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1:40 PM ET, October 5, 2010

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Tina Brown / The Daily Beast:
Howard Kurtz Joins The Daily Beast  — trending topics - INNOVATORS SUMMIT - GET AMERICA BACK TO WORK - ELECTION ORACLE - FACEBOOK MOVIE - FASHION WEEK  —  Media and investigative reporter Howard Kurtz joins The Daily Beast as Washington Bureau Chief.  —  The Daily Beast turns two tomorrow …
Discussion: TVNewser and The Daily Beast
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Jason Calacanis: Revenge is a new editorial project to rival TechCrunch  —  Jason Calacanis is angry.  You can tell he's angry partly because he talks even faster than normal, but also because he's (still) spitting feathers about TechCrunch founder (and now AOL, employee) Mike Arrington.
Alessandra Stanley / New York Times:
‘Recovering’ Politician, Aspiring ... ?  —  The ickiness factor of “Parker Spitzer” may subside, but the first glimpse of CNN's latest offering on Monday was hard to watch.  Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer of New York and the conservative syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker playfully …
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap:
Journalism in Trouble?  You Can't Tell by the Super-Salaries  —  With all the million-dollar salaries being thrown around journalism circles these days, you'd hardly know we were in the depths of a media downturn.  —  While much of the journalism profession is idled, redundant …
Discussion: MediaPost and Company Town
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Nikki Finke / Deadline.com:
Michael Ausiello Exits EW And Joins MMC
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
With Tagline, MSNBC Embraces a Political Identity  —  MSNBC, once the also-ran but now the No. 2 cable news channel, has a new tagline that embraces its progressive political identity.  —  The tagline, “Lean Forward,” will be publicly unveiled Tuesday, opening a planned …
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Digits:
NBC Invests in Targeted TV Ads Business  —  A company that delivers targeted ads to television sets has scored another endorsement.  —  NBC Universal plans to announce Tuesday an investment in Invidi Technologies Corp., according to the companies.  Terms of the deal aren't being disclosed.
Discussion: paidContent and AdAge
Julie Bosman / New York Times:
2 E-Books Cost More Than Amazon Hardcovers  —  Readers of e-books may not be able to turn paper pages, lend their copies to friends or file them away on living room bookshelves.  But they do have the comfort of knowing that they paid less for them than for hardcovers.
Los Angeles Times:
New kids' TV channel raises product-placement concerns  —  The Hub, co-owned by Hasbro, launches Sunday.  Several shows are built around products, but officials downplay worries: ‘Kids are not going to want to see 30-minute infomercials,’ one says.  —  Margaret Loesch, chief executive of the Hub …
Martin Robbins / Guardian:
Why I spoofed science journalism, and how to fix it  —  Last week I posted a spoof of science journalism that to my complete surprise went viral.  Since then, I've been trying to find answers.  What's wrong with science journalism, and how do we fix it?  —  Bizarrely, the most read article …
David Goetzl / MediaPost:
‘B&C,’ ‘Multichannel News’ Erect Pay Walls Between Mags, Online Stories  —  The new owners of industry publications Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News have erected pay walls around previously free Web content that could have been causing a drain on print subscriptions.
Melanie West / Metropolis:
Bedbugs Suspected Inside Wall Street Journal's Office … Bedbugs have made their way inside retailers, movie theaters, hospitals, government offices and, of course, homes across New York City.  It turns out newspapers are not immune.  Not even the newspaper you're reading this very moment.
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline.com:
Ben Silverman Partners With Sofia Vergara For Electus' First Big Scripted Sale At ABC  —  EXCLUSIVE: Ben Silverman is returning to scripted television via the same route that made him an independent producer.  ABC is finalizing a deal for a single-camera comedy based on the popular Spanish series Aquí …
Discussion: New York Magazine
Dan Zarrella:
New Data: Articles Published in the Morning Shared More on Facebook  —  It's been a while since I last published Facebook sharing data and I was waiting to gather a large enough sample set to produce this graph.  —  I analyzed the average (interquartile mean to be specific) …
Telegraph:
Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes advises against ITV paywall  —  Jeff Bewkes, the chief executive of Time Warner, the media group, said ITV's advertising revenues will bounce back but has warned the broadcaster against putting up a paywall.  —  Mr Bewkes told The Daily Telegraph that an advertising boom …
Discussion: paidContent
Cpen / Twitter Blog:
Promoted Promotions  —  When we launched Promoted Tweets back in April, we said that we would be doing lots of experimenting and iterating, as is typical with everything else at Twitter.  Since then, we've done and learned a lot - such as adding Promoted Trends to our suite of Promoted Products …
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Hulu CEO to Big Media: Serve Consumers or Lose Them  —  At American Magazine Conference, Jason Kilar Tells Attendees to Stop Protecting Outdated Business Models  —  CHICAGO (AdAge.com) — Big media companies have to show enough spine to charge for certain content, but they can't obsess …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Pay Now, Read Later: Instapaper Starts Testing Subscriptions  —  There are few services I use more on a daily basis than Instapaper.  The super-simple bookmarking tool has been my go-to way to come back to articles to read later for a few years now.  And with brilliant iPhone and iPad apps, Instapaper has only gotten better with time.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Sony Raises the Curtain on Ariama, Its Classical iTunes  —  Want your classical music on your iPhone, now?  Sony Music is thinking about you: The label has opened up Ariama, its all-classical online store.  —  This is the iTunes-meets-classical project I told you about in July.
Discussion: Gizmodo
David Goetzl / MediaPost:
Internet Broadcasting To Serve More Trad Media Properties  —  Internet Broadcasting, which manages Web sites for a slew of local TV stations, has a deal with tech provider CoreMedia that could allow it to begin more widely serving sites linked with newspapers, radio stations and other media properties.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Online Ad Business Hopes a Logo Will Fend Off Feds, Privacy Problems  —  If the Web ad business really wanted to put an end to its simmering privacy problem, it could do so with one step: Make behavioral advertising opt-in only.  —  Which means it would allow publishers …
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Ambarish Kenghe / The Official Google Blog:
Here comes Google TV  —  (Cross-posted from the Google TV Blog)  —  It's been almost five months since we introduced Google TV to the world at Google I/O, and today we're happy to give you an update on our progress.  For those who haven't yet heard of it, Google TV is a new way to think about TV …
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Adam Ostrow / Mashable!:
As the Twitter App Ecosystem Tightens, 12seconds Calls it Quits
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rbr.com:
CBS selling $600 million in new bonds
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Seattle PostGlobe:
Former P-I columnist Mike Lewis out from behind the bar, onward toward Patch
Discussion: TechFlash and MinnPost
John Borthwick / Silicon Alley Insider:
TechCrunch Elevates Bloggers From Passive Writers To Active, Engaged Speakers
Discussion: NoahBrier.com
Christopher K. Hepp / Philly.com:
Final newspaper contracts reached
Discussion: Romenesko
C.W. Anderson / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Why diversity turns into conformity in online news: An interview …
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Two new social media tools to watch for use in Web journalism
Zeke Turner / New York Observer:
Michael Freidson Leaving ‘Time Out New York’
Discussion: FishbowlNY
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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Fremantle takes majority stake in @radical.media
Discussion: Variety
ev / Twitter Blog:
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
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