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5:40 PM ET, May 5, 2014


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Joe Hagan / New York Magazine:
Can ‘60 Minutes’ Afford to Take Lara Logan Back?  —  Is Lara Logan too toxic to return to 60 Minutes?  —  Eleven years ago, the 60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan was sitting in the InterContinental hotel in Amman, Jordan, watching her career flash before her eyes.
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
CBS News Mum on Logan's Status At ‘60 Minutes’ Following Report  —  CBS News declined to comment on the status of its well-known “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan following the publication of an article in New York magazine that suggested the journalist's return to the program after making …
Discussion: New York Magazine
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
LA Times to relaunch site on Tuesday, with mobile readership in mind  —  How the L.A. Times is redesigning for the mobile Web  —  Newspapers lag far behind in the share of time spent on mobile devices.  That's a reality the Los Angeles Times is hoping to counter when it relaunches …
Craig Silverman / Poynter:
Time public editor Margaret Sullivan says journalists need to be like sharks … New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan says journalists today are like sharks.  “If you're not moving forward, it's over.”  —  Sullivan gave a keynote address at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia …
Raju Narisetti / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Can the Pulitzer Prizes do more for journalism?  —  The 98th-annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board, were announced a few weeks ago by Columbia University.  —  In his 1904 will, Joseph Pulitzer …
Alexander Howard / Tow Center for Digital Journalism:
Interview with Tasneem Raja, interactive editor at Mother Jones, on data journalism  —  Tasneem Raja urges newsrooms to adopt pair programming for better data journalism  —  New, digitally native media enterprises like Five Thirty Eight have gotten a lot of attention — and some grief — as they've gone online this year.
Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
No Regrets for the Founder of Tumblr After Yahoo Sale  —  When Yahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion a year ago, it sent a ripple of excitement — and anxiety — through the tech industry.  Would Yahoo and its recently arrived chief executive, Marissa Mayer, breathe new life into Tumblr?
John Koblin / New York Times:
How little-known luxury and fashion magazine DuJour landed an interview with Donald Sterling  —  For Luxury Magazine, an Unusual Exclusive  —  In the week and a half since TMZ published the now-infamous audio recording of Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers …
Leslie Kaufman / New York Times:
Slate doubling down on podcasts, launching two in the next week  —  Slate Raising Its Investment in Podcasts  —  The digital magazine Slate will start two new podcasts on Monday: The Gist, with the former NPR reporter Mike Pesca, its first daily podcast intended to deliver news and opinion …
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Mozilla joins Netflix in calling for stronger net neutrality  —  U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies before the House Communications and Technology panel on Capitol Hill in Washington December 12, 2013.  REUTERS/Gary Cameron  —  The maker of the popular Firefox browser is urging federal regulators …
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Movie-Ad Companies NCM, Screenvision To Merge In Bid To Steal Ad Dollars From TV  —  The two companies that have made ads on the movie screen as much a part of the process as buying popcorn and watching sneak previews have decided to merge.  —  National CineMedia said it would pay shareholders …
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