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9:40 AM ET, October 13, 2010


 Top News: 
Tanzina Vega / Media Decoder:
Internet Advertising Revenue Increases  —  Advertising revenue on the Internet just broke a record, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers.  —  Revenue for the first half of 2010 was $12.1 billion, an 11.3 percent increase over the same period last year.
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
In Coverage of Mine Rescue, Watching, Waiting and Counting  —  The pictures said it all.  In a remote part of Chile, a capsule emblazoned with the colors of the country's flag was hoisted out of an underground tomb, and inside was a miner, the first of 33 to be rescued in a remarkable effort televised …
Discussion: New York Times, The Lede and Guardian
Toronto Star:
On the eve of rescue, trapped miners get media training  —  With as many as 2,000 journalists waiting for them on the surface, the first thing they asked for was media training.  —  Their rescue is not scheduled to begin until late Tuesday night, but the 33 men trapped in a collapsed Chilean mine …
Robert Feder /
Time for Tribune to clear the air on foul management  —  ← Chicago in the national news: 10/12 … Authors  —  blogs.vocalo.orgis proudly powered by WordPress  —  Entries (RSS) and Comments (RSS).  —  Yashfa ver. 1.7 created by WP GPL  —  Just another day at the naughty, bawdy frat house known as Tribune Tower.
Discussion: Romenesko
Phil Rosenthal / Chicago Breaking Business:
Tribune Co. exec apologizes for ‘offensive’ memo
Brian X. Chen / Epicenter:
Futurist Nick Bilton Sees Media's Destiny: Storytelling  —  With smartphones, computers and tablets bombarding us with more data than we could ever ask for, it's difficult to get a clear vision of what the future portends.  But maybe we're already living there.
Discussion: TeleRead
Zeke Turner / New York Observer:
A New Gossip Girl at the Post  —  Last Wednesday night, Page Six reporter Emily Smith was at the club Provocateur in the meatpacking district at a party for the season finale of The Spin Crowd, an E! network reality show produced by Kim Kardashian.  —  Ms. Kardashian came and left quickly …
Discussion: Romenesko and New York Post
Alex Pham / Company Town:
Sony's take on Google TV  —  The Internet's path from home computer to living room television has been littered with casualties, from WebTV, launched in the 1995, to Ultimate TV in 2000 and Apple TV in 2007.  —  Despite that, Sony is making a run at connecting the Internet with the TV …
Emma Heald / Editors Weblog:
The Times of London's impenetrable but straightforward paywall  —  Assistant editor for online Tom Whitwell and Director of Times Digital Gurtej Sandhu told participants at a lunch during the 17th World Editors Forum a few details about the progress of the Times of London's new paywall and the thinking behind it.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Promises to Get More Celebrities, Pitching More Stuff, In Your Facebook Feed  —  Facebook has a big ad business.  But its display ads tend to get ignored by the overwhelming majority of its users.  — says it can fix this, with a time-tested method: Celebrity endorsements.
Discussion: The Huffington Post and Beet.TV
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Reuters To Roll Out Online Video Series; ‘Rocketboom’ Meets ‘Newshour’  —  As part of its continuing efforts to build out its multimedia strategy, is developing a series of online video programming for its website.  Plans call for a daily “morning show” that would be aimed …
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
Parker Spitzer Is Tanking CNN's Prime Time: Worst Ratings In 10 Years  —  CNN's prime time ratings woes are only increasing with new program Parker Spitzer.  —  Monday night was the lowest weekday prime time rating average in more than 10 years, since June 28, 2000.  And it wasn't just the 8pmET that was seeing low ratings.
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
HP Scandal Sucks in New York Times Columnist Over Conflict of Interest  —  Another reputation smeared in the Hewlett-Packard/Oracle slag-fest.  Turns out Joe Nocera (pictured here)-the New York Times (NYT) business columnist who penned that scathing piece on former SAP chief and incoming Hewlett-Packard …
Mac Slocum / O'Reilly Radar:
Why blogging still matters  —  We tend to get caught up in the latest tech ideas or gadgets, which is understandable since a lot of this stuff is undeniably interesting.  But from time to time it's worth surveying where we are and where we came from; to consider how the tech landscape …
Discussion: broadstuff
Tim Carmody / Wired News:
Instapaper Inventor Links Inattentive Reading to Information Obesity  —  Marco Arment created Instapaper, a tool that strips clutter from online articles and saves them for later reading, because he couldn't concentrate at his desk.  As the former chief technology officer for Tumblr …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and The Atlantic Wire
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Veebeam Raising $6 Million For Wireless Video Sending  —  Veebeam, a gadget-and-software combo which transmits video from computers to TVs, says it has raised the first of a two-tranche, $6 million second funding round.  —  The money was led by Amadeus Capital Partners, Intel (NSDQ: INTC) …
Discussion: NewTeeVee and VentureBeat
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Demand Media Lays Out Some More Details About Its IPO  —  Demand Media still isn't saying how much it expects to raise in its initial public offering, but it is providing some more details about how it expects to use the proceeds.  In a new filing with the SEC, the company says it will use …
Discussion: WebNewser
Joe Pompeo / Silicon Alley Insider:
AOL Patch Responds To Recent Plagiarism Incidents And Ongoing Employee Woes  —  AOL's hyperlocal venture, Patch, is now well into an expansion phase that by year's end will bring to 500 the number of community news websites in its network, thereby making Patch the “largest hirer of full …
Discussion: Lost Remote and WebNewser
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Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
It's a brave new world at Condé Nast Digital
Dodai Stewart / Jezebel:
The Day I Trailed A Paparazzo  —  “He comes out at eight,” Wagner says.
Discussion: Gawker
Eric Deggans / National Sports Journalism Center:
Legacy of Brett Favre-Jennifer Sterger story could be future of sports media ethics
Discussion: Romenesko
Tribune Company announces settlement with creditors
Jacob Bernstein / The Daily Beast:
Fashion's Most Feared Critic
Joe Mandese / MediaPost:
Interpublic Taps Hanlon As Velociter-In-Chief, Will Seed Start-Ups …
Discussion: paidContent
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:
BNI Video Raises $16M to Turn Cable TV to IPTV
Discussion: Multichannel
 Earlier Picks: 
Abe Peck / Smart Journalism. Real Solutions …:
The Third Way to Media Success
Discussion: Romenesko
Daisy Whitney / NetNewsCheck Latest:
The New News Networks: Big Media Go Local
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Journalism students don't read newspapers
Discussion: Romenesko
Austin Carrmon / Fast Company:
Twitter Crushing Facebook's Click-Through Rate: Report

From Techmeme:

Simon Willison / Simon Willison's Weblog:
GPT-4o mini costs $0.15 per 1M input tokens and $0.60 per 1M output tokens, prices lower than those of Claude 3 Haiku and Gemini 1.5 Flash

Emma Roth / The Verge:
Google, OpenAI, Microsoft, Nvidia, and others form the Coalition for Secure AI to share best practices and open-source methodologies for secure AI deployment

Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google says its URL shortener links will stop working after August 25, 2025, after it stopped generating new URLs in March 2019

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