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4:20 PM ET, November 2, 2012

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Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal:
The Times's Washington Bureau Chief, and Legions of Others, in Defense of Nate Silver  —  Nate Silver, author of the FiveThirtyEight blog on NYTimes.com, may be under attack from some people, as I noted in a post on Thursday but he also has many defenders.  —  Hundreds of them wrote to me in e-mails …
Discussion: CJR
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Hamish McKenzie / PandoDaily:
Foxy Nate Silver and why old-media hedgehogs could soon be old news  —  Nate Silver - statistician, analyst, blogger, author, and Xanax for liberals - is a one-man startup, and his brand is on the line.  Aside from the candidates themselves, perhaps no man stands to lose more from this election.
Discussion: Salon, The Atlantic Online and The Awl
Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal:
Under Attack, Nate Silver Picks the Wrong Defense
Steven Mufson / Washington Post:
The Washington Post Co. reports higher earnings  —  The Washington Post Co. reported sharply higher earnings in the third quarter of this year, bolstered by cable television profits, political and summer Olympic Game advertising on its local television broadcast stations, and a one-time accounting benefit.
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
TV earnings up, print earnings down at Washington Post  —  Third quarter revenue at the Washington Post Company overall was flat compared to the same period last year, as broadcast television and cable businesses rose, but circulation and ad revenue fell at its newspapers.
Pew Research Center:
Journalist Alan Murray Named President of Pew Research Center  —  Washington (Nov. 2) — Veteran journalist Alan Murray, currently deputy managing editor and executive editor, online, for The Wall Street Journal, has been named President of the Pew Research Center, succeeding public opinion expert Andrew Kohut …
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Capital New York:
Who will be the next editor of ‘The Wall Street Journal’?  Not Alan Murray  —  Alan Murray.  Screencap via vimeo.  —  Alan Murray, deputy managing editor and online executive editor of The Wall Street Journal, is leaving the paper.  —  He announced the move on Twitter just as his new employer …
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Pew: ‘MSNBC was more negative in its treatment of Romney than Fox was of Obama’  —  Between the last week of August and the third week of October, 38 percent of campaign coverage studied by Pew's Project for Excellence in Journalism was “what is typically called horserace coverage …
Discussion: Journalism.org and Mashable!
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Mark Walsh / MediaPost:
Social Media Harsh On Presidential Candidates  —  Social media isn't getting behind either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.  In fact, it's downright negative about both presidential candidates, according to a study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
Discussion: Forbes, Journalism.org and CNET
Drew Olanoff / TechCrunch:
Twitter Releases Numbers Related To Hurricane Sandy: More Than 20M Tweets Sent During Its Peak  —  As you know, the devastation of Hurricane Sandy has hit millions.  Many turned to Twitter to discuss what they were going through.  Today, the company shared some interesting facts and numbers having …
Discussion: Home Media Magazine, Forbes and CNET
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Anna Codrea-Rado / CJR:
It's about the info, not the outlet
Style Ledger:
Chris Anderson to Leave Wired  —  It was announced today that Chris Anderson, editor in chief of Wired magazine, will be leaving to become CEO of 3D Robotics, a company he cofounded several years ago.  From a Conde Nast statement: “Chris joined Wired as editor in chief in 2001.
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Ken Yeung / The Next Web:
Wired editor Ryan Singel leaves to create Contextly, help publishers integrate ‘related links’
Discussion: Boing Boing, Wired and Context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
BitTorrent Pirate Ordered to Pay $1.5 Million Damages For Sharing 10 Movies  —  Since early 2010, hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. have been sued for downloading and sharing copyrighted content on BitTorrent.  —  Nearly all of these cases end up dismissed or settled …
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Why Time Magazine Used Instagram To Cover Hurricane Sandy  —  If there was still any debate about whether serious photojournalism can take place in the context of camera phones and cutesy retro filters, it's over now.  —  To document the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the northeast …
Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
Quartz Exceeds First-Month Expectations  —  Atlantic Media Company launched the business news site Quartz in late September, aimed at the world's financial elite with a mobile-first approach.  The content designed in an app-like setting ideally performs well enough on smartphone and tablet platforms …
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Sandy Brings Back Prime Time for Original Wireless Network: Radio  —  Amid Continuing Blackout, Medium Is the Only Game in Town  —  Batteries are drained, internet connections long-gone.  For the nearly 5 million households muddling through a fourth day without power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy …
Discussion: Capital New York
Julie Moos / Poynter:
New York Times to restore paywall after 5 days of free access  —  The New York Times will restore its paywall later today, after providing five days of free access as a public service during Hurricane Sandy.  —  A note on the Times' website reads: … Once the paywall is restored, non-subscribers can read only 10 articles.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Alex Ben Block / Hollywood Reporter:
George Lucas Will Use Disney $4 Billion to Fund Education  —  Spokesperson for Lucasfilm tells THR the majority of the sale price will go toward educational philanthropy.  —  By the end of the year, the $4.05 billion sale of Lucasfilm to Disney should be finalized.
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
LongTail Raises $5 Million to Take on Web Video Heavyweights  —  Remember the Web video boom?  Most of the venture capital buzz is now directed at mobile ads, a small market that's supposed to grow like a weed.  Meanwhile, video is dominated by Google/YouTube, with everyone else way, way, way behind.
Discussion: Beet.TV
Associated Press:
News media play big role in figuring out election winners long before vote count ends  —  Amy E. Conn, File/Associated Press - FILE - This Nov. 19, 2000 file photo shows counters and observers continuing a hand recount of Broward County ballots at the Broward Emergency Operation Center in Plantation …
Ben Sisario / Media Decoder:
So Far, Clear Channel's Digital Strategy Is Breaking Even  —  The digital future is coming to radio, eventually.  —  For now, Internet radio still represents a small portion of the radio listening audience.  And, according to the latest earnings report from Clear Channel Communications …
John Cook / Gawker:
Roger Ailes Offered Bush Administration “Off the Record Help” in Private Note  —  Fat a**hole and Fox News president Roger Ailes just re-upped to run his network through the 2016 election, and he continues to maintain the grotesque fiction that he operates an independent news outlet …
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The Huffington Post:
Fox News Focuses On Benghazi Attack While Largely Ignoring Hurricane Sandy
Discussion: Addicting Info
 
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Betabeat:
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
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