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2:25 PM ET, December 9, 2013

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Peter Lauria / BuzzFeed:
How To Use The Media To Sell A Company  —  “Time Warner Cable's Next CEO Ready to Sell If Price Is Right,” blares the headline of a Bloomberg story published Friday morning.  The headline isn't as informative it sounds, however: a basic operating principle of mergers and acquisitions reporting …
Discussion: @jimpoco and @peterlauria3
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Reuters:
Time Warner Cable incoming CEO says in no rush to sell company
Discussion: Gigaom
David Carr / New York Times:
Where Freedom of the Press Is Muffled  —  In China on Thursday, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. spoke plainly about the role of a free press in a democratic society.  —  “Innovation thrives where people breathe freely, speak freely, are able to challenge orthodoxy, where newspapers …
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Confirmed: Flipboard Raises Another $50 Million To Close Out Its Series C Round  —  Flipboard has confirmed that it raised an additional $50 million, which will close out the Series C round of financing that it brought on in September.  In addition to the new funding, Flipboard is also announcing …
Discussion: AllThingsD
Courthouse News Service:
NYT reporters sue Homeland Security for files on their interrogations at JFK airport this year  —  Homeland Security Stiffs Times Reporters  —  MANHATTAN (CN) - Two New York Times reporters sued the Department of Homeland Security for records on their interrogations at JFK Airport this year.
Discussion: @freedomofpress
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Layoffs ahead at Time Inc.  —  Time Inc. staffers were informed today that layoffs lie ahead in the New Year, Capital has learned.  —  The publishing giant has implemented cuts in recent years while aiming to rein in costs.  Just under a year ago, 500 jobs were slashed from the company …
Andy Serwer / Fortune:
Inside the mind of Jonah Peretti  —  The visionary media entrepreneur, diviner of virality and one-time enfant terrible (he turns 40 on New Year's Day) explains the mechanics of how information spreads, his personal reading habits, and why it's dangerous to be a slave to the numbers.
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
The not-so-quaint charm of the email newsletter  —  In spite of today's obsession with social networks, the email newsletter remains a potent vector for the dissemination of news and for driving traffic back to websites.  It comes with one condition, though: reintroducing a human touch.
Discussion: @dskok, @qz, @jayrosen_nyu and @niemanlab
Steve Volk / Philadelphia Magazine:
George Norcross Now the Majority Owner of Inquirer, Daily News, Philly.com  —  In a move that has deep ramifications for Philadelphia's entire media ecosystem, George Norcross III has become the majority owner of the Inquirer, Daily News and philly.com.  —  Norcross is expected to announce …
Naomi Sharp / Columbia Journalism Review:
The future of longform  —  A conference at the Columbia Journalism School explored the craft's digital prospects  —  When readers started moving to the internet, media analysts thought longform journalism was in trouble.  Attention spans were going to shrivel.
Edward Moyer / CNET:
Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)  —  Big Brother may be watching you.  But Glenn Greenwald is watching Big Brother.  —  That's not a bad take on how the 46-year-old constitutional-law attorney turned crusading journalist turned thorn in the side of the NSA might describe his mission.
Discussion: Forbes and @wblau
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
New Yorker, Washington Post Passed On Seymour Hersh Syria Report  —  NEW YORK — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh accused the Obama administration Sunday of having “cherry-picked intelligence” regarding the Aug. 21 chemical attack in Syria that served as evidence for an argument …
Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk:
Trinity Mirror launches ‘socially-shareable data journalism’ site  —  Ampp3d, Trinity Mirror's new project for “socially-shareable data journalism”, launches today to “explore both the day's news agenda and a range of topics that people care passionately about”, according to the site.
Discussion: Guardian and @martinbelam
 
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Amanda Lee Myers / Associated Press:
Twitter, Facebook, others warn defamation suit against gossip site could “significantly chill online speech”
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Hadas Gold / Politico:
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Discussion: New York Times
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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Report: alleged ringleader of the Scattered Spider hacking group was arrested in Spain; sources: the accused is a 22-year-old Scottish man named Tyler Buchanan

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
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