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4:30 AM ET, March 20, 2014

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Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
Watch out, business publishers — Bloomberg Media CEO Justin Smith says he is coming for you  —  Justin Smith — who helped turn around the fortunes of the ailing Atlantic Media empire, in part by expanding the 150-year-old magazine's digital reach — has laid out a manifesto about how he wants …
Discussion: @thestalwart and @brianstelter
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Matt Turck:
Can the Bloomberg Terminal be “Toppled”?
Discussion: @rafat
Brian Morrissey / Digiday:
Justin Smith's plan for where Bloomberg Media goes next
The Atlantic Online:
David Frum Named Senior Editor at The Atlantic  —  Washington, D.C. (March 19, 2014)— The veteran political commentator and author David Frum is joining The Atlantic as a senior editor beginning March 31, James Bennet, editor in chief of The Atlantic, announced today.
Christie Wright / The New York Observer:
How ‘Journalism Crack’ Conquered the Internet  —  In the cutthroat world of British tabloids, where the explosive Fleet Street editor is a stock character, Martin Clarke still stood out as a particularly fearsome newsroom presence.  Even more so when he came to New York in 2011 to expand the Daily Mail's digital footprint.
Alan Yuhas / Guardian:
Associated Press removes Ukraine from dateline of Crimea stories  —  AP says new Crimea dateline is consistent with style guide for territories that are ‘geographically distinct’ such as Sicily  —  As every self-respecting copy editor knows - and as every writer and reader ought to know - style is politics, and politics inform style.
Abigail Edge / Journalism.co.uk:
Why The Information chose to follow a paywall model  —  Jessica Lessin, founder and editor-in-chief of The Information, outlines the site's approach to paywalls, which she believes should be driven by high-quality content  —  Credit: Dreamer, via Wikimedia Commons
Allison Schrager / Quartz:
The problem with data journalism  —  The recent boom in “data-driven” journalism projects is exciting.  It can elevate our knowledge, enliven statistics, and make us all more numerate.  But I worry that data give commentary a false sense of authority since data analysis is inherently prone to bias.
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
How data from Financial Times readers lead to more readers and revenue  —  The Financial Times “broke the law of large numbers last year,” Ryan Chittum wrote in CJR: It added digital subscribers at a fast rate, seven years after it launched its paywall.  It now has 652,000 paying subscribers …
Discussion: @poynter, @raju and Strange Attractor, Thanks:@ryanngastwirth
Jemimah Steinfeld / Index on Censorship:
“Insidious” self-censorship rife in Hong Kong  —  Hong Kong journalists are anxious at present - with good reason.  On the morning of 26 February Kevin Lau, former chief editor of Hong Kong daily newspaper Ming Pao, was attacked as he got out of his car.  Suffering stab wounds to his back and legs …
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Australia Flooded With Streaming and Netflix Isn't Even There Yet  —  Australia is an odd market for entertainment.  English-language fans of Hollywood content abound in densely populated major cities.  But pay-TV penetration is a measly 30%, and the modest broadband infrastructure is overrun by piracy.
David E. Frank / Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly:
Jury returns $563K libel verdict against Boston Herald  —  A Suffolk Superior Court jury has found that the Boston Herald committed actual malice in a story which falsely reported a woman had engaged in “sexual acts” with a Bridgewater inmate during a 2009 visit.
Tracy Wilkinson / Los Angeles Times:
Mexican authorities bungled case of slain journalist, group says  —  In Mexico City, journalists protest the slaying of their colleague Gregorio Jimenez and others.  (Marco Ugarte / Associated Press / February 22, 2014)  —  MEXICO CITY — Journalists investigating the recent slaying …
David Weigel / Slate:
Liz Wahl talks about life after her on-air resignation from Russia Today  —  An Afternoon with Liz Wahl, the Reporter Who Quit RT and Hasn't Heard the End of It  —  Liz Wahl quiets down her dog, Dallas, and opens the door to her home.  She excuses herself for a moment.  —  “It's just been insane today,” she says.
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
A Website Asks Readers to Finance Independent Journalists  —  With news publications increasingly charging for their once-free websites and apps, they face a critical question: Will readers pay for digital content?  Now, one Internet start-up has put a twist on that question: Will readers pay for a journalist?
Ben Branstetter / Daily Dot:
Newsweek's Bitcoin facepalm got Internet culture wrong  —  When Newsweek ceased publishing their print edition at the end of 2012, ending an 80-year stint as a stalwart of the American news industry, it was largely seen as the first national casualty of the digital era, a titan felled …
Discussion: Computerworld
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Eugene Volokh / Washington Post:
Reverse defamation, the Newsweek Bitcoin story, and Satoshi Nakamoto
Discussion: @jerrybrito and @marshallyoum
Francesca Bacardi / Variety:
Sundance Institute to Launch Lab for TV and Digital Series  —  Sundance Institute is expanding its purview in a big way with plans to launch a development lab for writers and others focused on episodic projects for TV and online platforms.  —  The move is an extension of the workshop process …
Michael Holden / Reuters:
News Corp executives pressured ex-reporter to take phone-hacking rap - court  —  (Reuters) - The former royal editor at Rupert Murdoch's now defunct News of the World told a London court on Wednesday senior figures at News Corp.'s British newspaper arm put pressure on him to take the flak for phone-hacking to protect others.
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BBC:   Phone-hacking trial: Andy Coulson ‘urged silence on hacking’
 
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Angela Haggerty / The Drum:
Edward Snowden wouldn't have come to us if a paywall had been in the way, says Guardian's deputy chief executive
John McDuling / Quartz:
Twitter's dream for TV: You will never watch alone
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Donald R. Winslow / NPPA:
Reuters Denies Ethical Allegations, While Some Syria Photographs Still Questioned
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Thomas Johnson / Re/code:
Q&A with Ryan Singel of Contextly, a content recommendation startup
Patrick Frater / Variety:
Asian digital TV penetration to reach 97.5% with revenues of $46B by 2020
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Erik Wemple:
Politico CEO declares ‘early success’ with Capital New York
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Ray Clancy / Press Gazette:
Pro Scottish independence news website Wings Over Scotland raises £100k via crowdfunding
Discussion: @pressgazette
Cristian Giulietti / Online Journalism Blog:
Interview: president of IRPI Cecilia Anesi talks about secure leaks platform IRPILeaks
Leon Wieseltier / The New Republic:
Nate Silver could learn a lot from those op-ed columnists he maligns
Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk:
Huffington Post UK pursues 60-second political news videos