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4:00 AM ET, December 29, 2010

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Putting the Record Straight on the Lamo-Manning Chat Logs  —  Editor's note: This is a two-part article, in which Wired.com editor-in-chief Evan Hansen and senior editor Kevin Poulsen respond separately to criticisms of the site's Wikileaks coverage.  —  The Case for Privacy
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Oprah Network and Cablevision Reach Deal  —  OWN, Oprah Winfrey's forthcoming cable channel, will be carried by Cablevision, the companies said Tuesday.  —  The agreement is important because Cablevision was one of the last big gaps in OWN's distribution footprint, and because Cablevision serves …
Amy Gahran / Knight Digital Media Center:
“Show me the document!” should be the newsroom rule  —  On Dec. 20, the FCC passed its Open Internet Order—a high-profile rulemaking that tackles the highly controversial issue of net neutrality.  The day before this vote, I began researching my mobile blog post for CNN.com about the rule.
Phil Rosenthal / Tower Ticker:
Gerry Spector exiting as Tribune Co. COO  —  Tribune Co. Chief Operating Officer Gerry Spector, a long-time associate of real estate billionaire Sam Zell, is leaving the Chicago-based media company he has helped lead since Zell took it private three years ago.
Mac Slocum / O'Reilly Radar:
What lies ahead: Publishing  —  Tim O'Reilly recently offered his thoughts and predictions for a variety of topics we cover regularly on Radar.  I'll be posting highlights from our conversation throughout the week.  — Mac  —  How will ebooks change publishing?
Justin Osofsky / Facebook Developers Blog:
Making News and Entertainment More Social in 2011  —  Throughout this year, we have worked closely with media organizations to make their content even more social by empowering readers to experience media through their friends and easily discover and share great content.
Discussion: Lost Remote, Thanks:malliegator
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Shuster's officially out of MSNBC; starting new journalism venture  —  David Shuster told his Twitter followers Monday night that he's “returning to the airwaves” as a substitute radio host this week.  —  The brief message was notable because it had been more than five months since Shuster …
Susan King / 24 Frames:
'All the President's Men,' ‘The Exorcist,’ ‘Malcolm X’ among 2010 National Film Registry picks [Video]  —  “Airplane!” the outlandish 1980 spoof of disaster movies; “All the President's Men,” the Oscar-winning fact-based drama about the uncovering of the Watergate scandal; and “Let There Be Light …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Q: What Does Quora Mean For The Future Of Blogging?  A: Business As Usual  —  As many of you have noticed, we (and by “we”, I mainly mean “me") have been using Quora a lot as a source of inspiration for story ideas.  Some people seem to think this is a great idea.
MediaShift Idea Lab:
Why Are New Media Conferences Lacking in Minorities?  —  It's been a couple of weeks since Tim O'Reilly's News Foo rolled into the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Phoenix, and while I truly enjoyed thinking big thoughts with big thinkers about the direction of our industry …
Blake Eskin / The New Yorker Blog:
Denis Dutton  —  Returning to the office after the Christmas holiday, I was cleaning out my RSS reader and noticed that the daily feed for Arts & Letters Daily was missing its trademark three teasers to stories elsewhere on the Web.  In the past, I have e-mailed Denis Dutton …
Sports Illustrated:
Media Awards for 2010  —  Honoring best, worst from TV, radio, print, online … Person of the Year  —  THE PICK: Mike Pereira (Fox Sports).  —  Revolutions in sports television sometimes come with little fanfare.  Fox initially thought Pereira, the former vice president of officiating for the NFL …
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Clive Thompson on How Tweets and Texts Nurture In-Depth Analysis
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Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg:
Apple Sued Over Applications Giving Information to Advertisers
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Journalism groups protest Texas A&M's open-records proposal
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