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8:50 AM ET, January 21, 2013

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 Top News: 
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.
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Washington Post launches social trending feature  —  The Post Pulse feature gives 15 minute updates on the latest stories receiving ‘the most traction’ on social media  —  Copyright: dionhinchcliffe on Flickr.  Some rights reserved.  —  The Washington Post has launched a new social trending feature …
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.
Discussion: Beet.TV
Jasper Jackson / TheMediaBriefing:
Interview - HuffPo CEO Jimmy Maymann: 'We don't see traditional online ads as the future'  —  In the face of stagnant growth in traditional advertising, digital publishers are looking to sponsored content as an alternative route, something Buzzfeed has been doing well, and The Atlantic has been doing less well recently.
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 …
Felix Salmon:
Are annotations the new comments?  —  I'm in Munich, for the DLD conference, where Ben Horowitz took the opportunity to introduce the Rap Genius guys to the European digital-media crowd.  But it's actually Horowitz's partner, Marc Andreessen, who has the best explanation of what the investment is all about:
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 …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Hail the independent directors of The Times for living up to their remit  —  I owe the independent national directors of The Times (INDs) a big apology.  I called for their resignation 10 days ago, at the very moment when they were justifying their independent description.
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 …
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
David Walsh wants third interview after Lance Armstrong offers apology  —  David Walsh, The Sunday Times reporter who led the way in exposing drugs cheat Lance Armstrong, wants a third meeting with the US cyclist to address unanswered questions over the doping scandal.
Discussion: Forbes and AdAge
 
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Edward Nawotka / Publishing Perspectives:
3 Key Ideas from Digital Book World 2013
C.W. Anderson / Nieman Journalism Lab:
How journalists' self-concepts hindered their adaptation to a digital world
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Elsevier In Advanced Talks To Buy Mendeley For Around $100M To Beef Up In Social, Open Education Data
Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal:
Magazines Use Digital Editions to Ramp Up Pricing
Discussion: LNR Journalism
Ryan Chittum / Columbia Journalism Review:
Digital First goes the Newhouse route in upstate New York
Mike Taylor / Guardian:
Hiding your research behind a paywall is immoral
Discussion: Globe and Mail
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Tim Carmody / The Verge:
Wikileaks claims Aaron Swartz was an ally and possible source, breaking anonymity
Hamish McKenzie / PandoDaily:
YouTube halts funding for WSJ and Reuters channels; Reuters cuts positions
Discussion: GigaOM