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12:05 PM ET, April 20, 2012

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Erik Wemple:
USA Today alleges harassment scheme  —  USA Today Washington Enterprise Editor Ray Locker says that the worst thing they said about him was that he “was in bed with the Taliban.”  —  Who would say that about Locker?  He doesn't know.  But what he does know is a timeline …
Business Week:
The DOJ's Publishing Lawsuit May Doom Digital Rights Management  —  In the days following the announcement of the U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit against publishers accused of colluding with Apple (AAPL) to raise e-book prices, much of the U.S. publishing industry decamped to the U.K. for the annual London Book Fair.
Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post:
New York Times Staffers Protest Contract Negotiations, Pensions (VIDEO)  —  New York Times staffers have put out a new video speaking out against the ongoing contract negotiations with the paper's management — particularly proposed changes to their pension plans.
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Business troubles show signs of deepening despite strong 1st quarter at New York Times Company
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The New York Times Company in 2015
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Will Sulzberger be the next Times Company C.E.O.? He doesn't quite say ‘no’
Steven Rosenbaum / Fast Company:
Content Curators Are The New Superheros Of The Web  —  Yesterday, the ever-churning machine that is the Internet pumped out more unfiltered digital data.  —  Yesterday, 250 million photos were uploaded to Facebook, 864,000 hours of video were uploaded to YouTube, and 294 BILLION emails were sent.
Rachel Swan / East Bay Express:
The San Francisco Examiner Closes in on Purchase of San Francisco Bay Guardian  —  The owners of the San Francisco Examiner are on the cusp of buying the San Francisco Bay Guardian.  Bay Guardian Executive Editor Tim Redmond told the Express this afternoon that he's “optimistic” the deal will be signed soon.
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Phone hacking: News International faces nearly 50 new claims  —  Civil claimants now include Sir John Major's former daughter-in-law, Lord Blencathra and former union leader Andy Gilchrist  —  The number of new civil claims for damages over alleged News of the World phone hacking faced …
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Murdoch's News Corp facing growing legal threat in US
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Hulu Announces Four More Original Series, Bringing Total Lineup To Seven  —  Hulu has been having a busy week.  On Tuesday, the company announced a new deal for advertisers, which now charges them only for ad completions, and today at Hulu's upfronts, the company announced the arrival of even more original shows.
Michelle Quinn / Politico:
California: Bloggers should disclose political pay  —  SAN FRANCISCO — In a new twist on political disclosure, California may soon require bloggers to report financing from campaigns.  —  The proposal, by the state's Fair Political Practices Commission, is believed by state election officials …
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
How Mitt Romney Beats the Press, Avoiding Most National Interviews  —  The candidate is carefully avoiding most national interviews outside of Fox.  Howard Kurtz on why Mitt resents the media—and what his isolation is costing him.  —  It wouldn't be fair to say that Mitt Romney is hiding from the national media, exactly.
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Dawn:
Senior Dawn journalist Murtaza Razvi found dead  —  Dawn's Senior Assistant Editor and Magazines Editor Murtaza Razvi was murdered in Karachi.  —  KARACHI: Murtaza Razvi, a senior assistant editor and head of magazines at Dawn, was murdered in the early hours of Thursday, in Karachi.
Lauren Kirchner / CJR:
Online News Startups Struggle to Break Even in Western Europe  —  A viable business model remains as elusive overseas as it is in the U.S.  —  Last year, in a research project titled “The Business of Digital Journalism,” the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism set …
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Larry Kirshbaum shares many more details on how Amazon Publishing will work  —  Last week, Amazon New York publisher Larry Kirshbaum — the publishing industry veteran hired to oversee the launch of the NY imprint's first list this fall — sat down for an interview with writer …
 
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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
A look at Apple's slow rollout of AI features, impressive visionOS 2 beta, plans for thinnest, lightest devices in tech, including a phone in the iPhone 17 line

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