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8:25 PM ET, November 11, 2011

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Erika Fry / CJR:
The Romenesko Saga  —  Some questions for Poynter about recent changes on its fabled site  —  Yesterday, Poynter's Julie Moos published a controversial post on the journalism institute's Romenesko+ blog, which she credited to my “sharp eye.”  —  Her post, which addressed “incomplete attribution” …
Discussion: paidContent
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Kelly McBride / Poynter:
Poynter faculty respond to questions about Romenesko's practices, resignation  —  Given that Poynter is a school, with a faculty, it's probably no surprise to anyone that we don't agree on the severity of Jim Romenesko's attribution transgressions.  And nobody's telling us to keep quiet either.
Discussion: O'Reilly Radar
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.
Erik Wemple:
Jim Romenesko's resignation, and a scooped reporter
Discussion: Poynter and paidContent
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Romenesko resigns after 12 years at Poynter
Chris Ariens / TVNewser:
Dozens of Jobs Cut at CNN; New York, Atlanta, Washington, DC, Miami, LA Staffers Pink-Slipped  —  Breaking: Layoff notices are being handed out across CNN/U.S. today.  Photographers, editors and other staffers in Atlanta, New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles and Miami are being let go.
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.
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: ZDNet and Future of Journalism
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 …
Guardian:
News of the World lawyer Tom Crone expected to face censure  —  Parliamentary committee likely to characterise James Murdoch as ill-informed rather than mendacious  —  The parliamentary committee investigating phone hacking at the News of the World is expected to heavily criticise Tom Crone …
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Kindle Fire Will Have Hulu Plus App, Too  —  When Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) announced the new Nook Tablet on Monday, it appeared to have an app-vantage over the Kindle Fire: Hulu Plus.  Now Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) has announced that the Kindle Fire, too, will have Hulu Plus, and the ESPN (NYSE …
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 …
Jon Mitchell / ReadWriteWeb:
Storify Makes Its Move: A Social Web News Site Starring You  —  Storify, our beloved storytelling tool for the social Web, has just launched a redesign of its homepage that features top stories, topics and users.  It also displays a banner across the top, filled with clickable links to the people of Storify …
Jon Friedman / MarketWatch:
CNN.com wants world domination  —  Commentary: 'We're shooting for bigger fish than MSNBC and Fox'  —  NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — CNN.com doesn't worry too much these days about thwarting the websites of its cable-television rivals, the Fox News Channel and MSNBC.  —  CNN.com wants world domination.
Discussion: Inside Cable News and The Corsair
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 …
Emily Witt / The New York Observer:
Occupy HarperCollins Seeking Support from HarperCollins Authors  —  A tipster has forwarded us an e-mail that HarperCollins's union, Local 2110 of the UAW, has been sending to writers who have published books with the company, asking the writers to sign an open letter of support.
Discussion: Runnin' Scared
 
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