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1:55 PM ET, March 12, 2014

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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Rebekah Brooks denies giving evidence from ‘prepared script’  —  Prosecution suggests that ex-NoW and Sun editor must have been ‘very much aware’ of what her co-defendants were doing  —  Rebekah Brooks has denied giving evidence from a “carefully presented and prepared script” …
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Press Gazette:
Brooks: ‘Climate of paranoia’ during last days of News of the World amid ‘police leaks to Guardian’
Discussion: @gazthejourno
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Hacking trial hears details of Blair's offer to help Brooks prepare for committee appearance
Discussion: Guardian and Guy Fawkes' blog
Emily Bell / Guardian:
Journalism startups aren't a revolution if they're filled with all these white men  —  Nate Silver has a chart to hire for ‘clubhouse chemistry’.  Ever heard of something called ‘workplace diversity’?  —  When the predictive superstar Nate Silver announced last summer that he would defect …
Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
Time Inc. spinoff probably won't mean name change for Time Warner  —  Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes.  —  Although Time Inc. won't be part of Time Warner much longer, don't expect the media giant to change its name to better reflect its assets.  —  “We haven't decided to change the name …
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Art Brodsky / Wired:
Here's How Comcast Plans to Rule American Cable and Internet  —  It's been a little more than 100 years since this country witnessed an accumulation of economic power to rival what Comcast is assembling.  Like the Gilded Age magnates who controlled oil and refining and leveraged their product with railroads …
Wall Street Journal:   Media Industry Worries About Comcast-TWC
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
An online Magna Carta: Berners-Lee calls for bill of rights for web  —  Exclusive: web's inventor warns neutrality under sustained attack from governments and corporations  —  The inventor of the world wide web believes an online “Magna Carta” is needed to protect and enshrine the independence …
John Reynolds / Guardian:
60% of UK's video, video games and music sales now come from the internet  —  Netflix and Spotify help drive UK home entertainment revenues to £5.3bn  —  New figures show that three-fifths of Britain's video, video games and music sales are now derived from the internet
Discussion: Variety
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Wall Street Journal:
Amazon hopes to boost MP3 sales with limited music streaming service for Prime members
Discussion: CNET and The Verge
Bloomberg:
Berkshire to Buy Graham TV Station in $1.1 Billion Swap  —  Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A) agreed to buy WPLG, a Miami-based television station, from Graham Holdings Co., the former publisher of the Washington Post, paying with stock that Warren Buffett has held for more than four decades.
Discussion: Benzinga and NASDAQ.com
Tina Daunt / Hollywood Reporter:
ObamaCare Website Traffic Spikes After President's ‘Funny or Die’ Interview  —  Obama's comic turn on Zach Galifianakis' “Between Two Ferns” becomes big driver to HealthCare.gov site, according to White House aides.  —  Within hours of President Barack Obama's appearance with comedian Zach Galifianakis …
Discussion: Fox News and FishbowlNY
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Obama bypasses traditional media again in interview with Zach Galifianakis, showing how to take advantage of fractured landscape
Tim Peterson / AdAge:
News App Circa Looks to Native Ads for First Revenue Stream  —  Mobile News Reader Plans to Introduce ‘Native’ Sponsored Posts  —  How Advertising Performs in a Social Media World … It's time for the mobile news-reader apps to become businesses.  —  One of the category's earliest players …
Discussion: @miamabanta and @mhess4
The Moscow Times:
Chief Editor of Lenta.ru News Website Steps Down  —  The chief editor of Lenta.ru stepped down on Wednesday, just hours after Russia's media regulating body sent the news website a warning letter about an interview it published earlier this week featuring a member of a Ukrainian nationalist group.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Movie Piracy Phenom ‘Popcorn Time’ App Yanked by Hosting Provider  —  Popcorn Time, an application described as a sort of Netflix for streaming pirated content via torrent-sharing sites, has been removed by its hosting provider for apparent violations of terms of service.
Adrienne LaFrance / Quartz:
Why venture capitalists are suddenly investing in news  —  Something curious is happening in the American news business.  —  Media organizations are hiring again.  Promising young reporters are leaving stalwart publications for new newsrooms.  And venture capitalists are pouring millions into nimble publishing startups.
Sharon Waxman / The Wrap:
CNN ex-president Jon Klein talks about TAPP, the new online network he's starting with Jeff Gaspin  —  Jon Klein on His New Online Venture: 'We've Created the Company That I Feared Would Come Along'  —  Former CNN President Jon Klein and former NBC Universal Chairman Jeff Gaspin announced …
Discussion: Bloomberg and @jayrosen_nyu
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Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
CNN, NBCU Alums Jon Klein, Jeff Gaspin Team Up for Online Video Venture
Discussion: Capital New York, TVNewser and The Wrap
 
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Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
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