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7:45 AM ET, October 12, 2011


 Top News: 
James Robinson / Guardian:
Daily Mail to launch corrections column  —  Editor-in-chief Paul Dacre tells Leveson inquiry column will run on page 2, and backs press self-regulation through the PCC  —  The Daily Mail will introduce a corrections and clarifications column on page 2 of the paper next week, its editor-in-chief, Paul Dacre, has revealed.
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
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:   Phone hacking: Glenn Mulcaire wants ‘persecution’ by victims to stop
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:   100 former News of the World staff face sack
David Lieberman /
News Corp Fires Back At Attacks On Board Candidates And Compensation
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter:
Gitlin: Media coverage of Occupy Wall Street is predictably lazy, but likely to improve  —  Ask Todd Gitlin what stands out about the media's coverage of Occupy Wall Street, and he'll tell you: “Its predictability.  The laziness.  The knee-jerk preconceptions.”
Paul Krugman:
Why I'm Not In Zuccotti Park  —  Some readers have been asking me to go make a speech at one of the OWS demonstrations.  If you think about it, however, you'll see why I can't.  —  I've been granted the enormous privilege of expounding my own views twice a week in the world's greatest newspaper.
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
Edmund Lee / Bloomberg:
WSJ Europe Publisher Quits Over Possible Perceived Impropriety  —  The publisher of News Corp.'s Wall Street Journal Europe newspaper resigned over what he called a possible perception of impropriety.  —  Andrew Langhoff, who ran the newspaper's business since January 2009 …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Updated: WSJ Europe Chief Langhoff Resigns Over Ethical Concerns
Discussion: @edmundlee
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 …
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Night owls read news on tablets, as mobile overtakes computer for at-home browsing  —  A new report from comScore shows nearly three out of five tablet owners (58 percent) consume news on their tablets at least occasionally.  Twenty-two percent do so almost daily.
Discussion: Garcia Media
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Ex-Gannett Reporter Shreds Publisher Over Dubow's $37 Million Parting Gift  —  It may not be sporting to compare other CEOs to Steve Jobs on a lot of levels but corporate pay and performance is fair game.  With that as a measure, the $37 million severance package for Craig Dubow …
Discussion: Gannett Blog and Words & Ideas
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, Thanks:mathewi
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.
Discussion: Poynter and Knight Foundation
Steve Rubel / AdAge:
In Battle Between Social and Mainstream, Hybrid Media Will Be the Winner  —  Social-media marketing is getting boring — at least by itself.  It still largely sits in a silo and therefore fails to realize its full potential.  —  Need proof?  Put down your Kindle and head to your local bookstore.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Gannett Shuttering MomsLikeMe Network, Deleting Everything  —  Gannett's MomsLikeMe hyperlocal parenting network will cease operating on Friday and its 100-plus town-specific sites will go dark and the content will be deleted.  The move comes as the company prepares for more difficult economic times …
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Eleanor Roosevelt column marked change in coverage of politicians' wives  —  Eleanor Roosevelt, born this day in 1884, was a syndicated columnist while first lady and for years after.  For 27 years, her “My Day” column was published six days a week, except for a four-day break when her husband died.
Discussion: The Politico
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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Paywalls Spread To College Newspapers
Discussion: Knight Foundation
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 /
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)
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Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
UBS Analysts on AOL: ‘Turnaround Is Gaining Traction’
Edward Wasserman /
The news business is being played
Chris Ariens / TVNewser:
CNN Contributor Will Cain Joins The Blaze/GBTV
Discussion: FishbowlDC
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
Who Broke the Speaking Rules at the New York Times?
Discussion: The New York Observer
The Huffington Post:
Announcing HuffPost for Facebook: The Future of Social News
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Idaho newspaper publishes prominent fact-check of senator's press release
Discussion: and Charles Apple
Dylan Byers / Adweek:
Bloomberg, ‘Post’ Tap Social Media Companies for GOP Debate
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest