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12:10 PM ET, October 24, 2011

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David Carr / New York Times:
The Media Equation: Bonuses Worthy of Protest for Gannett and Tribune Executives  —  Almost two weeks ago, USA Today put its finger on why the Occupy Wall Street protests continued to gain traction.  —  “The bonus system has gone beyond a means of rewarding talent and is now Wall Street's primary business …
David Leigh / Guardian:
BBC inquiry over solicitor's ‘rogue reporter’ phone-hacking admission  —  Julian Pike from Farrers law firm said he had known NoW executives were making misleading statements about scandal  —  The BBC has referred the royal solicitors, Farrers, to the profession's disciplinary body …
Discussion: paidContent:UK and Forbes
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James Robinson / Guardian:   Hinton: I was right to say hacking wasn't rife
Richard Blackden / Telegraph:   Rupert Murdoch urged to sell off newspapers by top News Corp shareholder
Tim Adler / Deadline.com:   Hacking Update: “No Bombshell” As Les Hinton Testifies; James Murdoch Scheduled To Face MPs On November 10
Christopher Hope / Telegraph:
WikiLeaks' money woes brings end to leak of secrets  —  WikiLeaks is to stop publishing state secrets because it is running out of money, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.  —  The whistleblowing website set up by Julian Assange said that it is temporarily suspending publication of leaks to fight a “blockade” by credit card companies.
Netflix, Inc.:
Netflix to Launch Service in the UK and Ireland for Streaming Movies and TV Shows in Early 2012  —  Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX), the leading global Internet movie subscription service, today announced it will expand to the United Kingdom and Ireland in early 2012, offering unlimited TV shows …
Huffington Post Canada:
Le Huffington Post Québec: French-Language Edition Of HuffPost Coming To Canada … AOL Canada , AOL Canada Huffington Post , AOL Huffington Post Quebec , AOL Quebec , French Canada Huffington Post , French Canada Media , French Huffington Post , HPMG Canada , HPMG Quebec …
Discussion: The Next Web
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Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:   Agency says HuffPo story payout sets precedent
Brian Steinberg / AdAge:
‘American Idol,’ NFL Duke it out for Priciest TV Spot  —  Watch out, Steven Tyler.  The Green Bay Packers are rushing you.  —  Long TV's most expensive program for advertisers, “American Idol” is now neck-and-neck with NBC's “Sunday Night Football” as the costliest prime-time show on this year's schedule …
Discussion: TVNewser and New York Magazine
Elana Zak / 10,000 Words:
4 Questions With ProPublica's New Social Media Editor  —  The role of social media editor is a relatively new, and highly coveted, spot in newsrooms.  While there are still a lot of questions about what exactly this job entails, everyone can agree that there needs to be at least …
Wall Street Journal:
NBC Unable to Shake Slide in Ratings  —  NBC's downward slide is getting steeper.  —  Long a ratings laggard, the network has fallen further behind its competitors this fall, heightening the challenge facing its new owner Comcast Corp. as it works to mount a turnaround.
Discussion: Company Town
Newspaper Association of America:
Traffic to newspaper websites increases 20 percent in past year  —  Double-digit growth in multiple categories demonstrates high level of engagement by newspaper website visitors;  —  More than 110 million unique visitors in Q3; strong reach in key demographics continues
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Tina Brown Preps Daily Beast TV Original video set to launch in Nov. By Lucia Moses  —  Tina Brown's recent forays on the Web and in print have so far had uncertain results.  Can she make it on TV?  We'll soon see: Daily Beast TV is getting ready to launch in November.
Discussion: mediabistro.com, FishbowlNY and Poynter
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
The Bestsellers: Steve Jobs And The Importance Of Pre-Orders  —  On the official morning of its release, Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs is #1 on the Kindle bestseller list, #1 in Apple's iBookstore and #2 on the Nook bestseller list.  It is not yet showing up on the Kobo or Google (NSDQ: GOOG) …
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
CBS posts the full 60 Minutes interview with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson  —  Steve Jobs's biographer answered questions about the Apple founder's life on CBS's 60 Minutes last night, and now you can watch the interview online.  —  The special interview was recorded about two weeks after Job's unfortunate death.
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
CBS Correspondent Robert Pierpoint Dies at 86  —  Longtime CBS News correspondent Robert Pierpoint died yesterday from complications following hip surgery.  He was 86.  —  Pierpoint covered six Presidents for CBS, from Dwight Eisenhower in 1957 to Jimmy Carter in 1980.
Julie Cohn / The Daily:
CNBC cancels $1M investing contest after players game the system  —  It turns out CNBC's fantasy stock market game approximates reality a little better than the network had anticipated.  —  Its much-hyped Million-Dollar Portfolio Challenge was suspended Friday because some cagey users managed to game the system.
Jack Mkirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Are These The Next ‘Early Show’ Hosts?  —  Could Charlie Rose and Gayle King become the next hosts of “The Early Show”?  —  The New York Post reported on Monday that Chris Licht, the vice president of programming at CBS News and the former executive producer of “Morning Joe,” is in talks with Rose …
Discussion: New York Post
 
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Emily Witt / The New York Observer:
HarperCollins Acquires Newmarket Press
Discussion: GalleyCat
Matt Kinsman / Folio:
The Atlantic Sees 19 Percent Jump in Ad Revenue for Third Quarter
Kevin Downey / TVNewsCheck:
‘Katie’ A Go As Clearances Top 60% Of U.S.
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Howard Kurtz Asks If Media Too Slow To Give President Obama Credit For Muammar Gaddafi Killing
Nieman Lab / @niemanlab:
NPRs Michele Norris steps down from All Things Considered as her husband takes a senior job with the White House http://t.co/XwG5iIBt
Discussion: Media Decoder
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Piper Jaffray: Apple is already building prototype TV sets
TMZ:
Casey Anthony: NBC Finds Clever Way Around Paying For Interview
Maha El Dahan / Reuters:
Egyptian talk show host suspends show in protest
 Earlier Picks: 
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Mattel buys Hit Entertainment for $680m
Discussion: Adweek and rbr.com
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Just How Much Damage Did Netflix Really Do to Itself?
Discussion: Forbes
Henry Blodget / Business Insider:
DAVID FRUM: It's Time We Republicans Finally Admitted That Paul Krugman Might Be Right
Discussion: Paul Krugman
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
FCC to Take Another Crack at Boosting Station Disclosures
Bill Carter / New York Times:
In a Gloomy Economy, TV Sitcoms Are Making a Comeback
Craig Silverman / Regret the Error:
The New York Times offers an amusing Angry Birds correction
Discussion: Gawker
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
‘Public Parts’ and its public parts: In a networked world, can a book go viral?
Discussion: BuzzMachine and bookforum.com