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9:05 AM ET, November 11, 2011

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Julie Moos / Poynter:
Romenesko resigns after 12 years at Poynter  —  After twelve years of blogging at Poynter, Jim Romenesko has submitted his resignation and I have accepted it.  Jim has decided he's ready for a fresh start now — seven weeks before he was scheduled to become a part-time employee and start his own blog.
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Julie Moos / Poynter:
Questions over Romenesko's attributions spur changes in writing, editing  —  Poynter.org works hard to meet the highest standards of journalism excellence, and I learned late Wednesday that we have not consistently met those standards.  —  A centerpiece of our editorial work has been the Romenesko blog …
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Romenesko Leaves Poynter After Conflict Over Quotes  —  Sometimes you can follow rules right out the window.  —  That is the situation the Poynter Institute — an organization that teaches journalistic ethics and practices — finds itself in after scolding its most famous writer, Jim Romenesko …
Discussion: @romenesko
Choire Sicha / The Awl:
The Intolerable Evolution of Poynter's “Romenesko+”  —  The “Romenesko” blog (launched in 1999!) was a one-man shop, under the corporate parentage of the Poynter Institute, until fairly recently.  It was quite successfully run by its founder, Jim Romenesko, though you could tell every once …
Erik Wemple:
Jim Romenesko's resignation, and a scooped reporter  —  Good on Erika Fry.  —  An assistant editor at Columbia Journalism Review (CJR), Fry had kept an eye on journalism-industry aggregation site Poynter.org.  She noticed some untoward things.  And being an assistant editor at CJR, Fry set out to produce a story on the matter.
Felix Salmon:
Holding aggregators to journalistic standards  —  Now I've got my rant off my chest, let me try to add a bigger-picture point to the noise surrounding Romeneskogate.  The unanimous reaction to Julie Moos's ridiculous piece has held little back: Hamilton Nolan called it “perhaps …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Media blogger Jim Romenesko resigns from Poynter  —  A blogger who pioneered the practice of collecting news about journalism and the media industry resigned from his job Thursday after his editor publicly questioned his own journalism standards — in particular, whether he was giving proper attribution …
Discussion: Erik Wemple
@romenesko:   Poynter has accepted my resignation. Thanks to all for the incredible support today. http://t.co/rUevIN7S
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Charlie Rose and Gayle King to Join ‘Early Show’ on CBS  —  Coming soon to CBS: Charlie Rose, Gayle King and a complete makeover of “The Early Show,” the network's low-rated morning television show.  —  The network is putting the finishing touches on a two-hour news show …
Nando Di Fino / Mediaite:
WSJ: Howard Stern In Talks To Replace Piers Morgan On America's Got Talent  —  With Piers Morgan announcing on CNN last night that he is departing as a judge on NBC hit America's Got Talent to focus on his prime-time talk show, the hunt for his replacement is officially on.
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Julia Boorstin / Media Money with Julia Boorstin:
Disney's Bob Iger Talks Earnings, Growth, Digital Deals  —  Just moments after Disney reported better-than expected results I sat down with CEO Bob Iger to hear his outlook.  —  Strength at ESPN and stronger advertising sent the Media Networks revenue higher than expected …
Wall Street Journal:
Citi to Sell EMI Units for $4.1 Billion  —  The protracted auction of EMI Group neared a conclusion Friday, with Citigroup Inc., owner of the storied British music company, selecting buyers for its publishing arm and recorded-music label—at a price that well exceeds many industry watchers' expectations.
Kevin Poulsen / Threat Level:
Judge Rules Feds Can Have WikiLeaks Associates' Twitter Data  —  Jacob Appelbaum speaks on behalf of WikiLeaks at The Next Hope conference in New York City in July 2010.  (Courtesy Cosmiclint/Flickr)  —  The Justice Department is entitled to records of the Twitter accounts used by three current …
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent:
RIM Adds NewspaperDirect In Bid To Grow News Content On Its PlayBook  —  This is a deal that probably should have been signed months ago—before RIM (NSDQ: RIMM) launched its PlayBook tablet—but better late than never, as they say.  RIM has a new deal with NewspaperDirect …
Discussion: PitchEngine, TechCrunch and Pocket-lint
James Robinson / Guardian:
James Murdoch claims truth about phone hacking was hidden from him  —  War of words erupts as two ex-News of the World executives, Colin Myler and Tom Crone, refuse to take the blame  —  James Murdoch was embroiled in a rancorous war of words with two of his former senior News of the World executives …
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Amy Chozick / Media Decoder:
Viacom Reports 33 Percent Gain in Profit  —  A robust television advertising market, climbing cable fees and box office sales from “Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon” helped bolster Viacom's profit 33 percent in the quarter that ended in September.  —  The company, which owns MTV Networks …
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Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Viacom, Nielsen Investigating ‘Inexplicable’ Nickelodeon Ratings Drop
Discussion: Company Town
ESPN Poynter Review Project:
ESPN stumbles with Penn State coverage  —  ESPN was slow this week to grasp the full implications of the recent criminal indictments at Penn State University.  —  On Saturday, news broke that a grand jury had charged former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky with 40 criminal counts …
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Eduardo J. Morales / Abandoned Couches:   The secretive culture at Penn State is nothing new
 
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