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10:05 AM ET, October 30, 2013

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Brendan Sasso / Hillicon Valley:
Senate confirms Wheeler to lead FCC  —  The Senate unanimously confirmed Tom Wheeler, an investor and former industry lobbyist, to be chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Tuesday.  —  The vote was delayed for two weeks by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who expressed concern about Wheeler's views on political disclosure rules.
Olivia Petersen / Politico:
POLITICO to Launch ‘POLITICO Magazine’  —  POLITICO, the country's dominant political news source, announced today that this November it will launch POLITICO Magazine, a new print and online publication that will convene the most interesting, provocative and important thinkers and writers around …
Peter Lauria / BuzzFeed:
Exclusive: CBS News In Talks With Distributors For 24-Hour Digital Video Service  —  The company's news and interactive units are developing a digital programming service to be distributed on mobile phones, tablets, game consoles and over-the-top TV distribution systems.  —  CBS headquarters.
Alan Rusbridger / The New York Review of Books:
The Snowden Leaks and the Public  —  1.  —  It is harder than you might think to destroy an Apple MacBook Pro according to British government standards.  In a perfect world the officials who want to destroy such machines prefer them to be dropped into a kind of giant food mixer that reduces them to dust.
Discussion: @nybooks and @smithsam
AllThingsD:
Intel May Turn Over Its Web TV Project to Verizon  —  Intel's efforts to break into the TV business may be coming to a close.  —  Sources say the chipmaker is close to a deal to hand over control of Intel Media, the unit that has been trying to build a Web-based subscription TV service …
Discussion: Engadget
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Newspapers' bid for injunction against press regulation royal charter fails  —  Publishers take their case to court of appeal after high court refuses to grant them last-minute ‘stay’  —  Newspaper and magazine publishers have failed in their application for an injunction to prevent …
Discussion: Telegraph and Press Gazette
Rachel Donadio / New York Times:
Greeks Question Media, and New Voices Pipe Up  —  ATHENS — Late on a recent evening, crowds gathered at the Radio Bubble cafe in downtown Athens, drinking beer and talking politics.  The cafe, in the trendy yet rough-around-the-edges Exarchia neighborhood, funds a small leftist online radio station …
Michael Sebastian / AdAge:
New York Times Ad Chief: Branded Content Units Coming Soon  —  Redesigned Times Website Will Include New Ad Units  —  The New York Times is planning to step off the sidelines and into the world of native advertising online, where a growing list of traditional publishers have thrown their arms around sponsored or branded content.
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Glenn Greenwald / Omidyar Group:
Dan Froomkin and Liliana Segura join Glenn Greenwald's new news venture  —  Two New Journalists Join the Team  —  We're very excited to announce two new members joining our team: Dan Froomkin and Liliana Segura.  Dan and Liliana will work alongside Laura Poitras, Jeremy Scahill …
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
AP's new Lingofy plugin is like a robot copy editor  —  Lingofy is a browser plugin that “checks website content for AP Stylebook's spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style guidelines,” the Associated Press says in a press release.  The for-purchase plugin also checks …
Discussion: ap.org
Wayne Friedman / MediaPost:
Consumers Remain Indifferent To Smart TVs  —  A majority of consumers aren't interested in buying a new smart TV over the next 12 months — but advertising its strong attributes could help turn that indifference around.  —  Some 73% of consumers have given a thumbs down to buying a new smart TV …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
No Amazon TV Box for Christmas  —  Amazon is going to sell a lot of stuff in the next couple of months.  * But it is very unlikely to be selling its own Web video box.  —  Jeff Bezos and company have been prepping a set-top box meant to compete with Roku and Apple's Apple TV device …
Discussion: Pocket-lint, AppleInsider and CNET
Dru Sefton / Current:
Bill Moyers ending Moyers & Company in January  —  Bill Moyers announced today to his colleagues in public TV that the last broadcast of his Moyers & Company public-affairs show will air Jan. 3, 2014, when current funding commitments end.  —  He also said that his production company is …
Harry McCracken / TIME:
With New Nook GlowLight, Barnes & Noble Gets Back in the E-Reading Game  —  The last twelve months have been a heck of a roller-coaster ride for venerable bookseller and gadget-maker-come-lately Barnes & Noble.  A year ago, it released nice new Nook HD tablets which offered, among other things, movies from B&N's own new video store.
 
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Karen Fratti / 10,000 Words:
On the Media Asks Listeners to ‘Be the Journalist,’ With Web Tool
Discussion: AppNewser and Techdirt
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Comcast to Stream 35 Live TV Channels to Mobile Apps Outside the Home
Discussion: The Wrap and The Verge
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Mobile Video App Snapverse Raises $3.5M And Announces Deals With Universal, Warner Bros, And Sony
Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk:
New BBC reporting unit tracks stories taking off on social
Discussion: Big News Network.com
Arti Patel / Folio:
In Keynote, Elisabeth DeMarse Addresses TheStreet Inc.'s Turnaround
Dan Kennedy / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Four takeaways from new owner John Henry's message to readers of The Boston Globe
Discussion: @niemanlab
Jim Romenesko:
Salt Lake Tribune retirees call for a U.S. Department of Justice probe of JOA revisions
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Catherine Taibi / The Huffington Post:
MSNBC's New Website Launches
Discussion: TVNewser and JIMROMENESKO.COM
Lou Carlozo / NetNewsCheck Latest:
Kroeger: BHM ‘Interested’ In Trib Co. Papers
Discussion: Poynter
Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
Twitter's Mobile Apps Begin to Look a Bit More Like Instagram
Michael Holden / Reuters:
British justice on trial in phone-hacking trial, jury told
Discussion: Guardian and Hacked Off
Christine Idzelis / Bloomberg:
Tribune Said to Seek $4.1 Billion of Loans for TV Station Deal
Discussion: Reuters and Radio & Television …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Amazon launches Kindle MatchBook, offering cheap digital copies of your physical books
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Washington Post's Bob Woodward Takes More Active Role In Jeff Bezos Era
Discussion: New York Magazine