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2:40 PM ET, April 23, 2012

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David Carr / New York Times:
TV Corrects Itself, Just Not on the Air  —  After broadcasting an audio clip on the “Today” show about George Zimmerman last month that hit the trifecta of being misleading, incendiary and dead-bang wrong, NBC News management took serious action: it fired the producer in charge and issued …
Steve Fishman / New York Magazine:
The Tabloid Turncoat  —  Colin Myler, the Daily News' new editor, knows his enemies at Rupert Murdoch's New York Post.  Maybe too well.  —  Five years ago, Colin Myler, now the editor of the Daily News, received a message from Rupert Murdoch's people.  At the time, Myler, a square-faced Brit, was a top ­editor at Murdoch's Post.
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Guardian:
Myler's role at NY Daily News under scrutiny  —  Allegations made that Myler, when News of the World editor, told reporters to dig for dirt on MPs investigating phone hacking  —  Colin Myler's editorship of the New York Daily News, one of the most prominent newspapers in America …
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Capital New York
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
Sky News chief apologises for misleading Leveson  —  Sky News editor John Ryley has apologised to the Leveson Inquiry after making a submission which stated there had been no interception of communications by its journalists.  —  Head of Sky News John Ryley said it was “highly unlikely” …
Discussion: Press Gazette
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Ben Child / Guardian:
Michael Moore predicts phone-hacking scandal will spread to Fox News  —  Documentary film-maker has ‘gut feeling’ investigations will reveal phone hacking at Murdoch subsidiary Fox News  —  The film-maker Michael Moore has suggested that the phone-hacking scandal at News International …
Discussion: 24 Frames and NME News
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:   Leveson becomes Murdoch family affair
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
New Romney Spokesman Scrubs History Of Attacking Media  —  NEW YORK — Richard Grenell, a former Bush administration official who joined the Romney campaign Thursday as national security and foreign policy spokesman, appears to have deleted more than 800 of his past tweets following scrutiny …
Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune replaces TribLocal with Journatic suburban content  —  Tribune Co. announced Monday it has made an investment in Chicago-based media content provider Journatic, which will take over production of TribLocal, the Chicago Tribune's hyper-local news report.  Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
Discussion: @ckrewson
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
NimbleTV Aims to Stream TV on Devices  —  In a move that could hasten the slow pace of so-called TV Everywhere, a technology start-up is introducing a way to move a whole subscription's worth of TV onto the Web, with or without the subscription company's permission.
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Google closes down online news payment system One Pass  —  Just over a year after launching the online payment service for news publishers Google has announced its closure  —  Google launched One Pass a day after Apple announced its subscription service for content-based apps
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Meltwater Response To Associated Press Lawsuit: AP Is Misusing Copyright Law  —  We were somewhat surprised by the Associated Press' decision to sue news search engine Meltwater, because we couldn't see how the AP — even with its absurdist interpretation of copyright law — had any case.
Discussion: Poynter
Thomas Catan / Wall Street Journal:
Experts Say Government Had Little Choice in E-Books Case  —  WASHINGTON—The U.S. Justice Department has come under criticism since filing an antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc. and five publishers, accusing them of colluding to fix e-book prices.  —  But many experts say that under antitrust law …
Channel 4:
Channel 4 News team deported from Bahrain  —  Jonathan Miller, foreign affairs correspondent for Channel 4 News, and his team have been deported from Bahrain following their release from detention.  —  The correspondent, cameraman, Joe Sheffer, and producer Dave Fuller …
 
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