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10:55 AM ET, February 20, 2012

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NY Daily News:
Jeremy Lin headline slur was ‘honest mistake,’ fired ESPN editor Anthony Federico claims  —  EXCLUSIVE: ‘This had nothing to do with me being cute or punny’  —  Jeremy Lin looks on during Knicks' victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.  —  The ESPN editor fired Sunday for using …
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David Carr / New York Times:
Media Hype for Lin Stumbles on Race  —  You don't have to be an economics graduate from Harvard like Jeremy Lin to do the math on the media explosion about Linsanity.  —  The suddenly celebrated Lin is a four-fer: a God-fearing, Asian-American, Ivy League benchwarmer who has changed the fortunes of the New York Knicks.
Lucas Shaw / The Baltimore Sun:   ESPN fires employee over racist Jeremy Lin headline
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Memorial fund set up in honour of New York Times journalist  —  The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced a memorial fund in honour of Anthony Shadid, as well as plans for a scholarship and ‘possibly’ an award in his name  —  The university at which New York Times foreign correspondent …
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James Barron / New York Times:
Anthony Shadid, Times Correspondent, Posthumously Honored  —  A 24-year-old reporter who covered the sexual abuse scandal at Penn State and a Maine newspaper that uncovered substandard conditions in subsidized housing were among the winners of George Polk Awards in Journalism for 2011 announced …
Martin Phillips / The Sun:
The Sun next Sunday  —  A historic announcement  —  from Britain's most popular paper  —  THE Sun on Sunday has arrived.  —  Next weekend will see the birth of the first ever Sunday edition of your favourite paper.  —  Rupert Murdoch announced last week that The Sun on Sunday would be coming “very soon”.
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Guardian:
Rupert Murdoch to launch Sun on Sunday next weekend  —  News International says media mogul will stay in London to oversee birth of News of the World replacement  —  The Sun on Sunday will publish for the first time next weekend, News International has announced.
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
No bail curbs to stop return of arrested Sun journalists
Discussion: Tom Watson MP
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:   Sun on Sunday to be edited by Dominic Mohan
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Nook 8GB Tablet coming on February 22nd to better compete with Kindle Fire  —  The Nook Tablet's biggest problem so far has been that it costs $50 more than Amazon's Kindle Fire while targeting the same budget-conscious Android tablet market.  That's likely to change soon, however …
Duncan Gardham / Telegraph:
Bulger killer could be in line for compensation from News of the World  —  One of the killers of James Bulger is seeking to sue News International for more than £50,000 after he was informed that his phone may have been hacked by the News of the World.  —  Robert Thompson
Discussion: The Week UK
Will Bunch / Philly.com:
An open letter to the next owners of Philadelphia Media Networks  —  Dear next owner of Philadelphia Media Networks...whoever you are,  —  I've been meaning to write you for a couple of weeks — it's been hard what with all the confusion not only about what we're allowed or not allowed …
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Profitable news  —  One of the most controversial things I have said (you're welcome for that straight line) is that I insist my entrepreneurial journalism students at CUNY build only for-profit businesses.  When I said that at a recent symposium for teachers of entrepreneurial journalism …
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Michael Miner / Chicago Reader:
Why CNC is closing  —  James O'Shea, founder and editor …
Discussion: JIMROMENESKO.COM
Brian Stelter / ArtsBeat:
‘Colbert Report’ to Resume Taping  —  Stephen Colbert will resume production of his late-night show “The Colbert Report” on Monday, a spokesman for Comedy Central said Sunday.  —  Production was abruptly halted last Wednesday without explanation, prompting concern among the comedian's fans.
Discussion: Gothamist
Josh Sternberg / Digiday:
The Guardian Thrives in Facebook's Walled Garden  —  In September, British newspaper The Guardian was one of the first publishers to build an app designed specifically for its content to be consumed (and shared) within Facebook.  The upside: The prospect of added visibility to 850 million users.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
 
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