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5:25 PM ET, November 8, 2010

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David Carr / New York Times:
Olbermann, Impartiality and MSNBC  —  MSNBC, worried that its reputation as a fair broker of the news hung in the balance, sent Keith Olbermann to the woodshed on Friday for an unpaid suspension because he had donated $7,200 to some of the Democratic politicians he had championed on his hit show “Countdown.”
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Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
I Am a Blogger No Longer  —  This is my final blog post for The Atlantic.  Five years ago, as a way to boost the competitive metabolism of The Hotline, Chuck Todd hired me away from ABC News to create “Hotline On Call.”  I was to be the first political reporter working for a mainstream news …
Discussion: The New Republic and The Daily Dish, Thanks:taylorbuley
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Salon Names New Editor  —  Salon, the Web site that helped pioneer online journalism before many newspapers and magazines had even thought about the Internet, is changing editors.  —  Joan Walsh, the noted commentator who has been editor in chief of Salon since 2005, is stepping down to write a book.
Discussion: The Huffington Post and GalleyCat
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Huffington Post Adds Divorce Section  —  There are the society pages, the wedding pages, and now the divorce pages.  —  Courtesy of Arianna Huffington and Nora Ephron, two women whose own marriages dissolved in public fashion, The Huffington Post is set to begin on Monday a section devoted exclusively …
Betsy Rothstein / mediabistro.com:
WaPo Rips Off Two Stories; Media Writer Says it Doesn't Matter  —  This weekend WaPo ripped off two media stories from other media outlets without crediting those sources.  One was the MSNBC Keith Olbermann suspension story, which was broken by Politico's Simmi Aujla on Friday morning.
James McQuivey / paidContent:
Why The Book Business May Soon Be The Most Digital Of All Media Industries  —  Consider it an inauguration of sorts, a celebration of the e-book industry becoming a member of the major media club just as digital music and online video have before them.  When you influence a billion dollars, people have to take you seriously.
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Bad News for Liberals May Be Good News for a Liberal Magazine  —  Other than perhaps the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee, there were few places as despondent on election night as the Manhattan offices of The Nation, the 146-year-old journal of fiery leftist opinion.
Discussion: Mediaite and Hit & Run
Wall Street Journal:
AOL Hires Advisers, With Eye on Yahoo  —  AOL Inc. has hired financial advisers to explore various strategic options for the company, one of which includes a possible tie-up with bigger rival Yahoo Inc., people familiar with the matter said.  —  In recent days, AOL's advisers …
Lacey Rose / Moneywood:
Meet The Man Who Lured Conan O'Brien To Cable  —  Steve Koonin — Image by Getty Images via @daylife  —  Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonin staged the biggest coup of his career when he snagged late night's Conan O'Brien out from under Fox's nose earlier this year.
Discussion: New York Times and The Wire
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Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
Card for a Card: AmEx Hires Conan
Discussion: MediaMemo
Adam Sternbergh / New York Magazine:
Jimmy Fallon's good humor.  —  The most frequently leveled criticism of Jimmy Fallon is that he laughs too much.  He laughs before jokes, after jokes, during jokes.  He is TV's most inveterate cracker-upper since Harvey Korman and Tim Conway on The Carol Burnett Show, or since Paul Lynde's reign …
Discussion: Splitsider
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Boxee Goes Hunting for Big Bucks  —  Boxee, which makes software that makes it easy to watch Web video on your TV, celebrates a big milestone this week, when the first Boxee-branded hardware starts shipping to consumers.  The start-up is celebrating with an event at New York's Irving Plaza.
Discussion: GigaOM
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Will NYT's new DealBook get paywall ‘reprieve?’  —  The New York Times is rolling out a new website and print component this week for DealBook, the must-read financial newsletter started by Andrew Ross Sorkin that now boasts a 16-person staff.  —  Sorkin, the Times chief mergers and acquisitions reporter …
Discussion: Telegraph
Washington Post:
The Washington Post comes to iPad  —  WASHINGTON — Today The Washington Post introduced its new App for iPad, now available on the App Store.  It combines The Post's trusted reporting and analysis with innovative social media and sharing capabilities and award-winning multimedia to provide an immersive news experience for iPad users.
Kim France / Slate:
Is Shampoo Worth $140 a Tub?  —  As Lucky's editor, I got all the beauty products I wanted for free.  Here's what I'll use now that I have to buy my own.  —  After 10 years as the founding editor-in-chief of Lucky magazine, I became, one Wednesday not so very long ago, Lucky's former founding editor-in-chief.
Simon Owens / The Next Web:
How does Gawker determine whether it will pay for a scoop?  —  It seems that every time a blog under the Gawker Media banner breaks a major, internet-consuming story — whether it's an iPhone prototype, nude pictures of Brett Favre, or a first-person account of a 25-year-old's sleepover …
Discussion: CJR, Thanks:zee
Lauren A. E. Schuker / Wall Street Journal:
Chernin to Start Asia Venture  —  Former News Corp. President to Launch Hong Kong-Based Media Company  —  A venture led by former News Corp. President Peter Chernin is expected Monday to announce the launch of a media start-up in Asia, a move that shows the growing importance of the region and its audiences to American companies.
Discussion: Agence France Presse
Gillian Reagan / Capital New York:
Tucking in Kanye West: Blogger Angel Laws makes big-time play with Concrete Loop  —  When Kanye West recently introduced his private parts to the Internet, it seemed like every gossip blog up and down the web food chain scrambled to post the story.  —  The self-shot nudes reportedly …
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Gibbs threatens to pull Obama from India talks after press dispute  —  Press Secretary Robert Gibbs is known for sparring with White House reporters, making for what often seems an antagonistic mood in the press briefing room.  —  But during President Obama's trip to India …
Discussion: Gawker and New York Magazine
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Literary Writers and Social Media: A Response to Zadie Smtih  —  Zadie Smith writes beautifully.  It's like her prose has a soft, hard-to-place accent that makes every word feel closer to truth than your own.  She lives on a cloud with easy access to angels and the divine, but telescopic vision to the people below.
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
AOL's Attempt to Spruce Up Its Sites Washes Away Ad Revenue  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — It's going to get worse before it gets better.  —  That's been CEO Tim Armstrong's message since he took the job of fixing sick patient AOL more than 18 months ago.  Anyone looking for a glimmer of turnaround won't find much in the numbers.
 
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Thanks:rawmeet
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AOL's Patch Has Hired 600 Journalists in 2010 …
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ABC News:
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