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9:35 AM ET, January 18, 2012

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Guardian:
Leveson inquiry: Rosie Nixon, Lucie Cave, Lisa Byrne - live  —  Full coverage as magazine and local newspaper editors give evidence at inquiry into media standards and phone hacking  —  10.04am: Three celebrity magazine editors are giving evidence together.
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David Folkenflik / NPR:
In Britain, Calls To Regulate A Freewheeling Press  —  The 168-year-old British tabloid, News of the World, was closed last July after a widespread scandal that involved phone and voice mail hacking.  Now there's a debate about placing new regulations on the British press.
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Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Huffington Post Set to Launch Live Web TV ‘Network’  —  Arianna Huffington has made no secret of her ambition to build a news organization that can rival The New York Times in reach and prestige.  But right now, she has her sights set on a different target: CNN.
Discussion: Beet.TV, Thanks:beet_tv
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Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
Strauss-Kahn's Wife to Edit Huffington Post in France  —  PARIS — The Huffington Post has named Anne Sinclair, the wife of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former managing director of the International Monetary Fund, as editor of its French edition, which it is setting up in partnership with the newspaper Le Monde.
David Beard / Washington Post:
Wikipedia Blackout: An #altwiki Band-Aid  —  When Wikipedia goes dark on Wednesday, The Washington Post is joining several other media organizations, including the Guardian and NPR, to encourage a one-day crowdsourcing solution for those left searching for answers: #altwiki.  —  That's basically it.
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Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
SOPA Rep Blasts Wikipedia Blackout, Says Law To Go Forward In Feb.  —  Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tx), who is leading a push to pass a controversial anti-piracy bill, issued a statement today scolding Wikipedia over its plan to go dark with its English-language website for 24 hours in protest of the legislation.
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent:
Wikipedia Is Dark, But Mobile Site/Apps Stay Bright In SOPA Protest
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Sources: Four More Board Members Will Be Following Yang Out the Door  —  According to sources close to the situation, Yahoo Co-founder Jerry Yang is just the first shoe to drop in what is shaping up to be what looks like a large exodus of board members from the Silicon Valley Internet company.
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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Jerry Yang Leaves Yahoo  —  Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has left the company's board of directors and all other positions, the company announced today, marking the start of what may be a series of changes in the boardroom.  —  Yang, who co-founded the Web giant in 1995 …
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
A GarageBand for ebooks: Simplifying publishing could mean a flood of new content  —  It's not just the platform — it's the tools.  —  That's the line that kept coming to mind this morning as I read this Ars Technica scoop on what Apple has in store for its press event in New York Thursday.
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Sarah Lacy / PandoDaily:   Confessions of a Publisher: “We're in Amazon's Sights and They're Going to Kill Us”
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Is Politico gaining much insight with Facebook data?  —  Based on data provided exclusively by Facebook through a new partnership, Politico reports that attacks on Mitt Romney's time with Bain Capital “may be affecting his standing, at least among Facebook users.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals, The Politico and The FJP
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
What Politico's Beltway cash cow, its print edition, wants from New York (and what it doesn't)
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Politico Comes to New York
Discussion: FishbowlDC, GalleyCat and 10,000 Words
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
The Times Plans Social Sharing Upgrade, Real-Time iPad News  —  News International's The Times may shed its social media invisibility cloak by letting subscribers gift paywalled articles to friends.  —  It is also considering introducing micropayments and may add rolling news to mobile editions.
Dylan Stableford / Yahoo! News:
Sarah Palin slams Newsweek for giving ‘conspiracy kook writer’ Andrew Sullivan cover story  —  Like many conservatives, Sarah Palin is up in arms over this week's controversy-baiting Newsweek cover story by Andrew Sullivan, who asks, “Why Are Obama's Critics So Dumb?”
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
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Dylan Byers / Politico:
Tina Brown and the Newsweek covers
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter:
AP tells staff how to correct erroneous tweets in new social media guidelines  —  The Associated Press updated its social media guidelines today, adding sections about correcting erroneous tweets and deleting tweets.  The guidelines, which have been updated three times in the past year …
Discussion: Future of Journalism and ap.org
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Reuters Launches Web TV Channel, Bringing 10 New & Original Shows To YouTube  —  The move to bring original programming to the web continues to heat up this week, with today's announcement of Reuters TV, a new YouTube channel featuring ten new commentary and analysis shows from the news and media division of Thomson Reuters.
Discussion: Editors Weblog
Nick Summers / The Daily Beast:
Big, Bigger, Biggest.  —  The once-scrappy network has swelled to massive size.  But as the highest-priced network on cable TV, is the sports behemoth too big for its own good?  —  “Steeeeeeeeeeeeeeeve!”  —  It's Dec. 19, 90 minutes before kickoff at Candlestick Park …
Dominic Basulto / Endless Innovation:
Are Newspapers Civic Institutions or Algorithms?  —  The current state of the newspaper industry is unsettled at best: more than two hundred newspapers have either folded or stopped publishing their print editions since 2007.  Even the most acclaimed newspapers in the country are downsizing …
 
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Piers Morgan has eventful 1st year at CNN
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Matt Lynley / Business Insider:
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Jim Romenesko:
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Daniel Nye Griffiths / Forbes:
It Takes Tweets to Tango - Murdoch, Kutcher, the ur-Jack and the dangers of Twitter
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Editors warn of regulation's ‘chilling effect’
Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic Online:
Why Newspapers Often Don't Call Out Politicians for Lying
 Earlier Picks: 
Erik Wemple:
Four truths about Gawker-Brian Williams e-mail thing
Discussion: TVNewser and Poynter, Thanks:erikwemple
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Time.com Names Managing Editor
Discussion: MinOnline, Poynter and Cision
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Jenkins on Paterno story: 'I certainly didn't walk away from the interview satisfied'
Discussion: Jerry Sandusky
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Why Is NBCUniversal Threatening To Report Commenters They Disagree With To Their Employers?
Discussion: David Seaman
Felicia Pride / FishbowlNY:
New York Post Launches New Kindle Fire App
Discussion: eBookNewser
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Howard Fineman explains the relationship between The Huffington Post and Patch
Press Association:
Brown impersonated for Sunday Times
Valerie Block / Crain's New York:
Huffington Post is developing a new video offering
 

 
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Kamila Wojciechowska / Android Authority:
Source: Google's new Pixel 9 series, next-gen Pixel Fold, and 5G tablet that is under development will feature a new modem that supports satellite connectivity

IDC:
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