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1:05 PM ET, December 13, 2012


 Top News: 
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Times-Picayune says circulation is up since it cut staff, print frequency  —  WWNO  —  On the New Orleans radio show “Out to Lunch” Monday, business manager David Francis said The Times-Picayune's print circulation has gone up since it cut print frequency.
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
James Harding pulls out of BBC Question Time after quitting as editor  —  Former Times boss to be replaced on Thursday night's current affairs debating show by Lord Bilimoria, founder of Cobra beer  —  James Harding, who resigned as Times editor on Wednesday, has pulled out of a scheduled appearance on this week's BBC's Question Time.
Alison Langley / CJR:
Europe's newspapers are dying too  —  The implosion of the newspaper industry, long a dreaded topic in the US, has finally hit the continent  —  The staff of Financial Times Deutschland appeared on the back page of the newspaper on Friday, in a deep bow.  Below the photo was an apology, translated here from German:
David Meyer / ZDNet:
Google reaches deal with Belgian publishers, avoids paying ‘link tax’  —  Summary: The finer details of the arrangement are yet to emerge, but it appears as though Google has routed its opponents here.  The litigation is over, and the company will not need to pay any ancillary copyright fees …
Discussion: paidContent and Google Europe Blog
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
The future of television has arrived: it's called the iPad  —  Why owning the second screen is Apple's game to lose  —  The future of the television is the iPad.  —  That was the overwhelming message at the TV of Tomorrow conference in New York, which saw executives and decision makers …
Melanie Lee / Reuters:
Amazon launches Kindle store in China, could pave way for Kindle  —  (Reuters) - Inc has launched a Kindle store for China, the company said on Thursday, selling Chinese electronic books for the mobile Kindle application, in a move that could soon see the device launched in China.
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
Amazon wins EU e-book pricing battle with Apple  —  (Reuters) - European Union regulators ended an antitrust probe into e-book prices on Thursday, accepting an offer by Apple and four publishers to ease pricing restrictions on Amazon and other retailers.  —  The decision hands online retailer Amazon …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Interview: Google expands mobile mag products amid web threat  —  Google launched its Play Magazines storefront for UK Android devices on Thursday and relaunched its Currents Flipboard app competitor, and more magazine announcements are due in a couple of weeks.
Meenal Vamburkar / Mediaite:
NY Times' Nate Silver: ‘Punditry Is Fundamentally Useless’  —  The New York Times' Nate Silver — of FiveThirtyEight fame — was interviewed as part of Google's D.C. Talks series, during which he remarked on political reporting and punditry.  The latter, he told Jonathan Karl, “is fundamentally useless.”
Discussion: Poynter and Politico
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Entwistle resignation meeting minutes barely mention plan to pay £450,000  —  BBC Trust's teleconference record only minutes four main points and does not include any comments from trustees  —  Official minutes of a BBC Trust meeting hurriedly convened the night George Entwistle resigned reveal barely …
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Dropbox acquires music streaming company Audiogalaxy - but why?  —  Dropbox, the company behind the popular file-sharing service of the same name, has expanded its ranks with the acquisition of personal music streaming service Audiogalaxy for an undisclosed sum.
Tom Grubisich / Street Fight:
‘Post-Industrial Journalism’ Report Deserves an A, and an F  —  A new report from Columbia Journalism School's Tow Center for Digital Journalism takes a look at everything that's wrong with digital journalism, starting at the top and going all the way down to the hyperlocal level.
Discussion: West Seattle Blog
Michael Malone / Broadcasting & Cable:
Media General Bonuses Help Make Up for Furloughs  —  Five days' pay for those who sacrificed income in the lean years  —  Hinting at its new life as a pure-play broadcaster, Media General is giving those who lost income during a 2011 furlough program a cash payment equal to up to five days of pay.
Discussion: TVSpy
Sarah McBride / Reuters:
Andreessen denies Internet bubble, advises Times to stop printing  —  (Reuters) - Far from experiencing a bubble, Silicon Valley has been in the throes of a “technology depression,” Netscape co-founder and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen said at the New York Times Dealbook conference on Wednesday.
Marco Arment /
My master plan for revolutionizing the future of publishing and saving tablet-native journalism  —  I have a lot of respect for the publishing industry and the futurists who try to predict where it's heading.  Nobody in that business has it particularly easy.
Ryan Chittum / CJR:
Paywall illogic  —  Steve Buttry distorts our arguments—and the evidence  —  Followers of the hot 'n heavy paywall debate—all seven of you—may find it hard to believe, but there's plenty of room for consensus on whether digital subscriptions are good, bad, or indifferent for news.
Discussion: The Buttry Diary
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Discussion: ReadWrite, AllThingsD, GeekWire and ZDNet