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10:25 AM ET, June 15, 2010


 Top News: 
New York Post:
Shrinking CNN taps Spitzer, Morgan  —  Ted Turner must be flinging his remote at the wall in despair.  CNN, the cable network he founded, is poised to turn its prime-time schedule over to two disgraced public figures, ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer and former British tabloid editor Piers Morgan, in its desperate bid to restore lost ratings.
Olga Kharif / Business Week:
Uncle Sam Unlikely to Back Handouts for Newspapers  —  The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, on completing a public review, probably won't recommend either subsidies or taxes to help newspapers  —  U.S. newspaper companies will probably get little help from the government after the Federal …
Discussion: Breaking Media
Dawn C. Chmielewski / Los Angeles Times:
News Corp. picks up more bricks for pay wall  —  Rupert Murdoch-owned conglomerate buys the maker of electronic news delivery software and acquires a stake in a venture devising an online payment system for journalism sites.  —  Rupert Murdoch's quest to find a way to get people to pay …
News Corporation:
News Corporation Acquires Skiff, LLC; Makes Investment in Journalism Online, LLC
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
News Corp. Acquires Skiff IP; Buys Stake In Brill And Crovitz Startup
Rupert Murdoch moves towards full BSkyB takeover  —  EXCLUSIVE: Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has made an approach to take full control of BSkyB, the satellite broadcaster in which it owns a 39pc stake, The Daily Telegraph can reveal.  —  British Sky Broadcasting Group
Media Week:
News Corp rebuffed after £7.8bn offer to buy remainder of Sky  —  The independent directors of BSkyB have rejected an offer from Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation of 700p a share for the 60.9% of the company not already owned by News Corp.  —  Murdoch: launched Sky in 1989
Discussion: Multichannel and Guardian
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
A Death Of A Thousand Hacks: New Forbes Editorial Genius In Bold Plan To Kill Forbes … This website uses IntenseDebate comments, but they are not currently loaded because either your browser doesn't support JavaScript, or they didn't load fast enough.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Lucia Moses / Mediaweek:
Forbes to Sell Investopedia
Discussion: paidContent
Michael Cieply / Media Decoder:
Feds Approve Trading of Box-Office Futures  —  Federal regulators on Monday approved a plan by Media Derivatives Inc. to begin trading futures contracts based on box-office revenue, though the film industry has continued to lobby Congress to ban such film-related trading.
Hunter Walker / The Wrap:
Abby Sunderland's Father: Reality Producers Wanted Her to Die  —  Producers of a reality TV project featuring Abby Sunderland were “relying on her dying” from the start, the 16-year-old's father said Monday, prompting the family to cut ties with the show.  —  Sunderland ended her attempt …
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Google music store could launch this fall  —  Eric Schmidt, Google's CEO is preparing to take on Apple's iTunes.  Schmidt visited with Doug Morris, Universal Music Group CEO (left) and Rolf Schmidt-Holtz, the Sony Music chief, during the Vevo launch party last December.  —  (Credit: Greg Sandoval/CNET)
Jay Rosen / PressThink:
Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: On the Actual Ideology of the American Press  —  That it's easy to describe the ideology of the press is a point on which the left, the right and the profession of journalism converge.  I disagree.  I think it's tricky.
Discussion: Scripting News
BBC offers lower-paid staff £475 rise  —  Unions urge members to reject corporation's pay offer which includes pay freeze for highest paid  —  The BBC has offered staff earning less than £37,000 a year a flat-rate annual pay rise of £475 in a move designed to avoid accusations …
Discussion: Press Gazette
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Free Wi-Fi is Just a Small Part of Starbucks' Plan: Free Access to Paid Content Coming Fall 2010  —  Starting July 1st, Starbucks will finally begin to offer free and unrestricted Internet access over Wi-Fi in its stores.  Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz made this announced at Wired's Disruptive by Design conference today.
Steve / YouTube Blog:
The YouTube News Feed: What's happening now?  —  Whether it's an altercation between a Congressman and a student in Washington, D.C., violent attacks against ethnic minorities in Kyrgyzstan, or oil washing up on a beach in the Gulf Coast, videos uploaded to YouTube by both amateur reporters …
Ben Dowell / Guardian:
Times journalists prepare to leave paper after redundancy offer  —  Times journalists put names forward under voluntary redundancy programme following ‘unsustainable’ losses at the paper  —  A raft of journalists are preparing to leave the Times as part of the paper's voluntary redundancy programme.
Michael Cieply / New York Times:
Before Subsidizing Movies, States Scrutinize the Message  —  LOS ANGELES — When Andrew van den Houten got a letter two weeks ago rejecting his request for Michigan public money to help finance his latest horror movie, “The Woman,” it came with an admonition about the state's good name.
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:
Ooyala Upgrades Its Reporting and Analytics  —  White-label video platform provider Ooyala is rolling out new reporting and analytics features aimed at helping publishers to determine where and how users are viewing their videos online.  The new platform, which goes live today …
Discussion: Online Video News and Beet.TV
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
Editor who advocated publishing public officials' DUI arrests resigns after his DUI arrest  —  “If I get a DUI, you can be assured an article about it will be in the newspaper,” Bowling Green Daily News managing editor Mike Alexieff wrote in 2006 after he was criticized for publishing the DUI …
NM Incite:
How We're Advancing Social Media Intelligence  —  With today's announcement of the creation of NM Incite by The Nielsen Company and McKinsey & Co. we're delivering the capabilities large companies need to understand and leverage the insights made possible by social media.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Foursquare Begins Testing An “Add To Foursquare” Button With WSJ  —  One surefire way to know that a service is doing well is when you see their buttons start appearing all over the web.  We've seen it with Facebook, we've seen it with Twitter (Tweetmeme buttons), and now we're going to start seeing it with Foursquare.
Discussion: MediaPost and ClickZ
David W. Chen / New York Times:
Bloomberg Scolds Reporters on Unwanted Queries  —  On some days, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg can be quite charming and courteous with the press, congratulating reporters who have gotten married or given birth.  —  Monday was not one of those days.  —  When asked his reaction to the indictment …
Discussion: City Room and TPMMuckraker
Sandy Cohen / Associated Press:
Forget the VJ: MTV is looking for a Twitter Jockey  —  LOS ANGELES - Remember the MTV VJ?  That's so two decades ago.  Now the network is looking to hire its first TJ, or Twitter Jockey.  —  MTV officials say the search is on for a new social media maven who will engage with the MTV audience …
Jason Fry / National Sports Journalism Center:
An (SB) Nation Rises  —  Newspapers have spent the last several years getting used to a radical idea: that they now compete (and unwittingly collaborate) with hordes of individual bloggers dedicated to a single sport or team.  —  Now, they face an interesting new challenge …
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