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9:55 AM ET, February 13, 2013

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Craig Silverman / Poynter:
Jonah Lehrer falls into familiar pattern, fails to face his reckoning  —  In recent years, though certainly not recently, many conference attendees have heard Jonah Lehrer speak about how our brains and our personal interactions affect our behaviours in interesting and surprising ways.
Discussion: Forbes and The Huffington Post
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Jonah Lehrer earns $20,000 honorarium for talking about plagiarism at Knight lunch  —  At a talk this afternoon in Miami, Jonah Lehrer acknowledged his plagiarism and fabrications and talked about how he hopes to redeem his reputation.  Lehrer read prepared remarks and answered questions …
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Comcast CEO 'Bullish About NBCUniversal's Future,' NBC Turnaround  —  Comcast is “bullish about NBCUniversal's future,” Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said Wednesday in explaining why the cable giant decided to take full control of the entertainment company earlier than originally planned.
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TechCrunch:
AOL Confirms gdgt Acquisition, Quests For tch Domination  —  AOL (owners of TechCrunch) today is taking one more step to build out its content empire: it has officially confirmed the acquisition of technology reviews site gdgt — first reported by TechCrunch nearly two weeks ago.
Guardian:
Phone hacking: two current Sun staff among six new arrests  —  Officers from Metropolitan police's Operation Weeting detain former News of the World journalists in new line of inquiry  —  Six former News of the World journalists, two of whom now work for the Sun, have been arrested …
Discussion: Softpedia News
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Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Jim Roberts, Reuters' newest hire, on the digital side of the NYT, paywall math, and next steps  —  Judging by his pace on Twitter, little has changed for Jim Roberts over the last three weeks.  The links to news near and far, on topics both timely and unearthed, are coming as rapid as ever.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
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Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke / The New York Observer:
Jim Roberts Goes to Reuters
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Financial Times Turns 125  —  The Financial Times marks its 125th anniversary today, and, befitting the challenges facing newspapers today, the celebration will have practical elements.  —  An ad campaign with the somber tagline “Still guiding the way for global business” is breaking in print and online.
Julia Angwin:
Why I'm unfriending you on Facebook  —  I have 666 friends on Facebook.  By next week, I hope to have none.  —  I am going to spend this week “unfriending” all of my Facebook friends because I have come to believe that Facebook cannot provide me the level of privacy that I need.
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Jimmy Savile: 31 victims of alleged abuse sue BBC and star's estate  —  At least another 60 compensation claims over disgraced presenter expected to follow  —  More than 30 victims of alleged sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile have lodged civil claims for compensation against the BBC and the estate of the disgraced Jim'll Fix It presenter.
Discussion: The Independent, BBC and Yorkshire Post
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
What Nextdoor is doing right with hyperlocal and Patch is doing wrong  —  Serving hyperlocal community-level or neighborhood-level markets with news and information is a tough business — just ask NBC, which recently closed the doors on its EveryBlock unit, or AOL, which is still fighting …
Gerald Lynch / Tech Digest:
Netflix House of Cards gamble pays off as series becomes most-watched on streaming service  —  Video streaming supremos Netflix have announced that House of Cards, the Netflix exclusive that they themselves commissioned, has become the most-watched piece of content on the service ever.
Discussion: AllThingsD, GigaOM and CNET
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Startup Plympton acquires DailyLit to deliver serial fiction in a digital age  —  Plympton, the startup launched last year by former New York Times reporter Jennifer 8 Lee and novelist Yael Goldstein Love, is acquiring DailyLit, a site that delivers books in installments by email and RSS, for an undisclosed sum.
Discussion: Plympton and TechCrunch
Jamillah Knowles / The Next Web:
The UK's Brit Awards to be Shazam-enabled to provide extra content for music fans  —  The Brit Awards 2013 are to be Shazam-enabled.  The music ceremony which is the UK's version of the Grammys, will be broadcast live with opportunities for viewers to ‘Shazam’ the program to access exclusive content.
Discussion: broadcastnow.co.uk
 
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Discussion: The Newspaper Guild
Cody Lee / iDownloadBlog.com:
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Discussion: SlashGear and 9to5Mac
Nic Christensen / mUmBRELLA:
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Ryan Chittum / Columbia Journalism Review:
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
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Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
AP Hires Mashable Exec to Build Digital Ad Strategy
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