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Monday, February 12, 2007

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The Morning Newsfeed: 02.12.07
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Libby Believes NBC News Could Clear Him (AP)Attorneys for I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby believe that NBC News holds a key to clearing him of perjury and obstruction charges in the CIA leak case. Libby, the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, wants a federal judge to let his lawyers question Andrea Mitchell, NBC's foreign affairs correspondent, about when she learned that Valerie Plame worked for the CIA. NYT: Having Cheney testify in Libby's trial is a high risk proposition. LAT: The Libby trial has unearthed Washington's deeply cynical attitude toward Tim Russert and Meet the Press.
Observer Goes Tabloid (NYP)The most sweeping redesign in the New York Observer's 20-year history will hit newsstands Wednesday, transforming the salmon-colored broadsheet weekly into an extralong tabloid. The paper will keep its color but is going with a new logo, a different typeface and shorter stories. The front cover will contain no story text — only headlines, photo and a small version of its famous cartoon logo.
The Wizards of Buzz on Digg, Reddit and Their Ilk (WSJ)Social bookmarking sites, where Web surfers share their favorite links, are giving a few heavy users power to shape the online viewing habits of thousands. These "hidden influencers" have an outsize effect on ads, trends and the sites that get plucked from obscurity.
Web Auteur Takes the Leap From YouTube to Boob Tube (NYT)Over the past year David Lehre, 22, has been an Internet phenomenon, posting a series of highly popular videos on his Web site that have quickly...

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