bring to the Gray Lady?
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Choire Sicha / The Awl:
The Pretty New Web and the Future of “Native” Advertising  —  Something is going on with the Internet, and, once again, it's fun, but maybe not that fun.  There's a rash of actually quite cool new “products”—services, websites, “apps” (sigh)—and they have a lot in common.
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Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Twitter co-founder tweets out preview of his new project at Obvious: publishing platform Medium
Anil Dash:   Stop Publishing Web Pages
Erik Wemple:
No more TBD.com  —  This may be one of the last times that TBD.com does what it's most famous for.  Getting media attention, that is.  —  When I attempted to log onto the site this afternoon, nothing approaching the TBD.com template popped up.  Instead, I was redirected to WJLA.com …
Discussion: @jeffjarvis
Andy Ostroy / The Huffington Post:
Soledad O'Brien's Amazing John Sununu Interview Should Be Taught in Journalism School  —  CNN's Soledad O'Brien did something which is extremely rare in television news these days: she actually did her job.  And it was the best example of truly awesome journalism I've seen since Katie Couric …
Tim Kenneally / The Wrap:
Fox Networks' President & COO David Haslingden Stepping Down  —  David Haslingden, the president and COO of Fox Networks Group, will step down at the end of the calendar year, NewsCorp. said Wednesday.  —  Haslingden, who has served in the position since January 2011, is leaving to return …
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Newspapers: Post Office Proposal Could Cost Us $1 Billion  —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is proposing to cut its rates for one of the nation's top direct marketing companies, a move that threatens the newspaper industry's biggest money-maker: the Sunday advertising bundle.
 
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Washington Times founder Rev. Sun Myung Moon in intensive care
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John Koblin / Deadspin:
For The Second Time In Three Weeks, ESPN Plagiarizes A Reporter's Work
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
BuzzFeed, The ‘New Kids’ In 2012, Looking For More Buzz At Conventions
Discussion: Erik Wemple
Drew Olanoff / The Next Web:
Siri's sister company Trapit debuts its redesigned iPad app and other newsreaders are in trouble
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