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6:20 AM ET, July 22, 2010

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David Frum / The Week Magazine:
Shirley Sherrod and the shame of conservative media  —  When Andrew Breitbart unveils a selectively edited tape to defame a federal employee, conservatives blame Barack Obama  —  You want to see media bias in action?  Okay — look at the conservative media reaction to the firing of Shirley Sherrod.
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Joe Strupp / Strupp:
Breitbart, Fox Criticized For Sherrod Tape Coverage  —  Andrew Breitbart and Fox News are coming under criticism by journalism observers and news ethicists for posting a video clip of former Agriculture Department Director Shirley Sherrod out of context, and without seeking her comment.
MediaShift:
Writers Explain What It's Like Toiling on the Content Farm  —  “We are going to be the largest net hirer of journalists in the world next year,” AOL's media and studios division president David Eun said last month in an interview with Michael Learmonth of Ad Age.
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk
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Reinventing the Newsroom:   Algorithms Aren't Evil  —  Recently I've been quoted a fair amount …
Lacey Rose / The Biz Blog:
Yahoo! Media Chief Says Content Farms Won't Kill Journalism As We Know It
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Couric's Future Questioned at CBS  —  This past spring, CBS News president Sean McManus and executive vice-president Paul Friedman discussed how to bring an end to what may be the last great experiment in network news: Katie Couric, anchorwoman.  Though her reported $15 million annual contract …
Felix Salmon:
Kneale, craven  —  You won't find many defenders of Dennis Kneale's philosophy of journalism on Twitter or even among his colleagues in the CNBC studio.  —  I spent a large chunk of this afternoon debating Kneale on Twitter, and for a while afterwards I thought that time was wasted …
Discussion: CNBC, CJR and AOL
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
‘As The World Turns’ Replaced By Chat Show Featuring Julie Chen  —  CBS has ordered a daily daytime talk show that will replace the soap opera “As The World Turns” in the fall.  —  The concept is being called a variation of ABC's popular talk show “The View,” but with five moms meeting around the table.
Don Ohlmeyer / ESPN:
The ‘Decision’ dilemma  —  By ceding control to Team LeBron, ESPN raised ethical issues, damaged its credibility  —  It was billed without irony as “The Decision.”  But for those who thought ESPN could agree to televise live LeBron James' announcement that he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers …
Discussion: Romenesko, Speakeasy and The Wire
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Heads Up, Apple and Hulu: Netflix Pushing Hard Into Streaming TV Shows  —  Netflix has always offered plenty of TV shows to its subscribers, but over the years it has primarily marketed itself as a movie-rental company.  That's going to start changing, the company announced today …
Jolie O'Dell / jolieodell.wordpress.com:
HOW TO TELL A JOURNALIST FROM A BLOGGER  —  I only touched on this subject briefly: … The aftermath of that post suggests I definitely need to outline what makes a journalist a journalist.  —  You see, it doesn't really matter what medium you use.  You can be a print journalist …
Discussion: Kirk LaPointe's …
Sharon Waxman / The Wrap:
Vivi Nevo Revealed: ‘Attention of a Hummingbird on Crack’  —  Vivi Nevo, that international man of mystery, surfaced yet again at the Sun Valley mogul confab held by Herb Allen.  —  For a couple of years I've been among those trying to figure out who Nevo is, and why he enjoys the intimate status he apparently does among media moguls.
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online:
Video engagement higher on iPad than desktops  —  A new study by MeFeedia indicates that consumers using mobile devices are more engaged video watchers than those on desktop computers.  Jay Yarow reports that iPad owners lead the pack on consumption of mobile video:
John Koblin / New York Observer:
Intrigue at The Times Magazine: Marzorati's Departure Followed Soured Morale and a Controversial Deputy  —  Mr. Marzorati takes issue with the distracted-editor theory.  “As to my energy level, I think there are people who feel I've been distracted by masthead stuff and by my interest in the Web and stuff like that,” he said.
Discussion: FishbowlNY
MediaPost:
Buzzmedia Teams With ONTD  —  Buzzmedia, which runs some 40 niche gossip and entertainment sites, has struck a marketing deal with Oh No They Didn't!  (ONTD!), the most popular community on LiveJournal.  Through the partnership, the ONTD site will be revamped later this month …
Karen / Current: Public Media:
MPB fires reporter for leaking Fresh Air memo  —  There's one more voice that's off the air of Mississippi Public Broadcasting following the state network's cancellation of Fresh Air.  —  Carl Gibson, whose first job out of journalism school was covering the state capitol for MPB …
Discussion: Romenesko and Gawker
Peter Osnos / The Atlantic Online:
What Is Google Editions?  —  Someday soon—later this summer perhaps—there will be a major new development in the evolution of e-books: the launch of Google Editions.  The initial success of Amazon's Kindle, Apple's iPad, and the e-book runners-up like Barnes & Noble's Nook and the Sony Reader …
Jeffrey Goldberg / The Atlantic Online:
Meet the New Journolist, Smaller Than the Old Journolist  —  Blogosphere, please join me in celebrating the birth of Cabalist, the wittily-named successor to Ezra Klein's infamous Journolist, the listserv of liberal bloggers, pundits and academics that inadvertently brought down (very temporarily) …
Michael Koretzky / The Huffington Post:
College Journalists Are Good at Consuming Multimedia but Bad at Making It.  Why?  —  Earlier this year, I judged a prestigious national contest that chose the best college newspaper website in the country.  It was a tough decision.  —  Usually, when a judge says he had trouble selecting a winner …
Discussion: Romenesko
Pablo Chavez / Google Public Policy Blog:
Business problems need business solutions  —  Today we submitted comments with the Federal Trade Commission in reaction to the Staff Discussion Draft about the future of journalism in the age of the Internet.  —  We agree that the Internet has posed challenges as well as opportunities for publishers.
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Chris Crum / WebProNews:   Google Tells FTC a Hot News Doctrine Would Hurt Journalism
 
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Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
St. Louis Globe-Democrat sports staff walks out
Discussion: SB Nation St Louis
Joyce Hor-Chung Lau / New York Times:
Hong Kong Book Fair Adds a New Element: Electronic Publishing
Lori Fradkin / The Awl:
What It's Really Like To Be A Copy Editor
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap:
HuffPo Inches Closer to Goal of Becoming Internet Newspaper
Discussion: New York Observer and LA Observed
Henry Blodget / The Wire:
LETTERS TO BUSINESS INSIDER …
Adweek:
Online Ad Spend Resumes Rapid Growth
Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
Who Will Replace Bill Baldwin As Forbes Editor?
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Romenesko
 Earlier Picks: 
ProPublica:
Stealing Our Stories Just Got Easier
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
The Times Gives iPad Readers Another Free Month
Discussion: Poynter Online and WebNewser
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
With Traffic Surging, SB Nation Buys One Blog And Starts Another
Discussion: paidContent
Steve Lohr / Bits:
Shutdown of Blogging Site Sparks Dispute
Discussion: Media Maverick
New York Observer:
Paper Cub  —  As a teenager, Taylor Plimpton went clubbing …
LAT Blogs / The Big Picture:
Dick Zanuck tells all about the great Hollywood merger that never happened
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
The Corruption Of Journo-list