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6:35 AM ET, January 21, 2013

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Christine Haughney / New York Times:
Newspapers With Extra Space Look for Boarders  —  BOSTON — Among the many changes that Christopher M. Mayer wanted to make when he became publisher of the Boston Globe in 2010 was to transform a particularly unattractive section of the newsroom.  —  Mr. Mayer wanted to fill in what he called …
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Condoleezza Rice joins CBS News as contributor  —  Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has joined CBS News as a contributor, appearing Sunday on “Face the Nation” to launch her new gig.  —  Host Bob Schieffer made the announcement at the start of a roundtable discussion.
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Katie Couric to Interview Manti Te'o  —  1:42 p.m. |  Updated Katie Couric has landed the first television interview with Manti Te'o, the Notre Dame football star who said he was tricked into believing first that he had a girlfriend and then that the girlfriend died of leukemia.  The girlfriend never existed.
Shalini Ramachandran / Digits:
Despite Media Companies' Best Efforts, ‘TV Everywhere’ Is Nowhere  —  People are streaming online video more than ever before but only 17% of pay TV subscribers have watched cable programming online using so-called “TV Everywhere” services, according to a new study.
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of the body shop  —  We can look at the first 15 years or so of newspapers on the web as a slow-motion car wreck: agonizing to live through, fascinating to watch.  —  As we pull the pieces apart, we find one key culprit: misalignment.  Now, in the age of paywalls, membership …
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Why online book discovery is broken (and how to fix it)  —  Figuring out how to get their books discovered online isn't a new problem for publishers, but it's one that is becoming more pressing as channels and competition proliferate.  New research shows that frequent book buyers visit sites …
Josh Sternberg / Digiday:
Vice Straddles the Line  —  As unlikely as it sounds, the future of publishing could be written, in part, inside a converted warehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the unofficial capital of Hipster USA.  That's where Vice Media is trying to strike the balance of maintaining its indie publishing cred …
Mike Taylor / Guardian:
Hiding your research behind a paywall is immoral  —  As a scientist your job is to bring new knowledge into the world.  Hiding it behind a journal's paywall is unacceptable  —  Publishing science behind paywalls is immoral.  There, I said it.  —  I know, I know.  It's an easy trap to fall into - I've done it myself.
Discussion: Globe and Mail
Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal:
Magazines Use Digital Editions to Ramp Up Pricing  —  Cosmopolitan readers can get their first year's subscription to the print magazine for $10.  But if they want the digital edition on their iPads, they will have to fork over $19.99.  —  That's a pricing maneuver so bold it may make even Cosmo readers blush.
Discussion: LNR Journalism
C.W. Anderson / Nieman Journalism Lab:
How journalists' self-concepts hindered their adaptation to a digital world  —  Editor's note: CUNY professor and long-time Nieman Lab contributor C.W. Anderson is out with a new book, Rebuilding the News: Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age.  It's an exploration of the evolution …
Edward Nawotka / Publishing Perspectives:
3 Key Ideas from Digital Book World 2013 … Price Innovation  —  The best ebook marketing strategy appears to be simple: price manipulation.  Generally speaking, the lower the price, the more units you will sell.  And prices are heading lower the Book Industry Study Group confirmed …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Elsevier In Advanced Talks To Buy Mendeley For Around $100M To Beef Up In Social, Open Education Data  —  The world of ed-tech is ramping up another notch, and getting a lot more open in the process: educational publishing giant Elsevier is in advanced talks to buy Mendeley …
 
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