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1:50 PM ET, December 22, 2011

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Philly.com:
Years of silent fear: 6th person accuses Conlin  —  LINDA STELLA said that she was just a girl when Bill Conlin pulled her onto his lap and began “flexing his leg muscles” during a family birthday party at his house in South Jersey.  She leaped off his lap and looked back.
Discussion: Slate and Deadspin
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Victor Fiorillo / The Philly Post:
Bill Conlin Is Innocent
Discussion: Future of Journalism and Deadspin
Nancy Phillips / Philly.com:
Another woman comes forward over abuse by Bill Conlin
Discussion: Philly.com
Ginger Thompson / New York Times:
Hearing in Soldier's WikiLeaks Case Ends  —  FORT MEADE, Md. — The military hearing against Pfc. Bradley Manning closed on Thursday, with lawyers and onlookers alternately portraying him as a premeditated traitor or an accidental hero with emotional troubles.
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NPR:   WikiLeaks Military Hearing Faces Closing Arguments
Bill Cooke / Random Pixels:
Is Huffington Post Miami guilty of theft?  —  Arianna Huffington is most famous for launching a website that posts thousands of stories a week, most of them written by people who don't get a dime for their work.  —  Much of what appears on HuffPost is written by bloggers who write for no pay.
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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Critics of HuffPo news “theft” are missing the point  —  The Huffington Post is routinely accused of by other media outlets of engaging in what some call “over-aggregation,” by excerpting stories from newspapers and other sources without enough attribution or original content.
Chicago Tribune:
Sun-Times sold to local investor group  —  Deal with Wrapports LLC valued at more than $20 million, expected to close by end of the year  —  The deal to acquire Chicago's No. 2 newspaper is done.  —  Sun-Times Media Chairman Jeremy Halbreich confirmed Wednesday evening that a new company led …
Dave Itzkoff / ArtsBeat:
Online Sales of Louis C. K. Special Cross $1 Million Mark  —  Though the comedian Louis C. K. may not seem like the kind of guy who derives much joy from the holiday season - let alone anything else - Santa Claus has brought him an early Christmas gift.  In an interview on Wednesday's broadcast of …
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Leveson inquiry receives more than 200 submissions from outside media  —  Inquiry says it has been sent 411 submissions of evidence in total, including 93 from those claiming to be victims of the press  —  The Leveson inquiry into phone hacking and media ethics has received more than 200 submissions …
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Guardian:   Daily Express editor was ‘obsessed’ with Madeleine McCann story, inquiry hears
BBC:
Leveson Inquiry: Summary of week six
Discussion: Business Insider
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
The Most-Read Newspaper Websites In Europe  —  We often see national and international breakdowns of newspaper website popularity, but rarely by continent.  —  Here is comScore (NSDQ: SCOR) Media Metrix's chart of the most-read newspaper sites in Europe (June 2011), as features …
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Josh Halliday / Guardian:   Mail Online tops 80m monthly online browsers
Jim Hopkins / Gannett Blog:
GCI buys ‘thousands’ of iPhones and other devices, memo says, in ramp-up of mobile newsroom tech  —  Following is a memo U.S. newspapers division President Bob Dickey sent to employees today.  I'm posting this from my iPhone (!), with limited Web access.  ​  —  ​Dec. 21, 2011
Discussion: CNET News, Fortune, Poynter and Electronista
Wall Street Journal:
Cable Chief Fires Back at MSG Sports Network  —  As Dispute Escalates, TWC CEO Touts Model That Would Shift Programming to Separate Tier  —  Facing a heated battle with MSG sports network over rising rates, Time Warner Cable Inc. Chief Executive Glenn Britt said sports channels …
Discussion: Media Decoder
Jenna Russell / The Boston Globe:
Professor at BU faces charge in fatal crash  —  PLYMOUTH - A well-known Boston University journalism professor and former longtime ABC News correspondent will be charged with vehicular homicide in connection with an October accident that killed a 26-year-old Plymouth man.
Ed Pilkington / Guardian:
Investors call on News Corp to loosen Murdoch family's grip  —  News Corp directors urged to abolish stock structure that leaves ‘vast majority’ of shareholders ‘disenfranchised’  —  News Corporation directors are coming under renewed pressure from investors to loosen the grip of the Murdoch family …
Discussion: Media Decoder
Arif Durrani / Media Week:
The Sunday Times prepares iPad and Android editions for Christmas Day  —  The Sunday Times will be published on Christmas Day this year for the first time in its 190-year history, thanks to its new digital versions.  —  The Sunday Times: readies digital versions
Stephen C. Webster / The Raw Story:
Boehner's office cuts off C-SPAN cameras as GOP takes verbal beating  —  A strange thing happened Wednesday morning on Capitol Hill.  —  As Rep. Stenny Hoyer (D-MD) attempted to call for a vote to extend a payroll tax cut to middle class and working Americans, his Republican colleagues adjourned …
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Amazon Stops Hiding Competitors' E-Reading Apps On The Kindle Fire  —  Amazon has stopped pretending that a group of e-reading apps it allowed onto its Android Appstore weren't available on the Kindle Fire.  For whatever reason, the company was effectively hiding e-reading apps from companies like Wattpad …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Verizon To Launch a Home Media Server In 2012, Plans To Eliminate Set-Top Box  —  Verizon will be rolling out a new Media Server product for its FiOS customers later next year, which will be a single hardware device that will eventually eliminate the need for a set-top box altogether.
 
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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Fine, NYT: HuffPo To Change Parentlode Name, Which They Never Liked Anyway
Discussion: The Huffington Post
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
FCC Expected Thursday To Vote On Proposed Media Ownership Changes
Discussion: Company Town
Wall Street Journal:
Internet Radio Wants More Ad Dollars
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
KTLA weatherman Henry DiCarlo throws fit on air
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Iraqi Photographers Captured the Costs of War
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Tumblr Bets on Big-Name Publishers
Trevor Butterworth / The Daily:
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Carrie Brown-Smith / Nieman Journalism Lab:
From local TV to journalism co-ops, 2012 may be a banner year for the local news ecosystem.
Discussion: Street Fight
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Nicholas Carr / Nieman Journalism Lab:
2012 will bring the appification of media
Discussion: Epicenter
Curtis Brainard / CJR:
Phone-Hacking Inquiry Eyes Science Journalism
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Jakob Schiller / Raw File:
CNN's iReport Produces Controversy, Llama Photos
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Herman Cain Got Most Press Coverage Of GOP Contenders, Pew's 2011 Media Study Shows
Guardian:
Leveson inquiry: Piers Morgan's phone was hacked, says ex-Mirror journalist
Discussion: Future of Journalism and BBC
Mac McClelland / Mother Jones:
What Is Good Fact-Checking?  —  Amid Politifact's “lie of the year” …
Discussion: Attackerman
 

 
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