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12:15 PM ET, January 14, 2014

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Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Court strikes down FCC's net neutrality rules, agency may appeal  —  An appeals court in Washington on Tuesday ruled that the FCC's “net neutrality” rules, which prevent companies like Verizon from favoring some type of internet traffic over others, are invalid.
Dean Starkman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Tracking digital-era news quality declines  —  A Tulane student project tracks the Times-Picayune before and after a digital overhaul  —  When the New Orleans Times-Picayune announced it would cut back its printed editions to three days a week and shift to a digitally centered model based on free content …
Discussion: Poynter
Alex Sherman / Bloomberg:
Charter Makes $61.3 Billion Offer to Acquire Time Warner Cable  —  Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR) offered to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) for about $132.50 a share, valuing the second-largest U.S. cable provider at more than $61 billion, including debt.
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Skimping on Fees and Avoiding Journalists: Are Publishers Doing Native on the Cheap?  Could be moving toward an advertorial model By Lucia Moses  —  From publishers to creative agencies to writer networks, many seem to be making money from native advertising.
Discussion: Poynter, @raju and @butchward
Steve Volk / Philadelphia Magazine:
Inquirer Ownership Battle: “Darling ... Eliminate the Daily News”  —  According to an email leaked to Philadelphia magazine, Nancy Phillips, as her long-time companion Lewis Katz was contemplating purchasing a controlling interest in the city's biggest media company, made sweeping recommendations …
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Catherine Taibi / The Huffington Post:   Philadelphia Newspaper Staff Plan Joint Bid Against Feuding Owners
Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal:
Readers Lash Out About Bill Keller's Column on a Woman With Cancer  —  Bill Keller's column in The Times on Monday about Lisa Bonchek Adams has generated a great deal of negative response.  Xeni Jardin, the well-known writer who blogs on Boing Boing, sometimes about her own experience with cancer, was outraged, calling it bullying.
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Zeynep Tufekci / Medium:
Social media is a conversation, not a press release.
Michael J. De La Merced / DealBook:
Oyster, a Start-Up for E-Reading, Raises $14 Million  —  With Netflix soaring, investors are betting that a start-up based on the same business model — but for e-books — will succeed as well.  —  Oyster, which gives customers access to more than 100,000 books for $10 a month, has raised $14 million in a new round of financing.
Jon Passantino / BuzzFeed:
DirecTV Drops The Weather Channel In Dispute Over Carriage Fees  —  The network was pulled from 20 million homes at midnight Monday and replaced with competitor Weather Nation.  Updated 2 a.m. ET Tuesday.  —  The Weather Channel launched a website featuring a video message …
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Why transparency matters: better copyright policy emerges with the public involved in planning  —  Transparency Is Fundamental to Good Copyright Policy  —  In the week leading up the two-year anniversary of the SOPA blackout protests, EFF and others are talking about key principles that should guide copyright policy.
Discussion: Techdirt
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Dell Cameron / Daily Dot:
EFF, other groups launch ‘Copyright Week’ campaign today to support reform of laws
Discussion: Policy Blog, Mashable and Boing Boing
Michael Depp / NetNewsCheck Latest:
AP's Carvin: News Battle Near For Twitter, FB  —  Twitter and Facebook are setting themselves up for a battle for news supremacy among social media networks.  Twitter, though, holds the upper hand, according to Eric Carvin, social media editor at the Associated Press.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AOL Sells Winamp And Shoutcast For $5-10M To Radionomy, Takes 12% Stake In Belgian Digital Audio Company  —  Returning from the brink of death, music services Winamp and Shoutcast are now officially with a new owner: Digital audio business Radionomy has acquired the both media player and radio platform from AOL.
Jason Deans / Guardian:
BBC news chief: problems facing local newspapers ‘not our fault’  —  James Harding responds to calls for BBC to rein in coverage, telling press to focus on web rivals such as Google or Facebook  —  James Harding, the BBC News director, believes the corporation has an obligation to deliver local news …
Discussion: BBC
Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal:
Protecting a Source, James Risen Takes His Case to the Supreme Court  —  The Times reporter James Risen took his case to the Supreme Court on Monday, asking that his effort to protect his confidential source be protected.  —  It has been a long road for Mr. Risen, as I wrote in a column last year.
Darren Boyle / Press Gazette:
Daily Mail announces deal with talkSPORT radio  —  The Daily Mail has announced a partnership deal with talkSPORT radio which will feature several of the newspaper's journalists and columnists appearing on the radio station.  —  Chief sports writer Martin Samuel will be among the names giving …
Adam Weinstein / Gawker:
“Don't Tase Me, Bro” Dude Has a New Journalism Job  —  Andrew Meyer caught viral fame in 2007 when, as a University of Florida student journalist, he tried to question then-Sen. John Kerry at an event and ended up tased by campus cops, despite his dudely entreaties for them not to do it.  Guess what?
 
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Sam Kirkland / Poynter:
Newspaper PDF replica service bets on future of print-style digital reading
Wendy Lee / The Breakdown:
Los Angeles Times Media Group launches shopping website
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Luke Harding / Guardian:
Russia expels US journalist David Satter without explanation
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Jordan Chariton / TVNewser:
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Matthew Lynch / Capital New York:
CNN consolidates tech coverage
Discussion: FishbowlNY and @elanazak
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Bloomberg returns to headquarters for his day job
Discussion: FishbowlDC, DealBook, Gawker and FishbowlNY