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5:50 PM ET, December 14, 2012

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Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
News orgs circulate Facebook profile, photos of unconfirmed shooter  —  Reporters and producers around the country, frantically searching for information online about the alleged school shooter, Ryan Lanza, found what seemed like a match.  Lanza, 24, is believed responsible for the deaths …
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Rebecca Greenfield / The Atlantic Wire:
Why Are CNN and NBC Interviewing the Students of Sandy Hook Elementary?  —  One of the many tragedies to come out of Friday's mass shooting in Connecticut is the way information has actually come out of it.  Sadly, some of the best sources of information for what happened inside Sandy Hook Elementary before …
Spencer Ackerman / Wired:
Internet Identifies, Threatens Wrong Man as Newtown Shooter  —  In the media's rush to find out information on the suspected Newtown, Conn., school shooter, numerous news outlets misidentified a Facebook page belonging to someone with a similar name.  Denunciations and even death threats quickly accumulated.
Erik Maza / WWD:
Fox News' Reporting Blunder  —  OOPS, AGAIN: On Friday afternoon, the folks at Fox News went on breaking news mode.  They busted out a bright yellow “alert” scroll, and switched gears to focus on the developing news of a shooting in Connecticut.  On cable news and online …
Discussion: Gawker
John Koblin / Deadspin:   In Wake Of School Massacre, ESPN Tells Staff To Stop Tweeting About Sports Until Sunday …
Politico:
MSNBC launches the gun control conversation
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Tote Bag, Anyone?  Slate Considers Membership Model as Way to Get Readers' Cash  —  Would you pay for face time with Farhad?  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)  —  Add Slate to the list of news organizations with a sudden interest in getting online readers to contribute some cash rather than leaving the whole thing to advertisers.
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
The Daily Says — And Sings — Goodbye  —  The Daily, Rupert Murdoch's attempt to make a tabloid newspaper for the iPad age, shuts down this week.  Anyone — and everyone — can tell you why The Daily didn't work, and they've already done so.  —  So instead, watch this video …
Charlie Warzel / Adweek:
This is What Newsweek's Digital Future Will Look Like  —  It's been quite a year for Newsweek.  —  As the magazine plans for its transition to a digital-only future, you can count the remaining print editions of the storied publication on one hand.  It's without question that this fall …
Discussion: @jorcohen
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Around the World in 80 Ways: Huffington Post Now Lands in Japan  —  As part of what is beginning to feel like a global takeover, the Huffington Post Media Group said it will be launching a Japanese-language version of the service in that country.  —  The AOL-owned content arm will be partnering …
Don Kaplan / NY Daily News:
Jeff Zucker is looking for something funny: late-night satire for CNN  —  Network source: New chief wants ‘smart, funny comics like Jon Stewart’  —  Jeff Zucker (r.), shown here with Phil Kent, wants to broaden CNN's appeal & enjoys ‘infotainment.’  —  CNN's new chief is looking to liven …
Discussion: Splitsider and The Huffington Post
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Internet may soon beat TV as main source of national news  —  Internet users already rely more on the network than newspapers and magazines for their national news.  Now the net is also on the verge of overtaking television, according to research.  —  In fact, more connected Italians already …
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Bloom is off the rose for Time Inc. CEO Lang  —  The honeymoon appears to be over for Time Inc. CEO Laura Lang.  —  As employees await a new round of cuts that seems all but certain to shake the nation's largest publisher in mid-January, morale is plunging.
Sam Kennedy / Morning Call:
Warren Buffett eyeing Allentown Morning Call?  —  Ownership of Lehigh Valley newspaper in question, and one of the world's richest men has something to say about it.  Tribune Co.'s imminent emergence from an epic bankruptcy has fueled a flurry of speculation about the future …
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Edmund Lee / Bloomberg:
Buffett Is Latest Billionaire to Struggle With Newspaper Revival
Felix Salmon:
The transparent DealBook conference  —  Margaret Sullivan, the NYT public editor, has mixed feelings about the first DealBook conference, which took place on Wednesday.  Her job is to worry about such things, but it's worth taking her post seriously, because conferences and other live events …
Discussion: Talking Biz News
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Martin Belam / currybetdotnet:
The rise and #fail of the Guardian Facebook app  —  This week the Guardian has announced they are changing the way that they integrate with Facebook, by closing the app that I helped design and launch.  It is the perfect moment to reflect on what did and didn't work, and why the app was designed as it was.
 
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