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6:15 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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Hadas Gold / Politico:
Simon & Schuster pulling Benghazi book  —  The publisher for Dylan Davies, the source of “60 Minutes” controversial Benghazi report, announced on Friday that they are pulling his book “in light of information” brought to their attention since its publication.
Erik Wemple:
Benghazi: First, ‘60 Minutes.’ Next, Fox News?
New York Times:
Accounts Differ to F.B.I. and CBS on Benghazi
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.
MediaPost:
FCC OKs Media General-New Young Broadcasting Merger  —  The FCC gave approval to Media General to merge with New Young Broadcasting Holding Co, Inc. Media General expects to close on the transaction Nov. 12.  The FCC approved Media General's applications seeking consent to transfer …
Andrew Rosati / MiamiHerald.com:
Venezuelan authorities detain Miami Herald reporter  —  CARACAS — Jim Wyss, the Miami Herald's Andean bureau chief, was detained by Venezuelan authorities Thursday while reporting on the country's chronic shortages and looming municipal elections.  Wyss remained in custody Friday afternoon.
Discussion: Riptide 2.0
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.
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
iHeartRadio Tops 40 Million Registered Users  —  iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio service, has today announced that it has topped 40 million registered users and 260 million downloads since relaunching in September 2011.  Though the milestone is significant, it's worth noting …
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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 …
Discussion: @jeremybowers
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 …
Tim Peterson / AdAge:
Jason Kilar Poaches Another Key Hulu Exec For ‘Fremont Project’  —  The Fremont Project Said to Be Focused on Mobile Video  —  Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is raiding the video service once again for talent.  —  This time he's bringing Hulu's VP-product Lonn Lee aboard his secretive startup The Fremont Project.
Discussion: Gigaom
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: @niemanlab and AdExchanger
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,” …
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.
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
 
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Richard Lawler / Engadget:
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Sarah Laskow / Columbia Journalism Review:
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