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10:00 AM ET, December 11, 2012


 Top News: 
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
David Walsh ‘humbled’ by recognition of 13-year investigation into Lance Armstrong  —  David Walsh accepts the Journalist of the Year Award.  Picture: JB Young Photography  —  David Walsh was given a rapturous reception at the first British Journalism Awards on Tuesday night as he picked …
Discussion: Media Week
Juli Weiner / Vanity Fair:
In Memoriam: The Karl Rove Fox News Prohibition (November 2012-December 2012)  —  Fox News's Karl Rove ban did not even last a month.  Karl Rove's self-imposed ban on relevancy is going much better: four years and counting!  —  Just 34 days after his election night meltdown and 27 days since …
Keith Coffman / Reuters:
Lawyers for accused Colorado shooter to subpoena Fox News reporter  —  (Reuters) - An attorney for accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes said in court on Monday he will subpoena a Fox News reporter to reveal her source for a news story about the massacre, setting up a potential First Amendment showdown.
Discussion: Associated Press and Daily Mail
PCC replacement to be set up in early 2013 - Lord Hunt  —  Lord Hunt has previously said he wants a new “tough, independent regulator with teeth”  —  Lord Hunt, the chairman of the Press Complaints Commission, has said he believes a replacement industry-backed regulator will be set up in early 2013.
Jeff Wise / New York Times:
In Pursuit of McAfee, Media Are Part of Story  —  Late last month, the editor in chief of Vice magazine, Rocco Castoro, joined by a photographer, Robert King, managed to secure a plum exclusive: an invitation to travel along with the fugitive tech millionaire John McAfee.
Etan Vlessing / Hollywood Reporter:
Detained John McAfee Sells Life Rights for Movie, TV
Howard Kurtz / Daily Download:
Why Jon Stewart Almost Bailed on the Daily Show  —  America, we almost lost Jon Stewart.  —  Or to put it more precisely, the Jon Stewart we love on the Daily Show might not have been if he had followed his original instinct.  —  Which was to quit.  —  “What I did not realize is …
Gerry Shih / Reuters:
Twitter launches photo color filters to battle Instagram, Facebook  —  (Reuters) - Twitter on Monday introduced the ability to add color filters to user-uploaded photos, a step that sharpened its budding rivalry with Facebook Inc.  —  Twitter's filters mimic the popular feature that has defined Instagram …
Discussion: Media Week
Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
DirecTV adds local sports surcharge for some new subscribers  —  Satellite broadcaster DirecTV has quietly added a surcharge to some customers for sports channels separately on several of its most popular programming packages.  New DirecTV subscribers who live in areas where there are more …
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
After rapid growth, ebook readers set for collapse with shipments plummeting 36% in 2012  —  In 2011, dedicated ebook readers saw shipments of 23.2 million units, a number that now appears to have been the peak of the ebook reader market.  By the end of 2012, sales are expected to fall a whopping 36 percent to 14.9 million units.
Michael Wolff / Guardian:
Can Jeff Zucker fix what ails CNN?  —  CNN is struggling, and doesn't understand the job in hand.  But new president Jeff Zucker could be just what it needs  —  People who have worked with Jeff Zucker, the just-appointed president of CNN, are said to adore him and to be incredibly loyal to him.
Discussion: New York Post
James Ball / Guardian:
Washington Post appears to be a dinosaur - but has already evolved  —  Its core, influential - and paying - print audience in the US capital is backed up by a forward-thinking online presence  —  British journalists have a bit of a habit of sneering at our American counterparts.
Discussion: Street Fight and Garcia Media
Adrianne Jeffries / The Verge:
Blogging with Medium, the odd new product from Twitter's founders  —  Can Ev Williams and Biz Stone build a better blog?  —  Blogging was once heralded as a great equalizer, seizing power from big media gatekeepers and redistributing it to the common internet user.
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Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Tablet Video Startup Watchup Raises $500K From Knight Foundation, News Vets, Others
Lynne Marek / Crain's Chicago Business:
The end of Trib's bankruptcy means new legal pain for shareholders
Glenn Greenwald / Guardian:
Zero Dark Thirty: new torture-glorifying film wins raves
Discussion: Wired, The Daily Beast and Mother Jones
Brian Alvey / TechCrunch:
What The Daily Got Right From Day One
MediaMonkey / Guardian:
Les Hinton back with a vengeance on Twitter
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
HBO appoints Xbox co-founder and HBO GO developer Otto Berkes as CTO
Discussion: Cable Television News
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Inside The New Yorker  —  The office feels like a bubble.
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Wasserman named dean of Berkeley's j-school
Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab:
No sleep till: Technically Media's next expansion stop is Brooklyn
Discussion: Technically Philly
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Barnes & Noble signs deals with HBO, Sony and others to launch Nook Video service for tablets in the UK
Discussion: CNET