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FIRST CUTS: Shareholders assess Murdoch performance; Bachmann bodyguards rough up ABC’s Ross

Joe Pompeo
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Our list of stories that should be on your morning media menu:

• Some News Corp. shareholders cringed over Rupert Murdoch's performance at yesterday's parliamentary testimony. (Wall Street Journal)

• Still: "Instead of finding a signal that this was the beginning of the end of Rupert Murdoch's run at the helm of his company, analysts stressed that there was no single revelatory moment during the proceedings." (New York Times)

• How Wall Street Journal managing editor Robert Thomson has been handling his paper's coverage of the phone-hacking fallout. (Huffington Post)

• Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to meet with families of 9/11 victims concerned News of the World journalists may have attempted to obtain their loved ones phone records. (Reuters)

• Piers Morgan has emerged as a staunch defender of Murdoch. (Adweek)

• Members of Michele Bachmann's campaign stand accused of roughing up ABC News reporter Brian Ross at a South Carolina event. (AP)

• Online Jewish general interest mag Tablet is gearing up for a redesign with some high-profile writers. (New York Observer)

• The fashion trades are gearing up for New York Fashion Week. (New York Observer)

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