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6:45 AM ET, May 25, 2011

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Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Times Reporter Served With Subpoena in Leak Case  —  WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors, with the approval of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., are trying to force a reporter at The New York Times to testify at a criminal trial about who leaked information to him about a C.I.A. effort …
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
Barnes & Noble goes after Kindle with Nook Simple Touch Reader  —  Barnes & Noble has decided to expand its Nook line by offering a new device that is... less capable than its previous offerings?  The company announced the simplified Nook during a media event in New York on Tuesday …
Discussion: Marco.org and CrunchGear
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Paul Wakely / BBC:
Moderation and ‘superinjunctions’  —  I'm the Editor, Moderation Services for BBC Online, which means I oversee moderation of your comments across the BBC website.  —  I wanted to respond to some interesting discussions about the moderation we've applied to comments about the 'footballer injunction …
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Why The New York Times replaced its Twitter ‘cyborg’ with people this week  —  The New York Times is turning off the automatic feed for its main Twitter account this week in an experiment to determine if a human-run, interactive approach will be more effective.
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
BBC Global Digital Chief: The “ROI from Facebook is Staggering”  —  Social media is not a marketing solution but a “profit center” for the BBC's commercial Web sites, says Daniel Heaf, Director of Digital for BBC Worldwide, in this exclusive interview with Beet.TV
Discussion: paidContent:UK
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Will Publishers Choose the Open Web Over Apple's Walled Garden?  —  More and more magazine publishers are signing up with Apple to offer subscriptions through their iPad apps, including Conde Nast — which rolled out in-app subscriptions for Wired and GQ today — and Hearst.
Discussion: Mashable! and Poynter, Thanks:mathewi
Noreen Malone / Slate:
Em dashes—why writers should use them more sparingly.  —  According to the Associated Press Stylebook—Slate's bible for all things punctuation- and grammar-related—there are two main prose uses—the abrupt change and the series within a phrase—for the em dash.
Rem Rieder / American Journalism Review:
The Rise of Political Fact Checking  —  Two good examples of news outlets holding candidates accountable.  Posted: Tues.  May 24, 2011  —  Rem Rieder (rrieder@ajr.umd.edu) is AJR's editor and senior vice president.  —  One of the more encouraging developments in journalism in recent years …
Paul Linford / HoldTheFrontPage:
Giggs story heralds record traffic for Scottish title  —  The Sunday Herald is boasting record web hits after naming Ryan Giggs as the footballer who took out a gagging order over an alleged extramarital affair - despite the story not initially appearing online.
Foster Kamer / New York Observer:
Closely Held Company: Is the Author of ‘Too Big to Fail’ Too Schmoozy With Wall Street?  —  A few hours after HBO's Too Big to Fail, the star-studded adaptation of New York Times financial reporting wunderkind Andrew Ross Sorkin's best-selling account of the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Oprah Calls and Reflects on 25 Years  —  “Hi, it's Oprah.”  —  A week ago, with only a few more episodes of her show left to tape and to promote, Oprah Winfrey picked up the phone herself to call The New York Times for a scheduled interview.  —  Having dialed a number that was one digit away …
Discussion: Forbes.com
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter:
From radio reporter to graphic novelist, how Brooke Gladstone became a character in ‘The Influencing Machine’  —  “On the Media” reporter Brooke Gladstone has long been identified by her voice on the radio.  Now, readers can see her voice in a new graphic novel that comes out today.
Joe Flint / Company Town:
Dick Ebsersol's exit from NBC sends signal to rest of company  —  The abrupt departure of Dick Ebersol as chairman of NBC Sports Group last Thursday sent shockwaves through the network and the media industry.  —  It also sent a not-so-subtle message to other top NBCUniversal executives: Get with the program or hit the road.
 
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Marci Windsheimer / Open:
NYTWrites: Exploring Topics and Bylines
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Michael Paterniti / GQ:
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Discussion: TVNewser
Dbyers / Adweek:
Bloomberg View to Launch on Wednesday
Discussion: Mediaite, Yahoo! News and FishbowlNY
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Wired, GQ announce iPad subscriptions
Discussion: paidContent, Wired and GigaOM
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
USA Network's Chatter Aggregates Conversations About TV Shows From Facebook and More
Discussion: Lost Remote
Stephanie Miles / Street Fight:
Case Study: N.Y. Bookstore Finds Value in Hyperlocal Ads
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Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
VentureBeat hires Wired's Dylan Tweney, and still looking for more awesome team members
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
AOL Seeks Heidi Klum's Advice in Million-Dollar Content Deal
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Curbed National
Fortune:
Facebook: Journalists' friend or foe?
Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
Jeff Jarvis: When It Comes To New Journalism, ‘Transparency Is The New Objectivity’
Discussion: The Corsair and mediabistro.com
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Reuters strikes deal to syndicate third-party investigative journalism
Discussion: Poynter
ProPublica:
Inside the Campaign to Release Al-Jazeera English Journalist Dorothy Parvaz
Thanks:propublica