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1:10 PM ET, June 8, 2012

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Sabrina Siddiqui / The Huffington Post:
President Obama: ‘Offensive’ To Suggest Administration Purposefully Leaked Intelligence Info  —  President Barack Obama strongly denied Friday that his administration deliberately leaked classified national security information.  Obama responded to a mounting controversy over two blockbuster stories …
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Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Time Warner mulling leadership change at CNN  —  Time Warner brass is succession planning at CNN, but no one's walking the plank just yet.  —  Senior management is putting together a short list of potential candidates to run CNN Worldwide to end the ratings death spiral at the flagship news channel, several sources confirm.
Reuters:
Insight: Intel's plans for virtual TV come into focus  —  (Reuters) - Intel is counting on facial-recognition technology for targeted ads and a team of veteran entertainment dealmakers to win over reluctant media partners for its new virtual television service.
Discussion: VentureBeat, AllThingsD and Engadget
Julie Moos / Poynter:
NPR's ‘Car Talk’ to end original run this fall  —  The popular NPR show will stop producing original episodes this fall.  “Click and Clack” brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, 74 and 62 years old, have hosted “Car Talk” for 25 years, but say they will now “stop and smell the cappuccino.”
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
NewsBeast Loses Digital Honcho  —  The NewsBeast's Daniel Blackman, a Google vet who became chief digital officer a little over a year ago, has left the company.  Insiders said he was pushed out; Blackman couldn't be reached.  —  His departure comes at a time when the Daily Beast is experiencing …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Kevin Allman, editor of New Orleans alt-weekly ‘The Gambit,’ talks about ‘Times-Picayune’ troubles  —  Wherever there's big U.S. news, there's a small local paper that stands to enter the spotlight.  —  With the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal, it was The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Penn. …
Discussion: Fortune
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Emma Gardner / Lean Back 2.0:
Quartz: The new digital-only publication with the tablet in mind  —  As we have noted on this blog before, a number of venerable magazines are inching toward existing primarily in the digital space.  Quartz, the new business publication from the Atlantic Media Company, is making the digital leap entirely.
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Elspeth Reeve / The Atlantic Wire:
Bang the Trend Slowly  —  Several institutions exist to check the veracity of political statements: FactCheck.org, PolitiFact, The Washington Post's Fact Checker, and the classic Snopes.  Now, The Atlantic Wire would like to inaugurate a fact-checking apparatus to cover the only assertions …
Discussion: @jeffjarvis and @jackshafer
Felix Salmon:
Blogonomics: Syndication  —  Last week, the Economist's Ryan Avent sparked a storm in a Twitter teacup with this tweet: … It turned out, over the course of the ensuing conversation, that Business Insider's material from the Economist — and from Reuters, for that matter …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of Larry Kramer's USA Today  —  Larry Kramer.  USA Today.  Seems like an odd couple.  —  Since Gannett announced in mid-May that it was turning over its once-prized, now-flagging flagship property to highly respected web entrepreneur Larry Kramer, the news has been a head scratcher in digital news circles.
Economist:
Reporters without orders  —  Can journalism funded by private generosity compensate for the decline of the commercial kind?  —  from the print edition  —  BANDITS, terrorists, clan rivalries, lawless security forces and corrupt officials make Russia's north Caucasus the murkiest part of an often opaque country.
Discussion: @jayrosen_nyu
Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Wilson Quarterly is ending print publication, moving to digital  —  The Wilson Quarterly — the sometimes wonky Washington-based public affairs magazine — will apparently put out its final print edition this summer.  With that same issue, WQ will make its debut on Apple's Newsstand …
Discussion: ArtsBeat
Adam Martin / The Atlantic Wire:
Chuck Klosterman Is The New York Times Magazine's New Ethicist  —  Update (2:04 p.m. EDT): Klosterman, a music and culture critic best known for his Esquire column Chuck Klosterman's America and the book Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, confirmed via email that he starts his new gig this weekend.
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
New York Times' new Ethicist Chuck Klosterman: 'I always prefer discussing other people's problems'
Discussion: FishbowlNY
 
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Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Sometimes, less is more in a world of information overload
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Ray Bradbury wasn't a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming
Daniel Frankel / paidContent:
Why HBO is once again TV's most relevant network
Discussion: GigaOM and The Corsair
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
One year in, Bloomberg View still ‘fairly fluid’
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Slate doubles down on podcasts, courting niche audiences and happy advertisers
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Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
‘Entertainment Weekly’ Cuts Staff
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Don't just liquidate your newspapers — reinvent them
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Leonard Downie Jr / Washington Post:
Forty years after Watergate, investigative journalism is at risk
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk
Bloomberg:
As Tribune Nears Exit From Three-Year Bankruptcy, Big Papers Could Sell