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This & That: The Past Week in Media for Oct. 10, 2013

Relevant industry news from the region, nation and rest of the globe
Oct. 4: From Net News Check: What newspapers can learn from television to do video correctly … from The Associated Press: California signs law in place protecting journalists’ phone records … from The Washington Post: The Capitol shooting gives Twitter’s EAS system an early test and passing score … from the New York Post: With his purchase of The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos becomes the media industry’s most powerful broker, according to Vanity fair … from Phoenix Business Journal: Arizona Republic tells reporters Starbucks or McDonald’s is their new home office.

Oct. 7: From All Twitter: Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler pushed an initiative with Facebook to state school superintendents to help eliminate bullying on the social network … from Giga OM: Why tablet magazine have a future in failure … from Poynter: A Pew study of news audiences suggests rough days ahead in the news business … from PBS Media Shift: Are publicists growing too powerful for their own good?

Oct. 8: From Politico: Fox News host Anna Kooiman apologized Sunday for reporting a story from a satirical news siteTwo from All Twitter: New “Retwact” app allows you to mass-correct a tweet even after it’s been retweeted … here’s a list of 25 awesome social media tools your paper should at least consider using … from Jim Romenesko: The Philadelphia Inquirer unceremoniously bounces editor Bill Marimow … from Poynter: The must-read SCOTUSblog still lacks its own press credentials after U.S. Senate suggested, “they were going to reevaluate their credentialing policy.”

Oct. 9: From Social Times: Here’s 12 ways to keep your paper’s blog section awesome … from The Guardian: Toronto Star public editor Kathy English apologizes for an newsroom intern who plagiarized a fellow reporter’s three-year-old copy … from Ad Week: Sports Illustrated is testing a new type of paywall … from Politico: That’s rich! Former AOL executive Ted Leonsis — whose Washington sports teams have never come close to a trophy of their own — tries to play “told you so” 10 years later … from PR Newser: A Philadelphia reporter learns why it’s not a good idea to compare real-life murder to “Breaking Bad.”

Oct. 10: From Nieman Journalism Lab: How a novice reporter built Jersey Shore Hurricane News into a 200,000-person following from scratch … from The Atlantic: It’s true — there are still old school journalism values in new media venues! … from Social Times: Earlier we shared how bloggers can revive your blog section; they can also make a splash in newsletters … from Ad Age: Flipboard, the mobile news reader which announced a $50 million capital investment two weeks ago, hits 90 million users … from Pew Research Center: Pew research study says a growing number of dailies have reduced the amount of newsprint editorials and commentary.

—compiled by T.C. Cameron

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