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6:45 AM ET, January 13, 2012

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Arthur S. Brisbane / New York Times:
Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante?  —  I'm looking for reader input on whether and when New York Times news reporters should challenge “facts” that are asserted by newsmakers they write about.  —  One example mentioned recently by a reader: As cited in an Adam Liptak article on the Supreme Court …
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Arthur S. Brisbane / The Public Editor's Journal:
Update to my Previous Post on Truth Vigilantes  —  I have appended a note statement from Jill Abramson, the executive editor, responding to this post.  —  First, though, I must lament that “truth vigilante” generated way more heat than light.  A large majority of respondents weighed in with …
Jim Romenesko:
NYT public editor on reaction to Truth Vigilante post  —  What I was trying to ask was whether reporters should always rebut dubious facts in the body of the stories they are writing.  I was hoping for diverse and even nuanced responses to what I think is a difficult question.
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Keller: 'I wonder if Art hasn't confused matters a bit'  —  It's ironic that one of the examples New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane used in asking whether reporters should be “truth vigilantes” has already been fact-checked.  —  In March 2010 PolitiFact ruled that it's not true …
Jay Rosen / Pressthink:
So whaddaya think: should we put truthtelling back up there at number one?  —  Somewhere along the way, telling truth from falsehood was surpassed by other priorities to which the press felt a stronger duty.  Arthur Brisbane, public editor of the New York Times, was unaware of this history …
Craig Silverman / Poynter:
Journalists incredulous as Times public editor asks: ‘Should the Times be a Truth Vigilante?’  —  New York Times Public Editor Arthur S. Brisbane is attracting attention and derision for his latest blog post, “Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante?”  —  “I'm looking for reader input on whether …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Newsweek Reviving Its 1960s Design for ‘Mad Men’ Issue, Down to the Ads  —  Effort Marks Season-Five Premiere of AMC Show  —  Newsweek is planning an issue marking the return of “Mad Men” this March by adopting the magazine's 1960s design throughout — all the way, it hopes, to the ads.
Discussion: PopWatch, Gothamist, FishbowlNY and Newsweek
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Chris Hughes, Facebook Co-Founder, Interested In Buying The New Republic  —  NEW YORK — Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is a candidate to buy the New Republic, according to sources familiar with the matter.  A deal has not yet been reached.  While Hughes has made his fortune in the tech world …
Discussion: Washington Post
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Summing Up Andy Rooney, Who Long Had the Last Word  —  “He actually thought death did not apply to him,” said Andy Rooney's son, Brian, “which is a great way to go.”  —  So began a memorial service on Thursday morning for Andy Rooney, the CBS News commentator who died Nov. 4 at the age of 92.
Discussion: TVNewser
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Jodi Kantor gets a grilling from Upper West Side Barnes & Noble Patrons about her book, ‘The Obamas’  —  It's been a busy, rough week for Jodi Kantor, the New York Times reporter whose new book about the first family, The Obamas, entered the world on Tuesday to mixed reviews and controversy …
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Erik Wemple:
How did the Tennessean scoop the White House press corps on the Johnny Depp Halloween party?
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
‘Daily Express right to quit PCC because it failed to stop McCann libels’  —  Paper's editor tells Leveson inquiry that regulator was not proactive enough in preventing excesses in press coverage  —  The editor of the Daily Express has justified its decision to quit the Press Complaints Commission …
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Press Association:
Why I published Madeleine stories
Discussion: Guardian
Jasmin Ramsey / AJE - Al Jazeera English:
Story of a changing headline: Iran ‘regime collapse’  —  Statements by certain officials that run counter to official policy could further harm prospects of US-Iran relations.  —  Vancouver, Canada - Here's how it goes.  On Tuesday morning, the Washington Post published an article …
Kevin Lincoln / Business Insider:
Hulu's 2011 Revenue Comes In At $420 Million  —  Hulu CEO Jason Kilar just revealed some big numbers from 2011 on the company's blog.  —  The web video startup generated $420 million in revenue, up 60% from the year prior.  —  Other key stats from Kilar:
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
Larry King, Carlos Slim Planning ‘Huge’ Online Venture (Exclusive)  —  Larry King is launching a “huge” online initiative backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, TheWrap has learned.  —  Two individuals close to King confirmed that the venture was underway, though details remain sketchy.
Discussion: JIMROMENESKO.COM
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine:
James O'Keefe's Weak New Hampshire Exposé Could Get Him Arrested  —  The Alfred E. Newman of investigative journalism, James O'Keefe, staged his latest undercover video at the New Hampshire primary, where members of his team attempted to expose voter fraud by obtaining ballots for dead people.
 
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