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This & That: The Past Week in Media for March 14, 2013

March 8: From Nieman Journalism Lab: Forget Moneyball; how about Paywall? The money newspaper companies are earning via paywalls is suddenly countable ... from Paid Content: If you say so? AOL CEO says the company’s content strategy is “fine,” and Patch is, too … from Pando Daily: Lots of people laughed at Mark Zuckerberg’s newspaper metaphor, but Nathaniel Mott thinks it’s more accurate than you think.

March 11: From About Editing and Writing: Warren Buffett’s newspaper spending spree has plenty of newsrooms hopeful, but how much does the investment baron know about newspapers anyway? … from Nieman Journalism Lab: A Texas bill would afford publishers the opportunity to correct, clarify, or withdraw false information in in print or online before a plaintiff receives punitive damages in a defamation lawsuit ... from Net News Check: A Newspaper National Network study finds local newspaper sports pages beat print and digital media competitors as the top place for male sports fans 18-54 for sports news, information and analysis.

March 12: From All Things Digital: Social talent site LinkedIn to purchase Pulse Newsreader for $50 million … from Net News Check: That was fast — and it was over before you knew! Papal Conclave generated dozens of real-time apps … from The New York Times: Google finally admits to privacy violations from Street View mapping project by cataloging passwords, e-mail and other personal information from nearby computer users.

March 13: From The New York Times: The paper is re-designing its’ Web site. See what’s new here … from ESPN: Ray Lewis, the Baltimore Raven linebacker who was once banned from Disney World by ESPN parent company Walt Disney, joins the sports network as an on-air football analyst … from Media Post: Holy smartphone, Batman! Tablet app revenue is on schedule to generate revenue of $8.8 billion this year.

March 14: From CNET: Google announces July 1 “sunset” for Reader, which has endured neglect as RSS popularity declines …from Slate: Who are your enemies? Reporters Without Borders releases "Enemies of the Internet" list … from Net News Check: McClatchy purchases media measurement and analytics company Tru Measure to track digital advertising campaign effectiveness and consumer engagement.
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