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12:20 PM ET, October 12, 2010

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Keach Hagey / The Politico:
Does HuffPo refuse to link to Gawker?  —  Deep into Ben McGrath's largely sympathetic profile of Gawker Media impresario Nick Denton is an awkward encounter between Denton and Jai Singh, an old acquaintance from Denton's time in San Fransisco who had recently started at the Huffington Post.
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Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Huffpo vs. Gawker: Which Is Worth More?  —  Arianna Huffington and Nick Denton don't seem to get along too well these days: According to this week's New Yorker profile of Denton, the Gawker Media founder believes that the Huffington Post has a policy against linking to his sites …
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Times Names Deputy Magazine Editor  —  The New York Times will have a new deputy editor for its Sunday magazine.  —  On the heels of the paper's selection of Hugo Lindgren as editor of the magazine, Mr. Lindgren announced on Monday that he has hired Lauren Kern to be his second in command.
Discussion: mediabistro.com
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Lucia Moses / Mediaweek:
What Should Hugo Do?  —  The New York Times Magazine has long …
Discussion: BuzzMachine, Romenesko and The Wrap
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Financial Times app brings in £1m  —  In the five months since its launch, the app has attracted 400,000 downloads and accounts for 10% of new digital subscriptions  —  The Financial Times's new iPad app has generated more than £1m in advertising revenue since it was launched in May …
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
British media unite against Murdoch  —  Letter to Vince Cable signed by many of UK's leading news providers warns £8bn deal would damage democratic debate  —  Analysis: Turning up the heat on Murdoch's News Corporation  —  Datablog: how powerful would the takeover make Murdoch?
Wall Street Journal:
‘Scrapers’ Dig Deep for Data on Web  —  At 1 a.m. on May 7, the website PatientsLikeMe.com noticed suspicious activity on its “Mood” discussion board.  There, people exchange highly personal stories about their emotional disorders, ranging from bipolar disease to a desire to cut themselves.
Discussion: Digits and AdExchanger.com
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Twitter Crushing Facebook's Click-Through Rate: Report  —  What is the most effective way for marketers to spread their message online?  Facebook?  Twitter?  Company blogs?  Email?  —  According to a new report by marketing firm SocialTwist, Internet sharing trends have shifted heavily …
Alex Mindlin / New York Times:
Short Attention Spans for Web Videos  —  After watching an online video for a full minute, 44.1 percent of viewers will have clicked away, according to Visible Measures.  But an outsize slice of that loss occurs in the first 10 seconds, during which 19.4 percent of a video's audience defects.
Katy Bachman / Mediaweek:
‘Better’ Gets Bigger  —  Meredith's daytime show to air in L.A.; national ads next?  —  Meredith's syndicated daytime show Better is poised to become a player in the national advertising arena.  —  In less than a month, the lifestyle show based on the iconic Meredith magazine brand will debut on KCAL …
Discussion: MediaPost
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Journalism students don't read newspapers  —  Two eye-opening moments at my lecture to about 250 City University MA journalism students yesterday afternoon.  —  I asked for a show of hands on a simple question: what is your primary news source?  —  Newspapers?  No more than 20 hands went up.
Discussion: Romenesko
Max Read / Gawker:
Is This the Best Correction of the Year?  —  In case there was any confusion: “This blog post originally stated that one in three black men who have sex with me is HIV positive.  In fact, the statistic applies to black men who have sex with men.”  —  Glad to have that cleared up!
Discussion: CJR, FishbowlDC and Regret the Error
Dave Itzkoff / ArtsBeat:
‘The Simpsons’ Explains Its Button-Pushing Banksy Opening  —  How did “The Simpsons” manage to track down Banksy, the pseudonymous British artist, and get him to create the powerful opening-credit sequence from Sunday's show, which seems to reveal the torturous sweatshop responsible for its creation?
Daisy Whitney / NetNewsCheck Latest:
The New News Networks: Big Media Go Local  —  When AOL recently announced that its digital network of local online news sites Patch.com now reaches 100 towns and would reach 500 by year end, those milestones signified how serious the hyperlocal online news business has become.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Magazine Publishers Turn Back From the Abyss  —  Magazine publishers took a particularly brutal beating during the last ad recession, so they have a very long way to go if they're going to climb back.  Still, this is a start: Ad pages increased 3.6 percent in the last three months …
Discussion: MPA, Gawker, All Things Digital and BoomTown
 
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