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11:05 AM ET, February 29, 2012

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Business Wire:
James Murdoch Steps Down as Executive Chairman, News International to Focus on Expanding International TV Businesses  —  NEW YORK—(BUSINESS WIRE)—News Corporation today announced that, following his relocation to the Company's headquarters in New York, James Murdoch, Deputy Chief Operating Officer …
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Edmund Lee / Bloomberg:
News Corp. Executives Weighed Spinoff of Newspaper Publishing, Carey Says  —  News Corp. (NWSA), facing inquiries by authorities over hacking and bribery at its U.K. newspapers, has discussed spinning off its publishing business, according to Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey.
Discussion: Noted, Business Insider and @dansabbagh
Paul Sonne / Wall Street Journal:
James Murdoch Steps Down as Executive Chair of News International  —  LONDON—News Corp. said Deputy Chief Operating Officer James Murdoch is stepping down as executive chairman of the company's beleaguered U.K. newspaper unit, a move that comes as he relocates to New York in the role of deputy chief operating officer.
Michael Arrington / Uncrunched:
Helpful Tips For Keeping Your Job As Editor Of TechCrunch  —  I rarely get writers block, but I've aborted multiple attempts to write about the leadership change at TechCrunch yesterday.  So I'm going to keep it simple.  —  I'm exceptionally bummed that so many people have left TechCrunch.
Discussion: TechCrunch and Erick Schonfeld
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Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Scoop: Less than 1M Google TV devices in use  —  It's widely known Google TV hasn't exactly been a success story.  Early CE partner Logitech lost millions on the device, and consumer feedback was mostly negative after the first devices reached the market in late 2010.
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Facebook Pitches Advertisers on a New Ad Model  —  Facebook sold $3 billion worth of ads last year, but it's still feeling its way around the ad business.  —  And the ad business still isn't sure what to make of Facebook: Grand new marketing paradigm, or a collection of 800 million people …
Discussion: Betabeat, eMedia Vitals and Noted
Craig Silverman / Poynter:
How The New York Times' corrections tracker improves accuracy  —  How do you handle a reporter who's making more mistakes than usual?  —  The New York Times recently confronted this issue with a regular freelancer whose corrections total was spiking.  —  Greg Brock, the Times senior editor …
Discussion: Editors Weblog
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer:
No Tabloid For Old Men: Laid Off Photographers Take Daily News to Court  —  Two longtime Daily News staff photographers laid off in November are suing the tabloid for unlawful termination, citing age and gender discrimination.  They seek compensatory and punitive damages, including legal costs.
Discussion: @romenesko
Rupal Parekh / AdAge:
Daily-Deal Sites Offer Dose of Growth for Magazine Circulation  —  Responses to Subscription Offers on Groupon, LivingSocial and Fab.com Have Been Positive, but Will Strong Renewal Rates Follow?  —  For the past two years, there's been a healthy amount of debate — and maybe a bit of praying …
Thanks:@learmonth
Dave Itzkoff / ArtsBeat:
Michael Mann Brings ‘Witness,’ Documentary Series About War Journalists, to HBO  —  Having taken a deep dive into the world of hardened gamblers for the HBO drama “Luck,” the director Michael Mann is reteaming with that cable channel to create a documentary series about the lives of combat photographers.
Stan Diel / Business News from The Birmingham News:
Birmingham Weekly to be published every 10 days  —  BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Birmingham Weekly, the alternative newspaper, will publish every 10 days rather than every seven, beginning immediately, owner Stephen Humphreys said today.  —  There are no plans to change the name of the publication …
Peter Beaumont / Guardian:
Syrian activists killed in Paul Conroy rescue mission  —  Up to 13 activists died smuggling the Sunday Times photographer out of the country, it has emerged  —  Paul Conroy, the Sunday Times photographer wounded in the leg in an attack in the besieged city of Homs, has been smuggled …
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
News of the World ‘may have paid £850,000’ to Glenn Mulcaire  —  Liberal Democrat MP Simon Hughes submits table which he says shows phone-hacking investigator's earnings  —  The private investigator who allegedly conducted “industrial scale” phone hacking on behalf of the News …
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Telegraph:
Crimewatch presenter: NotW spied on me because of its links to Daniel Morgan murder case
 
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