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2:45 PM ET, October 24, 2010


 Top News: 
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Candidates Running Against, and With, Cable News  —  When Rupert Murdoch, the chief executive of the News Corporation, donated $1 million to the Republican Governors Association this summer, he may have given an even bigger gift to its opponents.  —  The Democratic Governors Association …
Tribune to detail bankruptcy plan, but fights loom  —  Newspaper publisher Tribune Co. is expected to unveil a plan on Friday to settle billions of dollars in debts and end its two-year bankruptcy, but it still faces some potentially nasty legal fights.  —  The owner of the Los Angeles Times …
New York Times:
Tribune Company Ousts Randy Michaels as Chief  —  The Tribune Company's board of directors resolved on Friday what had been its preoccupation for most of the week: sealing the fate of Randy Michaels, the controversial chief executive who became a dark sideshow to his bankrupt company's financial struggles.
New York Post:
Staff at ABC News' DC bureau is icy to ‘cold’ Christiane Amanpour  —  Tweet  —  The knives are out for Christiane Amanpour at ABC News' DC bureau.  Since the ex-CNN war correspondent began anchoring “This Week” in August, she's upset some co-workers by being a “distant outsider,” sources said.
Discussion: TVNewser, Gawker and Chickaboomer
Om Malik / GigaOM:
There is No New Media: It's All New Consumption  —  “The most ominous of fallacies-the belief that things can be kept static by inaction.”  -Freyda Stark  —  So, now television broadcasters are blocking Google TV from getting access to the content they're putting online.
Tom Foremski / IMHO Blog| ZDNet:
Tynt: A business built around online copy and paste  —  Who would think that there is a business in providing an online copy and paste service?  Tynt believes that there is a very large opportunity even though it hasn't yet figured out how best to monetize it.
Dwight Garner / New York Times:
Paris Review Editor Frees Menagerie of Wordsmiths  —  The first issue of The Paris Review under its new editor, Lorin Stein, hit newsstands recently, and it's a thing of sober beauty.  The issue doesn't contain many surprises — there's fiction from Sam Lipsyte, poetry from Frederick Seidel …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
OpenFile Wants to Re-Invent Local Journalism  —  When OpenFile founder and CEO Wilf Dinnick was still working as a foreign correspondent for CNN in the Middle East, he was summoned to the network's London office where the senior executives showed off iReport, CNN's citizen journalism project.
Steven Zeitchik / Los Angeles Times:
Hollywood's little secret: movie purgatory  —  Sometimes, studios change their minds about releasing a movie, even if it has already been completed.  Films with big stars such as Matt Damon, John Cusack, Eddie Murphy and Mel Gibson have all been there.  —  ‘CASE 39’: Even though RenEe Zellweger starred …
Andrew Alexander / Washington Post:
Post's Amazon links in stories raise ethical questions  —  When you're reading a Post review online, click on a highlighted book title and you'll likely be directed to, where you can purchase it instantly.  It's convenient for readers.  But is it costly to credibility?
Dave Itzkoff / ArtsBeat:
‘South Park’ Apologizes for Lifted Material in ‘Inception’ Parody  —  Updated  —  The creators of “South Park,” the animated Comedy Central series, apologized on Friday to the creators of a Web comedy video satirizing the summer blockbuster “Inception”, following a recent episode of …
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared:
Media Moves: Doree Shafrir to Rolling Stone  —  ​Doree Shafrir — who was responsible for, among other things, being one-half of the author of the blog-to-book phenomenon that was Postcards from Yo Momma and being responsible for the “Hipster Grifter” story during her tenure …
Discussion: The Doree Chronicles
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