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3:20 PM ET, March 5, 2014

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Laurie Segall / CNNMoney:
CNN sells Zite to Flipboard, teams up to launch custom magazines for CNN shows  —  CNN sells Zite to Flipboard  —  CNN has sold its news reader app, Zite, to Flipboard, a social magazine application.  As part of the deal, Flipboard has also teamed up with CNN to launch custom magazines …
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JP Mangalindan / Fortune:
CNN sells Zite to Flipboard in all-stock transaction worth more than the $20M CNN paid in 2011  —  Flipboard buys Zite news app from CNN  —  The standalone iPad news app will eventually be shut down and integrated into Flipboard.  Also: Zite's CEO tells Fortune why he left.
Discussion: ReadWrite and ReadWrite
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Patrick Kingsley / Guardian:
Peter Greste and other al-Jazeera journalists return to court in Egypt
Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk:
Guardian CEO: The paywall ‘horse has bolted’ for us  —  Andrew Miller, chief executive of Guardian Media Group tells Digital Media Strategies the time has passed for the news outlet to launch a paywall, but indicated that ‘membership’ could be a way of ‘adding value’  —  Credit: Image by michael clarke stuff on Flickr.
Discussion: @mattmcalister
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Paul McNally / Press Gazette:
News UK chief Mike Darcey says Guardian ‘very brave’ to ‘bet’ the business on a free website
Discussion: Guardian
Jeanine Poggi / AdAge:
Al Jazeera America at Six Months: Some New Advertisers, Few Viewers  —  Serious Cable News Network Is on the Right Path, Buyers Say  —  Al Jazeera America is averaging less than half its predecessor's audience  —  Krux  —  Al Jazeera America is starting to earn the trust of some advertisers …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Dish's deal with Disney may bring TV over the Web, but don't expect major changes to bundling  —  Disney Opens the Door for Web TV — As Long as It Looks Like Cable TV  —  Lots of people are quietly excited about the Web TV pact Disney and Dish announced yesterday — the one that gives Dish …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
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Los Angeles Times:
Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits
Discussion: Gigaom and Talking New Media
Reuters:
Brooks accused of knowing about UK phone-hacking cover-up  —  (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss Rebekah was accused by prosecutors on Wednesday of knowing for years that phone-hacking was far wider than her company had acknowledged and had engaged in a cover-up.
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Ryan Chittum / Columbia Journalism Review:
Marc Andreessen's news-business fairy tale  —  The news industry is not in for exponential growth  —  Marc Andreessen has some outlandish predictions about the future of the journalism business: … Sorry, but those numbers are crazy town, as Poynter's Rick Edmonds notes.
John Plunkett / Guardian:
BBC3 to be axed under director general's plans  —  Tony Hall expected to announce he will save BBC4 and make channel that first aired Gavin and Stacey online only  —  Poll: Has the BBC made the right decision to axe BBC3?  —  The closure of BBC3 is to be proposed by the BBC director general …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Government backs off case against journalist who faced decades in prison for posting hyperlink  —  The US government has filed a motion to dismiss several charges against journalist Barrett Brown, who was indicted in 2012 for posting a link to leaked documents among other alleged offenses.
Jack Marshall / Digiday:
How Digiday's experiment in buying fraudulent traffic returned a 30% profit in 10 days  —  Fraudulent traffic: adventures in ad farming  —  Web advertising has a serious fraud problem, largely because it's easy for publishers to purchase suspicious traffic and to sell it to advertisers through networks and exchanges.
Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk:
NYT plans lower pricing to reach non-subscribers and premium products for devoted readers  —  New York Times to add ‘series of new products’ for digital subscribers  —  Research by the New York Times has identified opportunities to target both non-subscribers and 'devoted Times readers …
Erik Wemple:
AP removes misleading Trail Life USA photo from its archives  —  John Stemberger is chairman of the board of Trail Life USA, a scouting organization that doesn't allow participation from openly gay boys.  The Associated Press's (AP) Nomaan Merchant recently completed an in-depth story …
Discussion: FishbowlNY and @poynter
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Verizon CEO Eyes Netflix Streaming Deal, Online TV Talks With Hollywood  —  “We would love to partner with content companies” to bring mobile content to users of Verizon's FiOS pay TV service and launch a wireless Internet TV service.  —  Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said Tuesday that he expects …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
HBO Go Launches on PlayStation 3  —  HBO's Internet video service, HBO Go, is now available on Sony Computer Entertainment America's PlayStation 3 consoles — but it still isn't available for the newer PS4.  —  According to Sony, about 25 million PlayStation 3 consoles are in use in the U.S. Netflix …
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
TheStreet.com to pay contributors based on page views  —  TheStreet.com is expanding its contributor platform to deepen its coverage of markets as well as to expand the breadth of topics covered by the web site.  —  “While our principal focus is stocks and bonds, we're looking for commentary …
John Reynolds / Guardian:
'Three-fifths of Twitter's UK users follow a newspaper or journalist'  —  Guardian and Times top list as research finds those following press accounts are twice as likely to tweet as those who don't  —  Nearly three-fifths of Twitter's 15 million UK users follow at least one national newspaper brand …
Discussion: @markdeuze
Timothy Hay / Wall Street Journal:
Beats Music Acquires Topspin Media to Boost Musicians' Sales and Marketing  —  Beats Music, the on-demand music service launched by high-profile headphones company Beats Electronics LLC, will now add a new offering geared toward musicians: a way to communicate with fans and sell merchandise and albums.
 
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Stephen Hull / The Huffington Post:
How The Daily Mail Will Boost Traffic By 30m Overnight With Surprise Metro Takeover Deal
Discussion: Guardian
Bloomberg:
How Turkey's Erdogan held on to a newspaper and TV station despite Murdoch and Time Warner interest
Discussion: @osmancoskunoglu
Luke Hopewell / Gizmodo Australia:
The War For TV: Aussie Networks Plea For Government Help To Fight Netflix
Trevor Timm / Freedom of the Press Foundation:
Suspicionless Searches at the US Border: A Growing Problem for Press Freedom
Discussion: @exiledsurfer
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Deborah Amos / NPR:
My (Brief) Detention By Iran's Morality Police
Discussion: @lrozen and Poynter
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Undaunted By DirecTV Fracas, Weather Channel To Launch More Primetime Originals
Discussion: Capital New York
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Six men convicted of murdering TV journalist in Pakistan
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
Reddit GM Erik Martin talks about the site's unlikely success and its new live-reporting feature
Discussion: @jayrosen_nyu and Boing Boing
Jason Murray / Ausdroid:
TV Shows now available on Google Play in Australia
Discussion: Forbes and The Next Web
Amy Schatz / Re/code:
It's Official: Dish Won All the Licenses in Recent Airwaves Auction
 

 
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