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12:30 PM ET, January 29, 2013

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Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
ABC's Chris Cuomo Is Said to Jump to CNN  —  Chris Cuomo, a former news anchor on ABC's “Good Morning America,” is on his way back to the morning shift, this time for CNN.  The cable news channel said in a news release on Tuesday that Mr. Cuomo had been hired to “have a major role in a new CNN morning show.”
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Dylan Byers / Politico:
James Carville, Mary Matalin leaving CNN  —  CNN contributors and political power couple James Carville and Mary Matalin are leaving the network, Carville told POLITICO today.  —  The decision was CNN's, Carville told POLITICO: “I was told that they wanted the contributors to be more available …
Discussion: FishbowlDC, Mediaite and TVNewser
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
CNN's managing editor Whitaker to leave network  —  (Reuters) - CNN's managing editor, Mark Whitaker, said he will be leaving the cable network, two months after CNN tapped Jeff Zucker, the former CEO of NBC Universal, to be the news channel's worldwide chief.
Discussion: TVNewser and Hollywood Reporter
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Chris Cuomo Moving To CNN To Host Morning Show
Discussion: TVNewser
Anshel Pfeffer / Haaretz:
Four reasons why U.K. cartoon of Netanyahu isn't anti-Semitic in any way  —  A cartoon that appeared in this London's Sunday Times this week depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu building a wall with blood-red colored cement, trapping in between the bricks Palestinian-looking figures …
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Sunday Times acting editor to meet Jewish leaders over Netanyahu cartoon
Discussion: BBC and Deadline.com
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Scarfe: Cartoon ‘not anti-semitic’ but sorry for ‘very unfortunate timing’
Christine Haughney / Media Decoder:
After Staff Reductions, New Appointments at The Times  —  9:06 p.m. |  Updated The New York Times announced on Monday a restructured masthead and some significant newsroom appointments, while also saying that the staff reductions the company was seeking had been accomplished primarily through voluntary buyouts.
Discussion: The Wrap, Politico and Talking Biz News
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Jill Abramson to staff: ‘We had to layoff far fewer people than we anticipated’  —  New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson tells staffers the paper's most recent round of buyouts limited layoffs: “In the end, we had to layoff far fewer people than we anticipated, having achieved …
Discussion: @rajunarisetti
Jason Del Rey / AdAge:
YouTube Set to Introduce Paid Subscriptions This Spring  —  A New Revenue Model For TV Networks and Video Producers  —  A new chapter in online video is about to begin.  YouTube is prepping to launch paid subscriptions for individual channels on its video platform in its latest attempt …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Hitler Alive and Well, Owning Liberal Magazine  —  The Washington Free Beacon has a report, sourced to “Washington Free Beacon Staff,” that Chris Hughes is purging Jews from The New Republic.  (Occasionally the Free Beacon publishes stories too embarrassing for any staffers to be associated with by name.)
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Sir Harold Evans: Murdoch should sell The Times rather than merge it with the Sunday  —  Sir Harold Evans suggested that Rupert Murdoch should sell The Times rather than merge it with its Sunday stablemate.  —  In December Times editor James Harding resigned saying: “It has been clear …
Discussion: Guardian
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Josh Halliday / Guardian:   Sir Harold Evans accuses press of cynicism over Leveson report
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Netflix Raises More Money for Originals Like “House of Cards”  —  Fresh off a gangbusters earnings report, Netflix is asking investors to bet on it again: The streaming video company is raising money that it may use to invest in its own TV shows.  —  Netflix says it intends to raise $400 million in debt …
Discussion: Home Media Magazine and The Wrap
Martin Belam / GigaOM:
How Facebook comments affect trolling for news websites  —  Whether news sites should or shouldn't use the Facebook comment plug-in or Facebook identity seems to have been a recurring theme in the last few days.  —  The Nieman Journalism Lab called it a “movement”, which seems quite …
Discussion: Poynter and Journalism.co.uk
Susan Heavey / Reuters:
Gore says tough U.S. network competition forced sale of Current TV  —  WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Al Gore said on Tuesday that tough competition from major U.S. television networks forced him to sell Current TV, a struggling progressive cable channel, to Al Jazeera, and he praised …
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Starting salary for j-school grads rises to $41K, on average  —  NACE's annual report on college grads has good news for 2012 communications majors: Their starting salaries were up 4 percent on average over 2011 grads'.  Reached by email, NACE Employment Information Manager Andrea Koncz …
Jim Romenesko:
Baltimore Sun's Robert Little named NPR investigations senior editor  —  Baltimore Sun investigations and enterprise editor Robert Little has been named NPR senior editor for investigations.  —  “We have serious ambition for NPR's investigative work and Bob brings a powerful set of skills to the task …
Harrison Weber / The Next Web:
The NY Times announces timeSpace; a 4 month incubator for early stage media startups  —  The New York Times has just announced timeSpace; an incubator which invites early stage media startups into the company's headquarters.  The program will allow up to five companies to connect with NY Times staff …
Discussion: Betabeat and paidContent
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Nick Denton Is Resurrecting Valleywag  —  Valleywag, a Silicon Valley gossip blog Gawker killed off in 2009, is making a comeback.  —  Nick Denton, Gawker's CEO and founder, says he'll be bringing the site back to life, and he's currently hunting for an editor or two to run it.
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Connor Simpson / The Atlantic Wire:   What Old Valleywags Think About the New Valleywag
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat:
Rdio opens up free music streaming to the U.K., Canada, Australia, & 11 other countries  —  Streaming music service Rdio has finally launched its free-streaming option in countries outside of the United States, a sign it is serious about fishing for new users around the world.
Wall Street Journal:
Media Firms Probed on Data Release  —  Investigators Examined if Economic Figures Were Given Early to Clients; No Criminal Charges Seen  —  WASHINGTON—Law-enforcement authorities have conducted a wide-ranging investigation into whether media companies facilitated insider trading on Wall Street …
Discussion: @psmith, @spenchey and @daschles
 
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