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2:05 PM ET, February 5, 2014

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Jeremy Hodges / Bloomberg:
News Corp. Paper Made 6,813 Phone-Hacking Calls in 2 Years  —  News Corp. (NWSA) journalists and a private investigator employed by the company's News of the World tabloid made 6,813 calls targeting 282 voice mails during 2005 and 2006, according to billing data analyzed by police.
Discussion: London News and Yorkshire Post
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Phone-hacking jury sees letter exposing Brooks and Coulson affair
Discussion: @guardian
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:   Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson and others may not know fate until summer
Ken Kurson / The New York Observer:
The Tyranny and Lethargy of the Times Editorial Page  —  Reporters in ‘semi-open revolt’ against Andrew Rosenthal  —  IT'S WELL KNOWN AMONG THE SMALL WORLD of people who pay attention to such things that the liberal-leaning reporters at The Wall Street Journal resent the conservative-leaning editorial page of The Wall Street Journal.
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Abramson hits back at Observer editor's ‘crazy rant’  —  The New York Times is hitting back at The New York Observer's latest cover story, an exhaustive takedown of the paper of record's opinion pages and the man who oversees them, Andy Rosenthal.  —  In an email to Capital …
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Animated Videos, Tweets, Overseas Dispatches All Part of NBC News Digital Overhaul  —  With control of its digital properties under its sole control at long last, NBC News said it would present a radically different face for web and mobile users in the hopes of giving the NBCUniversal unit …
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab and @hilella
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Ricardo Bilton / Digiday:
NBCNews.com Gets a Remake for Its Post-Microsoft Life
John McDuling / Quartz:
Netflix might have more subscribers, but HBO makes more money  —  HBO, the premium cable channel behind hit shows like Girls, Game of Thrones and True Detective, just capped off a record year, according to its parent, Time Warner Inc, which reported results this morning.
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Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:
The Big Bet: NBC Thinks More Digital Coverage Means Better Olympics Ratings  —  What's This?  —  NBC's last Olympics was either a rousing success or a spectacular failure, depending on who you ask.  —  The failures, as some called aspects of the coverage, were painstakingly documented …
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Ronald Grover / Reuters:   NBC boosts sports cable channel with live Olympic events
Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal:
Times May Publish Response from Woody Allen on Dylan Farrow's Accusations  —  Woody Allen has asked for, and may get, a chance to respond — in an Op-Ed piece in The Times — to a recent column and blog by Nicholas Kristof in which the filmmaker's adopted daughter detailed her memories of his sexually abusing her.
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Guild angry at Reuters over pay snafu  —  The Newspaper Guild of New York, which represents business journalists at Reuters, sent the following letter to James Smith, the chief executive officer of Thomson Reuters:
Discussion: FishbowlNY and The Huffington Post
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Guardian hires Matt Sullivan as U.S. opinion editor  —  Matt Sullivan is leaving The New York Times to become opinion editor for The Guardian's American digital news operation, replacing a staffer who in turn left for The Times.  —  In his new role, Sullivan, 29, will corral contributors …
Re/code:
Long-Time Google Ads Exec Susan Wojcicki is YouTube's New Boss  —  Susan Wojcicki, SVP of advertising for Google, will lead its YouTube unit, sources said.  —  The news was first reported as likely by The Information late Tuesday night.  —  Wojcicki was employee No. 16 at Google …
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
As The New York Times debuts its template for native ads, will other newspapers follow?  —  When The New York Times offered the first native ad on its website Jan. 8, reviews were mixed.  Some thought the Times offered too much of a good thing with a half-dozen disclaimers that the story-like piece was advertising.
Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
Big media still has plenty of muscle  —  ESPN and anchor Chris Berman drive value for Disney.  —  There may be 500 channels and almost $80 billion in advertising and subscriber revenue in the television industry, but most of that content and cash is controlled by a handful of companies.
Discussion: @latimesbiz
Jennifer Saba / Reuters:
Insight: Dow Jones CEO's sudden exit followed revenue slide  —  (Reuters) - Lex Fenwick's surprise exit from Dow Jones came after some banks and other financial clients balked at the former chief executive's ambitious new product, DJX, which sent sales tumbling, according to people familiar with the matter.
Discussion: Talking Biz News
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Interim Dow Jones chief charts course correction
Discussion: Forbes
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Guardian says News UK criticism of its business model ‘flawed argument based on flawed data’  —  Guardian News and Media has accused News UK chief executive Mike Darcey of using “flawed data to inform flawed arguments” when he criticised the group's business model yesterday.
Discussion: @leshinton and Guardian
Guardian:
Have 24-hour TV news channels had their day?  —  The former director of BBC News, Richard Sambrook, and its ex-head of strategy, Sean McGuire, argue that digital technology has left rolling news channels outmoded  —  CNN's Peter Arnett reports from Baghdad in 1991: rolling news's finest hour?
Gideon Spanier / London Evening Standard:
The media industry must measure up  —  The media business does not do a good enough job of measuring its own performance.  Newspapers and magazines have been particularly poor at producing meaningful circulation and readership figures that combine print and digital.
Cindy Boren / The Early Lead:
NFL's Thursday package of games goes to CBS  —  CBS has landed the slate of Thursday night games that the NFL put up for bidding recently.  —  Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call eight early-season games for CBS, with the games also being broadcast on the NFL Network.
Ben Woods / The Next Web:
BT launches UK pay-to-own service for films, TV box sets coming soon  —  BT is now offering its YouView box-equipped TV customers the option to purchase movies aired on the service from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Google goes to war on ‘fraudulent’ YouTube video views  —  Says inflated counts are misleading fans and 'undermining one of YouTube's most important and unique qualities'  —  YouTube visitors watch more than six billion hours of video every month, but not all of those eyeballs are real.
Al Jazeera Press Office:
Al Jazeera blasts Egypt charge sheet  —  The list of people being pursued by the Egyptian authorities in the case involving Al Jazeera English's detained journalists has finally been officially served, allowing the network to comment on the case for the first time.
 
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