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This & That: The Past Week in Media for Nov. 7, 2013

Relevant and irreverent industry news from the region, nation and rest of the globe
Nov. 1: From Politico: Farewell to one of DC’s angriest journalists, Betsy Rothstein. She leaves Fishbowl DC unceremoniously … from Net News Check: Is photojournalism destined to be a casualty of the digital era? … from The Weekly Wonk: The Committee to Protect Journalists, for the first time since its 1981 inception, offers a special report on eroding freedoms of the press in the United States … from the National Freedom of Information Coalition: The Delaware Coalition for Open Government scores a major victory towards transparency … from Nieman Journalism Lab: Hold those presses – the future of newspapering isn’t so gloomy after all.

Nov. 4: From The New York Times: From George Washington University to George Mason, college newspaper editors are following the lead of the professional papers they aspire to join … from Reuters: Is this World Wide War? German journalists are asked to shun Google, Yahoo … from Monday Note: Here’s what $250 million put towards the endeavor of journalism looks like in the digital age … from TV News Check: Outgoing FCC Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn circulated a proposal to eliminate sports blackout rules, irritating the National Association of Broadcasters … from All Twitter: Here’s an interactive grid to help social media editors effectively deal with comment trolls.

Nov. 5: From Nieman Journalism Lab: When a newspaper moves out of an old haunt to new digs, it’s about digital, not decline … from Net News Check: AAM releases semiannual Snapshot Report detailing the print and digital circulation of 630 U.S. newspapers … from Jim Romenesko: Dayton paper declares CBS-affiliate television station it recently partnered with off limits to criticism … from the London Guardian: The US media market has been irrevocably divorced from traditional market forces, boosting non-profit sector.

Nov. 6: From CNN Money: The New York Times truly believed it would own the Boston Globe forever in 1993. It cost the paper a $60 million tax break in 2013 … from Net News Check: In the old days, content and advertising were advantageous friends. The Internet has tried to marry the author and reader, and media companies cannot allow that to happen … from the Washington Times: The paper cuts ties with U.S. Sen. Rand Paul after the Kentucky Republican is discovered to have plagiarized several pieces he authored for the paper as an op-ed writer … from The Washington Post: Why the paper pulled the comic strip “Get Fuzzy” and the furor which followed the decision … from Editor & Publisher: What’s your paper’s No. 1 priority? Alan D. Mutter thinks it should be audience development.

Nov. 7: Two from Nieman Journalism Lab: Do your journalists add to the noise and confusion of today’s crowded media world, or do they offer clarity and substance? … Here’s a look at the newsonomics of Press+ and the 2.0 edition of paywalls … from the London Guardian: The computer scientist who created the world wide web calls for a "full and frank public debate" over NSA’s internet surveillance, warning that the system of checks and balances has failed … from The Associated Press: Remember Stephen Glass? The 1990s fabulist is fighting for a California law license as a state licensing board grapples with his dishonest past … from CBS: Maryland native and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reads David Letterman’s Top Ten list, adding a funny jab about fellow Marylander Steny Hoyer.

—compiled by T.C. Cameron

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