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4:25 PM ET, June 28, 2010


 Top News: 
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
There is no hot news.  All news is hot news.  —  The most dangerous defensive tactic parried by legacy news organizations today is their attempt to claim ownership of “hot news” and prevent others from repeating what they gather at their expense for as long as they determine that news is still hot.
Discussion: CJR
David Carr / New York Times:
Heedlessly Hijacking Content  —  Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal was not the only one who had a tough week at the office.  —  Last Monday, the word got out that Rolling Stone had a stunning piece about General McChrystal, in which he and his aides were critical of the White House.
David Weigel / Big Journalism:
Hubris and Humility: David Weigel Comes Clean on Washington Post, the D.C. Bubble, & the ‘Journolist’  —  In the first (and still best) “Austin Powers” film, a United Nations representative makes a faux pas and calls the film's villain “Mr. Evil.”  —  “It's Dr. Evil,” he huffs.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Touting Redesign, MSNBC Declares Pageviews ‘Dead’  —  The big idea behind just about every website redesign these days generally revolves around “less is more” minimalism.  But it looks like's redo actually means it: the new site, which just went fully live, promises to do an end with clicking on stories and on ads.
Best Blogs of 2010  —  From the savvy to the satirical, the eye-opening to the jaw-dropping, TIME makes its annual picks of the blogs we can't live without
Joe Pompeo / Silicon Alley Insider:
The Awl, Deadline Hollywood and Gawker Make Time's Annual Best Blogs List
Discussion: Time
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Mounting Web Woes Pummel Newspapers  —  Slipping Digital Ad Revenue, Emerging Content Farms Present More Challenges for Struggling Industry  —  NEW YORK ( — Look at newspapers' share of digital advertising, the crowds checking out other kinds of news sites, or the prices that advertisers will pay for the competition.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals, Romenesko and Gawker
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!:
Email... Not “E-mail”: Yahoo Creates Style Guide for Web Content  —  Yahoo has thrown its hat into the ring when it comes to offering an authoritative source on all things digital publishing, launching “The Yahoo! Style Guide: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, and Creating Content for the Digital World.”
PR inside:
Yahoo! Publishes First Comprehensive Guide for Creating Web Content
Discussion: paidContent, The Awl and WebNewser
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
A Business Journalist Turned Anti-Banker  —  On most cable newscasts, the people who are writing new financial regulations are called congressmen.  But on “The Dylan Ratigan Show” on MSNBC, some are called “banksters.”  —  That term, a twist on gangsters, tells viewers a lot about Mr. Ratigan …
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Rolling Stone Back on a Roll With Investigative Articles  —  In its early days in the 1960s and '70s, Rolling Stone was a chronicle of the counterculture where a generation of young people came to find political coverage that spoke to their disaffection.  —  Then those baby boomers grew up …
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
After six months as anchor, Diane Sawyer is bringing a sharper edge to ABC's ‘World News’  —  It is not yet 9 a.m. and Diane Sawyer is shaking her head in amazement.  —  “Unbelievable,” she says, having woken up to the news that Gen. Stanley McChrystal had denigrated President Obama's team in a Rolling Stone piece.
Discussion: Romenesko, TVNewser and Chickaboomer
Lucia Moses / Mediaweek:
Hearst Sites Launch Disruptive HD Ads  —  Gillette signs on as sponsor  —  Web Surfers, prepare for more disruptions.  —  As consumers ignore traditional online banner ads, Web publishers have tried to replace them with higher-impact and more lucrative ads.
David Carr / Media Decoder:
David Carey Leaving Condé Nast to Run Hearst Magazines  —  David Carey, group president at Condé Nast who oversees Wired, Golf Digest, and Golf World, is leaving the company to become the president of the magazine division of Hearst Publishing, the Manhattan-based magazine …
Media Decoder:
Marzorati to Leave Magazine for New Post at The Times  —  The search for a new editor for The New York Times Magazine is on.  In a memo to the staff on Monday, Bill Keller, the paper's executive editor, announced that Gerry Marzorati will be taking on a new role overseeing new initiatives at The Times.
Discussion: Romenesko, Strupp and New York Observer
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
The ‘Craigslist Effect’ Spreads to Content as Free Work Fills Supply  —  Pro-bono Writing Trumps Pro-am, Helping Websites Such as Huffington Post, Bleacher Report Turn a Profit  —  NEW YORK ( — After Andrew Brining took the bar exam two years ago, he had plenty of time on his hands …
Discussion: Romenesko
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Interactive Chart: Where UK Newspaper Websites Get Their Traffic  —  Here's a turn-up for the books - the BBC is already the number-five giver of readers to UK commercial newspaper websites.  —  The BBC News site sent nearly two million unique visitors to the papers in April …
Discussion: Free Press and The Wire
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Discussion: Gawker
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 Earlier Picks: 
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Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Barry Diller's in a spin
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Todd Wasserman / Brandweek:
Yahoo Site Takes Page From Print
Victoria Coren / Guardian:
Libel law: I said sorry, so why the lawyers? | Victoria Coren
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Le Monde's escape velocity
Discussion: Guardian and New York Times
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Pursuit of Newsweek a real page-turner
Discussion: The Wire
Simon Dumenco / AdAge:
Playing Dodgeball With Gawker — and Other Cheap Thrills in the Big Blog Era