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10:40 AM ET, June 14, 2010


 Top News: 
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
F.T.C. Moves Ahead with Journalism Study  —  Looking for the federal government to come to the rescue of newspapers?  Don't hold your breath.  —  The Federal Trade Commission has set out on the somewhat quixotic journey of trying to identify ways to save journalism as we know it from possible extinction.
Discussion: Romenesko and Editors Weblog
Rick Edmonds / Poynter Online:
FTC Future-of-Journalism Inquiry Wraps Up With Little Momentum for Major Intervention  —  I'll be among the 30 participants in the Federal Trade Commission's roundtables Tuesday in Washington, D.C. evaluating proposals for government action “to support the reinvention of journalism.”
Robert G. Picard / The Media Business:
Getting It Wrong: The FTC and Policies for the Future of Journalism
Discussion: Kirk LaPointe's …
Will citizen journalism pay the bills?  —  Hyperlocal news projects that start tiny have a greater chance of success - but many find themselves with more kudos than cash  —  “Would you trust a citizen brain surgeon?”  This was a common refrain in 2005, as the news industry grappled …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
AOL Teams With Jonas Group for MTV-Style Site  —  The next time the Jonas Brothers release an album or announce a tour, they can skip “Entertainment Tonight” and YouTube and go straight to Cambio.  —  Making its debut online on Tuesday, Cambio is the product of a partnership of AOL …
Discussion: The Wire, paidContent and Fast Company
Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
Once Just a Site With Funny Cat Pictures, and Now a Web Empire  —  SEATTLE — Three years ago Ben Huh visited a blog devoted to silly cat pictures — and saw vast potential.  —  Mr. Huh, a 32-year-old entrepreneur, first became aware of I Can Has Cheezburger, which pairs photos of cats with quirky captions …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
NSFW: Content Is King!  Rest In Peace, Content  —  “Can Tim Armstrong make AOL king of content by 2010?”  - Blog headline  —  If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well / It were done quickly" - Macbeth  —  There's something about the idea of “New York Internet Week” …
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Anita Singh / Telegraph:
Piers Morgan to replace Larry King in CNN deal  —  Piers Morgan is to replace Larry King, the veteran US interviewer, in a £5.5 million deal with CNN.  —  The Britain's Got Talent judge and former newspaper editor is on the verge of signing a four-year contract to take over King's primetime show in the autumn.
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
iPad Media Apps: can do better  —  It's time for a first assessment of a few iPad media applications.  To sum up: a) most are disappointing; b) no need to worry.  Instead of subjectively pointing fingers at hits and misses, let's rise to a bird's eye view and see if we can understand why some apps work and why others don't.
Lucia Moses / Mediaweek:
Despite Recession, Teen Vogue ‘Haute’ to Trot  —  Despite questions about the strength of consumer spending, Teen Vogue is going into the retail business.  —  The Condé Nast title is signing a one-year lease at the Westchester Mall to operate the Teen Vogue Haute Spot, building on its pop-up store by the same name.
Takashi Kitazume /
Shift to charging for online news inevitable, Dow Jones chief says  —  Newspapers around the world will soon have no choice but to start charging for Web content, according to Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton, who called it “madness” to give away “expensive and valuable journalism for nothing.”
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Andrew Napolitano Comes to Fox Business Network  —  “Welcome to this struggle,” Andrew Napolitano said triumphantly as he wrapped up the first television episode last weekend of his libertarian talk show, “Freedom Watch.”  He saluted the camera and concluded, “From New York, defending freedom, so long America.”
Julie Bosman / New York Times:
Joyce Found Too Graphic, This Time by Apple  —  The question of whether James Joyce's “Ulysses” is obscene seemed to have been settled for more than 75 years.  Until last week, that is, when the creators of a Web comic version of the classic novel, called “Ulysses Seen,” …
Discussion: Hit & Run
David Carr / New York Times:
The Media Equation: BP's Managing of Information on Gulf Oil Spill  —  The three journalists crept along in a boat captained by James Ledet in a bayou near Golden Meadow, La., one early afternoon.  We were all looking for the same thing as we traversed narrow stretches of water framed by swamp grass …
Discussion: Soup
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Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
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Darren Murph / Engadget:
ESPN bypasses corporate red tape with iPad and Xbox 360 …
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Discussion: make the logo bigger and LAist
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Adam Tinworth / One Man & His Blog:
What Does Facebook Like Do For Blog Traffic?
Discussion: Mashable!