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12:20 PM ET, November 22, 2011


 Top News: 
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
News Organizations Complain About Treatment During Protests  —  A cross-section of 13 news organizations in New York City lodged complaints on Monday about the New York Police Department's treatment of journalists covering the Occupy Wall Street movement.  Separately, 10 press clubs …
Michael Powell / New York Times:
Reporters Meet the Fists of the Law  —  In the aftermath of the Occupy Wall Street eviction from Zuccotti Park, a mayoral aide e-mailed reporters.  —  The aide, Stu Loeser, said that he had heard of journalists “supposedly” wearing police press badges who “allegedly encountered problems on the streets of New York.”
Discussion: Capital New York
Washington Post Newspaper Guild:
BEWARE!  Post Quietly Pushing Out Employees  —  As some of you may have already heard or suspected after several cake-less departures this year, the Washington Post has pushed out - or is trying to push out - at least thirteen people through layoffs, coerced buyouts or outright dismissal on dubious charges.
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Will you get disciplined at the Post for using too many pop culture references in stories?  —  Guild co-chair Fredrick Kunkle says that's one of the “highly subjective and weaselly criticisms” that supervisors are citing in what he says is a campaign to push out some longtime employees …
Joel Gunter /
Leveson calls for Mail on Sunday journalists to give evidence  —  Newspaper's lawyer tells Leveson that journalists behind a story Hugh Grant alleged was obtained through phone hacking could appear to give evidence  —  Lord Leveson has called for journalists from the Mail and Mail on Sunday …
Mimi Turner / Hollywood Reporter:
Daily Mail Accused of ‘Intimidating’ Hugh Grant After the Actor's Leveson Testimony … LONDON - The Leveson Inquiry was warned Tuesday that Hugh Grant has been “punished” by newspapers for his decision to speak out on Monday on press intrusion.  —  Barristers representing the Metropolitan Police …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Why the Netflix Buyback Strategy Worked Like Magic — Until It Totally Failed  —  Netflix is raising $400 million it says it doesn't need but would be nice to have.  If only the company had thought about this back in the summer of 2010.  —  That's when the streaming video company authorized a $300 million stock buyback plan.
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:   Netflix eases liquidity worries, raises more questions
Reuters:   Netflix shares hurt by bleak 2012 outlook
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Sarah Palin Got Scolded by Roger Ailes for Not Announcing Her Non-Candidacy on Fox News  —  Sarah Palin's announcement that she wouldn't run for president disappointed her legions of admirers — but it infuriated Roger Ailes.  The Fox News chief wasn't angry about the decision itself.
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Glamour Publisher Jason Wagenheim Out After Three Months, Wackermann Resumes Direct Responsibility  —  Conde Nast Said to Seek New Role for Wagenheim  —  Bill Wackermann, the exec VP-publishing director responsible for Glamour and previously Glamour's publisher since 2004 …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Jim Edwards / Business Insider:
We Can't Wait For This Book By American Apparel's ‘Media Manipulator’  —  American Apparel PR man Ryan Holiday, who describes himself as a “media manipulator for notorious clients like [macho author] Tucker Max and [AA CEO] Dov Charney” has promised to deliver a book that exposes …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Three Years Later, the Guardian Wants a Buyer for PaidContent  —  Three years after buying PaidContent, the Guardian Media Group has put the New York-based media news site and its parent company ContentNext on the block.  —  The British newspaper publisher has hired boutique bank Coady Diemar Partners to market the company.
Hollywood Reporter:
Disney's ESPN Head George Bodenheimer to Drop Day-to-Day Duties Jan. 1 … NEW YORK — In a surprise announcement Tuesday Walt Disney Company president and CEO Robert A. Iger promoted John Skipper to ESPN president and co-chair, Disney Media Networks replacing longtime ESPN chief George Bodenheimer …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Christopher Walken impression on D.C. radio gets connected to Natalie Wood case  —  Radio producer Marc Sterne does some amusing impressions on Washington area sports-talk station ESPN 980.  His impersonation of actor Christopher Walken was so convincing that it did more than entertain — it made international news.
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Women journalists confront harassment, sexism when using social media  —  As journalists venture into a brave new world of social media, some find they have to be braver than others.  —  Women journalists face new forms of harassment, sexist comments, or worse, from social networkers.
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James Robinson / Guardian:
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Discussion: Press Gazette and Daily Mail
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
Luke Russert Makes MSNBC Anchoring Debut
Discussion: FishbowlDC and
Steve Myers / Poynter:
NBC News announces changes to technology, social media staff
Discussion: Inside Cable News
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