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Rebekah Brooks poised for high-profile return to News Corp. UK

Financial Times Former News Corp. executive Rebekah Brooks, who was cleared last year of charges related to the News of the World phone hacking scandal, will soon ascend to the top job in News Corp's UK division, the Financial Times reported Friday. According to the Financial Times, which cites "people familiar with the matter," Brooks will return … Read More
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The rise of the mobile editor

As the number of mobile readers climbs over 50 percent for many newspapers, it is logical that we would infuse mobile thinking throughout the newsroom. Read More
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NYT acknowledges Carol Vogel lifted from Wikipedia

Good morning. 10-ish, anyone? NYT acknowledges Carol Vogel lifted from Wikipedia: Part of a July 25 column "used specific language and details from a Wikipedia article without attribution; it should not have been published in that form," a grisly editor's note reads. (NYT) | Times spokesperson Eileen Murphy told Ravi Somaiya “editors have dealt with Carol on … Read More
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News Corp. rumored to be putting together a new bid for Tribune newspapers

Rumor has it that News Corp -- with a $2.5 billion cash kitty for acquisitions -- may be mounting a new bid for the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and the six other Tribune newspapers. Rupert Murdoch and his company were first reported interested in the acquisition (in a story in the L.A. Times and elsewhere) when the … Read More