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7:15 AM ET, February 20, 2011

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Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
Paul Miller And The Five Rules Of Stunt Resignation  —  On Friday afternoon, Paul J. Miller caused what passes for a kerfuffle inside the technology journalism meta-bubble.  —  Miller, as you know, is “Senior Associate Editor” at our estranged sister site Engadget - or at least …
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Brad McCarty / The Next Web:
The AOL Way claims its first victim: Engadget editor Paul Miller resigns  —  A few weeks ago, in case you've missed the news, AOL released an internal document to its staff that was entitled The AOL Way.  The documents contained what could be taken as a manifesto, of sorts, but really showed how AOL was intending to do business.
ProPublica:
Female Foreign Correspondents' Code of Silence, Finally Broken  —  This piece was co-published in the New York Times  —  Thousands of men blocked the road, surrounding the S.U.V. of the chief justice of Pakistan, a national hero for standing up to military rule.
Ryan Spoon:
Techmeme Figuring Out the Blend of Real-Time & Published News.  —  I had the following post written and in the my blog's queue (which is how I usually write / blog).... and then something happened: Twitter and UberTwitter tussled.  —  And as it broke on Friday, there was a mixture of real-time commentary …
Tim Arango / New York Times:
The Murdoch in Waiting  —  ON a night in late January when he should have been in the Swiss village of Davos, James Murdoch went to dinner here with his father, Rupert, and several journalists from The Sun, the tabloid that the Murdochs have owned since 1969.
Discussion: Guardian
Chris Ariens / mediabistro.com:
Martin Bashir MSNBC Show Debuts Feb. 28; Thomas Roberts to Anchor 11am Hour  —  Martin Bashir's MSNBC show will finally hit the airwaves Monday, February 28, at 3pmET.  The network also announced that Thomas Roberts, who has been filling in at 3pm, will now anchor the 11amET hour which means …
Bill Carter / Media Decoder:
MSNBC Hosts Settle In After Olbermann  —  MSNBC has certainly felt the impact of the departure of its most successful host, Keith Olbermann, last month, though the network has not suffered anything that could be called a collapse.  —  Ratings for the host who replaced Mr. Olbermann …
Discussion: Inside Cable News
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
How Much Severance Does Axed Time Inc. CEO Have Coming?  —  Jack Griffin, far right, with ex-colleagues from Time Inc. Image by via @daylife  —  Time Warner hired Jack Griffin last summer to be the CEO of its magazine division, Time Inc., home to People, Time and Sports Illustrated, among other titles.
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Mike Shields / Adweek:   Sources: IAB Considering Rehiring Rothenberg
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
BBC Charts New Course for its U.S. Newscast  —  Tapping into what it sees as a need for impartial international news on cable, the BBC said Friday that it would aggressively seek distribution in the United States for BBC World News America, its 24-hour news channel.  —  But that's in the long term.
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Mark Joyella / Mediaite:
BBC Plans To Boost News Coverage In The U.S.: “Never Been A Greater Need For Impartial News”
BBC:
Larry King claims Piers Morgan was ‘oversold’ to US  —  Larry King (right) bowed out in December after presenting his CNN talk show for 25 years  —  Former long-running CNN talk show host Larry King has claimed his successor Piers Morgan was “oversold” to US television audiences.
Discussion: BBC, The Huffington Post and Mediaite
Erik Sass / MediaPost:
By Design: ‘Time,’ ‘Newsweek’ Plan Another Revamp  —  There seems to be a deep-seated belief in the consumer magazine industry that a new look can give a beleaguered publication a new lease on life — but the evidence suggests that superficial (or even more substantial) redesigns actually have little impact on circulation or ad sales.
Felix Salmon / CJR:
Business Insider's Barcelona Junket  —  Victoria Barret reports on the nice little deal that Dan Frommer has going on in Barcelona: “Samsung was generous enough to sponsor our trip”, in the words of Frommer himself.  —  Barret is reasonably sympathetic, and likes the fact that Frommer inserts …
Discussion: The Next Web and IR Web Report
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
NY Times reinventing ‘Week in Review’ section  —  The New York Times is overhauling the paper's Sunday “Week in Review” section, a “reinvention project that will involve staff from both the newsroom and the editorial department.”  —  Times editor's aren't just tinkering with the existing “Week in Review.”
Discussion: Poynter
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