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12:55 PM ET, December 20, 2012

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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
‘Daily News’ cuts a big chunk of photographers from its roster  —  The Daily News is disbanding its pool of photo permalancers, employees who work full-time hours for the tabloid on set day-rates but are not salaried employees with benefits, Capital has learned.
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
White House Reporters Defend Fiscal Cliff Questions After Obama's Gun Pledge  —  NEW YORK — After President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to push concrete proposals on reducing gun violence next month, the White House press corps began asking questions — about the fiscal cliff negotiations.
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Ben Sisario / Media Decoder:
At News Conference, Reporters Skip Past Gun Control and Face Instant Criticism
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
With 2 Billion Video Views A Month, Maker Studios Raises $36 Million Round Led By Time Warner  —  There's more big money going into video startups: Maker Studios, which ranks among the top networks of creators publishing on YouTube, announced today that it has closed a $36 million round of financing led by Time Warner Investments.
Josh Sternberg / Digiday:
Paywalls Don't Bump Ad Prices  —  The bet on paywalls, meters and other methods of charging for access to digital content is that the revenue generated directly from consumers will outpace an expected decrease in ad revenue.  —  The other assumption is that a publisher's paying audience …
Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOM:
Amazon Studios taps the Onion, Daily Show writers, others for comedy pilots  —  Amazon Studios, Amazon's film production division, will produce pilots for six original comedy series, the company announced Thursday — including shows from the Onion, “Doonesbury” writer Garry Trudeau and Daily Show writer David Javerbaum.
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
David Cameron considers royal charter on press backed by legislation  —  Government proposes regulator under charter but says it will need two laws to make it work, ministers confirm to Hacked Off  —  David Cameron is considering two pieces of legislation and a royal charter to set up a new press watchdog …
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Pollard report: BBC News deputy Stephen Mitchell retires without payout  —  Mitchell was only executive to part company with corporation in wake of criticism of his role in Jimmy Savile debacle  —  Stephen Mitchell, the deputy director of BBC News, is the only executive to part company …
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Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Pollard report uncovers culture of distrust at BBC
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Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Atlantic Media Revamps Site, Changes Logo  —  Out with the old, in with the new.  Atlantic Media has revamped its website and updated its clunky old logo (pictured, right), in an effort to show that the company is “digital first.”  The company behind The Atlantic, The Atlantic Wire …
Discussion: Folio, FishbowlDC and SocialTimes
Steven Greenhouse / Media Decoder:
‘Charlie Rose’ Show Agrees to Pay Up to $250,000 to Settle Interns' Lawsuit  —  Charlie Rose and his production company have agreed to pay as much as $250,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by a former unpaid intern who claimed minimum wage violations.
Nidal Almughrabi / Reuters:
Israeli attacks on Gaza journalists unlawful - rights group  —  (Reuters) - Israel's killing of two Palestinian journalists and attacks on media facilities during its Gaza offensive last month violated the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.  —  Two cameramen working for al-Aqsa TV …
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Pocket Sees 240M Saves In 2012 From 7.4M Users, Obama And Gangnam Style Most-Saved Items  —  Save-for-later service Pocket reported today that it has seen 240 million total items saved to its platform during 2012, from 7.4 million followers.  That represents growth of around 85 percent for the year …
Discussion: Pocket Blog, paidContent and App Advice
Bloomberg:
Watching Searches by Content Fleet Seen Saving Newspapers  —  Sixteen hours before Whitney Houston was pronounced dead on Feb. 11, a startup in Hamburg noticed a surge in Web traffic about the American singer after she had been seen drunk and arguing in a Hollywood club.
 
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Katy Bachman / Adweek:
House Passes Video Sharing Bill
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
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