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12:45 PM 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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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: Free Press and @romenesko
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: @mathewi and Gawker
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.
Erik Wemple:
Jim Romenesko and the case of the missing quote marks  —  Jim Romenesko will never be anything other than a hero of Web journalism to me.  For what seems like the entire history of the form, Romenesko has been culling the work of media reporters and posting them to the Poynter.org site, complete with often-insightful summations.
Felix Salmon:
Holding aggregators to journalistic standards
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
@romenesko:   Poynter has accepted my resignation. Thanks to all for the incredible support today. http://t.co/rUevIN7S
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Questions over Romenesko's attributions spur changes in writing, editing
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Texas newspaper begins printing Twitter, Facebook contacts with each story  —  The Monitor of McAllen, Texas, is turning reporters loose to act like real people on social networks, relaxing traditional concerns about objectivity and formality.  —  The paper, with a daily circulation …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Logitech CEO: Google TV ‘cost us dearly,’ no Revue replacement coming  —  Yesterday, Logitech hosted an Analyst and Investor Day and during his remarks, CEO Guerrino De Luca pulled absolutely no punches in describing the “mistakes” the company made with its Logitech Revue Google TV set top box.
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 …
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Regional press giants urged to give local news back  —  One of the UK's most experienced regional press journalists has urged the big four UK regional press publishers to return their hundreds of newspaper titles to local ownership.  —  Former editor of the Lincolnshire Echo …
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.
Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
Can A Twitter Account Be A Company Trade Secret?  —  There has been an ongoing tug-of-war between journalists and publishers over who gets to keep digital possessions after a break-up.  The debate took a new twist this week after a court issued a ruling in the case of a tech reporter who walked …
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
ABC: Copies transfer from Independent sees i score biggest increase  —  A transfer of bulk copies from the Independent to sister title i saw the compact daily storm ahead with the biggest increase across the board  —  The Independent's smaller sister title i recorded the biggest monthly increase …
Adweek:
Google Buys Startups Apture, Katango  —  Google's acquisition spree continued this week with the announcement that the tech giant bought two startups, Apture and Katango, for undisclosed amounts.  —  Apture, a startup aiming to bring a richer reading experience to partners' websites …
David Kaplan / paidContent:
AP Begins HD Video News Rollout With Entertainment  —  The Associated Press is launching its high-definition AP Entertainment news service as part a “multi-million” dollar upgrade that will make all its video news available in the HD format by the first half of 2012.
 
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