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WALL STREET JOURNAL STATEMENT REGARDING SAFEHOUSE SECURITY MEASURES AND ANONYMITY  —  We take these issues very seriously.  Development for eliminating the flash dependency, which is required for Tor compatibility, is complete, and we expect to implement the update within 48 hours.
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Can The Wall Street Journal Replace WikiLeaks?  —  NEW YORK — The Wall Street Journal wasnât on the receiving end of major WikiLeaks document dumps on Iraq, Afghanistan, the State Dept. and Guantanamo Bay.  But the Journal may have found a way to cut out the middleman and convince leakers to go straight to the paper's editors.
SocialFlow Company Blog:
Breaking Bin Laden: visualizing the power of a single tweet  —  A full hour before the formal announcement of Bin-Laden's death, Keith Urbahn posted his speculation on the emergency presidential address.  Little did he know that this Tweet would trigger an avalanche of reactions …
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Krishna Bharat / Google News Blog:
Google News and the Coverage of Bin Laden  —  Google News was born in the aftermath of the tragic events of September 11, 2001.  An unprecedented act of terrorism on U.S. soil, by a foreign militant group led by Osama Bin Laden, changed the course of history.
Peter Stevenson / New York Times:
Tina Brown Is Still Hungry for Buzz  —  Around sunset on a recent spring evening in Manhattan, a nervous-looking young woman was clutching a clipboard outside the entrance to the East 57th Street apartment belonging to Tina Brown and Harry Evans.  Guests were shown into a large room filled …
Liz Gannes / NetworkEffect:
Flipboard Triples Daily Usage in Two Months After Speed Improvements  —  Flipboard, the leading social news app for iPad, has tripled daily usage in the last two months, CEO Mike McCue said in a chat on Thursday.  The app now sees eight to nine million daily “flips.”
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Book Publishers, AOL To Launch New Book Recommendation Site  —  Three big publishers and AOL are set to launch Bookish, a “new digital platform for readers”.  Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, and CBS' Simon & Schuster are backing the new site, which is supposed to launch this summer …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Swears He's Not Going to Kill HBO: “We Compete Like Football and Baseball”  —  So we've heard what Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes thinks about Netflix.  What does Reed Hastings think about Time Warner?  —  He's full of good will, too!
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline.com:
Christina Norman To Exit OWN, Peter Liguori To Take Over As Interim CEO  —  After a little over than 2 years on the job, Christina Norman is leaving as CEO of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.  Peter Liguori, COO of Discovery Communications, who has been hands-on involved in OWN …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Does Posting Things to Twitter Make You a Journalist?  —  There's been a lot of discussion about what the U.S. military strike on Osama bin Laden's compound says about the state of the media today, and the latest debate is whether Sohaib Athar — the Pakistani resident who live-tweeted the raid — is a journalist or not.
Jerry Hirsch / Los Angeles Times:
L.A. Times publisher Eddy Hartenstein named CEO of Tribune Co.  —  Eddy Hartenstein, the publisher of the Los Angeles Times, has been named president and CEO of Tribune Co. (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)  —  Los Angeles Times publisher Eddy Hartenstein was named chief executive of Tribune Co. …
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Condé leapfrogs Hearst in iPad digital mag derby  —  Conde Nast is very close to a deal to begin selling digital subscriptions via Apple's iPad.  —  The New Yorker will become the first publication from the S.I. Newhouse, Jr., empire to be available via subscription on the popular tablet …
Reuters:
Blavatnik's Access wins Warner Music bid - source  —  Billionaire Len Blavatnik's Access Industries has won the auction to take control of Warner Music Group Corp (WMG.N) with an offer of $8.25 a share, according to a person familiar with the matter.  —  The agreement, which is expected …
Alex Leo:
The Four Kinds of NYT Headlines  —  About the author  —  Alex Leo is a writer and internet enthusiast living in New York City.  Her work has appeared on ABCNews.com, The Daily Beast, Jezebel, The Hairpin, Crushable and more.  Leo was a senior editor at the Huffington Post and an associate producer at ABC News.
Chris Crum / WebProNews:
Demand Media Deletes eHow Articles, Edits Others in Quality Clean-up Initiative  —  It's a big day for Demand Media, with that earnings report and all.  It will be very interesting to see how the stock goes.  —  We had the opportunity to chat with Larry Fitzgibbon, Demand Media's EVP …
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Dylan Stableford joins The Cutline  —  Now that the cat is out of the bag, we're happy to report that veteran media scribe Dylan Stableford is joining Yahoo! News as senior media reporter.  Stableford, who's been covering the media beat for The Wrap for the past several years …
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