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7:20 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 …
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 …
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Katherine Rushton / Telegraph:
Rupert Murdoch faces shareholder revolt at News Corporation AGM
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Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
In Viacom vs. DirecTV, Viacom Is Losing The Public Relations War  —  Corporations aren't people, whatever Mitt Romney might say.  They want your money, not your love.  But sometimes the two go hand in hand, as in the current standoff between DirecTV and Viacom.
Discussion: The Wrap
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Patrick Goldstein / Los Angeles Times:
The Big Picture: Variety's future looks bleak  —  Once a must-read for Hollywood insiders, the 107-year-old trade publication has been bypassed by Deadline, Hollywood Reporter and the Wrap.  —  Variety, whose days appear to be numbered, is paying the price for its refusal to change with the times.
Discussion: FishbowlLA
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
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
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Dish Network Lost 10,000 Subs in Second Quarter  —  Analysts had expected the satellite TV firm to lose more customers.  —  Satellite TV giant Dish Network on Thursday said it lost approximately 10,000 net subscribers in the second quarter, well below the 135,000 it had lost in the year-ago period.
Discussion: Reuters
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.
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 …
Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post:
New York Times Staffers Hit Out At Paper Over Contract Talks  —  Angry New York Times staffers responded to the latest roadblock in the long and contentious contract talks in a video released on Thursday.  —  The negotiations took a dramatic twist on Tuesday when the paper's management proposed …
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.
 
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