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9:55 AM ET, December 15, 2011

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Guido Fawkes:
Judgement Day for Piers Morgan  —  It's now been confirmed that Piers Morgan will be before Leveson's show trial next week.  Some weekend reading for Mr Jay...The former Mirror and News of the World editor will be under oath.
Brian Stelter / The Caucus:
MSNBC Apologizes to Romney Campaign for Klan Report  —  Blaming its own staff for an “appalling lack of judgment,” MSNBC apologized on Wednesday for reporting that a phrase used by Mitt Romney on the campaign stump was used in the past by the Ku Klux Klan.  —  The brief report during the 11 …
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Guardian:
‘Silent Shadow’ gives Leveson evidence  —  • 37-year-old woman arrested in inquiry into payments to police  —  • NoW investigator: I set up company called Silent Shadow  —  • Myler: I felt there were ‘bombs under newsroom floor’ at NoW  —  • Can't recall if Murdoch was handed email but backs Crone
Discussion: msnbc.com
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BBC:
Leveson Inquiry: Myler accepted ‘rogue reporter’ view  —  Mr Myler was News of the World editor from 2007 until its closure earlier this year  —  Ex-News of the World editor Colin Myler has said he feared “bombs under the newsroom floor” in the form of possible widespread wrongdoing in the past.
Discussion: @journalismnews
Lucy Carne / Herald Sun:
Guardian accused of running ‘false accusations’ about Milly Dowler's voicemails to sink News of the World  —  LEFT-leaning UK broadsheet The Guardian has been accused of deliberately running “false accusations” about murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler's voicemails to sink rival News of the World.
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Alex Peake / The Sun:   Guardian dodges TV clash with The Sun
Jon Slattery:
Newsnight: Public say press regulation has failed
Discussion: BBC
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Nick Davies: Dowler story had ‘very significant’ error
Discussion: Guardian
Associated Press:
Newspaper trade group spends $245K on 3Q lobbying … NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. newspaper industry's largest trade group spent $245,241 during the third quarter to lobby the federal government on a range of issues involving journalism and the newspaper business, according to a quarterly disclosure report.
Julie Moos / Poynter:
‘The Elements of Style’ reinvented as rap video by Columbia J-school students  —  Jake Heller decided a few months ago to “do for journalism nerds what the Keynes vs. Hayek video did for econ nerds, by transforming ‘The Elements of Style’ into a rap video.”  He told me about the process by email (below), but first here's the result:
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Former NoW journalist arrested over alleged payments to police  —  Lucy Panton, the former crime editor of the News of the World, is believed to have been arrested on Thursday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged payments to police officers.
Discussion: Press Gazette
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Tom Watson MP:
John Yates on Lucy Panton  —  Culture Media & Sport Select Committee - 24th March 2011.  —  Q78 Jim Sheridan: How would you describe you relationship with Lucy Panton?  —  John Yates: I have known Lucy for a number of years.  I have been around crime and serious crime for probably the best part of 15, 20 years.
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
My new job at ReadWriteWeb, and what it means for SplatF  —  If you follow me on Twitter, or follow tech news in general, you may have seen the announcement this morning that I'll be joining ReadWriteWeb as Editor At Large starting in January.  —  SAY Media, my business-side partner for SplatF, just acquired RWW.
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Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Say Media Eyes IPO, Buys ReadWriteWeb
Discussion: CNET News, Forbes and TechCrunch
Aaron Gell / The New York Observer:
Peter Braunstein, WWD Writer Turned Tabloid Monster, Still Has Issues  —  One day in October 2010, Peter Braunstein's monthly subscription copy of W magazine arrived right on time.  It was one of the first under the direction of a new editor, Stefano Tonchi, and the cover featured Ryan Gosling …
Discussion: Spiersblr
Jennifer Preston / New York Times:
Occupy Movement Shows Potential of Live Online Video  —  Brad Hunstable started Ustream, an online video platform, with a fellow West Point graduate back in 2007 to help American troops overseas communicate with multiple friends and family members at the same time.
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Universal has ‘Tech News Today’ episode yanked from YouTube for reporting on MegaUpload promo video  —  We're still not sure what to make of the strange war that's erupted between file sharing service MegaUpload and Universal Media Group after MegaUpload posted a promo video that appears …
Ben Sisario / Media Decoder:
Live Nation Buys BigChampagne, Analyzer of Consumer Data  —  In a bid to expand its ability to analyze large amounts of consumer data, Live Nation Entertainment, the music giant that includes Ticketmaster, is buying BigChampagne, a small but influential company that monitors online media consumption.
Discussion: Company Town and hypebot
Roi Carthy / TechCrunch:
Smart Magazine Is my6sense's Flipboard With Digital Intuition  —  Back in May, my6sense raised another $1.1 million to continue pushing its digital intuition technology to market.  —  Today, the company is releasing a brand new product called ‘Smart Magazine’ which can be best described …
Eric Eldon / TechCrunch:
The Top Political Stories On Facebook In 2011 Were Sensationalized, Polarized And Mostly Mainstream  —  Facebook has released a list of the most popular US political news stories among its users over the past year.  It's a pretty depressing read if you're idealistic like me …
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Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:   Huffington Post dominates Facebook's most-shared politics stories of 2011
Felix Salmon:
The value of finding content to link to  —  I'm convinced there's real value in driving readers to great content — and clearly I'm not alone: Outbrain has just raised another $35 million.  —  What's Outbrain?  Well, if you look at the All Things D story announcing the new round …
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Richard Huff / NY Daily News:
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Bloomberg:
Glam Media Plans IPO Filing by End of Q2
Discussion: Reuters
Ioanna Opidee / Folio:
Magazine Launches Up 23.8 Percent in 2011
Discussion: BtoB Magazine
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J. David Goodman / Media Decoder:
Times of London Cancels Comedy Podcast That Mocked Murdoch
Discussion: New York Times
David Carr / Media Decoder:
Is James Murdoch Running Out of Denials?
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Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Mail: Dowler question was ‘perfectly legitimate inquiry’
Caroline Davies / Guardian:
Judge tells reporters: tweet as you wish
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