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4:25 PM ET, October 25, 2011

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Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
News among most popular tablet uses, US report finds  —  Study by Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, in collaboration with the Economist Group, also found more users prefer to view news via browsers rather than apps  —  US tablet survey found that browsers are more popular than apps for consuming news
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Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter:
Study: Tablet Users Love to Read the News, Still Reluctant to Pay for It  —  Consuming news ranks, according to a new study conducted by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, among the most popular things adults in the U.S. do with their tablets.
John Koblin / WWD:
Huffington Post Launches Parentlode Blog  —  HUFFING AND PUFFING: The New York Times and The Huffington Post feud isn't going away.  —  Times lawyers fired off a cease-and-desist letter to Arianna Huffington on Monday, claiming that The Huffington Post's new blog, Parentlode …
David Lieberman / Deadline.com:
Is It “Nuclear Winter” For Netflix?  Analysts Tell Investors To Bail After 3Q Setbacks  —  Netflix is in for a brutal morning: The stock is down 35% in pre-market trading from its $118.84 close yesterday as some influential Wall Street analysts tell investors it's time to dump the stock following …
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Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Netflix Puts Global Expansion On Hold As Costs Drag It Down
Discussion: Guardian
Joel Gunter / Journalism.co.uk:
News Corp: James Murdoch suffers confidence blow in vote  —  News Corp shareholders have dealt a significant blow to James Murdoch and his brother Lachlan at this year's annual general meeting, with around a third of all shareholders voting against both  —  James Murdoch has been re-elected …
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Dalya Alberge / Guardian:
Phone hacking: book publishing executives targeted  —  Agent who worked with Linda McCartney and publisher of Katie Price autobiography told they may have been under surveillance  —  The police investigation into phone hacking by the News of the World has now spread to the publishing world …
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
Apple TV Effort Said to Be Led By ITunes Creator  —  Apple Inc. (AAPL) is turning to the software engineer who built iTunes to help lead its development of a television set, according to three people with knowledge of the project.  —  Jeff Robbin, who helped create the iPod in addition …
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Steve Zeitchik / LA Times:
Will Aaron Sorkin take on Steve Jobs?  —  EXCLUSIVE: Steve Jobs was front and center again Sunday night when “60 Minutes” aired its much-anticipated interview with his biographer, Walter Isaacson.  It proably won't be the last time the Apple co-founder will dominate our screens.
Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal:
Time Inc. Hires Digital Executive  —  Time Inc. hired former Nokia Corp. executive George Linardos as the new head of digital marketing at the magazine-publishing unit, the company said Tuesday, a move that is likely to affirm the magazine company's conservative approach to distributing titles like Time …
Discussion: AllThingsD
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Dan Rayburn / StreamingMediaBlog.com:
Amazon's Kindle Fire Will Become To The Video Industry What The iPod Was To The Music Industry
Zachary Sniderman / Mashable!:
Amazon Embraces HTML5 for New Ebooks
Discussion: Engadget
Matt Rosoff / Business Insider:
No, CNET Is NOT In Talks To Buy gdgt  —  Several sources close to CBS Interactive tell us that CNET is not in talks to buy gadget news site gdgt, shooting down a report that a buy is imminent.  —  One source said that CNET hadn't even approached gdgt for a round of talks.
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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:   CNET In Talks To Acquire gdgt As Early As This Week
Michael Musto / La Daily Musto:
Bloomberg Media To Be Rocked with Discrimination Lawsuit  —  ​I've just learned that Bloomberg Media's International Managing Director of Television Brian Martinez—who I knew back in the '90s club days—is filing suit with that company for having been relieved of his duties in July.
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
TMZ founder Harvey Levin's unsolicited advice to mainstream media: Adapt or die  —  America's foremost gossipmonger has a little unsolicited advice for the nation's mainstream media: Your business model is broken.  Your future is in jeopardy.  Adapt or die.
Discussion: Gawker, TeleRead and Collective Talent
Joe Garofoli / San Francisco Chronicle:
Obama freezes local reporters out of S.F. event  —  President Obama is scheduled to appear before hundreds of donors at a $7,500-a-plate noontime fundraiser today at San Francisco's W Hotel - but not a single local reporter will be allowed inside to cover his only stop in the area, the White House said Monday.
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
Larry King Confirms Radio Rumors... Plus a New TV Show?  —  Talkers magazine speaks to Larry King, where the longtime host of “Larry King Live,” reveals that he is very close to a new LA-based radio show (as long rumored) as well as a new TV program: … continued...  New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Discussion: FishbowlLA and TALKERS.COM
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Google asked to remove 135 YouTube videos for ‘UK national security issues’  —  US technology giant reports 71% rise in content removal requests from UK government or police  —  British police authorities ordered the removal of 135 videos from YouTube in the first half of this year …
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Facebook Co-Founder Aims to Bring Venture Capital Model to Media  —  The Knight Foundation, a sponsor of journalism-innovation projects, named Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and digital experts from Harvard and MIT to its board, where they'll take a venture-capital-like approach to media.
 
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Richard Horgan / FishbowlLA:
EXCLUSIVE: LA Photog Funds New Fashion Magazine
Kevin Army / Open Salon:
Police Raid Occupy Oakland, Push Me To The Ground
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Vice President Biden complains after dust-up with conservative reporter
Jessica Davies / New Media Age:
Current TV to launch online series sourced from Vimeo community
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
PlayJam Takes $5 Million To Go Global With Its Connected TV Games
Discussion: GigaOM
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
Sarah Fenske to replace Drex Heikes as LA Weekly editor
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Drew Olanoff / The Next Web:
Senior Media Liaison Karen Wickre leaves Google for Twitter
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer:
Three Editors Depart Details, The Fix Picks Up One
Tanzina Vega / NYT Media Decoder:
Group Says Newspapers Aren't Dead, They're Alluring
Patrick Twohy / San Francisco Business Times:
Bay Citizen news site loses CEO on heels of editor
 

 
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