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What the Times says about Philadelphia journalist Ellen Gray’s tweet:

We are simply revisiting concepts for how to package our core digital subscription bundles and/or potentially introduce new paid products as we close in on two years after the digital subscription launch. Like always, we rely on consumer research.

* In Australia, the number of people saying they have “no trust at all” in newspapers hits a new high of 15%. In 2010, it was only 5%. (crikey.com.au via @mathewi)
* CJR post about the decline of longform journalism in major newspapers “generated a fair measure of hostility.” (cjr.org)
* CNN’s Tom Foreman writes to President Obama daily. In Year Four, “it seemed many days as if I’d already said everything I had to say and then some.” (newsbusters.org)
* Financial Times moves to a “digital first” strategy and cuts 25 positions. (politico.com)
* The inauguration on 94 newspaper front pages. (huffingtonpost.com) | How college newspapers handled the event. (collegemediamatters.com)
* Ethan Sattler, 13, was the youngest member of the inauguration press corps. (online.wsj.com)
* NFL cities have as many black sports editors as black coaches. (jobspage.com)
* “A correction unlike any other.” (@bgrueskin)
* AP business reporter fooled by fake LinkedIn account. (talkingbiznews.com)
noguns* Groupon halts all current and future gun-related deals. (chicagotribune.com)
* Ed Sherman’s prediction: “This won’t be the last time Deadspin nails a big one.” (shermanreport.com)
* “‘Is the photographer going to be in here the whole time?’ Manti Te’o asked. That was my cue to leave.” (journo2go.com)
* NYT standards editor: “People seem to think we should have a long list of approved words and another one of banned words. We don’t.” (nytimes.com)
* Pew: Free access to the Internet is now nearly as important to library patrons as borrowing books. (nytimes.com)
* William R. Hearst III is named Hearst Corp. chairman. (deadline.com)

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