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7:45 AM ET, December 10, 2012

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New York Times:
Bloomberg Weighs Making Bid for The Financial Times  —  Not long ago, The Financial Times would have been the crown jewel of any media company, instantly conferring prestige and influence on its owner.  Now, given the likely bidders, one of the world's most respected and distinctive financial newspapers …
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Adam Clark Estes / The Atlantic Wire:
Does Michael Bloomberg Really Need a Newspaper?  —  Michael Bloomberg's got a lot going on.  He's the mayor of New York City, one of the most powerful cities on the planet.  He owns 90 percent of the wickedly profitable media company that bears his name.  He's number 10 on the Forbes 500 list.
Discussion: Quartz and Talking Biz News
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
An Empty Seat in the Courtroom  —  THE lawyer David Coombs rarely speaks publicly outside the courtroom.  He says that his client, Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of leaking secret documents to WikiLeaks, prefers it that way.  —  But last Monday night at a Unitarian Church in Washington, Coombs made an exception.
Anna Heim / The Next Web:
Meet Matter, San Francisco's new accelerator for media startups [Interview]  —  If you think traditional media outlets are disconnected from the startup world, think again.  While Europe has already welcomed initiatives such as BBC Worldwide's Labs and the Irish Times' Digital Challenge …
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Patent troll strikes NYT, media industry over mobile web sites  —  A shell company is suing the New York Times, the Huffington Post and five other media companies over patents related to mobile computing.  —  In a series of complaints filed in Delaware, Clouding IP LLC claims the media outlets …
Discussion: WebProNews and Business Insider
Agence France-Presse:
Iran launches own ‘YouTube’ website: state TV  —  Tehran: Iran has launched its own video-sharing website to compete against Google's popular YouTube whose content is deemed inappropriate by the Islamic regime, the state television reported on Sunday.  —  The website (http://www.mehr.ir) …
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
NYT DC bureau chief: ‘The Web has created a more responsible press, with higher standards’  —  David Leonhardt explains in a Reddit AMA response why the Web has been good for journalism: … The New York Times D.C. bureau chief became the latest journalist to participate in a Reddit AMA …
David Carr / New York Times:
For Wall Street Journal, Leadership at a Crossroads  —  Betting against Rupert Murdoch hasn't gone very well for many people, including me.  When he bought The Wall Street Journal in 2007 and brought in a trusted associate, Robert Thomson from The Times of London, I said that he might ruin …
Dan Froomkin / The Huffington Post:
How the Mainstream Press Bungled the Single Biggest Story of the 2012 Campaign  —  Post-mortems of contemporary election coverage typically include regrets about horserace journalism, he-said-she-said stenography, and the lack of enlightening stories about the issues.
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Web Video, on Your TV, That Looks Like TV  —  There are now lots of ways to get Web video onto your TV.  But in lots of cases that stuff still looks like Web video — clips you're not supposed to watch for more than a couple of minutes at a time.  —  So here's another attempt to blur …
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Farhad Manjoo / Slate:
Stop Calling Me a Troll  —  The other day I wrote a column criticizing iTunes.  It was somewhat harsh.  “Each new upgrade brings more suckage into your computer,” I argued under the headline, “Won't Someone Take iTunes Out Back and Shoot It?”  Predictably, the column got some people riled up.
Discussion: New York Magazine
Gail Shister / TVNewser:
Losing in the Ratings, Soledad O'Brien Longs ‘To Be On a Team that Strategizes How to Win’  —  Safe to say CNN's Soledad O'Brien is excited about her new boss.  —  When she heard that Jeff Zucker — also her old boss — had been named president of CNN Worldwide, “I thought, ‘Yes!,’” O'Brien says.
Discussion: FishbowlDC
 
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Lacey Rose / Hollywood Reporter:
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Dylan Byers / Politico:
Press fear Obama private swearing in
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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
NYT launches Compendium, a Pinterest-like tool for the paper's content
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