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12:10 AM ET, January 30, 2013

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Dylan Byers / Politico:
James Carville, Mary Matalin leaving CNN  —  CNN contributors and political power couple James Carville and Mary Matalin are leaving the network, Carville told POLITICO today.  —  The decision was CNN's, Carville told POLITICO: “I was told that they wanted the contributors to be more available …
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Alexander Abad-Santos / The Atlantic Wire:
This Is Jeff Zucker's CNN Overhaul  —  As news arrives today that some of its most familiar (and familiarly loud) faces are on the way out and some new (and potentially household-name) anchors may be on the way in, the future of CNN is starting to take shape under its powerful new boss, Jeff Zucker.
Dylan Byers / Politico:
CNN to launch new morning show
Discussion: Poynter and Media Decoder
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Chris Cuomo Moving To CNN To Host Morning Show
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
CNN's managing editor Whitaker to leave network
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
As Music Streaming Grows, Royalties Slow to a Trickle  —  Like plenty of music fans, Sam Broe jumped at the chance to join Spotify two summers ago, and he hasn't looked back.  —  Spotify, which began streaming music in Sweden in 2008, lets users choose from millions of songs over the Internet free …
Discussion: Quartz and Business Insider
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Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat:
Rdio opens up free music streaming to the U.K., Canada, Australia, & 11 other countries  —  Streaming music service Rdio has finally launched its free-streaming option in countries outside of the United States, a sign it is serious about fishing for new users around the world.
Ben Sisario / Media Decoder:   Streaming and Micropennies: The Footnotes
Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOM:
Bezos: With ebook sales up 70% in 2012, Amazon has hit “transition” it expected  —  Amazon announced fourth-quarter earnings slightly below investor expectations Tuesday afternoon — but operating income, widely viewed by investors as an important measure of the company's overall health, rose, driving shares up in after-hours trading.
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Tim Carmody / The Verge:
Amazon rides a razor-thin wave back to profit in first full quarter of new Kindles
Discussion: Gizmodo and The Next Web
Jason Del Rey / AdAge:
YouTube Set to Introduce Paid Subscriptions This Spring  —  A New Revenue Model For TV Networks and Video Producers  —  A new chapter in online video is about to begin.  YouTube is prepping to launch paid subscriptions for individual channels on its video platform in its latest attempt …
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Sunday Times editor apologises over Benjamin Netanyahu cartoon  —  Martin Ivens says Gerald Scarfe ‘crossed a line’ with image of Israeli prime minister published on Holocaust Memorial Day  —  The acting editor of the Sunday Times has apologised unreservedly to Jewish community leaders for what he said was …
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Anshel Pfeffer / Haaretz:
Four reasons why U.K. cartoon of Netanyahu isn't anti-Semitic in any way
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Why an ‘average’ journalism grad's salary might not be an average salary where you work  —  After I blogged Monday about a survey that said 2012 j-school grads' average starting salary was $40,900, lots of Poynter readers took to Twitter or emailed me to complain about how out of line that number …
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Starting salary for j-school grads rises to $41K, on average
Jack Shafer / Reuters:
Unsolicited advice for New Republic owner Chris Hughes  —  For more than a century, rich guys who think they're smarter than the rich guys who came before them have been buying money-losing publications under the impression that by spending more money than their deep-pocketed predecessors, they'll turn the red ink black.
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
The New Republic Takes Manhattan
Discussion: FishbowlNY and AllThingsD
Meg James / Los Angeles Times:
Tribune taps former FCC official Edward Lazarus as general counsel  —  Tribune Co. has named Edward Lazarus, a former ranking Federal Communications Commission official and one-time federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, as its executive vice president and general counsel.
Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
Sportswriters Go Long Online  —  As any literary-minded technophile will tell you, the Internet has become a haven for lengthy, high-quality prose, with sites from the Awl to BuzzFeed regularly churning out 4,000-word stories.  But it's not just rambling book reviews and art-world treatises.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Washington Post gets closer to real-time fact checking with new Truth Teller prototype  —  Politicians lie.  —  Journalists try to point out those lies, but usually at some later time and in a different medium.  That gap in time and distance is just enough to let the original lie take root …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
‘New York Post’ getting a web overhaul from the team that brought you the new ‘New Republic’  —  The New York Post's website will soon be getting a much-needed makeover.  —  Design firm Hard Candy Shell is working on a sweeping overhaul of nypost.com that's expected to debut sometime in the coming months …
Drew Grant / The New York Observer:
Elizabeth Spiers Now Editorial Director at Flavorpill.com  —  Elizabeth Spiers, who ran The New York Observer as EIC from January 2011 to August 2012, has announced the first of her new gigs after leaving the paper: She'll now be the editorial director for Flavorpill.com …
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Sir Harold Evans: Murdoch should sell The Times rather than merge it with the Sunday  —  Sir Harold Evans suggested that Rupert Murdoch should sell The Times rather than merge it with its Sunday stablemate.  —  In December Times editor James Harding resigned saying: “It has been clear …
Discussion: Guardian
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Josh Halliday / Guardian:   Sir Harold Evans accuses press of cynicism over Leveson report
 
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Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Who Wants to Be Hulu CEO?
Alan D. Mutter / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Most newspaper stories are still too long
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Jim Romenesko:
Baltimore Sun's Robert Little named NPR investigations senior editor
Harrison Weber / The Next Web:
The NY Times announces timeSpace; a 4 month incubator for early stage media startups
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Jill Abramson to staff: ‘We had to layoff far fewer people than we anticipated’
Press Gazette:
Met makes 20th arrest in computer hacking probe
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Martin Belam / GigaOM:
How Facebook comments affect trolling for news websites
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Brian Anthony Hernandez / Mashable!:
Billboard's Website Redesign Makes Music Charts Playable
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From Techmeme:

Kim Zetter / Wired:
AT&T appears to have paid a member of ShinyHunters $370K+ to delete call records stolen from AT&T's Snowflake account that exposed “nearly all” of its customers

Lauren Thomas / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Alphabet is in advanced talks to acquire cybersecurity startup Wiz for roughly $23B; Wiz raised $1B at a $12B valuation in May 2024

Wes Davis / The Verge:
Apple approves the first PC emulator for iOS, UTM SE, weeks after initially rejecting and barring it from being notarized for third-party app stores in the EU

 
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