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11:45 PM ET, March 16, 2010

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CNN:
Erickson joins the Best Political Team  —  Erick Erickson has joined CNN.  —  (CNN) - Prominent conservative commentator and RedState.com editor Erick Erickson will join CNN as a political contributor, appearing primarily on CNN's new show John King, USA¸ the network announced Tuesday.
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Alex Koppelman / Salon:
What was CNN thinking with latest hire?
Eve Conant / The Gaggle:
How Will Conservative Bloggers Attack the Mainstream Media Once …
Discussion: TVNewser
Heather Hopkins / Hitwise Intelligence:
Twitter and News and Media Websites  —  A couple of weeks ago, I did a follow up post on my blog entry, “Facebook Largest News Reader?”.  The entry illustrated that Facebook users prefer Broadcast Media while Google News readers prefer Print Media.  Several readers requested that I add Twitter to the mix.
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Ben Worthen / Digits:
Facebook Tops Google As Most Visited Site in the U.S.
Discussion: Editors Weblog
Monica Guzman / Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
New media ventures blossom in Seattle  —  News is ever-changing, and the business of covering it is growing — especially in Seattle.  —  On Thursday, seattlepi.com marks a year as an online-only Web site.  It emerged as a successor after the Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper ceased publication on March 17, 2009.
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Deadline Panic at AOL Over Hipster Contributors  —  AOL hired an army of underemployed music lovers to interview bands at South by Southwest.  But the citizen journalists, paid $50 per story, are missing their deadlines, so AOL sent a panicked mass email (below).
Jason Fell / Folio:
Publishers Make, Save Money Through Partnerships  —  In tough times, some publishers lean on each other to get by.  —  The business of magazine publishing isn't what it was five years ago.  On the consumer side, publishers saw advertising pages slide 25.6 percent in 2009 …
Discussion: The Wire
Mike Taylor / FishBowlNY:
New York Observer to Relaunch ‘Media Mob’ Blog  —  The New York Observer will be relaunching its “Media Mob” blog tonight under the name “Media Mob With Koblin and Gillette,” FishbowlNY has learned.  —  As the name indicates, the new vertical will prominently feature print media reporter John Koblin …
Discussion: FishBowlDC
John Cook / Gawker:
Meet the Generation That Will Save and/or Destroy the New York Times  —  The only way the New York Times can escape the clutches of a Mexican billionaire is by successfully instituting a paywall.  Who has it chosen to manage this treacherous path?  The publisher's nephew.  He used to run a DJ school.
Discussion: The Wire
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Audit Bureau Revises Guidelines For Broader Inclusion Of E-Reader Newspaper, Mag Editions  —  With pre-orders for the iPad off to a fast start in preparation for the Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) product's release next month, the Audit Bureau of Circulations has modified its guidelines for counting sales …
Discussion: MediaPost, mediaelites, Online and Guardian
Jason Fell / Folio:
Trade Magazine Ad Pages Fell Nearly 30 Percent Last Year  —  B-to-b titles fared only slightly worse than consumer counterparts.  —  The advertising fallout that pummeled consumer magazines in 2009 also hammered b-to-b magazines.  Advertising pages for trade magazines declined 28.6 percent compared …
Discussion: The Wire and FishBowlNY
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Times Online Blocks Media Monitor Meltwater  —  Public relations news monitor Meltwater, which is still refusing to pay UK newspapers for crawling their websites, has now been blocked from indexing Times Online, the most serious of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspapers.
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
Gannett says no furloughs in second quarter  —  Gannettoid.com reports Gannett community papers division employees making more than $90,000 a year will be required to take at least one furlough week during the second quarter, but company spokeswoman Robin Pence says that's incorrect.
Peter Kirwan / Wired.co.uk:
Ads nauseam: The battle to save UK privacy online  —  Two years ago, BT did something odd.  It ran a trial of behavioural advertising technology developed by a company called Phorm without seeking permission from 18,000 of its broadband customers.  —  BT's covert trial may yet land Ian Livingstone …
Aaron / YouTube Biz Blog:
Opening up YouTube to new display advertisers  —  One of our goals is to democratize access to display advertising and make it accessible and open — like search advertising — so new advertisers can participate easily.  We launched Display Ad Builder in 2008 to help businesses easily set up and run display ad campaigns.
Paulgillin / Newspaper Death Watch:
Garfield on Media Chaos  —  In this video interview, Bob Garfield, the author of The Chaos Scenario discusses the changes being brought about by the collapse of the mass advertising model, and with it the mass media.  While Garfield is fundamentally optimistic about the future …
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
Fox News To Conduct “Extended, Exclusive” Interview With Pres. Obama  —  While Speaker Nancy Pelosi talks “Deem and Pass,” President Barack Obama is going a different route - he's talking to Fox News.  —  In an “extended, exclusive” interview tomorrow he will sit down with Special Report anchor Bret Baier …
Erik Heinrich / Time:
Cisco CRS-3 Router Speeds Streaming, Worries Film Execs  —  The Cisco CRS-3 Carrier Routing System, a next-generation Internet router, can handle 12 times the Internet traffic of the nearest competing product  —  Steve Wisbauer / Photodisc / Getty Images  —  Cisco's CRS-3 router made a bit …
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
NSFW: 'Tis Pity We Called Her A Whore - And Other Ineffectual Digital Apologies  —  Having now written two books about my failures in work, life and love, I think I'm qualified to say that the only difference between a memoirist and a prostitute is timing.  —  A prostitute sells sex for money …
 
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Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
E.U. Broadcasters Push to Change Copyright Rules Tying Up Online Offerings
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Why the Future of Video Ads Looks a Lot Like Ancient History
Discussion: AdAge and A.V. Club
Mike Fleming / Deadline.com:
EPIX, CHARLES TARGET STEVE JOBS WITH ICON SERIES PILOT
Gary Weiss / gary-weiss.com:
R.I.P. BusinessWeek's Independent Identity
Josh Ozersky / Time:
Decline of Food Critics: WSJ Loses a Restaurant Reviewer
Discussion: The Awl and Romenesko
Patricia Cohen / New York Times:
Emory University Saves Rushdie's Digital Data
Discussion: Bookninja and Gizmodo Australia
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Josh Gerstein / Josh Gerstein's Blog:
Atlantic's Goldberg avoids testifying for PLO
Discussion: Gawker, Romenesko and mediabistro.com
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Video: Richard Rosenblatt, CEO Of Demand Media, On Bradford's Hiring And Much More
Crain's New York Business:
Grisham releases The Firm, 22 others as e-books
Discussion: Media Decoder and ArtsBeat
Tucker Echols / bizjournals:
The Washington Post to launch business weekly
Discussion: Editors Weblog
Rafat Ali / paidContent:
SEC Watch: AOL's Cahall Got Retention Bonus 10 Days Before Leaving …
Catharine P. Taylor / Media Analysis RSS:
How CBS Turns March Madness into Monetization Madness
Mercedes Bunz / Guardian:
How the New York Times and CNN try to keep up with the tech companies
Discussion: Romenesko