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4:50 PM ET, October 8, 2010

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Wall Street Journal:
News Outlets Circle Tablet  —  Several major news organizations are lining up behind a new tablet device from Samsung Electronics Co. built on Google Inc. software, in order to broaden mobile readership beyond owners of Apple Inc. popular iPad.  —  New York Times Co. and News Corp.'s Wall Street Journal …
Hollywood Reporter:
Ryan Seacrest in talks to launch cable network  —  EXCLUSIVE: Teaming with CAA, AEG on joint venture  —  The reality producer, radio personality and “American Idol” host is in early talks with talent agency CAA and entertainment company AEG about jointly launching a new cable network.
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Journalists as entrepreneurs?  That's fine, but not if they have to sell advertising  —  It is time to talk of heresy.  The former Birmingham Post editor Marc Reeves has said once again that the editorial-advertising divide was the industry's biggest mistake.
Reuters:
Hulu prepares IPO amid battle with Netflix  —  * Morgan Stanley likely to lead underwriters -sources  —  * Hulu could file IPO plan with SEC this year -source  —  * IPO could come in first half of 2011 -sources  —  Popular U.S. Web video service Hulu is prepared to raise as much as $300 million …
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Apple is changing its tune on music subs  —  Tweet  —  Apple is talking with the major record labels about a subscription music service that would give customers unlimited access to songs for a monthly fee, sources told The Post.  —  Apple iTunes boss Eddy Cue was on the phone with music honchos …
Michael Shain / New York Post:
CNN courts Couric  —  Tweet  —  Friends of Katie Couric are saying the chances of her remaining at CBS are getting slimmer.  —  CNN appears especially eager to sign Couric now that the new show starring ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer is off to a stumbling start.  —  Jeff Bewkes, the CEO …
The Changing Newsroom:
Newsroom Innovation Leaders: The Sports Department  —  Groves presenting research at AEJMC in Denver  —  This post is co-authored with Dr. Jonathan Groves, an assistant professor of journalism at Drury University.  Both of us have spent several months in newspaper newsrooms …
Discussion: Romenesko and JSOnline
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
Rick Sanchez Tells Mediaite: “I Got Greedy And I Got Mad And I Got In Trouble”  —  Rick Sanchez came to New York City today for a live interview on Good Morning America and a radio interview on WABC.  Before he left for Atlanta, I talked to Sanchez at his hotel, overlooking his former employer, CNN.
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
Esquire for the iPad: Not Just Another Magazine Under Glass  —  “Hello, I am Javier Bardem.  Welcome to Esquire magazine.”  —  So opens the October edition of Esquire for the iPad, the first issue the Hearst-owned title has created for the device.  The walking and talking video …
John Bracken / KnightBlog:
Knight News Challenge '11: Mobile, Authenticity, Sustainability and Community  —  I'm happy to be able to share with you the details of the fifth Knight News Challenge, which will launch October 25.  —  As a newcomer to Knight Foundation, I can state without hubris that the News Challenge …
Holland Cotter / New York Times:
Art and News, Intersecting in the Digital Age  —  After steady assault from Twitter, Facebook and Blogger Nation, we have come to this: “The Last Newspaper.”  Or so the title of the New Museum's big fall show seems to tell us.  In reality the situation isn't quite that dire.
blogs.journalism.co.uk:
Can hacks and hackers work together?  A new ‘living experiment’ looks to find out  —  Can hacks and hackers work together in the new online news world?  This is the question posed by Open Journalism And The Open Web, a free online course being run by the online educational community site p2pu.org …
Laura Oliver / Journalism.co.uk:
WEFHamburg: Crowd-funded news site Spot.us is sticking to startup roots, says founder  —  “I still consider us a start-up.  Some people say 'you're a year-and-a-half old now so forget it.'”  —  But with a full-time team of never more than three people and a founder who is part customer service …
 
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Linda Austin / BusinessJournalism.org Reynolds Center …:
Why is John Walcott leaving D.C. bureau chief job for biz-info company?
Laura Oliver / Journalism.co.uk:
WEFHamburg: Danish newspaper showcases the iPad app built on a shoestring budget
Ira Teinowitz / The Wrap:
Rupert Murdoch: Simultaneous Theater-VOD Release ‘a Big Mistake’
Douglas Quenqua / ClickZ:
Razorfish Acts Like Music Label in Deal With Solo Artist
Discussion: Crave
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Megan McCarthy: “The Cyborg of News, the Borg Queen of the Blogosphere”
Choire / The Awl:
LA Times Declares War on “Rumors Spread by Bloggers with Axes to Grind”
Discussion: LA Observed and The Atlantic Wire
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Jennifer Whitehead / AdAge:
France Halts Plans to Ban Remaining Ads on Public TV
Elizabeth Spiers / Forbes:
A Force Of Nature  —  Forbes Magazine dated October 25, 2010
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Newsonomics of sports avidity
Technology Review:
When Digital Marketing Actually Works
Mark Leccese / Gatekeeper:
Sports Guy breaks Randy Moss story by “accident”
Discussion: Deadspin
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Discussion: Deadspin, The Wire and Salon
 

 
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