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7:00 PM ET, October 25, 2011

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Journalism.org:
How People Use Tablets and What it Means for the Future of News  —  Eighteen months after the introduction of the iPad, 11% of U.S. adults now own a tablet computer of some kind.  About half (53%) get news on their tablet every day, and they read long articles as well as get headlines.
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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
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter:
Study: Tablet Users Love to Read the News, Still Reluctant to Pay for It
Discussion: Adweek
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 …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Netflix Puts Global Expansion On Hold As Costs Drag It Down  —  Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) is on the road to profitability in Canada, but costs for its global roll-out are set to turn the company loss-making next year.  So, after its next launches in the new year, Netflix will freeze international expansion.
Discussion: Felix Salmon and Guardian
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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
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Amazon Misses, Q3 Sales Up 44 Percent To $10.9B; Net Income Down 73 Percent To $63M  —  Amazon reported third quarter earnings today.  Net income decreased 73% to $63 million in the third quarter, or $0.14 per diluted share, compared with net income of $231 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, in third quarter 2010.
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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
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.
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Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
Apple TV Effort Said to Be Led By ITunes Creator
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 …
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
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.
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 and TeleRead
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
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
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Vice President Biden complains after dust-up with conservative reporter  —  Joe Biden's office has complained to the Senate press gallery about a confrontation the vice president had with a conservative journalist last week on Capitol Hill.  —  Biden aides asked whether Senate rules were broken …
 
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Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
The Daily Adds Two  —  The Daily has added two staffers to its Arts & Life section.
Discussion: TVNewser and eBookNewser
Richard Horgan / FishbowlLA:
EXCLUSIVE: LA Photog Funds New Fashion Magazine
Kevin Army / Open Salon:
Police Raid Occupy Oakland, Push Me To The Ground
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Facebook Co-Founder Aims to Bring Venture Capital Model to Media
Jessica Davies / New Media Age:
Current TV to launch online series sourced from Vimeo community
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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
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Metro Hails Newsstand For Strong Downloads, High Engagement
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