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9:50 PM ET, February 25, 2014


 Top News: 
J.K. Trotter / Gawker:
No, Margaret Sullivan, Goldman Sachs Never Banned Talking In Elevators  —  New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan weighed in today on DealBook editor Andrew Ross Sorkin's unmasking of the titanically unfunny Twitter account @GSElevator, which purported to publish conversations overheard …
Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal:
Two years ago the New York Times erroneously reported that John Lefevre worked at Goldman
Andrew Ross Sorkin / DealBook:
Owner of Twitter parody account @GSElevator is John Lefevre, a former bond executive who has never worked at Goldman Sachs
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Bloomberg View relaunches on its own  —  Bloomberg View is getting a makeover.  —  The online opinion play, which was created by Bloomberg L.P. in 2011 as a complement to the company's news products, is set to relaunch at 9:30 a.m. with a slick, mobile-friendly layout and its own URL,
Discussion: Poynter, @annecronin and FishbowlNY
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
Reddit embraces its role as a journalistic entity with new live-reporting feature  —  Some critics may see Reddit as a more restrained version of the online community 4chan — a place for nerds to talk about Star Trek or whatever the latest meme is — but the site has also become a place …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Disney's Cloud Movie Service Is Just Like the Other Cloud Movie Service, Except It's From Disney  —  For the last few years, a consortium of most of the big Hollywood studios and most of the big consumer tech companies has been promoting a Web-based “locker” system, which sounds like a good idea …
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Ukrainian journalists work together to preserve documents for YanukovychLeaks … A group of Ukrainian journalists spent the weekend working to preserve “tens of thousands of documents” that were dumped in a reservoir behind the abandoned estate of fleeing Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych …
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Newspaper Denies Attorney General Profile Is Donald Trump's Revenge  —  Bulls**t, says the paper.  “I obviously don't see it that way,” says the writer.  —  Ivanka Trump arrives with husband, Jared Kushner, at the Vanity Fair party to begin the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival in New York, April 17, 2012.
Joanna Plucinska / Columbia Journalism Review:
Panelists at Columbia's J-school discussed how protests both encourage journalism and harm journalists  —  Panelists at Columbia's J-school discussed how protests both encourage journalism and harm journalists  —  Violent protests around the world may attract media attention and political change …
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Comcast gets paid by Netflix and might still want money from Cogent  —  ISP power to extract payments threatens network neutrality, critics warn.  —  Comcast's success in extracting payments from Netflix won't end its dispute with Cogent, a network operator that distributes Netflix video and other traffic, Cogent's CEO said.
Marguerite Reardon / CNET:
AT&T, Verizon may join Comcast in Netflix streaming deal
Bob Garfield / Guardian:
If native advertising is so harmless, why does it need to mislead readers?  —  It's hard to read the latest gimmick for infusing a dying industry with cash as anything other than journalism selling its soul  —  The devil walks into a bar and sits at a table with eight newspaper …
Discussion: @leshinton and @johnrobinson
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
With a canoe and a camera, AP journalists told story of coal ash spill  —  After a long day of reporting, Michael Biesecker sat by himself at a table at Outback Steakhouse in Danville, Va.  —  “And they brought me a big glass of water,” said Biesecker, a reporter with the Associated Press, in a phone interview with Poynter.
Discussion: @maddow and News Watch
Tim Baysinger / Broadcasting & Cable:
Meyers' ‘Late Night’ Debut Tops Fallon  —  ‘Tonight Show’ dips but still up over season average  —  Seth Meyers' debut Monday as host of Late Night drew a 2.6 overnight rating in metered-markets, according to Nielsen.  That was up 13% from what Jimmy Fallon drew in his Late Night debut in March 2009.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
The return of Newsweek  —  On March 7, one year and two months from the publication of what was to be its final print issue, copies of Newsweek will once again hit newsstands.  There will just be a lot fewer of them—several hundred thousand in the U.S. and abroad.
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
Revised FCC broadcast study will continue to face challenges from GOP House member  —  House to Hold Hearing On FCC Study  —  Rep. Walden says he will propose legislation to block study  —  House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) said Tuesday he is …
Discussion: Variety and Techdirt
Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
House votes unanimously to fix FOIA process  —  The House on Tuesday afternoon easily passed legislation to make it easier for people to ask for — and actually receive — information from the government about the government's activities.  —  Members passed H.R. 1211, the FOIA Oversight and Implementation Act, in an easy 410-0 vote.
Discussion: UNREDACTED
Beulah Maud Devaney / Guardian:
Why the LRB should stop cooking up excuses over lack of women reviewers  —  US editors have taken on board shocking statistics on gender inequality in the literary press.  So why are UK publications, such as the London Review of Books, complacent?  —  A week after publishing ‘The Public Voice of Women’ …
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
It's official: TiVo's co-founders start selling $49 QPlay TV streamer  —  TiVo co-founders Michael Ramsay and Jim Barton are back with a new venture dubbed QPlay that hopes to do for online video what TiVo did for television.  The duo unveiled their new QPlay device and service Tuesday …
Discussion: Home Media Magazine, CNET and Variety
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
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Discussion: Inside Cable News and Mediaite
Merrill Knox / TVNewser:
Bieber Protest Hoax Fools Fox News, CNN
Discussion: TVSpy, CNN and Variety
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Washington Post's Tim Lee defects to Ezra Klein's ‘Project X’
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Richard Just, New National Journal Editor, Plans To ‘Reinvent’ Magazine
Thomas Rose / J-Source:
Journalists As Agents of State Surveillance
Discussion: CAJ