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8:27 PM ET, November 6, 2012

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Marc Tracy / The New Republic:
Nate Silver Is a One-Man Traffic Machine for the Times  —  “FiveThirtyEight is drawing huge traffic,” New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson told me yesterday.  She added, “What's interesting is a lot of the traffic is coming just for Nate.”  —  There has been plenty of controversy …
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Voters gather to decide Nate Silver's fate  —  Yes, today's rather important for President Obama and Mitt Romney, as well as their families and supporters.  But New York Times poll-blogger Nate Silver's predictions have made him a target for the ire of conservatives and pundits protecting …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Here's What the New York Times' Nate Silver Traffic Boom Looks Like  —  You thought we were done talking about Nate Silver today?  Think again!  —  Here, for instance, is an excellent piece by the New Republic's Marc Tracy, which details the huge spike in traffic the New York Times has seen to Silver's FiveThirtyEight blog.
Discussion: Mediaite
Margaret Sullivan / @sulliview:   Nate @fivethirtyeight Silver has his very own dedicated copy editor tonight. And no one would begrudge such a thing, given his traffic.
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
News orgs innovate with election coverage  —  Tuesday night will be the most interactive election night ever.  —  Millions of Americans won't just be watching results come in, they'll be participating in new ways thanks to news organizations doing just about everything they can think of to enhance live coverage tonight.
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Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Where to watch the 2012 presidential election live online  —  Millions of people all over the U.S. will flock to the polls Tuesday to make their vote count; and later, everyone will be glued to the screen to find out how the country has voted.  Pretty much all the big news organizations …
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Discussion: Quartz
Lisa Richwine / Reuters:
Major TV News Networks Agree To Shield Early Exit Poll Data On Election Day
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Felix Salmon / Reuters:   The FT in play  —  This will come as a surprise to absolutely no one …
Michael de la Merced / DealBook:
F.T. Up for Sale, Report Says, but Pearson Says Not So Fast
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
News Corp. executive sidesteps rumors about plans to acquire more newspapers  —  News Corp. president and chief operating officer Chase Carey sidestepped questions about whether his company is in acquisition mode this afternoon.  —  “Obviously we should look at some things,” said Carey …
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John Jannarone / Wall Street Journal:
News Corp. Earnings Boosted by Gain
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Christmas Coming Early For AOL Shareholders With $445M Dividend  —  Mark your calendar, AOL shareholders: Dec. 14 is your lucky day.  —  On that date, almost exactly three years to the day after the internet giant spun out from Time Warner, AOL will pay out a one-time dividend of $5.15 per share, or $445 million total.
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Steven Jacobs / Street Fight:   AOL: Patch Remains on Path to Profitability, Expenses Cut 30%
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
How video will provide a third act for AOL
Discussion: Beet.TV
On The Media:
On The Media's Election Night Bingo  —  Are you watching (or listening) to the election results come in tonight?  Well we are too, so join On the Media producers Alex Goldman and PJ Vogt, along with It's a Free Country's Caitlin Thompson and Stephen Reader while we play interactive election night bingo!
Discussion: Jezebel
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New York Times:   Election Night: Live-Blogging the Media Coverage
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:
With Mobile Impressions, Tumblr Pushes Past 20 Billion Pageviews A Month  —  David Karp, the CEO of New York-based Tumblr, revealed some fresh stats about the micro-blogging platform's growth today.  The company is seeing 20 billion pageviews a month, up from 15 billion at the beginning of the year …
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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:   If Facebook isn't thinking about buying Tumblr, it should be
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
CNN to Display Election Results on The Empire State Building  —  CNN is nothing if not a beacon of journalism, so of course it is projecting election results onto the Empire State Building tonight.  —  “As each state is projected by CNN and electoral votes are allocated to the candidates …
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Dylan Byers / Politico:   Shadow of 2008 looms over CNN
Christine Haughney / Media Decoder:
Senior Executive at The Times Will Retire  —  A senior executive of The New York Times Company responsible for key business results is retiring, and the company is eliminating the position entirely.  —  Scott Heekin-Canedy, president and general manager of The New York Times, will retire by year's end.
Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOM:
Amazon Prime tests $7.99/month option to compete with Hulu+, Netflix  —  Amazon is offering some users who don't want to drop $79 on an annual Prime membership another option: Paying $7.99 a month.  While that actually adds up to more money on a yearly basis ($95.88), it may bring new users into the fold …
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
Exclusive: Amazon to win out over Apple in e-book price tussle  —  (Reuters) - European Union regulators are to accept an offer by Apple and four publishers to end an antitrust probe into their e-book prices, two sources said, handing Amazon victory in a bid to sell online books cheaper than its rivals, sources said.
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Marissa Mayer Will “Talk About Where She Is Taking Yahoo” in First Media Interview Since Becoming CEO  —  Marissa Mayer — the typically press-loving Silicon Valley exec who has avoided much media interaction since she took over as CEO of Yahoo — will be doing her first sit-down interview …
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Jamie Condliffe / Gizmodo:
Samsung Teams Up With Yahoo For Interactive TV Service
Discussion: Engadget
 
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Alex Fitzpatrick / Mashable!:
Obama Makes 11th Hour Election Day Plea to Reddit
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