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5:10 AM ET, September 8, 2010


 Top News: 
Nicola Leske / Reuters:
Google to start TV service in U.S. this autumn  —  (Reuters) - Google Inc will launch its service to bring the Web to TV screens in the United States this autumn and worldwide next year, its chief executive said, as it extends its reach from the desktop to the living room.
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter:
Google TV Revealed: One Screen to Rule Them All
Samsung Electronics May Use Google's Android Software in TVs
Marisa Guthrie / Broadcasting & Cable:
Network News Changes: Just A Matter of Time  —  Execs may issue denials about possible deals such as ABC/Bloomberg or CBS/CNN, but the partnerships seem to have a whiff of inevitability  —  There's a lot of juicy gossip swirling in media circles these days regarding who may be getting into bed with whom …
Bill Carter / New York Times:   At ABC News After Westin, Risk and Opportunity
Jonathan Weber / The Bay Citizen:
Working with The New York Times  —  The New York Times has a “public editor” who “works outside of the reporting and editing structure of the newspaper and receives and answers questions or comments from readers and the public, principally about articles published in the paper.”
Lois Beckett / The Snitch:
NPR Takes ‘Web-First’ Approach to Blogging.  What Does That Mean?  —  Tomorrow, National Public Radio will formally launch the Argo Project, a group of 12 topic-based news blogs hosted by different NPR affiliates across the country.  Two of the blogs are Bay Area-based: KALW's The Informant …
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 …
Discussion: Politics Daily, CJR, New York Times and BBC
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
NY Times will not assist police investigation of tabloid
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.
Discussion: Crikey
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 …
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
Real Journalism Threatened by Knowledge of What People Like
Discussion: Webmetricsguru
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 and Soup
Andrew Fitzgerald / Promiscuous Intelligence:
Citizen Medicine and Citizen Journalism  —  In my many Google Alerts is one for “citizen journalism.”  I get some interesting material from it and most often it's people picking on the subject in defense of “real journalism” (which I do not have a Google Alert set up for.)
/ 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 …
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.
Luisa Beltran / PE Hub Blog:
Ex-Modern Luxury CEO Sues Company  —  Michael Kong, the former CEO of Modern Luxury Media, along with ex-CFO Jeff Goldstein, are suing the magazine publisher, which could throw a monkey wrench into the Dickey family's planned buy of the company.  —  According to court documents filed …
Brent Lang / The Wrap:
Disney, Sony Pair Up to Sell 3D TVs  —  Its long-term success remains murky, but Disney and Sony Electronics are putting their collective might behind 3D in the home to try to make the new technology stick.  —  As part of the pact announced Tuesday, Sony will provide the 3D players, while Disney will offer the content.
Discussion: Variety
Nick Bilton / Bits:
Do People Want ‘Amateur Hour’ on Their TVs?  —  Last week Steven P. Jobs, Apple's chief executive, unveiled a new version of the Apple TV, which is smaller and, at $99, less expensive than the previous model.  —  Before showing off the new device, Mr. Jobs walked the audience through a list …
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction:
Man Booker Prize 2010 shortlist announced  —  Judges decide on six shortlisted titles  —  Peter Carey, Emma Donoghue, Damon Galgut, Howard Jacobson, Andrea Levy and Tom McCarthy are today, Tuesday 7 September, announced as the six shortlisted authors for the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
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Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard:
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Discussion: Salon and GigaOM
John Boitnott / VentureBeat:
Blog platform Tumblr's soaring traffic brings growing pains
Zeke Turner / New York Observer:
Tina Brown Reaffirms Commitment to Daily Beast; 'I'm Not Serious …
Nieman Foundation News:
Nieman Foundation and Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting join forces …
Lucas Graves / CJR:
Traffic Jam  —  We'll never agree about online audience size
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Croydon Advertiser turns into a freesheet
Discussion: Press Gazette
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
“A completely new model for us”: The Guardian gives outsiders …
Discussion: Editors Weblog
 Earlier Picks: 
New York University:
The New York Times, NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute …
Discussion: Lost Remote
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
AOL, Ellen DeGeneres' Telepictures Ink Promo Deal
Elizabeth Olson / New York Times:
Marketing Fanciful Items in the Lands of Make Believe
Discussion: ReveNews and broadstuff
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
The Atlantic Will Follow Paid iPad Edition With New ‘Atlantic Premium’
Sharon Waxman / The Wrap:
The new Hollywood Reporter: ‘Team Janice’ and ... Everyone Else
Discussion: New York Observer
Ian Shapira / Washington Post:
Washington Times struggles amid divisions of family, ideology, finances