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4:15 AM ET, April 18, 2012

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Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
How The Tuscaloosa News' post-tornado tweeting helped bring home a Pulitzer Prize  —  When the Pulitzer Prize Board announced last year it would emphasize real-time reporting for the Breaking News category starting in 2012, some speculated whether we would someday see a Pulitzer Prize for tweeting.
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Dan Gillmor / Guardian:
Don't take me to your leader: the Pulitzer and the lost art of editorials  —  No wonder the Pulitzer committee withheld any award for editorials this year.  With rare exceptions, they're verbal Valium  —  Does any business or craft hand out awards to itself more fervently than journalism?
Erik Wemple:
Pulitzer's embrace of the Web goes only so far
Sarah Kendzior / The Atlantic Online:
The Day Yahoo Decided I Liked Reading About Child Murder  —  Algorithms are shaping how we see the world around us, with big consequences.  What a machine thinks we need to know can become what we fear.  —  On February 8, 2012, I was on Yahoo's homepage when a headline caught my eye …
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The New York Times' Well blog gets more vertical with a redesign  —  What you might call the verticalization of The New York Times continues today with the relaunch of Well, the healthy-living section edited by Tara Parker-Pope.  Like DealBook and Bits before it, Well has grown in prominence enough …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and FishbowlNY
Katie J.M. Baker / Jezebel:
Chelsea Clinton's Journalism Career Won't Be Helped by Her “Opening Up”  —  Hilary Clinton is currently the badass star of an insanely viral internet meme, and Bill is a journalist-rescuing, Nobel Prize keynote speech-giving superstar, but their daughter, Chelsea, isn't faring so well in the court of public opinion.
Discussion: nation.foxnews.com
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Chris Barth / Forbes:
Howard Stern's $300M Sirius Suit Dismissed, But Shock Jock Will Appeal  —  Yesterday brought bad news for the so-called King Of All Media, as Howard Stern's $300 million lawsuit against his employer, Sirius XM, was dismissed by a New York State Supreme Court Judge.
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Paywall startup Piano believes it can fix publishers' problems  —  It's no secret that American newspaper publishers have struggled to monetize their online content as traditional paper-based subscriptions fall.  The Wall Street Journal has famously had a paywall since 1997 …
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Jim Romenesko:
NYT labor reporter's take on Guild-Times talks  —  New York Times labor reporter Steven Greenhouse shares his views on the Times-Guild contract talks with colleagues:  —  * “As someone who has covered labor negotiations for years, I was baffled why it took nearly a year for management to move beyond its initial draconian offer.”
Inside BreakingNews:
A BreakingNews ticker for every TV channel  —  We're all familiar with TV news tickers, scrolling along the bottom of news channels.  But what if a ticker only appeared for a few moments when a story breaks?  And what if it worked across all live TV channels?
Discussion: Engadget and Lost Remote
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Read It Later Rebrands As Free App, Pocket; Updates UI With Filters, Favorites And More  —  Read It Later, an app that allows you to save articles and other content on the web to “read them later, is debuting a new version of its service and rebranding as “Pocket.
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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Read It Later's app goes free and gets a new name, Pocket
Discussion: AppNewser
Ryan Kim / GigaOM:
BuzzFeed's Peretti: Design engaging ads made for sharing  —  BuzzFeed has been gaining more attention for its ability to lure eyeballs with its funny animal pictures and more recently with its more serious editorial content.  But equally impressive is the way the company is pushing the future …
Associated Press:
Lee Enterprises 2Q loss widens on refinancing costs  —  DAVENPORT, Iowa — Lee Enterprises Inc., publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other newspapers, on Tuesday reported a wider loss for its latest quarter due to costs associated with an exit from bankruptcy.
Discussion: Reuters and JIMROMENESKO.COM
Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Politico Pro, one year in: A premium pricetag, a tight focus, and a business success  —  Most nights on Capitol Hill, the Senate and House press galleries begin to thin out around dinner time.  The deadline rush subsides, and all but a scatter of reporters remain.
Discussion: Politico and Free Press
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC:
Center for Public Integrity Lays Off Four Reporters, Two Staffers  —  The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center in Washington, has laid off four reporters and two business-side staff members this week.  The Center focuses on ethics and public service issues. iWatch News …
Discussion: TVSpy
 
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Reuters:
Falling ad revenues to hit Daily Mail profits
Discussion: This Is London and Guardian
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Nick Denton Defends Pathetic Fox News Mole Posts By Saying They Brought Traffic
Discussion: TVNewser and Gawker
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Newfangled Aggregator Trapit Hires an Old-Timer: Yahoo Editor Liz Lufkin
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
BBC says it was mistakenly listed as using convicted investigator
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Curation Service Storify Partners With Pulse In First-Ever Syndication Deal
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Rolling Stone rolls out Instagram-integrated fan site; apps on the way
Stefanie Botelho / Folio:
EXCLUSIVE: Inside Huffington Post's Weekly Magazine App
Discussion: GigaOM, Journalism.co.uk and WebProNews
 Earlier Picks: 
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
China's communist state news website aims for $245 million IPO raise
Discussion: Forbes and Reuters
Richard Hall / The Independent:
New book ‘exposes links between Murdoch, politicians and police’
Discussion: Deadline.com and Guardian
Dean Starkman / CJR:
The Value of Prizes  —  I watched the Pulitzer announcements …
Lauren Kirchner / Capital New York:
Reuters Institute hosts a debate taking stock of the crisis in British (and U.S.) journalism
Discussion: Guardian and Press Gazette