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7:40 AM ET, November 10, 2013


 Top News: 
Edward Wong / International New York Times:
Bloomberg News Is Said to Curb Articles That Might Anger China  —  BEIJING — The decision came in an early evening call to four journalists huddled in a Hong Kong conference room.  On the line 12 time zones away in New York was their boss, Matthew Winkler, the longtime editor in chief of Bloomberg News.
Andrew Jacobs / New York Times:
Reporter for Reuters Won't Receive China Visa  —  BEIJING — The Chinese government has rejected the visa application of a veteran American journalist who had been waiting eight months to begin a new reporting job in China for Thomson Reuters, the journalist said.
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
Lessons in a Surveillance Drama Redux  —  IT was almost eight years ago that The Times published a blockbuster story by James Risen and Eric Lichtblau about a secret Bush administration program to eavesdrop on Americans without warrants.  But for many Times readers, it still resonates deeply.
Andrew Rosati /
Venezuela releases Herald reporter  —  CARACAS — After almost 48 hours in custody, Miami Herald Andean Bureau Chief Jim Wyss was released Saturday to U.S. Embassy officials, who confirmed that the journalist was in good health and had not been mistreated.  —  “A sincere thanks to everyone …
Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger to be questioned by MPs over NSA leaks  —  Rusbridger to appear before home affairs select committee after claims that revelations were damaging national security  —  The editor of the Guardian is to be questioned by MPs about his newspaper's publication …
Porochista Khakpour / Al Jazeera America:
A document mule in the Internet age … On an unbearably hot San Fernando Valley day in the first week of September, I meet journalist Jason Leopold at Toluca Lake's Sweetsalt Food Shop, an unassumingly jovial cafe where neither of us Californians had been before.
Peter Sterne / Capital New York:
NSFW Corp lays off three, including one famous former Anthony Weiner intern  —  On Thursday, the Not Safe For Work Corporation, which publishes nsfwcorp magazine, laid off three of its staffers.  Two of them shared the news on Twitter: sex and science editor Leigh Cowart and political reporter Olivia Nuzzi …
Discussion: @paulcarr and @paulcarr
Hans-Jürgen Schlamp / Spiegel Online:
New Italian Website Targets Mafia with Anonymous Informants  —  A new group in Italy is seeking to break the mafia's code of silence by providing informants the means to safely reveal information to the media or authorities via an anonymous Internet portal.  The site's founders are hoping for tip-offs from abroad too
Discussion: Kirk LaPointe's …
Sara Morrison / The Wrap:
Fox News Stands By Its Benghazi Reporting  —  While “60 Minutes” has apologized for and admitted that its Benghazi report that used the supposed “eyewitness” account of British security officer Dylan Davies was a mistake, Fox News, which also used Davies' account in its stories about the attack …
Discussion: @juddlegum, Mediaite and Erik Wemple
Alastair Reid /
How Future is bringing TV values to online video  —  Scheduled programming, standardised show lengths and ad breaks to set your watch by - the rigid structures of traditional broadcasting may not seem like a suitable place to take inspiration from in the free and flexible world of online video.
Emma Bryce / The Connectivist:
America's Media Guzzling Ways  —  What amounts to 14 feet of books, tightly stacked and spread across the entire continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii?  Answer: the amount of media data, measured in printed text, that Americans consumed last year.  —  That's 6.9 zettabytes—6.9 million-million gigabytes—to be exact.
Discussion: Beyond Search
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 …
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