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4:05 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
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
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
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 …
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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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.
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
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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