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3:45 PM ET, July 19, 2012

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Dylan Byers / Politico:
Glenn Greenwald to move to The Guardian  —  Glenn Greenwald, the political columnist who joined Salon.com in 2007, is moving to The Guardian.  —  Greenwald, a former constitutional and civil rights lawyer based in Rio de Janeiro, will move his blog en masse to the Guardian's website on August 20 …
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Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Home news  —  I'll be writing in a new venue beginning next month  —  After five-and-a-half highly fulfilling years at Salon, I will be leaving to join The Guardian beginning on August 20.  My last day writing on a daily basis for Salon will be August 15.  Politico's Dylan Byers has an article about the move here.
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
A New Boss For NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC  —  NBC News and the cable news channels MSNBC and CNBC are being brought under a new corporate umbrella, the NBCUniversal News Group, and a new boss, Patricia Fili-Krushel.  —  Ms. Fili-Krushel will become the chairman of the news group …
Katherine Rushton / Telegraph:
Rupert Murdoch faces shareholder revolt at News Corporation AGM  —  Pressure weighs on Rupert Murdoch as 18 News Corporation investors signal intention to oust him as chairman at its October annual general meeting.  —  Rupert Murdoch plans to split News Corporation in two, but to remain chairman of both parts
Discussion: Gawker
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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: Could Jon Miller's Digital Future at News Corp. Include a New Investment Fund?  —  One of the issues that seems to have gotten lost in the complex transaction that will ultimately break apart News Corp. into two separate entities — an entertainment company and a publishing one …
Discussion: Guardian
Dan Rather / CNN:
‘Quote approval’ a media sellout  —  (CNN) — A New York Times front-page article Monday detailed a new phenomenon in news coverage of the presidential campaign: candidates insisting on “quote approval,” telling reporters what they can and cannot use in some stories.  And, stunningly, reporters agreeing to it.
Discussion: Capital New York, Poynter and CJR
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Adam Gabbatt / Guardian:
Quote approval furore forces US news media to rethink ‘unacceptable’ practice
Discussion: Crikey
Daniel Frankel / paidContent:
DirecTV says sticking point in Viacom talks is ... Epix?  —  They've been negotiating a multi-billion-dollar deal for some of the most widely viewed channels in the cable universe.  —  But according to DirecTV, the sticking point in its ongoing carriage impasse with Viacom is ... wait for it ... the fledgling pay channel Epix.
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Blog.Viacom:
No Deal in Sight: Viacom Compromise Proposals Fail to Sway DIRECTV
Discussion: CNNMoney.com, VentureBeat, Engadget and CNET
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Nate Weiner raises $5M Series B funding for Pocket (formerly Read It Later)  —  Pocket, formerly known as Read It Later, an app that formats and bookmarks articles and web pages for future consumption, has raised a second round of funding.  —  One year after raising an initial $2.5 million …
Hunter Walker / Politicker:
Congressional Aide Calls For Buzzfeed Editor to Write ‘Suicide Note’ in Angry Comment on Post About Bagels  —  Alex Laska and Congressman Jim Himes (Photo: Facebook)  —  Alex Laska, a communications aide and staff assistant to Democratic Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes apparently takes bagels pretty seriously.
Discussion: @katienotopoulos
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Journalists beware: Shell Arctic hoax signals move from subtle spin to activist deception  —  As if journalists weren't already confounded enough by the misdirection of spin machines and talking points, they now risk being duped by publicity campaigns using blatant hoaxes.
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Penguin buys self-publishing service Author Solutions for $116m  —  Book publisher Penguin is embracing self-publishing with its acquisition of Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI).  This morning, Penguin parent company Pearson announced that it has purchased the company from Bertram Capital for $116 million.
Jack Shafer:
How Bloomberg can still run Washington  —  At the age of 70, Michael R. Bloomberg nears an actuarial end that not even his $22 billion net worth can reverse.  By giving him a measly 13 years of life expectancy, the law of averages has made the New York mayor acutely aware of time.
Discussion: Poynter and Fortune
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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Why the Washington Post will never have a paywall
Thanks:@biztrends
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
‘SI’ Completes Layoffs  —  Terry McDonell, editor of the Time Inc. Sports Group, is expected to tell the staff Thursday that 16 editorial staffers will be leaving the staff, three of them layoffs and 13 voluntary departures.  —  The group that includes Sports Illustrated, Golf and SI Kids …
 
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