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2:54 AM ET, November 29, 2011


 Top News: 
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Cain tells CNN about alleged affair as his lawyer tells TV station he's not talking  —  Atlanta businesswoman Ginger White says she had a 13-year-long affair with GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain, whose standing in the polls dropped after news broke of sexual harassment settlements …
Georgina Prodhan / Reuters:
Financial Times sees content beating print ads  —  (Reuters) - The Financial Times expects its print advertising revenues to be overtaken by subscription and cover price sales for the first time this year, marking a milestone on its road to escape its dependency on volatile advertising markets.
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
New Editors Named at Gawker and Deadspin  —  Gawker Media on Monday named new editors for two of its most prominent sites, the flagship Gawker and the sports and men's lifestyle site Deadspin.  —  Remy Stern, the editor of Gawker for nearly two years, will be replaced by A. J. Daulerio …
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer:
A.J. Daulerio Was Eyeing Opportunities Outside of Gawker Before Editor Offer
Discussion: Gawker and The Wrap
Jonathan Cooper / Journal Register Company:
New Haven Register Newsroom Reorganization Focuses on In-Depth, Investigative and Digital  —  Engagement Team Named to Lead Audience-Focused Initiatives  —  NEW HAVEN, CT - Journal Register Company, a leading local news and information company managed by Digital First Media …
Jim Brady / Digital Man:
Investing in Investigative
Discussion: Poynter and Connecticut Newsroom
The Independent:
Anne Diamond tells Leveson Inquiry of ‘vendetta’  —  PLEASE READ OUR LEGAL TERMS & POLICIES  —  Broadcaster Anne Diamond suggested today that Rupert Murdoch's editors waged a vendetta against her after she asked the media mogul how he slept at night knowing his newspapers ruined people's lives.
Discussion: Reuters and Associated Press
The Independent:
Charlotte Church waived fee for ‘good press’
Discussion: Guardian
The Independent:
Ex-intelligence man Ian Hurst's email hacked
Discussion: Guardian
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
FT journalists to hold strike ballot  —  NUJ chapel at paper rejects management's 2% pay offer amid claims of fund to reward selected staff  —  Journalists at the Financial Times are to ballot for industrial action after rejecting an annual pay offer of 2%.
Bruce Siceloff / Raleigh News & Observer:
After losing court battle, RDU introduces newspaper racks  —  Travelers can now buy USA Today, The New York Times and The News & Observer from racks in RDU.  —  newspaper racks |  vendors  —  After losing a six-year First Amendment fight and paying more than $900,000 in legal bills …
Tj Raphael / Folio:
Bauer Cuts Rate Base on In Touch and Life & Style  —  In Touch will be cut by 150,000, with Life & Style losing 50,000.  —  Citing “newsstand and marketplace conditions,” the Bauer Media Group announced last week that the company will cut the rate bases of two celebrity women's weeklies …
Amy Chozick / Media Decoder:
New Shareholder Vote for James Murdoch  —  Last month, James Murdoch survived a contentious News Corporation shareholder vote to remain on the company's board.  On Tuesday, Mr. Murdoch could face another room full of heated investors.  —  Shareholders in Britain's BSkyB satellite broadcaster …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Mayoral candidate Tom Allon named publisher of ‘City Hall’ and ‘The Capitol’  —  2013 mayoral candidate Tom Allon last week officially took the position of publisher at City Hall and The Capitol, two monthly newspapers about New York city and state politics that are slated to merge next week.
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Hachette, Bloomberg Businessweek Partner On Steve Jobs E-Single  —  Big-six publisher Hachette Book Group is partnering with Bloomberg Businessweek on e-singles that will “illuminate key moments in the world of business,” drawing on content from the magazine.  First up is Steve Jobs: 1955-2011.
Chicago Tribune:
Tribune Co. bankruptcy case haunting former shareholders  —  Creditors poised to go after even the smallest investors to claw back billions  —  On Nov. 8, a two-page letter appeared on Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy court docket, wedged between the usual stream of motions and lawyer fee applications.
Steve Myers / Poynter:
ESPN, Syracuse newspaper held off publishing Bernie Fine sexual abuse allegations  —  Bobby Davis, one of the men who has accused former Syracuse University assistant men's basketball coach Bernie Fine of molestation, brought his allegations to the Syracuse newspaper in September 2002.
Jim Romenesko:   Reaction to Patriot-News editorial ‘amazingly passionate’
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Hulu reportedly working on expansion to Germany  —  Updated.  Hulu is looking to launch in Germany, according to a report by German media news site  Hulu's SVP Johannes Larcher and consultant Olaf Kroll are currently talking to German TV networks to strike content deals …
Discussion: VentureBeat
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
NY Times & LA Times Both Come Out Against SOPA & PIPA  —  We've written a few times about how columnists at various mainstream press outlets have been speaking out against SOPA and PIPA, showing that the story is catching on in the mainstream media.  However, some of our critics have complained …
Discussion: Hillicon Valley and Gatekeeper
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Andrew Rashbass: 'The biggest reason we're successful is that we are lucky'  —  Economist's chief executive explains how a mistake transformed his website and why he is relaxed about losing print sales  —  Andrew Rashbass, the chief executive of the Economist group.  Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Economist Claims Over A Million Monthly Tablet Readers
Discussion: eMedia Vitals, Guardian and Guardian
Robert Booth / Guardian:
Leveson inquiry: blogger summoned over leak  —  Probe after Guido Fawkes posts Alastair Campbell evidence three days before it was due to be heard  —  The Leveson inquiry into the culture, practice and ethics of the press has summoned a political blogger to give evidence after a document purporting …
Guido Fawkes / Guy Fawkes' blog:
Exclusive: Alastair Campbell Evidence to Leveson Speculates Morgan's Mirror Hacked Cherie Blair's Voicemail
Discussion: Guardian and FleetStreetBlues
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Discussion: CNN
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Israel Apologizes for Treatment of NYT Journalist
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
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Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable and MediaPost
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