Morning Links: Occupy The Boston Globe!

The Boston Globe (owned by The New York Times Company) doesn’t want its name used by OWS spin off protests for the Occupy Boston Globe, fundraising for which has begun on Kickstarter. A satire is definitely within the fair use of a trademark protected by the first amendment, and, more important, not even Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal was such a buzzkill. [Poynter]

Speaking of Murdochs, News Corp senior managers are considering life without James Murdoch, [Reuters] who used to have to sign off on any phonehacking payout over 250,000 GBP. [Independent]

News Corp. knew about WSJ Europe’s circulation-juking tactics and ignored it. “It was a non-ethical practice,” former circulation manager Gert Van Mol said. “I didn’t want to be part of it, so I contacted Hinton and Larsen.” [Bloomberg]

Despite the noble efforts of the Kardashian clan, People and US Weekly newsstand are down 24% since 2008. [WWD]

Naomi Wolf, a guest at the Huffington Post Gamechangers party last night, was arrested there while defending the OWS protesters outside it to cops. [Yahoo]

Clear Channel radio personalities will promote daily deals from LivingSocial on air, directing listeners to their website. [Media Decoder]

 

Morning Links: Occupy The Boston Globe!