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1:10 PM ET, August 30, 2013

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David Barrett / Telegraph:
David Miranda was carrying password for secret files on piece of paper  —  A journalist's partner who was detained carrying thousands of British intelligence documents through Heathrow airport was also holding the password to an encrypted file written on a piece of paper, the government has disclosed.
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George Brock / Guardian:
Does David Miranda count as a journalist? That's not the point
Discussion: @megclement
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
People Mag Prepares New Subscription Model  —  Time Inc. cash cow People is preparing to unveil a new pricing model designed to transform the way people think about subscriptions, according to people familiar with the publisher's plans.  Other titles in the company are expected to follow suit.
Discussion: FishbowlNY
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Erik Maza / WWD:
Time Inc. CEO Laura Lang to Exit in September  —  A LITTLE TOO LATE: In September, Laura Lang will formally leave her position as chief executive officer of Time Inc. Later in the month, she will be addressing a panel on leadership.  —  Lang lasted at Time Inc. for a little more than a year and a half …
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Digital now makes up 11.3% of Hachette's revenues worldwide, and 20% of Random House's  —  Digital now accounts for 11.3 percent of Hachette's sales worldwide, and about 20 percent of Random House's  —  Lagardére, parent company of book publisher Hachette, and Bertelsmann …
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Scott Roxborough / Hollywood Reporter:
Germany's Bertelsmann Reports Record First-Half Operating Profit
Discussion: Bloomberg and Reuters
Nora Caplan-Bricker / The New Republic:
A Guide to Syria's Best Citizen Journalism  —  Well before the United States weighed an intervention, Syria had become the most dangerous country in the world for journalists.  Legacy media outlets have, understandably, sent fewer and fewer of their reporters into harm's way …
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Tom Fudge / KPBS San Diego:   How Do You Create A Free Media Culture In Syria?
Committee to Protect Journalists / The Huffington Post:   In hopeful sign, two journalists escape Syria
Ian Burrell / The Independent:
Censure for reporter over Gaza tweet sparks BBC rethink over social media  —  Governing body calls for rethink over use of Twitter but journalists worry about losing credibility  —  The censure of a senior BBC correspondent over his use of Twitter in covering the Middle East …
Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
Twitter General Counsel Alexander Macgillivray to Leave Company  —  Twitter's free speech defender is leaving the nest.  —  Alexander Macgillivray, Twitter's general counsel and chief navigator of its thorny digital First Amendment issues, is departing the company.
Discussion: bricoleur, GigaOM and Digits
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Rupert Murdoch's Pay for Latest Fiscal Year Dropped to $28.9 Million  —  UPDATED: The media mogul had made $30.0 million in the previous year before a 3.7 percent decline for the latest period ended June 30.  —  Rupert Murdoch's compensation for the latest fiscal year dropped 3.7 percent to $28.9 million.
Jim Romenesko:
Society of Professional Journalists considers changing its name to Society of Professional Journalism  —  SPJ is considering changing its name from Society of Professional Journalists to Society of Professional Journalism.  —  Some at SPJ, according to a Romenesko tipster, favor …
David S. Cohen / Variety:
Closing Piracy Powerhouse Actually Hurt Movie Revenues  —  Only blockbusters benefitted from shutdown of Megaupload; grosses of mid-range pics declined  —  Closing the notorious piracy site Megaupload didn't help theatrical film grosses , according to a new study.
Discussion: @onthemedia and Digits
Sara Morrison / The Wrap:
Tribune Co. Profit Plunges Sharply on Lower Broadcast Revenue, Print Ads  —  Parent company of the L.A. Times reports steep drop in income during three-month period  —  Beleaguered Tribune Co. issued another bruising financial report late Thursday, acknowledging a 61 percent income drop …
Hannah Karp / Wall Street Journal:
Cumulus Radio Deal Could Crowd Clear Channel  —  Radio broadcaster Cumulus Media Inc. is close to acquiring one of the country's largest syndicators of radio programming, Dial Global Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that is likely to shake up the industry's competitive landscape.
Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Columbia is launching a new post-bac program to breed journalism unicorns  —  The journalism unicorn exists.  I've seen one — even worked with one.  Maybe you know the kind: a journalist who's as nimble and dynamic as a reporter as she is with coding.  —  Yes, journalism unicorns are out there …
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Grazia publisher's profits fall by 75%  —  Bauer, which owns more than 20 titles in the UK including Empire, Q and Zoo, saw pre-tax profits collapse to £13.9m  —  Bauer, the publisher of titles including FHM, Heat and Grazia, has reported a 75% slump in profits for 2012 …
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
BBC accused of dirty tricks campaign against NUJ members  —  Extraordinary attack by NUJ includes claims management spied on sensitive emails and forced representatives from jobs  —  BBC management has been accused of orchestrating a “dirty tricks” campaign against members of the National Union …
Quentin Hardy / NYT Bits:
Troubles Ahead for Internet Advertising  —  When it comes to advertising, the Internet is at war with itself.  —  Much of the Web relies on advertising income, but anti-ad technology could put a dent in that revenue.  A recent report from the Web service PageFair said that on average 22.7 percent …
 
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Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOM:
Kobo stops using the Amazon-owned Goodreads API
Discussion: Softpedia News and Telegraph
Roy Greenslade:
Canadian newspapers abandon holiday publishing
Nic Christensen / mUmBRELLA:
APN CEO Miller: Industry needs more women in senior roles
Discussion: @dangelofisher
Joseph O'Halloran / Rapid TV News:
Akamai dominates cloud video service market
Jason Zaragoza / AAN:
Small Market, Big Storytelling: A Multimedia Opus for the Rest of Us
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest, Thanks:@jzaragoza1
Dylan Byers / Reuters:
After Iraq, media skepticism on Syria
Discussion: @politico and @professorjoe33
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Nick Bilton / NYT Bits:
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Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Domino to Relaunch as Quarterly Publication and E-Commerce Site
Discussion: WWD
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Upvote with your remote: Reddit gets a Roku app
Discussion: SocialTimes
Gavin O'Malley / mediapost.com:
CBS Interactive Adds 40 Sites To MaxPreps Franchise
Discussion: @edelauna and @mtoney
Bloomberg:
Microsoft Is Said to Be in Talks to Invest in Foursquare
Michael Rondon / Folio:
Esquire's Paywall Experiment
Discussion: @hughmcook