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4:50 PM ET, January 1, 2013

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Times Reporter in China Is Forced to Leave Over Visa Issue  —  BEIJING — A correspondent for The New York Times was forced to leave mainland China on Monday after the authorities declined to issue him a visa for 2013 by year's end.  —  Chris Buckley, a 45-year-old Australian who has worked …
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John Garnaut / Sydney Morning Herald:
China expels journalist after Wen revelations  —  AN AUSTRALIAN journalist with The New York Times has been expelled from China in an apparent act of retaliation for a news report about the family wealth of the Chinese Premier, Wen Jiabao.  After 15 years in China, including 12 as a reporter …
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Simon McGarr / McGarr Solicitors:
2012: The year Irish newspapers tried to destroy the web  —  This is not a joke.  I have started with that clarification, because as you read this you will find yourself asking “Is this some kind of a joke?”  I thought I would be helpful and put the answer right up at the start, so you can refer back to it as often as you require.
Discussion: @georgeprof
Mackenzie Weinger / Politico:
‘Journal News’ advertisers face boycott over gun map  —  The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association is calling for a nationwide boycott of the advertisers of the suburban New York newspaper that published online maps revealing names and addresses of people with pistol permits.
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Noreen O'Donnell / Reuters:
New York newspaper to list more gun permit holders after uproar
Discussion: PandoDaily and Gawker
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
New Tribune Board to Include Peter Liguori, Other Entertainment Veterans  —  Ex-News Corp. and Yahoo exec Ross Levinsohn and former Disney exec Peter Murphy will also join the board as the media company emerges from bankruptcy.  —  Former top executives of Hollywood conglomerates …
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Reuters:
Tribune, out of Chapter 11, set to begin makeover as TV company  —  (Reuters) - Tribune Co, which started by publishing the Chicago Tribune on a hand press in 1847, sees a future in broadcasting, one not likely to include the major newspapers that made it a force in the news business.
Bill Maurer / Seeking Alpha:
Netflix Gives Reed Hastings Huge Raise: Why?  —  After the bell on Friday, Netflix (NFLX) announced that it was giving CEO Reed Hastings a huge raise.  Mr. Hastings will get a $2 million salary along with $2 million of compensation through stock options, the ultimate value of which depends on how Netflix's shares perform.
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Associated Press:
Netflix CEO pay: Hastings' gets 100 percent raise  —  Netflix CEO pay will double after he took a 43 percent pay cut this past year for management missteps.  Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will be paid $4 million in salary and stock options for the coming year.  —  LOS ANGELES
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Among Top News Stories, a War Is Missing  —  Look closely at the end-of-the-year lists of 2012's top news stories.  What's missing?  The 11-year-old war in Afghanistan and American-led counterterrorism efforts around the world.  —  The Pew Research Center's weekly polling on the public's interest …
Discussion: Gawker
Rebecca Greenfield / The Atlantic Wire:
What the Future of China's New Internet Crackdown Looks Like  —  The Chinese government on Friday approved regulations that will require all of the country's Internet users to register their names, but it remains unclear when and how the ominous “real name” policy will go into effect — and what, exactly, will happen once it does.
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Apple reportedly expanding Japanese iBookstore in January after finally striking deals  —  According to a report at Nikkei, Apple will finally begin selling Japanese ebooks in the iBookstore soon.  Although it launched iBooks in Japan alongside the iPad in 2010, it hadn't secured agreements …
Associated Press:
German magazine mistakenly publishes Bush obituary  —  BERLIN (AP) — Germany's respected news weekly Der Spiegel mistakenly published an obituary Sunday for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, hours after a family spokesman said the 88-year-old was recovering from illness.
Discussion: New York Magazine, Gawker and Mediaite
Salman Masood / New York Times:
Pakistan Lifts YouTube Ban, for 3 Minutes  —  ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A ban on YouTube, which Pakistan imposed after an anti-Islam video caused riots in much of the Muslim world, was lifted Saturday, only to be reinstated — after three minutes — when it was discovered that blasphemous material was still available on the site.
 
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