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

Relevant and irreverent industry news from the region, nation and rest of the globe
Nov. 8: From The Washington Post: National Review reporter Robert Costa will join the Post Jan. 6, 2014 … from Politico: Just one day after plagiarism charges ended Sen. Rand Paul’s column at the Washington Times, the disgraced Kentuckian lands at Breitbart.com … from the London Guardian: Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger will be questioned over NSA leaks … from Columbia Journalism Review: Surprise! Getty Images and Pinterest are teaming up. Here’s why ... from Net News Check: Email, while passé to some, remains a powerful advertising and editorial marketing tool. Don’t neglect it!

Nov. 11: From the Los Angeles Times: The Onion decides to end print as the nation tears up … from The New York Times: Amazon strikes deal with USPS for Sunday delivery … from Politico: Pentagon cuts and Washington dysfunction further threaten Stars and Stripes … from Daily Dot: UK plot to hack Belgium intelligence uses LinkedIn as collateral damage … from Buzz Feed: Journalists using phones, tablets, or pocket cameras to take photos and shoot videos at the Sochi Winter Olympics will be stripped of accreditation on the spot, according to reports from a seminar about coverage.

Nov. 12: From PR Newser: Why journalists and serious news junkies prefer Twitter over Facebook … from The Wrap: The shield law in New York gets put to the test … from The Daily Caller: A media watchdog attacks, and no surprise it involves Betsy Rothstein, who can't walk away quietly … from Politico: The Associated Press faces a deadline on Bob Lewis … from The Washington Post: CBS News and Lara Logan face brutal criticism over flawed report.

Nov. 13: From Paid Content: The Paid Content site comes down, and coverage is absorbed by Giga OM under the media tab … from Net News Check: The Scripps Co. closes its wire service and restructures its DC bureau office … from Journalism UK: Wonder what a digital-first newsroom looks like? Here’s a blueprint … from the ABA Journal: SCOTUSblog confirms it's searching for a buyer … from Pew Research Centers: Photographers are the feeling brunt of recent cuts at newspapers as billions of photos are parsed for free every day within social media channels.

Nov. 14: Two from Net News Check: Startup companies will pitch products and services to newspaper executives at the NAA mediaXchange 2014 conference … Mobile news already needs a technology overhaul …from The Washington Post: Editors defend Richard Cohen as sensationalism washes over columnist … from Forbes: Young adults and teens are increasingly losing interest in Facebook, the world's largest social media network. What's replacing it? Snapchat, and that's why Facebook tried to buy it for $3 billion … from All Twitter: Here’s 10 amazing social media stats, such as there are 250 billion photos uploaded to Facebook every day, and 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.

—compiled by T.C. Cameron
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