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This & That: The Past Week in Media for June 27, 2013

June 21: Two from Media Bistro’s All Twitter: One in four people worldwide utilize at least some form of social media – here’s a comprehensive breakdown by country and by medium … We’re all trying to create the perfect story, so here’s how your paper can create a perfect post for social media! … from Willamette Week: More than 90 staffers – including 35 from the newsroom – have been laid off from the 162-year-old Oregonian, which is also cutting back to three-day-a-week delivery … from Media Bistro’s Fishbowl DC: Roll Call is dropping its Friday print edition sometime after the July recess.

June 24: From Giga OM:The glitch allowing email addresses or phone numbers of about 6 million Facebook users to have been shared is being called Facebook Friday … from The Washington Post: Columnist Allan Sloan says billionaire Sam Zell’s legacy of disaster lives on at the Tribune Co. in the form of an enormous bill from the Internal Revenue Service … from The New York Times: More and more, iconic American media posts are being filled by Brits who have made their mark in England.

June 25: From Poynter: The American Society of News Editors’ census reveals nationwide newspaper employment at approximately 38,000 after 2,600 full-time editorial jobs were lost in 2012, a decline of more than six percent from 2011 … from the Society of Professional Journalists: After campus police from Otterbein College refuse to comply the Public Records Act, Otterbein’s Tan and Cardinal student newspaper takes the school’s police to court … from Boing Boing: After Alexa O’Brien calls out The New York Times for using her work about “largest criminal investigation ever into a publisher and its source” but refusing to call her a journalist, the paper issues a long-sought correction.

June 26: From Tech Crunch: Twitter is working on features such as “DVR Mode” and ways to filter the “signal from the noise” during live events … from Net News Check: AP will highlight member content more prominently within its new iOS mobile app …from Media Bistro’s All Twitter: More evidence your journalists need to have some presence on Twitter, as a study shows 59 percent of worldwide journalists use the service.

June 27: From Poynter: The Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild receives The Washington Post’s new proposal and fires off a response titled, “The Post would like to fire you — and get rid of the union too.” The Post’s current agreement with the Guild expires July 26 … from Net News Check: The San Francisco Examiner sues the San Francisco Chronicle, alleging the Chronicle has slashed advertising rates to damage its competitors …from The Associated Press: The American Society of News Editors' annual convention featured executives from some the nation’s largest newspaper companies expressing hope for the future as digital subscriptions begin to grow.

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