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9:45 AM ET, August 20, 2012

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Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Hulu CEO faces big changes  —  Jason Kilar set for mega payday; owners to alter content deals  —  “Outline transition plan for new CEO.  Discuss potential candidates and process.”  —  These sentences are the topmost bullet points of a confidential internal memo regarding the business of Hulu obtained by Variety.
David Carr / New York Times:
Journalists Dancing on the Edge of Truth  —  Before writing this column on recent incidents of plagiarism and fabrication, I spent time on the Web reading all known thought on the subject, making notes as I went.  When I wrote it up, I used those notes to help create something I am now claiming as my own.
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Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Another source claims Lehrer misconduct: 'I know I didn't say' half of that
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
B&N's Nook will finally launch in the UK (but who's going to sell it?)  —  Barnes & Noble is finally launching its Nook e-readers in the United Kingdom.  Starting this October, the Nook Touch and Nook Touch with Glow Light will be available through nook.co.uk.  (No Nook Tablets or Nook Color for now.)
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Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Barnes & Noble to launch NOOK e-readers and digital bookstore in the UK this autumn  —  Gearing up for what appears to be a preemptive move to compete against Amazon, Barnes & Noble has announced today that it will be bringing its NOOK e-readers and digital bookstore to the UK, launching in the autumn.
Zack Whittaker / CNET:
Assange: The WikiLeaks ‘witch-hunt’ must end  —  Speaking to the public from Ecuador's embassy in London, Julian Assange calls for the U.S. to cease its “witch-hunt” against WikiLeaks and to not “persecute its staff and its supporters.”  —  LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today addressed …
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Nicholas Watt / Guardian:
Julian Assange row: Britain seeking diplomatic solution in Ecuador standoff  —  Downing Street says it is obliged by law to extradite Assange to Sweden and ‘it is our intention to carry out that obligation’  —  Downing Street has said Britain is still committed to seeking a diplomatic solution …
Christine Haughney / New York Times:
A Media Personality, Suffering a Blow to His Image, Ponders a Lesson  —  When Lynda and Stewart Resnick, the Beverly Hills entrepreneurs who founded POM Wonderful, wanted to host a dinner at their Aspen home in 2006 to talk about the Iraq war, they assembled a list of 22 A-list guests …
Discussion: Poynter and The Huffington Post
Tanzina Vega / Media Decoder:
Condé Nast Invests in Digital Advertising Company Flite  —  Condé Nast, the high-end magazine publisher, will announce on Monday that it is joining the cloud.  —  The company will go from being a client of the digital advertising company Flite to owning about 11 percent of it.
New York Times:
Criticism Greets List of Debate Moderators  —  Complaining about the moderators of the presidential debates is a time-honored tradition of the election season.  Usually, the complaints wait until the moderators have actually asked a question.  —  Not this year.
Mark Potts / Recovering Journalist:
A Vision for the Future of Newspapers—20 Years Ago  —  It's becoming hard to remember life before digital news.  We now take for granted instantaneous availability of news and information on devices ranging from desktop PCs to tablets to smartphones, We now break news …
Discussion: @jayrosen_nyu
Dan Frommer / ReadWriteWeb:
Why Twitter Just Pushed Developers Aside: To Secure Its Future  —  Twitter's long-awaited crackdown on outside apps could prove to be one of the boldest and most controversial moves in its history.  But if you consider Twitter's position, it's actually reasonable.  And it could play an important role in Twitter's survival.
Aaron Blake / The Fix:
Obama adviser says People magazine ‘equally important’ as political media  —  President Obama's deputy campaign manager, Stephanie Cutter said Sunday that entertainment media like People magazine and Entertainment Tonight are just as important as the national political press in the 2012 campaign.
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