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10:40 AM ET, October 12, 2011

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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Spitzer wants a petition to dump Geithner; has no plans for another TV show  —  Azi Paybarah.  —  Standing before a white lectern (and in front of a vintage advertisement for “hosiery and underwear") former governor and former CNN talk-show host Eliot Spitzer told a crowded room …
Discussion: Poynter, The Huffington Post and Forbes
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Wall Street Journal:
Publisher of WSJ Europe Resigns  —  LONDON—The Wall Street Journal Europe Tuesday said that its publisher, Andrew Langhoff, resigned after nearly three years in the post because of the company's “zero tolerance for even the appearance of a breach of ethical standards.”
Discussion: Guardian and @dansabbagh
Josh Stearns / @jcstearns:
Paul Krugman:
Why I'm Not In Zuccotti Park
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Updated: WSJ Europe Chief Langhoff Resigns Over Ethical Concerns
Discussion: @edmundlee and On Media's Blog
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Leveson inquiry seminar on phone hacking and media standards - live  —  Full coverage of the third seminar in the inquiry into media standards and ethics where today's star turns include Paul Dacre of the Daily Mail, Sly Bailey of Trinity Mirror and former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie
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James Robinson / Guardian:
Daily Mail to launch corrections column
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Phone hacking: Glenn Mulcaire wants ‘persecution’ by victims to stop
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk and Deadline.com
Steve Myers / Poynter:
The Daily Meal offers advertisers money-back guarantee  —  The Daily Meal is promising companies that buy $200,000 of ads over three months that they will get their money back if the ads don't result in a “statistically significant increase” in one of five measures of brand influence.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
AOL Wants To Be The AP For Online Video; Offers “Editors Room” For Video Embeds  —  The problem with online video is that producing the high-quality stuff at scale is expensive and difficult.  But what if there was a place online that licensed decent videos and made it available to other sites?
Discussion: Online Video News
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer:
The Daily Beast and Amanda Knox's Trial By Media  —  Knox.  —  Over the past two years, while most American coverage of the Meredith Kercher murder case either played the story straight or raised questions about the competence of the Italian justice system, Tina Brown's The Daily Beast followed …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Planning a paywall?  Maybe you should sell some e-books instead  —  The number of newspapers and other media entities that are erecting paywalls or launching subscription-based apps for the iPhone and iPad continues to grow, and even some smaller regional newspapers are throwing up walls to try to protect their print subscriptions.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and NYConvergence.com, Thanks:mathewi
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
7 keys to managing a great social media news team  —  As news organizations embrace Twitter and Facebook to distribute stories and engage their audiences, many have decided social media is no longer a one-person job.  —  Effective social media use now requires that you post and monitor almost …
Noah Davis / Business Insider:
Demand Media's Army Of Freelancers Is Furious After Getting Its Workload Cut Down  —  Demand Media's freelance writers are up in arms after Demand Media decided to slim the number of writing assignments it offers.  —  The company once known strictly as a “content farm,” is cleaning up is content …
CNET News:
How Gizmodo escaped indictment in iPhone prototype deal  —  The great iPhone prototype caper of 2010 has finally ended, with the two men accused of shopping the device to gadget blogs sentenced to probation yesterday.  —  Last year's investigation began with a raid on Gizmodo editor Jason Chen's Fremont …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Naspers Targets LatAm, Asia, East Europe Online Investments  —  Naspers is a case study in media operator reinvention.  Formerly just a South African newspaper publisher, the firm has steadily launched ISP, pay-TV and web news outfits.  —  But nowadays Naspers is becoming best known …
Fred Schruers / The Wrap:
Conde Nast's New Mogul Dawn Ostroff: Forget Cable, Digital Is the Future  —  Conde Nast's new president of entertainment Dawn Ostroff saw the potential in cable TV before many of her peers.  Nowadays, she's excited about the digital future.  —  In an interview with TheWrap …
Matt Stempeck / MediaShift Idea Lab:
What If We Had a Nutrition Label for the News?  —  Alisa Miller's TED Talk brilliantly illustrates what news industry observers have been warning for years: Our news diet is distorted.  We get very little news about places outside the United States, and that amount dwindles further when we remove Iraq from the equation.
 
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James Isabel / The APPera:
iOS 5 Release Date News: Magazines Start Showing Up In NewsStand
Discussion: Business Insider
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Ex-Gannett Reporter Shreds Publisher Over Dubow's $37 Million Parting Gift
Discussion: Gannett Blog and Words & Ideas
Steve Rubel / AdAge:
In Battle Between Social and Mainstream, Hybrid Media Will Be the Winner
Thanks:steverubel
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Gannett Shuttering MomsLikeMe Network, Deleting Everything
Discussion: Street Fight
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Eleanor Roosevelt column marked change in coverage of politicians' wives
Discussion: The Politico
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Paywalls Spread To College Newspapers
Discussion: Poynter and Knight Foundation
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Night owls read news on tablets, as mobile overtakes computer for at-home browsing
Discussion: Garcia Media
 Earlier Picks: 
Merrill Knox / TVNewser:
Keith Olbermann: ‘Great to be here, as always ... and also the simultaneous meeting of all my former employers.’
Discussion: TVSpy
Howard Lindzon / Fast Company:
Who Spreads The News? In Today's Connected World, Everyone [VIDEO]
John F. Morrison / Philly.com:
Linda Stowell, AP executive dies at 55
Jonathan Frost / Wannabe Hacks:
Journalists should spend 10% of their time on social media
Discussion: news:rewired
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
NYTimes Sues The Federal Government For Refusing To Reveal Its Secret Interpretation Of The PATRIOT Act
Sophie Schillaci / Hollywood Reporter:
iVillage Launches New Blog Series, CelebVillage, With Denise Richards (Exclusive)
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
UBS Analysts on AOL: ‘Turnaround Is Gaining Traction’
Edward Wasserman / MiamiHerald.com:
The news business is being played