The Morning Lowdown 1-27-12

»  Twitter faces censorship backlash (paidContent)
»  How the Daily Mail (LSE: DMGT) became the web’s biggest newspaper (GigaOm)
»  Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) sees overseas losses doubling to $118 million this quarter (paidContent)
»  For $2 a star, an online retailer gets 5-star product reviews (NYT)
»  The Awl’s unconventional ad strategy (Digiday)
»  Spotify not throttling Americans, subscriptions hit three million (paidContent)
»  NYT publishes Chinese translation of story about workers who make Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) products (Poynter.)
»  HBO offers “Luck” episode a week early via HBO Go (ClickZ)
»  Samsung: Smartphones up 30 percent but you have to guess how many we’ve sold (paidContent)
»  New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) faces leadership vacuum (Bloomberg)
»  Can subscriptions offer salvation for the music industry? (Digital Pennies)