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2:05 PM ET, September 22, 2012


 Top News: 
Craig Silverman / Poynter:
Twitter CEO says curation tools for newsrooms are coming  —  “So, how does it feel to be the voice of the press in the 21 century?,” Emily Bell asked Twitter CEO Dick Costolo during a keynote interview Friday at the Online News Association Conference in San Francisco.  —  “I don't view that as my job, of course,” he said.
Discussion: ONA12, GigaOM and The Next Web
Erik Sass / MediaPost:
U.K. Journos on Social Media: Meh  —  Social media is supposed to be revolutionizing journalism, but British journalists don't seem to be feeling the revolutionary spirit.  In fact, our colleagues across the pond sound a bit skeptical about social media's impact on their profession …
Steve Buttry / The Buttry Diary:   Yes, social media is a ‘time suck,’ like lots of useful journalism tools
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
CNN Reveals Finding Libya Ambassador's Journal  —  NEW YORK — Anderson Cooper revealed Friday night that CNN had found U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens' personal journal following the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed him and acknowledged the network used …
Discussion: CNN
Steve Buttry / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Students already consume news digital-first; student media should follow suit  —  Editor's Note: It's the start of the school year, which means students are returning to journalism programs around the country.  As the media industry continues to evolve, how well is new talent being trained …
Discussion: The Buttry Diary
Jeffrey Hermes / Nieman Journalism Lab:
A reason for optimism in the IRS' handling of nonprofit news orgs  —  I am very pleased to be able to share the news that, after more than two and a half years, the nonprofit San Francisco Public Press has finally received recognition of its tax-exempt status from the IRS under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
Google News at 10: How the Algorithm Won Over the News Industry  —  Google's “billions of clicks” are only half of the story.  —  In April of 2010, Eric Schmidt delivered the keynote address at the conference of the American Society of News Editors in Washington, D.C. During the talk …
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Poll: College women get election news from the paper, though they'd rather not  —  About 730 college women, mostly 20-year-olds, who use the HerCampus website say they plan on voting this November (about 67 percent of them for President Obama).  The most important issue facing them, they say, is student loan debt.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
The story of ‘M,’ Peter Kaplan's latest ambition  —  “The ‘A’ can't point down!”  —  That's what Fairchild Fashion Media editorial director Peter Kaplan said when he got his eyes on the page proofs for the opening essay of his new magazine, M.  —  It was a relaunch of a publication Fairchild had been putting out until 1992.
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:   Move over, GQ and Details: M mag is back
Anna Codrea-Rado / CJR:
A timeline that isn't boring  —  The New York Times reimagines a form to offer new perspective on driving deaths  —  Timelines are generally considered the lowest form of data visualization, because displaying data chronologically doesn't tend to provide much journalist value.
Nieman Journalism Lab:
Postcard from Doha: At Al Jazeera English, interactive journalism built on collaboration  —  DOHA, Qatar — Mohammed el-Haddad knows there is a larger dialogue in the United States and the U.K. about data journalism, hacker journalism, or whatever the term may be.  He knows it's an emerging career track in newsrooms.
Exclusive: Tribune eyes former Discovery executive Liguori as CEO  —  (Reuters) - Peter Liguori, a former top executive at News Corp's Fox and Discovery Communications Inc, has emerged as the leading candidate for Chief Executive at Tribune Co once it emerges from bankruptcy, according to two sources close to the situation.
Discussion: and The Wrap
Jim Romenesko:
[UPDATED] Tipster: ‘Plagiarism had almost made it to the final print’ of Chris Anderson's new book  —  UPDATE: Crown Publishing Group marketing and publicity director Tara Delaney Gilbride sends this email: … A tipster who received a review copy of Wired editor Chris Anderson's “Makers” …
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
AP promises members it won't break news on social media
Discussion: Associated Press
Ted Hesson / ABCNEWS:
Jose Antonio Vargas Challenges NYT and AP To Drop ‘Illegal Immigrant’
Discussion: Politico
Jim Romenesko:
Jeff Cohen resigns as Houston Chronicle editor, moves to editorial page
Dominic Rushe / Guardian:
James Murdoch as Fox TV head would be a ‘slap in the face’ to shareholders
 Earlier Picks: 
Sarah Marshall /
Social news app News360 partners with 30 news outlets
Discussion: Big News
Nick Wingfield / NYT Bits:
Salon Sells The Well to Longtime Members
Ben Sisario / Media Decoder:
Joaquín Almunia on Europe's Tough Terms for Approving Universal-EMI Deal
Discussion: Guardian, New York Times and Reuters
Greta Van Susteren / Gretawire:
The Self Delusion of BROADCAST news and the danger of ‘quiet’ bias
Discussion: Poynter and TVNewser
Scott Soshnick / Bloomberg:
NFL Said to Have Deal With Time Warner for NFL Network, RedZone
Discussion: Engadget and