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4:15 PM ET, April 29, 2013

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Jim Romenesko:
Barry Diller regrets buying Newsweek  —  IAC/InterActiveCorp chairman Barry Diller tells Bloomberg Television: “I wish I had not bought Newsweek.  It was a mistake.” … * Diller calls Newsweek purchase “a fool's errand” (businessweek.com)  —  More from Bloomberg Television's transcript of the Diller interview after the jump.
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Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
Barry Diller says broadcasters are bluffing about going cable  —  Barry Diller testifying last year about his TV delivery startup Aereo.  (Karen Bleier / AFP/Getty Images / April 24, 2012)  —  Media mogul Barry Diller said he thinks his Aereo, the startup company that distributes broadcast signals via …
Andrew Orlowski / The Register:
UK.Gov passes Instagram Act: All your pics belong to everyone now  —  Everyone = Silicon Valley [ad platforms] tech companies  —  Have you ever uploaded a photo to Facebook, Instagram or Flickr?  —  If so, you'll probably want to read this, because the rules on who can exploit your work have now changed radically, overnight.
Discussion: BBC
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Alex Hern / New Statesman:   “Instagram act” under fire for treatment of copyrighted works
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
HuffPost Live in Deal With AXS to Put Show on Cable  —  The Huffington Post has found a partial home on cable television for its eight-month-old Internet channel, HuffPost Live, courtesy of Mark Cuban.  —  The company announced Sunday night that Mr. Cuban's cable channel AXS TV …
Michael Laris / Washington Post:
Hoax emergency message sends police to Wolf Blitzer's house in Bethesda  —  Montgomery County police received an urgent message at about 6:25 p.m. Saturday saying someone had been shot at Wolf Blitzer's home in Bethesda.  Officers streamed toward the CNN host's residence near Congressional Country Club.
Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
ESPN: The Magazine Puts a Print Spin on Sponsored Content  —  Branded content has gotten plenty of attention as it's taken off online, where the division between editorial and advertising real estate can be fuzzier (see: Forbes, The Atlantic, BuzzFeed, Gawker), but publishers have shied away from using similar strategies in print.
Discussion: FishbowlNY and eMedia Vitals
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Twitter Hires CBC's Kirstine Stewart As Managing Director (And First Team Member) For Twitter Canada  —  Canadian broadcasting executive Kirstine Stewart has joined Twitter as managing director for Twitter Canada.  —  The announcement was just tweeted by Adam Bain, Twitter's president of global revenue.
Discussion: AllThingsD, Macleans.ca and canada.com
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Knight, Gates donate $3.25M to project aimed at media metrics  —  The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are aiming some serious scratch at a problem Meena Thiruvengadam wrote about on Poynter.org recently.  —  “Despite advances in big data …
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
How Sports Illustrated Scored The Jason Collins Story  —  In a thought-provoking Sports Illustrated article, Jason Collins — who played for the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics this NBA season — just became the first openly gay male athlete in one of America's most popular professional sports.
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Financial Times: ‘There is no drawback to working in HTML5’  —  FT.com managing director Rob Grimshaw on apps evolution, paywall prospects and why BuzzFeed is ‘absolutely fascinating’  —  Nearly two years since the Financial Times launched its HTML5 web app in June 2011 …
Discussion: AllThingsD and eMedia Vitals
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Vox Media Steps Up Its Ad Push With The Launch Of Vox Creative, CEO Jim Bankoff Says Company Will Be Profitable This Year  —  Vox Media, publishers of the SBNation, Verge and Polygon blogs, is getting down to business with monetizing its content with the launch of Vox Creative …
Discussion: VentureBeat
T.C. Sottek / The Verge:
Supreme Court rules Freedom of Information Act requests can be limited to state residents  —  The Supreme Court just ruled that state government agencies are only required to respond to Freedom of Information Act requests (FOIAs) from residents of their state.
 
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Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
New Der Spiegel Editor Will Also Oversee Web Business
Jeffrey Rosen / New Republic:
Free Speech on the Internet: Silicon Valley is Making the Rules
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Daily newspaper circulation totals ‘do not capture the full story’ anymore
Sam Biddle / Valleywag:
That Horrible Tumblr Memo Was Actually a Fired Editor's Secret Revenge
David Carr / New York Times:
Cable TV's Shift to Darker Dramas Proves Lucrative
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Target to Sell Wired-Endorsed Products
Discussion: GigaOM and Talking Biz News
Gail Shister / TVNewser:
Brian Stelter On NBC's Response to ‘Top of the Morning,’ Negative Reviews
Discussion: FishbowlNY and TVSpy
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MediaPost:
Forecasters Downgrade 2013 Ad Outlook: Remain Bullish On Future, Especially For Digital, TV
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Former Yahoo Exec Rich Riley Is New Shazam CEO: “For Next Stage of Growth and IPO”
Discussion: TechCrunch and Softpedia News
Victoria Ho / TechCrunch:
Spotify May Need To Be More ‘Asian’ To Dominate Region
Discussion: Softpedia News
Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk:
Huffington Post to launch German edition
David L. Marcus / Nieman Reports:
“The Story of a Lifetime”  —  Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory …
Felix Gillette / Businessweek:
How ‘Mother Jones’ Turned Itself Into an Online ‘Secret Tape’ Factory
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Number 10 hands out Twitter exclusives to favoured journalists
John Wihbey / Nieman Journalism Lab:
What's New in Digital Scholarship: Why journalists link (or why they don't) and the libel potential of a retweet