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1:40 PM ET, February 19, 2013


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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Tim O'Brien leaving HuffPost  —  Tim O'Brien, the executive editor of The Huffington Post and Arianna Huffington's main deputy in the newsroom, is leaving the site to work on his next book.  —  Huffington made the announcement this morning in an email to staff obtained by Capital.
Sarah Marshall /
DMS13: 32% of WSJ traffic coming from mobile  —  Raju Narisetti from the Wall Street Journal explains why mobile first presents a ‘profound challenge’ for publishers, and lessons learnt from The Daily and AllThingsD  —  Almost one third of the Wall Street Journal's online readers access …
Jasper Jackson / TheMediaBriefing:   Digital Media Strategies: WSJ digital managing editor Raju Narisetti on the intersection between tech and content
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Attention, Publishers: ‘Iconic’ Is Not A Business Model  —  Let's review what the year 2013 hath wrought so far in the media industry.  —  Reader's Digest, staggering under $1.2 billion in debt, has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in four years.  Rolling Stone owner Jann Wenner managed …
Discussion: DealBook and Guardian
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
The New York Times Launches Real-Time Ad Serving with Twitter Data  —  The New York Times has launched “Spark,” a product created by the Times' R&D lab that serves display advertising into stories as they are trending on Twitter, matched with the demographics of the users who “touch” …
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Vivian Schiller: NBC News is Readying “Rich Journalism Destination”  —  NBC News is in the midst of the “reinvention” of its Web site which will launch this spring as a “rich journalism destination,” with enterprise, investigative reporting and a significant increase of “Web native video” …
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest, Thanks:@beet_tv
C. Custer / Tech in Asia:
A Shocking Expose of China's Black PR Industry Implicates Government Officials, is Quickly Deleted from the Web  —  Almost everyone knows about the public relations industry, but fewer people know about what in China is referred to as Black PR, the underground internet industry that has evolved with the spread of web 2.0 through China.
Columbia Journalism Review:
Where the jobs are  —  How WYNC's data journalism efforts show new opportunities for journalists  —  There are probably few things that intimidate journalists like reams of data.  Unemployment might be high on that intimidation list, but you could argue that that's a numbers issue, too.
Hollywood Reporter:
British Prime Minister Dismissive of BBC Strike  —  David Cameron said there were no grounds for Monday's strike by BBC journalists because the corporation remains well-funded after a license feel deal in 2010.  —  LONDON - David Cameron the British prime minister, who contrasted …
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
As BBC strikes, Brits trust journalists less than Americans do
NetNewsCheck Latest:
Digital First Invests In Digital Ad Co. OwnLocal  —  The partnership — the first for Digital First Ventures, the venture capital arm of Digital First Media — will roll out OwnLocal's digital ad services across the Digital First Media network.  —  Digital First Ventures …
Discussion: Digital First Media
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider:
Google asks journalists to tone down story of “massive” Google Play security flaw  —  After reporting that Google Play now distributes Android app buyers' location and contact information to developers, a journalist was contacted by the search giant with a request to tone down the story, its headline and its SEO information.
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google isn't teaming up with credit card companies to block pirates' funding, sources say  —  Accusations of abetting piracy have plagued Google for years, whether because of illicit Android apps, search results for “free movie,” or ads placed on sites that may distribute copyrighted content without permission.
David Carr / New York Times:
Logging Off to Trace a Web Photo to Its Source  —  When photographs of spontaneous events miraculously appear on the Web, it generally prompts two responses: wonder and skepticism.  —  So it was with an image of exploding manhole covers in Omaha that took over the Web last month.
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