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9:00 PM ET, March 21, 2012


 Top News: 
Adam Martin / The Atlantic Wire:
Mike Daisey Blames Other Reporters for Perpetuating His Lies
Discussion: CNN and The Huffington Post
Rebecca J. Rosen / The Atlantic Online:
Mike Daisey's First Public Talk After the ‘This American Life’ Retraction
Discussion: The Stranger …, Thanks:@jaredbkeller
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
I can't stop reading this analysis of Gawker's editorial strategy  —  In January, newly minted Gawker editor A.J. Daulerio announced an experiment: Each day for two weeks, a single staff writer would be assigned “traffic-whoring duty.”  [Language alert.]
Amy Thomson / Bloomberg:
Brooks Said to Be Quizzed by Police on Defense Official Payment  —  Rebekah Brooks, the former Chief Executive Officer of News Corp. (NWSA)'s U.K. publishing unit, was questioned by police about payments made to a source at the Ministry of Defence, a person familiar with the investigation said.
Discussion: Guardian
@skynewsbreak:   PA sources: Former News International CEO Rebekah Brooks questioned about alleged payments to MoD officials
Tim Walker / Telegraph:   Rupert Murdoch makes Roman Abramovich ‘an offer’ to buy his newspaper titles
Village Voice:
What Nick Kristof Got Wrong: Village Voice Media Responds  —  Nicholas D. Kristof was wrong about the most devastating ‘fact’ in his Sunday, March 18th, column in The New York Times regarding  —  He wrote about an underage victim of human trafficking: “Alissa says pimps routinely peddled her on Backpage.”
Nicholas Kristof / On The Ground:
Responding to Village Voice on Sex Trafficking  —  After my Sunday column criticizing Village Voice Media for providing a forum for sex traffickers on its websites, Village Voice has struck back.  It has just gone on line with an article “What Nick Kristof got wrong”:  —  The article begins:
Paul McNally /
Tributes paid to Los Angeles Times' first woman reporter  —  Dorothy Townsend, who has died at the age of 88, was a pioneer and a lone female reporter in a team of men  —  The Los Angeles Times has paid tribute to its first-ever female news reporter - a lone woman in a team of male journalists at the title in the mid-1950s and 1960s.
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and LA Observed
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
Los Angeles Times Cuts Staff Again (Exclusive)
Discussion: LA Observed
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed:
LA Times posts reporter opening - the day before layoffs *
Discussion: The Wrap and Talking Biz News
Sarah Marshall /
Social predicted to overtake search as Guardian traffic driver  —  The Guardian's Facebook app has been downloaded eight million times since it was launched six months ago, seeing around 40,000 downloads a day.  —  Speaking at the Guardian Changing Media Summit, Tanya Cordrey …
Discussion: @antderosa
Stephen Folwell / Guardian:
Guardian app for Google TV: an introduction
Discussion: The Next Web
Sarah Marshall /
BSkyB CEO confirms he pulled Sky News story on F1  —  Jeremy Darroch, the chief executive of British Sky Broadcasting, has confirmed that he asked Sky News to pull a story on Formula 1, ahead of the launch of a Sky F1 HD channel.  —  The Financial Times yesterday reported that Darroch …
Discussion: Digital Spy
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
BSkyB announces Now TV, offering pay-as-you-go Internet TV to the masses
Discussion: Guardian and The Verge
Mark Sweney / Guardian:   BSkyB denies pulled F1 story undermines Sky News's independence
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC:
Former Roll Call Editor Spills Beans About Questionable Racial Hiring Practices  —  UPDATE: Roll Call Editorial Director Mike Mills Responds.  —  Roll Call's former Features Editor Debra Bruno (a.k.a. Bebbie Druno) is bound to burn a few bridges today with a story in the Opinion Pages …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Debra Bruno / Christian Science Monitor:   Facebook stalking in the name of affirmative action
Erik Wemple:
Jason Mattera interviews someone — is it Bono?  —  Jason Mattera, editor at large at Human Events, is famous for rough-and-tumble journalism.  Last year he created a sensation when he pulled something of a fast one on Vice President Biden.  He distracted the veep by pretending he wanted to pose for a picture with him.
Associated Press:
Gary Pruitt of McClatchy new AP president, CEO  —  NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has announced that Gary Pruitt, a former First Amendment lawyer who heads the third-largest newspaper company in the U.S., will become the news cooperative's next president and CEO.
Discussion: Poynter and Sacramento Bee
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Video: Vevo To Launch In Six More Countries, CEO Caraeff Says  —  The music distributor and service Vevo plans to triple its global footprint in 2012, CEO Rio Caraeff tells paidContent while answering questions about a rumoured tie-up with Facebook...  Vevo, which redesigned last week …
Discussion: VentureBeat and The Next Web
Introducing Travelreads: The Best Storytelling for the Best Places in the World, Presented by Virgin Atlantic  —  One of the coolest things about Longreads is when someone tweets: … This got us thinking: What if we started gathering the best #longreads for every destination in the world?
Discussion: The Atlantic Online, Adweek and AdAge
Jim Romenesko:
CNN's Chapin named NPR Senior Foreign Editor  —  Edith Chapin is leaving CNN to become NPR News Senior Foreign Editor.  Since 2007, she's been the cable news network's vice president and deputy bureau chief in Washington, D.C. NPR says “she brings a critical constellation of skills to this job …
Discussion: and FishbowlDC
Peter Osnos / The Atlantic Online:
Toasting the Columbia Journalism Review at 50  —  Looking back at a half century of conversation and criticism at a publication that believes journalism matters  —  The Columbia Journalism Review is in the midst of its 50th anniversary year, a considerable achievement.
Amanda Bennett / Nieman Watchdog:
Lessons learned from a period of intense newspaper turmoil  —  Between September 2001 and November 2006, I was editor of two Knight Ridder papers, first the Lexington Herald-Leader and then The Philadelphia Inquirer.  It was a period of intense turmoil.  Today Knight Ridder no longer exists.
Daniel Frankel / paidContent:
The Good And Bad News From The Latest Pay TV Subscriber Figures  —  The good news for the traditional subscription TV industry: subscriber counts across the cable/satellite/telco television services industry grew by 380,000 in 2011.  The bad news?  Growth of satellite and telco subscriptions …
Discussion: Multichannel
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Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
Aereo TV Will Stream For Months As Court Case Simmers
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
FT industrial action cancelled after improved pay offer
Discussion: Guardian and News on News
Lauren Effron / ABC News:
Tina Brown Says Newsweek/Daily Beast Isn't ‘Making Money Yet’
Discussion: ABCNEWS and FishbowlNY
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
The inside story of the other Milly Dowler scoop
Discussion: Press Gazette
 Earlier Picks: 
Craig Silverman / Poynter:
Baltimore Sun columnist confesses to recycling passages from old columns
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Audit Bureau Of Circulations Endorses Meaningful Metrics On Digital Mags
Discussion: MediaPost and NetNewsCheck Latest
Zach Christman /
Police Handcuff NBC Chicago Photojournalist