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2:35 PM ET, January 21, 2013

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Julie Moos / Poynter:
Inauguration front pages combine Obama's second term, Martin Luther King Jr. legacy  —  President Obama's inauguration on Monday, January 21, 2013 coincides with the federal holiday celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Many inauguration front pages combined the two.
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Danny Yadron / Wall Street Journal:
Meet Ethan Sattler, 13 Years Old, White House Reporter  —  Perhaps no reporter faced more scrutiny from guards at the White House gate Monday morning than Ethan Sattler.  —  Mr. Sattler, 13 years old, does not have a driver's license.  His Virginia child ID card lists his height at 4 feet 3 inches …
Guardian:
Lionel Barber's email to FT staff outlining digital-first strategy  —  Editor's email to staff outlines detailed proposals for reshaping the paper for the digital age  —  In my New Year message, I said 2013 would test our resolve to move further and faster to support top quality journalism in a rapidly changing media landscape.
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Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Financial Times editor announces digital-first strategy  —  Lionel Barber to cut 35 jobs in ‘big cultural shift’ for business daily  —  The Financial Times editor, Lionel Barber, has announced plans to move the title to a digital-first strategy in a move he described as a “big cultural shift” for the business daily, and cut 35 jobs.
Noam Cohen / New York Times:
How M.I.T. Ensnared a Hacker, Bucking a Freewheeling Culture  —  In the early days of 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology learned that it had an intruder.  Worse, it believed the intruder had been there before.  —  Months earlier, the mysterious visitor had used …
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Simon Dumenco / AdAge:
Why the Prosecution of Internet Activist Aaron Swartz Matters to You, Personally
Discussion: Betabeat
Leslie Kaufman / Media Decoder:
An App to Sift Through Books  —  How do you find out what books friends and family are reading and loving?  —  One answer is a conversation face to face — but that is so old-fashioned.  Another is to join social media sites devoted to books, like Goodreads.com or Shelfari.com — but that takes time and commitment.
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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:   Random House's new Facebook app: If you liked Evelyn Waugh, you'll love the Berenstain Bears
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Hail the independent directors of The Times for living up to their remit  —  I owe the independent national directors of The Times (INDs) a big apology.  I called for their resignation 10 days ago, at the very moment when they were justifying their independent description.
Discussion: Media News and Media Week
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:   NI chief to hold meeting with Times directors over new editors
Jim Romenesko:
Sinclair Broadcasting ‘owns’ social media accounts of its on-air talent  —  WHAM-TV (Rochester, NY) reporter Rachel Barnhart tells her followers that Sinclair Broadcasting, which recently acquired WHAM, has a policy of “owning” the social media accounts of its on-air talent.
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Washington Post launches social trending feature  —  The Post Pulse feature gives 15 minute updates on the latest stories receiving ‘the most traction’ on social media  —  Copyright: dionhinchcliffe on Flickr.  Some rights reserved.  —  The Washington Post has launched a new social trending feature …
Christine Haughney / New York Times:
A Downsized Boston Globe Opens Its Space for Community Uses  —  BOSTON — Among the many changes that Christopher M. Mayer wanted to make when he became publisher of the Boston Globe in 2010 was to transform a particularly unattractive section of the newsroom.
Shalini Ramachandran / Digits:
Despite Media Companies' Best Efforts, ‘TV Everywhere’ Is Nowhere  —  People are streaming online video more than ever before but only 17% of pay TV subscribers have watched cable programming online using so-called “TV Everywhere” services, according to a new study.
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and Beet.TV
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
TMZ video backlash gathers strength  —  Advertising pulled and online petition reaches 200,000 after gossip website refused to take down video of man being shot  —  US gossip website TMZ is facing fresh criticism for refusing to take down a video of a man being shot dead in a brawl outside a Hollywood nightclub.
Discussion: RumorFix
Jennifer Schuessler / New York Times:
A Young Publisher Takes Marx Into the Mainstream  —  When Bhaskar Sunkara was growing up in Westchester County, he likes to say, he dreamed of being a professional basketball player.  —  But the height gods, among others, didn't smile in his favor.  So in 2009, during a medical leave …
 
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Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Leveson's chief inquisitor calls UK press ‘most unruly and irreverent in world’
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Jasper Jackson / TheMediaBriefing:
Interview - HuffPo CEO Jimmy Maymann: 'We don't see traditional online ads as the future'
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Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
David Walsh wants third interview after Lance Armstrong offers apology
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Vice Straddles the Line
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Edward Nawotka / Publishing Perspectives:
3 Key Ideas from Digital Book World 2013
C.W. Anderson / Nieman Journalism Lab:
How journalists' self-concepts hindered their adaptation to a digital world
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Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Condoleezza Rice joins CBS News as contributor
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Why online book discovery is broken (and how to fix it)
 

 
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Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Slack raised $120M at $1.12B valuation in a round led by Kleiner and Google Ventures, all previous backers participated too

Elisabeth Hulette / Virginian-Pilot:
Circuit court rules criminal defendant can be forced by police to unlock phone with his fingerprint, but not his passcode

JP Mangalindan / Fortune:
Amazon exec: We priced the Fire phone wrong

 
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