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11:40 AM ET, November 26, 2012

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David Carr / New York Times:
Using War as Cover to Target Journalists  —  The setting at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel on Tuesday represented the height of refinement, but Alan Rusbridger, editor in chief of The Guardian, reminded the black-tie crowd at the annual dinner for the Committee to Protect Journalists of something …
Discussion: Infowars
Christine Haughney / Media Decoder:
Hiring a Bush Daughter, to Attract Younger Readers  —  Southern Living, a magazine with features on decorating fireplace mantels and profiles of former President Jimmy Carter describing how he hunts holiday turkeys, has a loyal following among middle-aged Southern women.
Neil Thurman / Journalism.co.uk:
Why liveblogs outperform other online news formats by up to 300%  —  Dr Neil Thurman and Anna Walters, from City University London's Journalism School, have just published a study into liveblogging, which is becoming the default format for covering major breaking news stories, sports events …
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Bureau of Investigative Journalism says it had ‘no responsibility’ for making of Newsnight child abuse report  —  The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has declared that it was not responsible for the disastrous Newsnight child abuse report of 2 November but it has expressed regret …
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Ben Dowell / Guardian:
McAlpine libel: 20 tweeters including Sally Bercow pursued for damages  —  Comedian Alan Davies and the Guardian's George Monbiot also in defamed McAlpine's sights  —  Sally Bercow, the wife of the speaker of the House of Commons, comedian Alan Davies and Guardian columnist George Monbiot are among twenty …
Bill Shaikin / Los Angeles Times:
Dodgers, Fox Sports talking $6-billion TV deal  —  Fox Sports could pay at least $6 billion to retain the Dodgers' television rights, three parties familiar with the negotiations said Sunday.  The deal could be worth three times what the Dodgers' new owners paid for the team and almost 20 times …
Discussion: Deadline.com and Bloomberg
New York Times:
From Man Who Insulted Muhammad, No Regret  —  LOS ANGELES — Fuming for two months in a jail cell here, Nakoula Basseley Nakoula has had plenty of time to reconsider the wisdom of making “Innocence of Muslims,” his crude YouTube movie trailer depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a bloodthirsty, philandering thug.
Dean Starkman / CJR:
The Washington Post needs a paywall—now  —  A strategic error needs to be reversed, stat  —  The not-so-gentle ejection of Marcus Brauchli from the top editor's chair at The Washington Post has cast a bright spotlight now on senior leadership, including his boss, Katharine Weymouth …
Richard Nieva / PandoDaily:
Umano wants to tell you the news, literally  —  As a Bay Area resident, I think I can speak for most when I say: BART is awful.  The Bay Area Rapid Transit pales in comparison to other metropolis' public transportation trains.  It's overly crowded at rush hour, makes a grand total of eight stops …
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Anchors Quit on Air, but Reason Is Unclear  —  Cindy Michaels and Tony Consiglio came to work last Tuesday with a secret: this was going to be their last day co-anchoring the news together.  —  The anchors, in Bangor, Me., had been talking for some time about leaving WVII and WFVX …
Discussion: TVSpy and Chickaboomer
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
HarperCollins launches digital-only teen imprint  —  HarperCollins has a new young adult (YA) imprint, HarperTeen Impulse, that will publish digital short stories and novellas.  Ebooks will be priced between $0.99 and $2.99.  —  “We're seeing short-form content becoming more popular …
Discussion: Media Decoder
Dave Winer / Scripting News:
Bullet points on Ev's new startup  —  I listened to a podcast interview between Evan Williams and Jeffrey Zeldman yesterday.  It had a few bits about Medium, which is his new startup.  I am interested in know what his thinking is on this — as we've been exploring the same territory for a number of years …
Discussion: @scottros, @jayrosen_nyu and ReadWrite
 
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