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8:30 PM ET, September 7, 2010

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Guardian:
Witness will testify on phone hacking  —  • Ross Hall transcribed hacked voicemail for other journalists  —  • Police likely to interview Andy Coulson, says Met officer  —  • New inquiry launched by home affairs select committee  —  A key witness from inside the News …
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Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
NY Times will not assist police investigation of tabloid  —  The phone-hacking scandal surrounding British tabloid News of the World, recounted at length in a recent New York Times Magazine cover story, continues gaining steam in the media.  —  News outlets, especially in the U.K. …
Discussion: Guardian and New York Observer
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
How readers consume their news online is changing journalism, but it's not just about the clicks  —  I can no longer file a story in our computer system without filling out a box, a small gray square that may well determine the future of serious journalism.  —  The box is supposed …
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Choire / The Awl:
Gawker Media Now Bigger Than All Newspapers Online — Except One  —  The latest traffic memo arrives from Gawker Media honcho Nick Denton: in it, Comscore shows that his network of sites is bigger than any newspaper online but the New York Times.  That being said?  “The newspapers are now the least of our competition.
The Daily Beast:
Who Pushed ABC News' Chief?  —  David Westin may have had friction with Disney/ABC President Anne Sweeney, but things had been tense with Disney CEO Bob Iger for years.  Peter Lauria and Lloyd Grove go inside his resignation.  —  David Westin's departure from the helm of ABC News after 13 years …
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Marisa Guthrie / Broadcasting & Cable:
Network News Changes: Just A Matter of Time
Discussion: TVNewser
Bill Carter / New York Times:
ABC News Chief Is Said to Be Resigning
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Westin Out At ABC News Just Months After Massive Job Cuts; The E-Mails
/ Jay Rosen:
The Journalists Formerly Known as the Media: My Advice to the Next Generation  —  This is adapted and expanded from the Inaugural Lecture I gave to the incoming class of journalism students at Science Po in Paris, September 2, 2010: their first day.  You can find reports on the speech in English here …
The Atlantic Online:
When ‘Bite Me’ Is ‘Off the Record’  —  A day after Rolling Stone Magazine published an explosive profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, featuring raw comments and salty language, a sort of self-generated audit of Washington's journalistic conventions took off inside the Beltway.
Discussion: Mediaite, The Awl and Soup
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
IPad Magazine Subscriptions, With a Catch: Zinio Launches Apps for Sporting News, National Geographic  —  Another day, another new iPad magazine app.  But the latest entry, from Sporting News, is worth mentioning, at least for its subscription model.  —  That is: Unlike much bigger rival …
Taylor Buley / Buleyean String:
HP Breaks Its Own News With Lawsuit Over Hurd's Move To Oracle  —  HP announced on Tuesday that it is pursuing a civil case against HP chief exec-turned-Oracle-exec Mark Hurd “to protect HP's trade secrets” as Hurd transitions to a new gig as part of the Oracle triumvirate.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Links: Not Just the Currency of the Web, but the Soul  —  Author Nicholas Carr wrote a controversial post recently about the use of hyperlinks in online content, in which he argued that links were a distraction for readers, and were likely to lead to less comprehension rather than more.
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
The Atlantic Will Follow Paid iPad Edition With New ‘Atlantic Premium’  —  The Atlantic is the latest to mine for gold in the iPad App Store with single issues for sale at $4.99—but that's just one part of a grander digital scheme.  In coming weeks, the magazine publisher plans …
Bloomberg:
Samsung Electronics May Use Google's Android Software in TVs  —  Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest television manufacturer, may make sets run by Google Inc.'s software to compete with Sony Corp. and Apple Inc. in the market for TVs that access movies, shows and games online.
CNN:
Exclusive first peek at ‘Parker Spitzer’  —  CNN announces the name and Oct. 4th premiere date for the Kathleen Parker and Eliot Spitzer program, weeknights at 8 p.m. ET.
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter:
Google TV Revealed: One Screen to Rule Them All  —  Google CEO Eric Schmidt discusses Google TV live and on television at the IFA (Internationalen Funkausstellung) conference in Berlin, Germany.  —  BERLIN - Google gave a live demonstration of Google TV at Berlin's IFA Tuesday …
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
“A completely new model for us”: The Guardian gives outsiders the power to publish for the first time  —  Last week, the Guardian launched a network of science blogs with a goal that perfectly mixed science with blog: “We aim to entertain, enrage and inform.”
Discussion: Editors Weblog
 
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Discussion: Press Gazette
New York University:
The New York Times, NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute …
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