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Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
CNNMoney.com's brand of business journalism  —  TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE  —  Chris Peacock is vice president and executive editor at CNNMoney.com, where he oversees the site's content strategy.  —  Since Peacock joined CNNMoney.com in 2004, traffic has more than doubled …
Discussion: Beet.TV
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Crain's New York Business:
Vogue's September issue sees big ad-page gains  —  Luxury magazines, like the economy, are making a slow comeback.  On Monday, Vogue magazine will announce ad-pages results for its all-important September issue, and industry insiders say that the fashion monthly will show a spike of 100 advertising pages …
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Washington Post editor defends publishing intelligence complex exposé  —  The Washington Post's major investigation of government contractors and the intelligence community, complete with interactive database, has been called a “roadmap to our enemies” by one administration official.
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Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
WP gave officials a chance to express ‘Top Secret America’ series security concerns
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Amazon Says E-Books Now Top Hardcover Sales  —  The heft and musty smell of a hardcover book are one step closer to becoming relics in a museum.  —  Amazon.com, one of the nation's largest bookstores, said Monday that for the last three months, sales of electronic books for the Kindle …
J-Lab:
Sunlight Live's Real-Time Participation Wins $10,000 Knight-Batten Innovation Award  —  Washington, D.C. - Sunlight Live, the Sunlight Foundation's innovative blending of data, streaming video, liveblogging and social networking - first used at February's bipartisan health-care summit …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Rupert's Paywall is Meant to Keep People In, Not Out  —  The paywall at the Times of London's web site has led to a drop of at least 65 percent in the newspaper's online readership, according to early estimates.  Although the paywall is still very new and these numbers are not official …
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George Brock:
Taking a (little) brick out of the paywall
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
4Chan's Sad War To Silence Gawker  —  The denizens of internet troll hive 4chan.org launched an attack on Gawker Media's servers at noon Eastern today, apparently unhappy we wrote about how they coordinated the harassment of an 11-year-old girl.  We survived the onslaught, but 4chan isn't done.
Michael White / Bloomberg:
Redbox Plots Web Strategy in Challenge to Netflix  —  Redbox, which became the fastest- growing U.S. video retailer with DVD kiosks and a $1-a-day rental price stores couldn't match, is developing an online strategy to stay competitive with larger rival Netflix Inc.
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter Online:
Why Journalists Make Mistakes & What We Can Do About Them  —  The Chicago Tribune's infamous “Dewey Defeats Truman” headline, the 2000 election night calls for Al Gore and then George Bush, a 2004 Providence Journal headline that said, “Rumsfeld's Pubic Role is Shrinking.”
Discussion: Leadership
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
Why Should Hefner Have All the Fun?  —  “If I sold it, my life would be over.”  —  That's what Hugh Hefner, the 84-year-old velvet-robe-wearing founder of Playboy, told a reporter for The New York Times last year about the magazine empire he started in 1953.
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
NPR now vying for front-row White House seat  —  Fox News and Bloomberg aren't the only news organizations vying for the front-row-center seat that's been up for grabs since Helen Thomas's resignation last month.  —  The Upshot has learned that NPR is also making a run for it.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Tumblr Is On Fire.  Now Over 6 Million Users, 1.5 Billion Pageviews A Month  —  One year ago, in July 2009, Tumblr was going strong.  They had 255 million pageviews that month.  By November of last year, that was up to 420 million pageviews.  But some new stats which Tumblr is releasing today show an explosion in growth since then.
Discussion: Soup
Coturnix / A Blog Around The Clock:
A Farewell to Scienceblogs: the Changing Science Blogging Ecosystem  —  It is with great regret that I am writing this.  Scienceblogs.com has been a big part of my life for four years now and it is hard to say good bye.  —  Everything that follows is my own personal thinking and may not apply …
Discussion: WebNewser
MediaShift:
Your Guide to Next Generation ‘Content Farms’  —  From time to time, we provide an overview of one broad MediaShift topic, annotated with online resources and plenty of tips.  The idea is to help you understand the topic, learn the jargon, and take action.  We've previously covered Twitter …
Teddy Wayne / New York Times:
Where the Bloggers Are Concentrated  —  As might be expected, 21- to 35-year-olds now constitute a majority of all bloggers, making up 53.3 percent of that population, according to analysis by the social media consulting firm Sysomos.  —  Bloggers under 21 come in a distant second at 20.2 percent …
Discussion: Fast Company
Alex Weprin / WebNewser:
Diane Sawyer to Interview Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg  —  “ABC World News” is going to Silicon Valley this week, with Diane Sawyer speaking to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.  —  Sawyer made the announcement, not surprisingly, on her Facebook page and is soliciting questions for Zuckerberg from her fans.
Discussion: All Facebook
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick:
Bomb-making tips, hit list behind Blogetery closure  —  More details are surfacing about why Blogetery.com, a blogging platform that claimed to service more than 70,000 blogs, was mysteriously booted from the Internet by its Web-hosting company.  —  The site was shut down after FBI agents …
David Barboza / New York Times:
Booming Demand for TV on the Internet in China  —  SHANGHAI — Internet TV has arrived in China.  —  Every month, about 300 million people in China are using a computer to watch Chinese TV dramas, Japanese and Korean sitcoms, and even American films and television series like “Twilight” and “Gossip Girl.”
Discussion: International Media and NewTeeVee
WWD:
Courtney Love Talks Blogging and Bedtime Attire... Deal or No Deal...  WHAT COURTNEY WORE TODAY: Courtney Love's social media profile is rising.  The singer and rapid-fire tweeter delved into the world of fashion blogging last week with the launch of Whatcourtneyworetoday.com.
Discussion: New York Observer
Crain's New York Business:
Daily News to move downtown  —  The New York Daily News has signed a lease for new space in lower Manhattan and will leave its 450 W. 33rd St. headquarters for 4 New York Plaza next year, the paper's owner, Mort Zuckerman, announced Monday.  —  The daily will be joined by the New York operations …
Discussion: New York Magazine
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Concern for Those Who Screen the Web for Barbarity  —  Ricky Bess spends eight hours a day in front of a computer near Orlando, Fla., viewing some of the worst depravities harbored on the Internet.  He has seen photographs of graphic gang killings, animal abuse and twisted forms of pornography.
Amy Kaufman / Los Angeles Times:
Mel Gibson fuels online wars  —  Radaronline, which has led the coverage about the actor's alleged outbursts, has attained a new level of visibility.  But TMZ, Perez Hilton, US Weekly and HollywoodLife all work the closely followed territory of celebrity gossip.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
About.com Ad Campaign: Users ‘Need To Know’ It's Not Another ‘How To’ Site  —  With the emergence of freelance aggregation sites like Demand Media and Associated Content crowding out the “how-to” space, About.com has unveiled a new ad campaign site theme aimed at making it clear to advertisers …
 
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James Hibberd / Hollywood Reporter:
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Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Up-and-coming conservative candidates shy away from media analysis
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