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12:10 PM ET, May 25, 2012

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New York Times:
New Orleans Newspaper Scales Back in Sign of Print Upheaval  —  The Times-Picayune, a 175-year-old fixture in New Orleans and a symbol of the city's gritty resilience during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, has buckled under the pressures of the modern newspaper market.
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Steve Myers / Poynter:
Will New Orleanians follow The Times-Picayune online after it cuts back on print?  —  Starting this fall, New Orleans will become the largest U.S. city to go without a daily newspaper, but it won't be the first.  —  That distinction is held by Ann Arbor, Mich. In 2009 …
Journalism.co.uk:
NUJ may cut one fifth of staff in face of ‘severe financial crisis’  —  A leaked report to the union's National Executive Council states the union has ‘around £300,000 in cash’ said to be the equal of ‘three weeks running costs’  —  The National Union of Journalists is …
Discussion: Jon Slattery and Press Gazette
Farhad Manjoo / Slate:
BOMBSHELL: Business Insider Kinda Brilliant  —  A defense of the rapacious news aggregator.  —  Imagine a used car salesman who learns that the shiny Mercedes in his lot has a busted engine.  He tells his friends not to go near the lemon, but when he notices a long line of people coming in to see the car …
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Battle Over Dish's Ad-Skipping Begins as Networks Go to Court  —  THE Dish Network and three television networks filed opposing lawsuits on Thursday over Auto Hop, a feature that allows Dish subscribers to automatically skip all the advertising during most prime-time shows.
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Matthew Belloni / Hollywood Reporter:
Fox, CBS, NBC Sue Dish Network Over AutoHop Ad-Skipper
New York Times:
Albany Times Union Editor Says Police Targeted His Wife's Spa  —  ALBANY — In early spring, the police raided a spa near the Capitol, alleging that a masseuse was actually a prostitute.  —  It appeared to be a minor arrest, except that the spa's owner is the wife of the investigations editor at the local newspaper, The Times Union.
Mike Shields / Adweek:
NBCU Exploring Buyback of MSNBC.com  —  Chris Matthews must be getting that tingling feeling down his leg again.  He and his colleagues may soon have a giant news site to call their own.  —  That's because NBCUniversal is in serious negotiations with Microsoft to buy back MSNBC.com.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
A push to outlaw anonymous commenters in New York gets big eye-roll from digital media  —  One might have expected the news that several Republican state lawmakers in New York want to pass a law essentially banning anonymous comments on the web to be met with outrage.
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Publishers can finally sell digital subscriptions on Android devices  —  Publishers and other app developers can now sell subscriptions with recurring payments through their Android apps.  For the past year Android developers could conduct one-time transactions, such as single-issue sales, through in-app purchases.
Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab:
From cold calls to community building: ProPublica tries to make crowdsourcing more meaningful  —  When reporters use social media for crowdsourcing, they're often just cold calling in the form of a passing tweet — Did you lose your house to foreclosure?
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Why newspapers need to lose the ‘view from nowhere’  —  Billionaire investor Warren Buffett may be buying newspapers — a move that is probably as much about cash flow and real estate as it is a long-term investment thesis — but he can't possibly buy them all, and that leaves the rest …
New York Times:
Cameron Defends Handling of Murdoch Bid  —  LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday defended his handling of a contentious and ultimately doomed $12 billion bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation to take control of Britain's most powerful and lucrative pay-television network.
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Alicia Shepard / Poynter:
Largest German newspaper rejects prestigious prize it would have shared with tabloid
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Associated Press:
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Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post:
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