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8:55 AM ET, February 10, 2014


 Top News: 
Ravi Somaiya / New York Times:
Bill Keller, Former Editor of The Times, Is Leaving for News Nonprofit  —  Bill Keller, a columnist at The New York Times and its former executive editor, will leave the paper to become editor in chief of The Marshall Project, a nonprofit journalism start-up focused on the American criminal justice system.
Deanna Fei / Slate:
My Baby and AOL's Bottom Line  —  Late last week, Tim Armstrong, the chief executive officer of AOL, landed himself in a media firestorm when he held a town hall with employees to explain why he was paring their retirement benefits.  After initially blaming Obamacare for driving …
Tom Moran:
New Jersey Star-Ledger regrets endorsing Christie, calls endorsement process “excruciating”  —  Chris Christie endorsement is regrettable: Moran  —  Gov. Chris Christie takes the oath of office in January.  Even before he was embroiled in scandals, The Star-Ledger's endorsement of the governor was a close call.
The Intercept:
First Look Media announces new magazine, The Intercept  —  Welcome to The Intercept  —  We are very excited to welcome everyone to The Intercept, a publication of First Look Media (FLM).  The Intercept, which the three of us created, is the first of what will be numerous digital magazines published by FLM.
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
Welcome to Glenn Greenwald, Inc.?  —  The controversial columnist is the public face of a billionaire-backed new media play.  And that could mean problems for a venture with ambitions way beyond the Snowden-verse.  —  Investigative reporter and columnist Glenn Greenwald was barely five minutes …
David Carr / New York Times:
Local Papers Shine Light in Society's Dark Corners  —  A lot of important journalism begins with a simple, seemingly obvious question, like why traffic is snarled in New Jersey on the way into New York.  —  Traffic coverage may be the lowest species in the dog-bites-man pantheon of news, except when it is not.
The Lede:
Turkey Deports Journalist for Criticizing Government on Twitter  —  ISTANBUL — Turkey deported an Azerbaijani journalist on Friday for “posting tweets against high-level state officials,” according to an Interior Ministry order obtained by his newspaper, the English-language daily Today's Zaman.
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
NBC Responds to Opening Ceremony Criticism: We Edited IOC Speech for Time  —  NBC has responded to media reports questioning edits to IOC president Thomas Bach's speech during the opening ceremony of the Olympics, in which Bach urged everyone not to discriminate against people from other countries.
Anne Penketh / Guardian:
Libération journalists fight investors' vision for future of French newspaper  —  Staff fear shareholders are intent on making money from brand and building, ‘with no mention of journalism’  —  Three months ago a crazed gunman opened fire in the Paris offices of the iconoclastic …
Vodafone bids for Spanish cable operator Ono-sources  —  Britain's Vodafone has made an offer to buy Spain's largest cable operator Ono from its private-equity owners ahead of a board meeting of the Spanish company on Tuesday, two people familiar with the situation said.
Peter Lauria / BuzzFeed:
HLN Wants To Be The Cable News Network For The Social Media Generation  —  “Our headlines will be ripped from social media,” says Albie Hecht in his first interview after being named to lead the channel.  A possible slogan: “We're not the news.  You are.”  —  HLN Executive Vice President Albie Hecht
Discussion: @shiralazar and @jonathanwald
Paul Krugman:
Second-Order Journalism  —  Dave Weigel looks at the disastrous initial media handling of the CBO report — CBOghazi, hah! — and addresses one of my pet peeves: reporting that skips right past the actual policy issues to speculation about how they will play politically.
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