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11:25 AM ET, July 4, 2012

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John Plunkett / Guardian:
Entwistle named as BBC director general  —  BBC's current director of vision and former editor of Newsnight will take over from Mark Thompson in the autumn  —  George Entwistle has been named as the new director general of the BBC.  —  Currently the corporation's director of vision …
Discussion: Media Week
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Guardian:
George Entwistle's memo to BBC staff  —  This email is going to everyone Dear all, I'm delighted the Chairman and Trustees think I'm the right person for the job.  Mark Thompson will be a tough act to follow.  But it's a privilege to be asked to lead the greatest broadcasting organisation …
Discussion: Press Gazette
Tara Conlan / Guardian:
Caroline Thomson, BBC's chief operating officer, expected to leave  —  Caroline Thomson, who narrowly missed the chance to become the BBC's first-ever female director general, is expected to leave the corporation following the announcement that rival George Entwistle is to succeed Mark Thompson.
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Operation Elveden: former Mirror journalist among three arrested  —  First time a journalist who has worked on a non-News International title has been arrested as part of Operation Elveden  —  A prison officer and a former Mirror journalist were arrested on Wednesday in connection …
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Operation Elveden: three arrested over alleged corrupt payments  —  Two men and a woman were arrested on Wednesday morning by police investigating allegations of corrupt payments made by newspapers to public officials.  The arrests, between 6am and 8am, bring the number of arrests …
London Evening Standard:
Private eye Glenn Mulcaire must name names at News of the World after Supreme Court ruling  —  Possible phone hacking charges against News of the World executives came a step closer today after a key Supreme Court ruling.  Five judges rejected an attempt by private investigator Glenn Mulcaire …
Discussion: @timescrime and Guardian
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Chicago Sun-Times ends Journatic relationship as dozens of fake bylines discovered at more papers  —  Just days after “This American Life” reported on outsourcing company Journatic, two of its news organization clients have announced plans to stop working with the company.
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Jim Romenesko:
Three more newspapers report fake Journatic bylines  —  The Chicago Sun-Times, Houston Chronicle and San Francisco Chronicle join the Chicago Tribune in reporting that hyperlocal content provider Journatic slapped false bylines on real estate stories they published.
Anna Tarkov / Poynter:   GateHouse to end outsourcing relationship with Journatic
Bill Shea / Crain's Detroit Business:
Don't panic yet: The Detroit Free Press isn't closing, but a major change is afoot  —  A visit to the Detroit Free Press last week by a handful Gannett corporate executives prompted the latest round of existential newspaper angst within the walls at 615 West Lafayette Boulevard.  —  The newspaper is closing!
Discussion: JIMROMENESKO.COM
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
NY Post editor must answer Murdoch, chimp queries  —  (Reuters) - The editor of the New York Post may be forced to answer questions about his discussions with media mogul Rupert Murdoch over fallout from the newspaper's publication of a cartoon that appeared to liken President Barack Obama to a chimpanzee.
Discussion: Guardian
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Robbers in California target journalists  —  Bay Area News Group photographer Laura Oda was relieved of two cameras, her laptop and a camera bag on Monday, the sixth robbery of a journalist in Oakland, Calif., in as many weeks.  —  Kristin J. Bender writes: “News crews have been robbed …
 
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Sharon Waxman / The Wrap:
New Prometheus CEO Named as The Hollywood Reporter Bleeds $6M
Discussion: BtoB Magazine and Folio
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
NY1 taps Eliot Spitzer as contributor for ‘Inside City Hall’
Brendan Sasso / Hillicon Valley:
FCC's political ad rule to take effect Aug. 2
Achy Obejas / WBEZ:
Why is the Tribune scapegoating Clarence Page?
Discussion: JIMROMENESKO.COM
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Twitter faces the same dilemma as the New York Times
Discussion: Storify and BuzzFeed, Thanks:@mathewi
Eric Celeste / Creative Loafing Atlanta:
Nashville-based media company SouthComm acquires Creative Loafing Atlanta and Washington City Paper
Discussion: Poynter
Bill Carter / New York Times:
Julian Goodman Dies at 90; Led NBC
Josef Adalian / Vulture:
The Newsroom Takes a Ratings Hit
Discussion: scanners, TVLine and Digital Spy
 Earlier Picks: 
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
‘Daily News’ loses another veteran reporter
Discussion: FishbowlNY and NY Daily News
Christine Haughney / Media Decoder:
After Petition Drive, Seventeen Magazine Commits to ‘Show Girls as They Really Are’
Discussion: Mashable! and Adweek
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Newhouses say they aren't ‘sneaking up’ on New Jersey
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
Herman Cain launching his own Web channel
Discussion: Indecision Forever
Steve Myers / Poynter:
New York Times interviewing finalists for public editor job
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Capital New York
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Fastest growing segment of piracy? Live TV
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Who leaked the Supreme Court story?
Discussion: Salon, CJR, Online NewsHour and Guardian