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4:50 PM ET, September 27, 2010

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Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Study Finds That Apple Dominates Tech News  —  A customer, Evan Wiendczak, spoke after buying the first iPhone 4 on Fifth Avenue in June.  —  A new study confirms what some in the technology industry have long sensed: Apple commands an inordinate amount of the media's attention.
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Journalism.org:
WHEN TECHNOLOGY MAKES HEADLINES  —  THE MEDIA'S DOUBLE VISION ABOUT THE DIGITAL AGE  —  The mainstream news media have offered the American public a divided view of how information technology influences society, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared:
Direct Line: Peter Kaplan on The John Koblin Hire, An iPad App, and WWD's Future  —  ​Well, big media change: John Koblin was hired by longtime former New York Observer editor Peter Kaplan — who is now the editorial director of Fairchild — to go report on media for Women's Wear Daily.
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Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared:
Breaking: John Koblin Quits the New York Observer (Updated)  —  ​We just got word that the New York Observer's star media reporter John Koblin has left the paper.  This goes in line with rumors we were hearing that Koblin would be out following his yearly US Open coverage.
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared:   How Angry NYT Editors and HBO's Bored to Death Make the Case for Media Reporting
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Twitter Boosts Marketer Reach With Plan to Blast Promoted Ads  —  Positive Signs So Far, With Higher-Than-Average Interaction Rate  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Even after six months, campaigns with nearly 40 different marketers and repeat customers such as Ford, Virgin America and Verizon, Twitter still views its ads as experimental.
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Wall Street Journal:
To Advertisers, Twitter's a Fledgling  —  Twitter Inc.'s foray into advertising is receiving mixed reviews among marketers, underscoring the challenges of turning the popular micro-blogging service into a highly profitable enterprise.  —  The popularity of Twitter has fueled expectations …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Exclusive: Want Twitter to Help You Find More Followers?
Martin Robbins / Guardian:
This is a headline about science  —  In the standfirst I will make a fairly obvious pun about the subject matter before posing an inane question I have no intention of really answering: is this an important scientific finding?  —  In this paragraph I will state the main claim that the research makes …
Discussion: Neatorama and kottke.org
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider:
AOL Loses Star Media Reporter Jeff Bercovici To Forbes  —  Veteran media reporter Jeff Bercovici is quitting AOL and going to Forbes, a source tells us.  —  Forbes is undergoing a transformation under Lewis Dvorkin, who came to the company through its acquisition of True/Slant last spring.
Mayhill Fowler:
Why I Left The Huffington Post  —  Yesterday The Huffington Post “posted” the last piece I will write for them, probably, barring the serendipity of life.  Below is my email exchange with Roy Sekoff, the founding editor, on the subject.  Arianna Huffington, for her part …
Michael Idov / New York Magazine:
The Demon Blogger of Fleet Street  —  Nick Denton cast himself as a media outsider.  That's how he made it inside.  —  Nick Denton has built a panopticon.  From his living-room window, he can all but see his favorite table at Balthazar, and his favorite table at Balthazar is picked …
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David Kaplan / paidContent:
Gawker's Denton: Twitter's Audience ‘Too Elite’; Blogs Look Ludicrous
Discussion: Romenesko
Paul Kim / WordPress.com News:
Welcome Windows Live Spaces Bloggers  —  We're excited to announce that WordPress.com is now the default blogging platform for Windows Live Spaces users.  We've worked with our partners at Microsoft to create a simple migration service for Spaces bloggers to easily bring all their posts, comments, and photos to WordPress.com.
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Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Windows Live Outsources Blogging, Migrating 30 Million Users To WordPress.com
Discussion: paidContent
The Politico:
The Fox primary: complicated, contractual  —  With Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee all making moves indicating they may run for president, their common employer is facing a question that hasn't been asked before: How does a news organization cover White House hopefuls when so many are on the payroll?
Malcolm Gladwell / New Yorker:
Why the revolution will not be tweeted.  —  At four-thirty in the afternoon on Monday, February 1, 1960, four college students sat down at the lunch counter at the Woolworth's in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina.  They were freshmen at North Carolina A.  & T., a black college a mile or so away.
Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal:
Literary Icon in New Era  —  New Yorker Launches on iPad Tablet, Adds to Pressure on Apple for Subscriptions  —  The New Yorker is launching an iPad version of the magazine Monday, in a significant test of an iconic, old-media brand's efforts to refashion itself for the tablet-computer age.
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Times Two  —  Jill Abramson, the Times' first heiress apparent.  —  When Jill Abramson moved back to New York from Washington, D.C., in the summer of 2003 at the age of 49 to become managing editor of the New York Times, she commemorated the homecoming like a battle-hardened soldier returning from the front: She got a tattoo.
Discussion: Romenesko and On Media's Blog
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Networks Have Sharing Issues With Hulu  —  Advertisers are drawn to Hulu in part because the site is a popular place for fans to stream shows like NBC's 30 Rock and The Office.  Trouble is, Hulu doesn't actually sell any inventory in those shows.  —  In fact, according to sources …
Discussion: TVbytheNumbers
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
Media Mavens: Christopher Batty, Gawker Media  —  Introvert With ‘Napoleonic Ambition’ Now in His Sixth Year Driving Experimentation and Success at Publisher  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — When Gawker Media founder Nick Denton first met Christopher Batty 10 years ago, the two were based in Silicon Valley …
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Online publishers are more confident but are they making any money?  —  Association of Online Publishers reports phenomenal growth of apps  —  Is the online publishing industry out of the woods?  The latest survey by the Association of Online Publishers shows a renewed confidence centred on mobile …
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Nick Clark / The Independent:   Technology at heart of publishers' strategy
Neerav Bhatt / Rambling Thoughts Blog:
Modern Journalists Technology Toolkit To Cover Live Events  —  Republishing in full not allowed without permission.. Source: bhatt.id.au/blog/  —  In bygone days a journalist covering an event was likely to be accompanied by a photographer, cameraman or both.
New York Times:
Comcast Spends Big in Pressing for Merger  —  In Jeff Zucker's announcement on Friday that he was stepping aside as the head of NBC Universal, Comcast's purchase of the company was taken almost as a fait accompli.  —  But the combination of NBC and Comcast is still undergoing government review …
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
To Fix Bad Breath, a Gadget Seen on YouTube  —  WHEN Robert Wagstaff came up with the idea for a tongue brush to cure bad breath, he was sure he had a best seller.  But a decade later, after dozens of pitches to dentists and retailers and a $50,000 TV infomercial, he had a dud.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter Online:
New CUNY Program to Equip Students to Start Journalism-Based Businesses  —  Last week, the City University of New York unveiled the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism — the first of its kind in the nation.  —  As part of this program, the school will offer a master's degree …
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard:
Slate: Don't close that corrections window — open it all the way!  —  Craig Silverman had a fascinating column last week about changes that Slate has made in its corrections policy in the wake of an embarrassing dustup with Politico.  Here's Craig's pithy summary of this bizarre Escher-esque episode …
Henry Blodget / The Wire:
Here Are 304 Reasons Why The New York Times Needs To Put Its Paywall Up Immediately  —  We clicked on a New York Times ad this morning.  —  Not because we're actually thinking of ponying up to get a paper-based New York Times delivered to our door (why on earth would we do that?
 
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