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8:25 AM ET, December 4, 2010

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Nikki Usher / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Why WikiLeaks' latest document dump makes everyone in journalism — and the public — a winner  —  For some, WikiLeaks' recent dump of diplomatic cables seems to make an excellent case for why traditional journalism still matters.  Others, however, suggest that the widespread condemnation …
Discussion: Guardian
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Lauren Kirchner / CJR:
Why Amazon Caved, and What It Means for the Rest of Us
David Saleh Rauf / American Journalism Review:
Dispatches from the Last Frontier  —  An aggressive Web site covers Alaska and searches for profitability.  —  David Saleh Rauf (drauf@ajr.umd.edu) is an AJR editorial assistant  —  As the Deepwater Horizon rig began gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico in late April …
Discussion: Poynter
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared:
A Very Special Announcement: Changes at The Village Voice  —  ​Hello Runnin' Scared readers!  We have a special programming announcement for you all!  Are you ready?  You look ready.  Here we go:  —  Effective, like, the first week in January, Joe Coscarelli - our indomitable …
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Apple, Publishers Still Miles Apart on iTunes Subscriptions  —  Magazine publishers used to salivate over the iPad.  Now they're a lot more reserved.  They make hopeful noises about Google's Android tablets instead.  —  That's because Apple and the publishing industry haven't been able …
Beet.TV:
Roku Readies Pay-Per-View System for Small Publishers  —  While Netflix, the MLB.com and Amazon have sophisticated payment systems in place on the Roku platform, smaller publishers have few options to generate subscription or pay-per-view payments.  —  Beginning early next year …
Discussion: GigaOM
Rick Edmonds / Poynter Online:
Mary Meeker's math: Old media captures $50 billion in advertising that should go to Internet  —  Besides Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving and Black Friday, I mark November as the occasion for analyst Mary Meeker's voluminous and always provocative report on the state of the Internet.
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
Tim Arango Is Next NYT Baghdad Bureau Chief  —  In your jobby Friday media column: Rebecca Dana to Newsweek, Foster Kamer to Esquire, Tim Arango to Baghdad, and Barry Diller to the easy life.  And, Emily Brill.  — We hear that veteran-but-still-young former media reporter Tim Arango …
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Times of London Paywall Paying Off Already!  *  —  News Corp.'s Jon Miller.  Image by Getty Images Europe via @daylife  —  The Times of London has lost a huge volume of its web traffic since erecting a restrictive paywall around its site in July, and converted only 14 percent of its web readers …
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap:
Viacom Files Appeal in $1B Copyright Suit Against Google, YouTube  —  As promised, Viacom filed an appeal in its $1 billion copyright case against Google and YouTube on Friday, asking a federal appeals court in New York on Friday to reverse a lower court's decision that sided with the search giant.
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
INMA Transformation of Media Summit: Bundling, or how and when to get readers to pay for content  —  It was early in the morning when John Paton, CEO of of the Journal Register Company, had a curious statement for the assembled audience at the INMA Transformation of Media Summit Thursday here in Cambridge.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Virginia Heffernan / New York Times:
Music by Numbers  —  In 1997, when Garry Kasparov, the great Russian chess champion, resigned the sixth and final game of his match with Deep Blue, the I.B.M. computer, he crumpled.  He couldn't conceal his despair.  No opponent had ever beaten him in a match before, and this one didn't even have a heartbeat.
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Yahoo IS Focused: “We're A Content Company”  —  News Corp.'s Jon Miller took a potshot at Yahoo this morning at IGNITION, saying that the company is caught between being a media company and a technology company, and that it has to “get religion” about something.
Discussion: Beet.TV
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Local Media May Have Blown Another Online Ads Opportunity  —  For the first time in the internet's history, the hottest thing online today is local.  Through daily coupon deals, place reviews and location sharing, local services is where it's at.  —  That should finally mean boom …
Discussion: MediaPost
 
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Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
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Sarah Hartley / Guardian:
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