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3:15 PM ET, November 8, 2013

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Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Lara Logan Apologizes For Botched ‘60 Minutes’ Benghazi Report, Says Show Will Issue Correction  —  In a humiliating retreat from a piece she had staunchly defended, “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan admitted on Friday morning that she and the news magazine had made a “mistake” …
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Accounts Differ to F.B.I. and CBS on Benghazi  —  Dylan Davies, a security officer hired to help protect the United States Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya, told the F.B.I. he did not go there the night terrorists attacked it on Sept. 11, 2012, an account that contradicts a version of events …
Erik Wemple:
Benghazi: First, ‘60 Minutes.’ Next, Fox News?
Discussion: The Raw Story
Lynne Marek / Crain's Chicago Business:
Onion halts all print editions, turns entirely to digital “news”  —  The Onion is halting its print version in Chicago and its two other remaining markets with its Dec. 12 issue.  The newsweekly was 25 years old and is survived by its website and a new creative service for advertisers.
Bhavya Dore / Hindustan Times:
Tina Brown, who edited New Yorker and Newsweek, doesn't read magazines anymore  —  Television is dead, the newsstand finished, editors weak and journalism is in a dark, uncertain place, says Tina Brown, the woman who edited the New Yorker, Vanity Fair and Newsweek.
Robert Andrews / Beet.tv:
Time Inc To Launch Mobile Video Content Channel  —  Soon to be spun out from Time Warner, magazine publisher Time Inc will launch a mobile-specific video brand by year's end.  “You'll see something from over the next four to six weeks - a video-only offering in mobile,” …
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NPR's Brian Boyer on Building and Managing News Apps Teams  —  Process, hiring, and what it takes to make it in newsroom code  —  As part of our one-year anniversary series, we're interviewing news apps and interactive features editors about the history of their teams, the challenges they face …
Mike Shields / Adweek:
Google and Nielsen Partner on Online Campaign Ratings [Updated]  —  As part of the ongoing quest to get more TV dollars to Web video, buyers and sellers are suddenly in love with old school metrics like ratings and GRPs.  Over the past year few months, many brands and agencies have been insisting …
Discussion: AdExchanger
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Nancy Gibbs promotes top lieutenants at ‘Time’  —  Time managing editor Nancy Gibbs has moved up two of her lieutenants on the magazine's masthead.  —  Gibbs announced in a staff memo this morning that Michael Duffy and Radhika Jones have both been promoted to deputy managing editor.
Discussion: WWD Media Headlines and FishbowlNY
Tim Carmody / Hazlitt:
What's Missing in Keller and Greenwald's Future of Journalism  —  Last week, Bill Keller did a funny thing.  The former executive editor and current Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times, as authoritative and oracular as he is moderate and guarded, opened up a space for pointed …
Discussion: @ggreenwald and @tcarmody
Paul Raeburn / MIT:
“Discovering” a new body part: one case study of bad science journalism on the Internet  —  New body part discovered?  Yes, in 1879.  —  It was startling news, but an easy story to write: Scientists have discovered a new body part!  Amazing, isn't it, that something could have eluded us since the time of Hippocrates?
John Reynolds / Guardian:
Former BBC TV news head suggests axing BBC3 and 4 to focus on quality  —  Roger Mosey says ‘doing two channels very well’ could improve audience engagement and TV licence fee expenditure  —  The BBC's former editorial director and Olympics supremo Roger Mosey has suggested more of the BBC's licence fee …
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Washington Post plans Sunday edition of its free Express paper  —  Beginning Nov. 17, The Washington Post's free weekday commuter paper Express will begin delivering a Sunday edition to people who've opted in to Savings Now, the Post's lawn delivered advertorial product for nonsubscribers.
Perry Chiaramonte / Fox News:
New York's top court to rule on Fox journalist's bid to protect sources  —  A FoxNews.com reporter facing potential jail for not revealing the sources of her reporting on Aurora, Col., gunman James Holmes will appear before New York State's top court next week in a bid to quash a subpoena requiring her to testify in the case.
Discussion: Big News Network.com
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Marvel creating four superhero shows exclusively for Netflix, premiering in 2015  —  Marvel is creating four live-action superhero series that will air exclusively on Netflix beginning in 2015.  The first of the TV series will focus on Daredevil, while the following series will star Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage.
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Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
Netflix-Marvel deal leaves Hulu without superheroes
Discussion: @efeng
Kathryn Schulz / New York Magazine:
That Goddamned Blue Bird and Me: How Twitter Hijacked My Mind  —  I joined Twitter, with very bad grace, on March 5, 2010.  I was a few months away from publishing my first book, and my agent, editor, publicist, and assorted other media-savvy types sat me down and informed me that if I cared …
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John Plunkett / Guardian:
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Richard Lawler / Engadget:
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Alex Weprin / Capital New York:
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
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Dan Gillmor / Guardian:
A simple question for new FCC chair Tom Wheeler: which side are you on?
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Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post:
Guardian Responds To UK Spy Chiefs On Edward Snowden Leaks
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David Lieberman / Deadline.com:
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Michael Rondon / Folio:
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