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imagesA letter to the Texas Student Media board says: “We urge the TSM Board to refrain from further reducing The Daily Texan’s print schedule without first consulting us — Texan alumni.” These people are “untapped resources” and “some of us may be eager to donate (in fact some already have on their own initiative).”
* Daily Texan support letter | Fund-raiser to get the letter published
* Journal Register Co. sale could put 844 Michigan newspaper jobs at risk. (mlive.com)
* Meet the first class of Google Journalism Fellows. (googleblog.blogspot.com)
* Facebook blocks NBC sites over hacking scare. (allthingsd.com)
* Human Events magazine, “sort of the cornerstone of the conservative movement,” looks for a savior. (politico.com)
* Soledad O’Brien is leaving CNN’s morning show, but staying with the network. (nytimes.com)
* Time’s James Poniewozik looks at the Tesla-NYT spat in his latest print column. (time.com)
* Andrew Sullivan: I’m all for innovative advertising, but don’t make advertorials indistinguishable from editorial content. (andrewsullivan.com)
* CNBC is acquiring “Nightly Business Report” — the third change of hands for the show in less than three years. (nytimes.com)
* Gannett, Tribune and other media bigs abruptly shut down quadrantOne. (sdkramer.com)
* Globe & Mail publisher delivers an upbeat paywall report to his staff. (marketingmag.ca)
* How Steve Brill’s “Medical Pills” piece went from New Republic to Time. (huffingtonpost.com)
* It’s Gawker vs. “The Politico.” (mediabistro.com)

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