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12:15 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.
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Lara Logan's Future At CBS Uncertain Since Discredited Benghazi Report  —  NEW YORK — On Oct. 28, Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) announced that he planned to block all of President Barack Obama's appointees until every survivor of the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attack testified before Congress …
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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 …
David Segal / New York Times:
Problem for advertisers: more than half of online video ads go unwatched below the fold, in tiny players, or played simultaneously with other ads  —  The Great Unwatched  —  Some of the biggest names in Internet media have been gathering in New York City at the third annual Digital Content NewFronts …
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.
Will Oremus / Slate:
Twitter isn't dying: active users and timeline views don't capture the platform's vast reach  —  Twitter Is Not Dying  —  Well, that's it folks: Twitter is dead.  It had a good flight.  A short flight, but a noisy one.  Sadly, it is now headed the way of Flappy Bird.
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 …
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 …
Discussion: @jbenton, @palewire, @digiday and @pottsmark
Jonathan Mahler / New York Times:
As Netflix Resists, Most Firms Just Try to Befriend Comcast  —  In the middle of an otherwise routine earnings report last week, Netflix took an unexpected detour into the realm of antitrust enforcement: It opposed Comcast's proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable, it said …
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