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8:45 AM ET, September 1, 2010

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Mike Florio / NBCSports.com:
Washington Post suspends Mike Wise for a month  —  At the outset of his daily radio show on 106.7 the Fan in D.C., Mike Wise announced that the Washington Post has imposed a one-month suspension on him for his ill-advised Tuesday Twitter hoax regarding, ironically, the suspension of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
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Aaron Morrissey / DCist:
A Few Words On Twitter, Journalism and Mike Wise
Discussion: SportsGrid, Romenesko and TBD All News
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Grabs the TV Remote  —  Amazon.com Inc. is working on a new subscription service that would deliver TV shows and movies over the Internet, ramping up the battle among Web companies to control entertainment in the living room.  —  The Internet retailer has in recent weeks pitched …
Bloomberg:
Apple Said to Plan Netflix Service on New TV Product  —  Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc., preparing to announce a new set-top box that delivers video to consumers' TVs, will include programming from Netflix Inc., according to three people with knowledge of the plans.
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
TV Tiptoes into the Web: Why Apple's iTunes Rentals Aren't Game-Changers
Kristin Huguet / Apple:
Apple to Provide Live Video Streaming of September 1 Event  —  What:  —  Live video stream of Apple's September 1 event  —  When:  —  Where:  —  www.apple.com  —  Live Video Streaming  —  Apple® will broadcast its September 1 event online using Apple's industry-leading HTTP Live Streaming …
Village Voice:
NYC's Golden Gossip Era Fades  —  Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble.  Rattled tattletales tell all.  —  A few months ago, Richard Johnson, the 56-year-old long-time editor of Page Six, walks into the office of his boss, New York Post editor-in-chief Col Allan.
Dominic Patten / The Wrap:
Michael Eisner Close to Tribune Co. Takeover  —  Michael Eisner is ready to cross the finish line.  —  An announcement on the former Disney CEO becoming the chairman of the Tribune Co., is imminent, a person familiar with the talks has told TheWrap.  —  “Right now, it's going to be Eisner,” the person said.
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
TV News for Early Risers (or Late-to-Bedders)  —  Last season, the big battle in television was fought over late night.  This season, the battleground is shaping up to be the early morning.  Very early.  —  The television business, it seems, is learning what the predawn buyers …
Discussion: LA Observed
Jonathan Bellack / The Official Google Blog:
Online publishers: growing the display advertising pie  —  This is the latest post in our series on the future of display advertising.  Today, director of product management Jonathan Bellack looks at our efforts to help online publishers generate more advertising revenue - Ed.
Discussion: Guardian
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Want to join my entrepreneurial journalism class?  —  I have a little room in my entrepreneurial journalism class at CUNY.  —  I'd especially like a few under- or unemployed journalists looking to start businesses in the class to add to the mix of experience among the students.
Jube Shiver Jr. / American Journalism Review:
Embracing Original Content  —  As fewer and fewer people use portals to access the Internet, AOL and Yahoo! are hiring journalists and posting their own material in an effort to bolster Web traffic.  When they went calling on professional sports leagues for help in expanding …
News & Tech:
Dallas Morning News planning paid website  —  The Dallas Morning News plans to convert a portion of its website to paid access within the next six months, News & Tech has learned.  —  The Morning News' strategy will include walling off stories written by the paper's staff writers …
Discussion: Unfair Park and Romenesko
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
iPad Newspapers: Ripe For Innovation  —  Just as the iPad has proven to be a boon to magazine publishers, newspapers have flocked to the device too.  All of the major western newspapers have an iPad app now: the New York Times, Wall St Journal, Guardian, USA Today, Financial Times, and others.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
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Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:   Cable iPad Apps at the Forefront of TV Everywhere
Shreveport Times:
John Sigle: News is what is, not what you want to hear  —  Yes, they do have a very large and qualified staff of reporters and broadcasters, and they do cover breaking non-political news events as well as anybody.  But their commentary programs, despite charades to the contrary …
Paul Bedard / US News:
Washington Times Sold For $1, Just Like Newsweek  —  The Rev. Sun Myung Moon is regaining control of the Washington Times after allies of the South Korean spiritual leader agreed to acquire the paper for just $1 and assumption of most if its debts, according to an internal memo.
Discussion: The Wrap
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Deseret News Tries A Controlled Burn To Save Itself  —  Last week, one of the nation's top dailies imploded its structure to go “digital first.”  Today, the Deseret News, a much smaller paper in Salt Lake City, Utah, is following USA Today with an equally radical reorganization but very different emphasis …
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
On the Media: ESPN can't just bigfoot its way into local markets  —  The all-sports cable TV network has plunged into local coverage online, but the going may be tougher than it imagined.  —  Joe Davidson has been slinging copy for the Sacramento Bee for more than 20 years and …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Facebook Won't Run Ads for “The Social Network,” but Facebook Users Like It Anyway  —  Facebook loves Hollywood ad dollars, except in the case of one particular film.  That would be “The Social Network,” the upcoming film best known as “The Facebook Movie.”
Discussion: Show Me The Money and /Film
Will Weissert / Associated Press:
New photos show Fidel Castro with US journalist  —  HAVANA—Cuba on Tuesday released pictures of Fidel Castro with an American magazine correspondent and a Washington-based policy expert, while a Mexican newspaper published an interview in which the gray-bearded revolutionary expressed regret for past persecution of homosexuals.
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Aspiring Politician to Sue 2 Florida Papers  —  Jeff Greene, a Florida real estate developer who lost one of the year's most bitter and closely watched primary elections, is preparing to sue The St. Petersburg Times and The Miami Herald for libel, claiming that articles they published cost him his bid for the United States Senate.
Discussion: Romenesko
MediaPost:
Don't Be Afraid Of The Cookie Monster  —  There's an early episode of “Law & Order: SVU” (this one) in which detective Stabler is explaining to his teenage daughter why he put a parental control package on her computer and read her emails.  It's because, he says pointing to the screen …
 
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The Independent:
Jonathan Ross returning to the BBC
Mac Slocum / O'Reilly Radar:
Hacking online advertising
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Boston.com launches a real estate-focused iPhone app
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INMA:
Go to Australia to learn what's right about the news-on-paper environment
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B.L. Ochman / AdAge:
Report: Be Mobile or Be Dust
Dan Gillmor / Salon:
Washington Post's faulty error correction
MediaShift Idea Lab:
What the Spot.Us Community Thinks of Objectivity
Jim Romenesko / Poynter Online:
Too many old, decrepit newspaper captains
Discussion: The Wire
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