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9:15 AM ET, July 17, 2012

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Google's Marissa Mayer Becomes Yahoo's Chief  —  Marissa Mayer, one of the top executives at Google, will be the next C.E.O. of Yahoo, making her one of the most prominent women in Silicon Valley and corporate America.  —  The appointment of Ms. Mayer, who was employee No. 20 at Google …
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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
The Marissa Mayer Yahoo Show, Brought to You by Daniel Loeb  —  The appointment of Marissa Mayer as CEO of Yahoo earlier today was a definitively splashy move by the board of the troubled Internet giant.  —  And a key impresario of the showy hiring of the high-profile Google exec?
Bill Mitchell / Poynter:
New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan signs on for 4 years  —  The new public editor of the New York Times pitched the paper on two main roles in her application for the job: “smart aggregator” and “forum organizer.”  —  Margaret M. Sullivan, editor of the Buffalo News since 1999 …
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Tanzina Vega / New York Times:
Times Names Buffalo News Editor as Its New Public Editor  —  The New York Times announced on Monday that Margaret M. Sullivan, the editor and vice president of the Buffalo News, will become the Times's new public editor.  —  Ms. Sullivan will be the paper's fifth public editor and the first woman to hold the position.
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Why Murdoch's The Daily Doesn't Fly  —  Is there a future for The Daily?  According to last week's reports by The New York Observer and The New York Times, News Corp's “tablet newspaper” is on probation: Rupert Murdoch might pull the plug on The Daily which looses $30 million a year.
Discussion: CJR, NetNewsCheck Latest and FishbowlNY
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Paywall pioneer Augusta Chronicle simplifies its digital subscriptions  —  One of the nation's first newspapers to implement and master the intricacies of a digital paywall plan is radically simplifying it.  —  Effective immediately, The Augusta Chronicle will stop offering print-only subscriptions …
Daniel Frankel / GigaOM:
DirecTV CEO: “Viacom is forcing this bundle on you, not us”  —  Does DirecTV CEO Mike White really support a TV distribution model in which consumers get to make a la carte choices on the channels they receive?  —  With DirecTV's 20 million U.S. subscribers blacked out from Viacom's 26 …
Discussion: paidContent
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Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:   TV Channel Blackouts Stall Profits
Reuters:
Anna Politkovskaya killing: former Moscow policeman charged  —  Russian investigators have charged a former policeman with helping to organise the killing of the journalist Anna Politkovskaya almost six years ago.  The case, which has come to symbolise the suppression of free speech …
Brent Lang / The Wrap:
Larry King Coming to Hulu in Deal With Ora TV  —  Break out the suspenders, because legendary cable news talk show host Larry King is diving into the world of video streaming with a deal with Hulu that kicks off Tuesday.  —  Ora TV, the new digital TV network King launched this year …
Paul Friedman / CJR:
Weighing anchors  —  The nightly newscasts are retooling to suit their stars, and it's working—for now  —  Five days before Christmas, on the night Congress deadlocked on payroll tax rates and unemployment benefits affecting more than 160 million Americans, the first story on World News …
J.K. Trotter / IvyGate:
Fired WSJ Intern Had Troubling Start at the Yale Daily News, Required Longest Correction in Years  —  Significant reporting errors at the Yale Daily News foreshadowed the fate of Liane Membis, the Wall Street Journal intern who was dismissed in late June for fabricating quotes.
Discussion: College Media Matters
Anne-Laure Mondesert / AFP:
21,000 journalists swarm into London for Olympics  —  With less than two weeks to go before the Olympic Games, hordes of competitors are pouring into London from across the globe and limbering up — but they're not athletes.  —  Promising coverage on an unprecedented scale and record-breaking use …
Discussion: Guardian
 
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