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12:15 PM ET, November 11, 2012

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George Entwistle / BBC:
Statement from George Entwistle  —  In the light of the fact that the Director-General is also the Editor-in-Chief and ultimately responsible for all content; and in the light of the unacceptable journalistic standards of the Newsnight film broadcast on Friday 2nd November …
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BBC:
George Entwistle resigns as BBC director general  —  George Entwistle made his statement outside New Broadcasting House  —  The BBC's director general, George Entwistle, has resigned in the wake of the Newsnight child abuse broadcast.  —  In a statement given outside New Broadcasting House …
Ken Doctor / Newsonomics:
For New York Times' Sake, Mark Thompson Should Step Aside  —  Scandals are the order of the day, from David Petraeus' emergency resignation this week to the implosion of BBC leadership, as its new Director-General George Entwistle announces his own hurried departure today.
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
BBC in crisis as George Entwistle resigns  —  Television boss leaves job for abuse story lapses in what Trust chairman Chris Patten laments as his ‘saddest day’  —  The BBC has been plunged into the deepest crisis in its history with the dramatic resignation of its director general, George Entwistle, after just 54 days in the job.
Discussion: Telegraph, Daily Express, Daily Mail and BBC
Reuters:
BBC must reform or die, says Trust chairman  —  (Reuters) - BBC director general George Entwistle resigned just two months into the job, after the state-funded broadcaster put out a program denounced by its chairman as shoddy journalism.  —  The BBC, reeling from revelations …
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Which Polls Fared Best (and Worst) in the 2012 Presidential Race  —  As Americans' modes of communication change, the techniques that produce the most accurate polls seems to be changing as well.  In last Tuesday's presidential election, a number of polling firms that conduct their surveys online had strong results.
Discussion: Pressing Issues
Spencer Ackerman / Wired:
How I Was Drawn Into the Cult of David Petraeus  —  Gen. David Petraeus gives the thumbs up with his wife Holly at his retirement ceremony.  Photo: DOD  —  When it came out that CIA Director David Petraeus had an affair with his hagiographer, I got punked.  “It seems so obvious in retrospect.
Jason Del Rey / AdAge:
News App Pulse Bets Big on Sponsored Content and Bite-Size Content Subscriptions  —  Brings in More Than $300,000 a Month Off Inbound Interest  —  They both are news-reading apps, they both claim 20 million users, and they're both less than three years old.
Eric Eldon / TechCrunch:
Spotify Is Having A Good 2012: Revenues Could Reach $500M As It Expands The Digital Music Market  —  Spotify, the streaming music startup, was having serious trouble paying its bills, if you believed reports from earlier this year.  Its 2011 financials showed a loss of nearly $60 million on revenues of $244 million.
Brent Lang / The Wrap:
TW's Jeff Bewkes: Streaming Is Stabilizing Home-Entertainment Revenues  —  Time Warner Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bewkes believes the bleeding has stopped in the home-entertainment market and that streaming services are to thank for the change in fortunes.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
When does shaming racist kids turn into online bullying?  —  Calling out racists who posted offensive comments about President Barack Obama seems like a great use of the internet and social networks — after all, that kind of behavior is easier to identify than it has ever been before, thanks to Twitter search and Facebook profiles.
Rani Molla / The Content Strategist:
WSJ's Heron Seeks Expanded Audience Through Social Media  —  This post is part of the Social Media Editor Series, featuring interviews with social media editors from news organizations about what they do and where they see social media in journalism going.  —  The business world might still …
Discussion: Cision
 
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