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11:40 PM ET, November 5, 2010

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Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
USN&WR: ‘December issue will be our last printed monthly sent to subscribers’  —  Memo to US News & World Report employees  —  RE: Completing Our Shift to the Digital World  —  Colleagues, We're finally ready to complete our transition to a predominantly digital publishing model with selected, single-topic print issues.
Betsy Rothstein / mediabistro.com:
Brady Out at TBD  —  FishbowlDC has learned that Jim Brady, the former Washingtonpost.com editor who runs TBD, has told colleagues he's out at the new startup.  Here is what we know.  Brady told colleagues late today...We hear Publisher Robert Allbritton is planning to grow the company …
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Steve Myers / Poynter Online:
Jim Brady: Multiple, minor disagreements led to TBD resignation  —  Jim Brady said Friday evening that he stepped down as the head of TBD, the upstart Washington, D.C. news site, because he and Robert Allbritton, chairman and chief executive of Allbritton Communications, “had some …
Danny Shea / The Huffington Post:
Keith Olbermann SUSPENDED From MSNBC Indefinitely Without Pay  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION? … MSNBC president Phil Griffin released the following statement Friday following the news that Keith Olbermann had donated to three Democratic candidates this election cycle:
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Chris Ariens / mediabistro.com:
Will Keith Olbermann Return to MSNBC?  —  Add Keith Olbermann to the list of MSNBC hosts suspended for things they've said, done, or in Olbermann's case, not done.  He failed to tell his boss he was planning to donate money to the campaigns of three democratic congressmen.
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Did the Post's Election Twitter Experiment Work?  —  On election night, the Washington Post bought one of Twitter's “promoted trends.”  When users clicked the trend, #Election, Post content got top billing.  It marked the first time that a media company had purchased a promoted trend …
Discussion: SAI and Twitter Media
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Vadim Lavrusik / Mashable!:
How News Organizations Are Generating Revenue From Social Media
Discussion: Transformation Tracker, Thanks:lavrusik
Michelle Castillo / Time:
Exclusive: Cooks Source Writer Marvels at the ‘Nerd Rage,’ Keeps Waiting For That Apology  —  It was the cry of plagiarism heard 'round the web world on Thursday - the tale of a writer who says she found her work repurposed in a magazine without her permission and who, when she demanded compensation …
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Union-News:
Cooks Source, Sunderland magazine that started Internet firestorm, lifted material from NPR, Food Network  —  A small, free magazine based in Sunderland had the whole Internet turn against it yesterday, sparking a crowdsourced copyright investigation on the Web today.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
How to Watch Free, Live Broadcast TV on Your iPad, Right Now  —  The broadcast networks only put their stuff on the Web under very specific conditions.  So this is exactly what they don't want: Free, live streams of their stuff delivered to your iPad, via the browser.
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Essence editor-in-chief is exiting  —  Tweet  —  Angela Burt-Murray is out as editor-in-chief of Essence, the Time Inc.-owned fashion magazine for African American women, after five years at the helm.  —  She told staffers at a 4:30 p.m. meeting today that she is relocating to Atlanta with her family.
Discussion: New York Observer
Josh Gerstein / The Politico:
Suit spills Fox News D.C. salary scale  —  Fox News's response to a federal government lawsuit charging the network with retaliating against a reporter who complained of age and gender discrimination is putting Fox's D.C. salary scale and basic contract terms for on-air talent on the public record.
Discussion: Inside Cable News
Anna Baskin / AdAge:
Prokhorov's Snob Magazine Seeks Conversation Among ‘Global Russians’  —  But Commenting on the Website Costs Extra  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — It's risky enough to introduce a print magazine while the economy is stalled and the web is still rearranging the media business.
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Hunter Walker / New York Observer:
Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Doesn't Need You To Read His Magazine
Discussion: Forbes
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Thrillist Looks To Build Presence On ESPN, HuffPo Sites  —  Men's lifestyle and entertainment guide Thrillist is looking beyond its primary e-newsletter business by hooking up with the city-specific sites that Huffington Post and ESPN (NYSE: DIS) have launched over the past year.
Scott Bicheno / HEXUS.channel:
BBC hacks go on strike, will anyone notice?  —  You've lost the news!  —  The austerity measures being undertaken by the government which, barring disputes over the extent and timing, are universally accepted as inevitable, were always expected to precipitate industrial action.
Discussion: Guardian, Thanks:scottbicheno
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Chrystia Freeland:
Don Graham to feds: For-profit school plan hurts poor kids
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Robert Klara / Mediaweek:
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Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Hulu Plus Opens to All, No Invite Needed
Discussion: Faster Forward, BGR and Business Wire
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The top 10 key lessons for hyperlocal journalism startups from ONA10
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Bloomberg:
Terraform Labs and co-founder Do Kwon agree to pay $4.47B to resolve a US SEC lawsuit, after a jury in April found them liable for fraud following a civil trial

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Stability AI releases Stable Diffusion 3 Medium, intended to be a smaller yet capable model on consumer GPUs, with 2B parameters, compared to SD3 Large's 8B

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