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1:05 PM ET, March 17, 2011

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Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
The Times Announces Digital Subscription Plan  —  The New York Times rolled out a plan on Thursday to begin charging the most frequent users of its Web site $15 a month in a bet that readers would pay for news they have grown accustomed to getting free.  —  Beginning March 28 …
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Dave Winer / Scripting News:
Comments on NYT paywall announcement  —  I had a pretty good idea the paywall announcement was coming soon when I wrote the piece about the Times paywall yesterday.  Just a good guess, a feeling it was the time.  —  Now that I've had a chance to read the actual announcement, here's the main problem.
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of The New York Times' pay fence  —  Editor's Note: Each week, Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of news for the Lab.  —  It's official — and the world still turns.
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
All You Need To Know About The NYTimes.com Paywall  —  The New York Times has just put up more information about its much awaited paywall.  The digital subscription model was initially announced in January 2010 as an effort to create a second revenue stream while still preserving the newspaper's advertising business.
Washington Post:
Editor's Note: An apology  —  Two articles published by The Post online and in its print editions earlier this month contained substantial material that was borrowed and duplicated, without attribution, from The Arizona Republic newspaper.  —  The articles described an indictment …
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Four New York Times Journalists Are Missing in Libya  —  6:19 p.m. |  Updated The New York Times said Wednesday that four of its journalists reporting on the conflict in Libya were missing.  —  Editors said they were last in contact with the journalists, who were reporting from the northern port city …
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Julie Moos / Poynter:
2 of 4 missing New York Times journalists were kidnapped previously
Chicago Sun Times:
Sun-Times Media, Mesirow Financial chief Jim Tyree dies at 53  —  James C. Tyree, chairman and CEO of Mesirow Financial and the chairman of Sun-Times Media, died Wednesday afternoon after battling cancer for several months.  He was 53.  —  “With a heavy heart, I am saddened to tell …
Discussion: Poynter
Ray Wert / Jalopnik:
How The Detroit News Sold Its Soul  —  Scott Burgess resigned today as The Detroit News auto critic after his editors bowed to a request by an advertiser to water down his negative review of the Chrysler 200.  This is why we can't have nice reviews anymore.  UPDATE More »
Discussion: Talking Biz News and Poynter
Tanzina Vega / New York Times:
Viral Videos Catch On That Only Hint at a Sponsor's Purpose  —  Can a man with a tiny electronic device hack into the multitude of jumbo screens in Times Square and play videos from his iPhone?  Maybe, if you believe a YouTube video that has been watched by more than half a million viewers in the last four days.
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Is AOL Skirting Worker-Protection Law With Mass Layoff?  —  Last week, as you might already know, AOL laid off over 200 U.S.-based employees, the vast majority of them from its Manhattan-based media operation.  But that's not the full tally of those who will lose their jobs as a result …
Stuart Elliott / Media Decoder:
Last Year Was a Good Year for Ad Spending, Report Finds  —  The recovery in advertising spending continued in the fourth quarter last year, according to a report that is to be released on Thursday morning, resulting in a solid full-year gain compared with the results of 2009.
Discussion: Poynter
Dan Sabbagh / paidContent:
The Daily Set For Europe Availability; 5,000 Subs?  —  Rupert Murdoch's iPad newspaper The Daily will be available in the UK within months, depending on when Apple's new online subscription model becomes available in this country.  —  The chief digital officer of Murdoch's News Corporation …
Discussion: Poynter and The Loop
Felix Salmon:
How blogs have changed journalism  —  Benzinga's Laura Hlebasko sent me some questions about blogs and online media for a feature she's writing.  Here they are, along with my answers: … I find pretty big differences in how I write, depending on whether it's for a traditional media outlet or for the blog.
Sophia Pearson / Bloomberg:
Rupert Murdoch, News Corp. Sued by Amalgamated Over Shine Group Purchase  —  Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp. (NWSA) were sued over claims he is causing the company to pay about $675 million for “nepotism” in its purchase of his daughter's U.K.-based television production company Shine Group Ltd.
Discussion: Company Town
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: Yahoo News Head Moves to Disney.com, Which Will Get Big Redo  —  Yesterday, BoomTown reported that Mark Walker, the head of the powerful Yahoo News site, was leaving the Internet giant for another company.  —  That company, sources said, will be Disney, where Walker will be leading …
Discussion: The Wrap
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