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2:55 PM ET, December 11, 2012

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Bloomberg:
Tribune Said to Seek Bankers for Newspaper Sale  —  Tribune Co., the bankrupt owner of the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and six other daily newspapers, is interviewing bankers about selling its papers, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
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Lynne Marek / Crain's Chicago Business:   The end of Trib's bankruptcy means new legal pain for shareholders
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
BuzzFeed apologizes (sort of) for smear of The Oatmeal cartoonist  —  Popular viral news site BuzzFeed this week slammed a cartoonist as an amoral hypocrite.  Unfortunately, the story turns out to have been based on a grievous factual error — leading the cartoonist to issue a savage counterattack …
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Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Late shift ap-Piers likely for CNN host  —  CNN host Piers Morgan could join the late-night crowd.  —  The slumping cable news network is considering moving his hour-long interview show from the prized 9 p.m. slot back to 10 p.m. — or even later, The Post has learned.
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Michael Wolff / Guardian:
Can Jeff Zucker fix what ails CNN?
Discussion: New York Post
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
For employees of Bloomberg LP, a megabonus deferred  —  The thousands of employees of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's eponymous media and finance company will have to wait longer than they thought for the megabonuses dangled in front of them two years ago, Capital has learned.
Ed Sherman / The Sherman Report:
Sporting News prints final magazine after 126 years; web site still continues  —  It was inevitable.  —  After the 126 years, The Sporting News is printing its last magazine.  One of the great traditions in sports is yet another casualty of the modern news era.  —  The Sporting News, though, isn't going away.
Elizabeth Jensen / Media Decoder:
PBS Names Beth Hoppe as Programming Chief  —  PBS has a new head of programming.  —  Beth Hoppe, who joined PBS in August 2011 as a vice president in the programming department, has been promoted to the top programming job, according to an internal memo distributed Tuesday.
BBC:
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.
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Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:   Leveson report: editors seeking legal advice on third-party complaints
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Lena Dunham Wages War with Gawker  —  Despite what most would think, Lena Dunham is not a fan of Gawker.  In fact, she had her lawyer contact the site after Gawker published her book proposal, which fetched her a cool $3.7 million.  Gawker did take down the proposal, but that wasn't enough for Dunham.
Discussion: HyperVocal, Inside TV and Deadline.com
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.
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
Angus Stickler resigns from Bureau of Investigative Journalism over Newsnight documentary  —  Angus Stickler, the journalist behind the disastrous Newsnight programme implicating Lord McAlpine with child sex abuse claims, has resigned from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
The New York Times Relaunches On Android With Support For More Tablet Sizes, New Text-To-Speech Feature  —  The New York Times this afternoon relaunched its Android application, with an improved, more responsive design, and added support for text-to-speech functionality …
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab and Engadget
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
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: Twitter Blog and Media Week
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
The Daily's ‘nicely dressed’ Mike Nizza is named editor of Esquire Digital  —  Another member of The Daily's editorial team has landed on his feet as News Corp. prepares to shut down the short-lived tablet publication.  —  Mike Nizza, who's been The Daily's managing editor for news since …
 
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