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7:25 AM ET, December 7, 2014


 Top News: 
Ken Doctor / Capital New York:
T.N.R.'s peril: losing the intangible of stature before it can find its future  —  On Thursday, I had lunch with a veteran colleague in the news trade.  He's a top editor, an innovator in digital-only, magazine and newspaper media.  Like many, he's between jobs.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Rolling Stone's disastrous U-Va. story: A case of real media bias  —  On Slate's DoubleX Gabfest podcast last month, reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely explained why she had settled on the University of Virginia as the focus for her investigative story on a horrific 2012 gang rape of a freshman named Jackie …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
How Rolling Stone failed in its story of alleged rape at the University of Virginia  —  Journalists are paid to be skeptical and to distinguish facts from assertions: Don't get too close to your sources and check what they tell you.  —  Rolling Stone magazine, it appears …
New York Times:
Luke Somers, American Hostage, Is Killed During Rescue Attempt in Yemen, U.S. Official Says  —  SANA, Yemen — An American journalist held for more than a year by Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen was killed during a rescue attempt by United States commandos late Friday, a senior United States official said.
Carol Morello / Washington Post:
Source: Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian officially charged in Tehran courtroom  —  Washington Post reporter charged by Tehran court  —  Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter detained in Iran for more than four months, was officially charged Saturday in a day-long proceeding …
Studio 20, NYU:
Q&A with NPR's social media strategist Melody Kramer about Tumblr, internal sharing, and transparency  —  Jay talks to Melody Kramer, NPR's social media strategist  —  For our “agile in the newsroom” project we wanted to interview NPR's social media strategist, Melody Kramer …
Discussion: @newswhip, @jayrosen_nyu and @mathewi
Todd Spangler / Variety:
CBS, Dish Reach Carriage Deal After Brief Blackout  —  CBS and Dish Network on Saturday morning said they reached a multiyear pact for carriage of CBS-owned stations across the U.S. as well as the Eye's cable networks, coming after CBS pulled its signals Friday night from the satcaster.
Marc Graser / Variety:
Studios to Generate Record Homevideo Sales on Digital Platforms in 2014  —  Conceivably, it should be a very happy holiday for Hollywood's homevideo divisions.  If all goes according to plan, the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas should generate more revenue than ever...
Ricardo Bilton / Digiday:
High-priced research publishers warily open up to the Web  —  Big consumer-facing publishers like The New York Times and Time Inc. may be struggling, but there's one part of the publishing industry that's still a $19 billion business: academic publishing.  —  Academic publishers …
Discussion: @digiday
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Why it's so hard to calculate the cost of the Sony Pictures hack  —  The cyberattack on Sony Pictures went far beyond the typical corporate hack — with attackers allegedly leaking huge amounts of data, including personal information about employees and internal company strategy information.
Discussion: Mashable, Hit & Run and TIME
Caroline O'Donovan / Nieman Lab:
Evernote users object to Context feature that displays related news stories as they type notes  —  Algorithm fatigue: What Evernote's news-recommending product can tell us about privacy  —  e all remember Clippy, right?  He of the friendly, persistent “It looks like you're writing a letter.
Discussion: @ceodonovan
Napier Lopez / The Next Web:
Netflix is testing a “Tweet Me a Reminder” button on Twitter for new episodes  —  It can be hard to remember when new content is streaming online - you don't get assaulted with loud commercials nearly as much as on TV, after all - but it looks like Netflix and Twitter now want to make your life easier by tweeting you reminders.
Discussion: Electronista, VideoInk and The Verge
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