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8:05 PM ET, January 15, 2011

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Katie Marsal / AppleInsider:
Apple tells newspapers: no free iPad edition for print subscribers  —  A number of European newspapers have reportedly been told by Apple that they can no longer offer paid print subscribers free access to an iPad edition through the App Store, as the subscription strategy leaves Apple out of its 30 percent cut.
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
The old story remains true - the profitable Sun funds the loss-making Times  —  The latest set of News International financial statements show once again how much Rupert Murdoch relies on his red-tops to staunch the red ink on his company accounts.  —  While The Sun made money, The Times went on losing it.
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Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent:
Can Jack Bauer Rescue Hulu?  Or How About Barbie?  —  As the protagonist of the Fox hit series 24, Kiefer Sutherland mastered the delicate art of escaping difficult situations.  But what Jack Bauer faces next may be a true Mission Impossible: succeeding with original programming on digital platforms.
Discussion: digiday:DAILY
Yinka Adegoke / MediaFile:
Today In Music: Spotify US not imminent, 'not even in Q1′  —  We hate to hit replay on this one but following New York Post's story todaythat European streaming music service Spotify is close to a deal with Sony Music and thereby close to launch we decided to call a few people to confirm.
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer:
Jane Pratt And Tavi Gevinson Now Hiring For Your Dream Job  —  JanePratt.com—the Tavi Gevinson-Jane Pratt Sassy for digital natives—is hiring a Senior Editor, according to a job listing posted on Mediabistro yesterday.  Even the job description reflects the casually cool, whip-smart vibe of Sassy.
Tom Hespos / AdAge:
How Online Advertising Is Failing Content (And What to Do About It)  —  Selling Ads Based on Traffic Will Always Yield the Lowest-Common Denominator  —  Would you like a publisher to pay you for lending your content to their website?  You'd better hope your publisher has an ad-sales person who can sell sponsorships.
viceland.com:
GEORGE LOIS  —  INTERVIEW BY ROCCO CASTORO PORTRAITS BY TIMUR CIVAN  —  George Lois was one of the primary architects of the Creative Revolution in American advertising in the 1960s­­—yeah, yeah, like on Mad Men.  He was a leading figure at the world's first creative agency and cofounded its second.
Joe Flint / Company Town:
News Corp. worries some proposed FCC conditions on Comcast-NBC Universal go too far  —  News Corp., the media giant that is home to Fox Broadcasting, 20th Century Fox and cable channels Fox News and FX, has joined fellow big media conglomerates Time Warner Inc. and Walt Disney Co …
Jon Bershad / Mediaite:
Michel Gondry Directed Jimmy Kimmel Last Night And It Was Kind Of Insane  —  Last night, Jimmy Kimmel Live was guest-directed by Michel Gondry, the director behind such films at Eternal Sunshine for the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep.  Sure, the whole thing was basically …
Mary Barron / Examiner:
Astrological signs are not changing, but journalism is  —  No one's sun sign has changed, despite the misinformation about the constellation Ophiuchus that is scampering around the web this week in reaction to some completely amateurish reporting.  What has changed is that journalists used …
Greg T. Spielberg / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Gizmodo taps illustrators to give stories more punch, pop, pow!  —  When Gizmodo editorial director Brian Lam was planning for this week's coverage of the Verizon iPhone, he didn't think in words.  He visualized it entirely in images, daydreaming about how much more emotive pictures and sounds …
Discussion: Snarkmarket
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
“The Daily”: A Peek at the iPad-Only Newspaper's Social Media Strategy  —  Ahead of the launch of Rupert Murdoch's much-anticipated (and now delayed) iPad newspaper, many of us at Mashable have wondered exactly how the app-based publication will approach and utilize social media.
 
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