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7:35 AM ET, February 16, 2012

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Interference Seen in Philadelphia Papers  —  Last week, Gregory J. Osberg, chief executive and publisher of the Philadelphia Media Network, which publishes The Inquirer, The Daily News and Philly.com, summoned the news organization's three most senior editors to his office.
Discussion: Gannett Blog
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Julie Moos / Poynter:
Philly papers to lose 37 positions through buyouts, layoffs  —  Philadelphia Media Network executives announced at a meeting with Guild leaders today that they will reduce the newsrooms of the Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com by 37 positions.  The company will offer buyouts first, and then begin layoffs if necessary.
Buzz Bissinger / New York Times:   Who Will Tell Philadelphia's Story?
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Journalists' employers must protect sources, says Lords committee chair  —  Lord Inglewood speaks out on row over News Corp passing information on Sun reporters' confidential sources to police  —  The chairman of the Lords communications committee has said that a proper employer has a duty to protect its journalists' sources.
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Lena Groeger / ProPublica:
Murdoch's Circle: The Growing News International Scandal  —  From phone hacking to bribery, the corruption at News International has involved many players—increasingly, ones close to Rupert Murdoch.  We've mapped out the players involved in this growing debacle, organized by their proximity …
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Sun staff line up human rights challenge to News Corp inquiry team
Robert Hutton / Bloomberg:
News Corp. Hacking Report Delayed by Debate
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Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
CBS 4Q Profits Soar Despite Revenue Dip  —  Profits at CBS surged 17 percent to $384 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, capping off a year in which its net income nearly doubled, according to its earnings report on Wednesday.  —  The strong earnings report, which included a new corporate record …
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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
CBS May Produce New Show for Netflix  —  The digital video boom has generated lots of extra money for big media companies, who are selling off old shows to services like Amazon, Hulu and Netflix.  —  But as those services start to dabble in creating their own shows, big media companies …
Rem Rieder / American Journalism Review:
Ignoring the Facts at PolitiFact  —  Its off-the-mark conclusions are undermining its credibility.  Weds., February 15, 2012.  —  Rem Rieder (rrieder@ajr.umd.edu) is AJR's editor and senior vice president.  —  Nobody is a bigger fan than I am of the rise of the fact-checking movement in contemporary journalism.
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Joe Flint / Company Town:
CNN officially severs ties with Larry King  —  CNN and Larry King are going their separate ways.  —  Though King gave up his daily prime-time talk show on CNN in December 2010, he still had a deal for several specials.  The last of those — “A Larry King Special: Dinner With the Kings” — aired in December.
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
WUSA reporter Andrea McCarren balks after backlash over teen drinking stories  —  At first, the comments from viewers were just nasty.  No problem.  Andrea McCarren, a veteran TV reporter, could handle that.  —  But then the response to McCarren's reports about underage drinking on WUSA …
McKay Coppins / Buzz Feed:
Atlantic Media Execs Headed To To St. Bart's  —  The owner of The Atlantic Media is paying to send 20 senior executives and editors to St. Bart's, a posh French Caribbean destination.  Atlantic owner David Bradley, who is building a home on the resort island, rented villas for editors …
Eric Eldon / TechCrunch:
A Month In, Facebook Timeline Brings New Growth For Myspace, Yahoo News, Pinterest, And Others  —  Having rolled out Timeline at the end of last year, Facebook followed up in mid January by letting third-party apps integrate with the reverse-chronological scrapbooking feature.
Amanda Hess / GOOD:
Boys Will Hire Boys: The Media Is Male and Getting Maler  —  My first job in journalism was at a local newspaper staffed mostly by men.  When many of them left for gigs elsewhere, I was told that hiring decisions would be based on finding the “best person for the job.”
JP Mangalindan / Fortune:
AOL may never be able to patch up Patch  —  The internet company has placed high hopes — and lots of cash — in its hyperlocal news venture.  But, with just a few sites actually turning a profit, the numbers may never add up.  —  FORTUNE — It was supposed to be a savior.
Meg James / Company Town:
Comcast fourth-quarter profit jumps 26%; NBC and film lag  —  Comcast Corp. beat analysts' estimates with a 26% increase in fourth-quarter profit, but two NBCUniversal units continued to struggle: the NBC broadcast network and Universal Pictures.  —  For the quarter ended Dec. 31 …
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