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8:25 AM ET, January 19, 2013

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David Folkenflik / NPR:
The Manti Te'o Story: Why The News Media Let Its Guard Down … One of the top collegiate football players in the country, Notre Dame's Manti Te'o, was lionized by the media amid stories of his perseverance on the field after both his grandmother and his girlfriend died.
Discussion: Deadspin, Adweek and L.A. NOW
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Jim Romenesko:
Gawker Media sets traffic record with Deadspin's Manti Te'o blockbuster  —  For the first time ever, Gawker Media drew more than 10 million U.S. visitors in one week.  The memo to Gawker staff: … * Te'o story is still on top of the Gawker Media Big Board (gawker.com/stats)
Discussion: JIMROMENESKO.COM
Simon Dumenco / AdAge:
So the Manti Te'o Scandal Is Some Sort of Indictment of Online Culture? Nonsense!
Christine Haughney / Media Decoder:
John Geddes, Managing Editor, Is Leaving The New York Times  —  John M. Geddes, left, with the executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, and a fellow managing editor, Dean Baquet.  —  2:37 p.m. |  Updated John M. Geddes, a managing editor at The New York Times for the last decade …
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Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke / The New York Observer:
Alice DuBois Takes Times Buyout to Go to BuzzFeed
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Politico
Hunter Walker / Politicker:
How Ed Koch Helped Make Nikki Finke a Reporter  —  Nikki Finke during her days in Mr. Koch's office as depicted in a 1974 New York Times engagement notice.  —  Former New York Mayor Ed Koch has had an influence in Hollywood as well as the Big Apple.  Before coming to City Hall …
Discussion: @penenberg
Mike Farrell / Multichannel News:
Time Warner Cable Bans Some Gun Ads  —  Company-wide Initiative Comes Weeks After Sandy Hook Tragedy  —  Just weeks after the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Con., Time Warner Cable has initiated a company-wide ban on certain gun ads.
Discussion: Mediaite and Deadline.com
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Publicist sues FishbowlDC for libel  —  Washington, D.C., publicist Wendy Gordon has filed a lawsuit over a series of unflattering photos that the media-gossip site FishbowlDC ran of her, Zoe Tillman reports. … Gordon's complaint says she isn't a public figure, and the posts …
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Will Sommer / City Desk:
The FishbowlDC Lawsuit Is a Work of Art
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Armstrong Confession Draws 4.3 Million Viewers to Oprah's Network  —  The first part of Lance Armstrong's doping confession to Oprah Winfrey drew about 4.3 million viewers to OWN on Thursday night, according to preliminary Nielsen ratings released on Friday.
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Journal News removes gun map, citing New York's new gun law  —  Ed Tagliaferri, the executive vice president of DKC Media, forwards this statement from Janet Hasson, Publisher of the Journal News, the New York state-based newspaper that published the “gun map” featuring the names and addresses …
Ann Friedman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Is the homepage dead?  —  A friend of mine who is a Web editor at a political publication recently complained to me that his outlet's clunky CMS made updating the homepage difficult, and he was worried this was hurting traffic to the top pieces of the day.  I laughed at him!
Discussion: Garcia Media
Guardian:
John Witherow named acting editor of the Times  —  Publishing directors refuse to endorse appointments amid a standoff with Rupert Murdoch's News Corp over merger plans  —  John Witherow has been named acting editor of the Times after a bizarre standoff between Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation …
Nieman Journalism Lab:
Across the world, money to support journalism startups comes from a variety of sources  —  Editor's note: Late last year, a team of researchers put out a usefully comprehensive report on how digital journalism is being financed.  The project was called Submojour — sustainable business models …
Dean Starkman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Major papers' longform meltdown  —  No one equates story-length with quality.  Let's start with that concession.  —  But still.  Story-length is hardly meaningless when you consider what it takes to explain complex problems, like say, the financial crisis, to the broader public.
Aaron Blake / Post Politics:
Gallup and USA Today part ways  —  Gallup will no longer be conducting polls for USA Today, the two organizations announced Friday.  —  Both said the split, after 20 years of collaboration, was a mutual decision based on the changing media and polling landscape.
Discussion: Guardian
 
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Robert Kessler / Gawker:
Group Arrested for Posing as TV News Crew, Tasering Unsuspecting Interviewees
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Al Jazeera English:
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Discussion: Agence France Presse
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Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post:
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Discussion: BuzzFeed
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
BBC may change severance policy after George Entwistle payout criticised
Alexander C. Kaufman / The Wrap:
Washington Post Suspends Mexico Bureau Chief for Plagiarism
Discussion: Poynter and City Desk
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
How news organizations can sell sponsored content without lowering their standards
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