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2:40 AM ET, January 17, 2011

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Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Why Two Sites This Week Decided To Start Paying Their Writers  —  We hear all the time about sites debating whether to charge consumers for content but whether to pay people to create that content is something they're also tinkering with.  If you needed any proof, there were two examples this week.
Discussion: IR Web Report and Talking Biz News
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Man Bites Dog!  Web Publisher Pays Writers  —  It's a time-honored Web tradition: Build a business by getting people to give you interesting content to publish, for free.  And it's still a very popular one.  See: Facebook, Twitter, Huffington Post, Quora, etc.
Discussion: Reuters, paidContent and VentureBeat
Emili Vesilind / All The Rage:
The Golden Globes gifting suites — the freebie fests evolve  —  A three-stop tour of this year's Golden Globes gifting suites proved that companies — OPI as well as Fancy Feast — are still dying to get their products in the hands of celebrities.  —  And by “celebrities” we mean a slew of B-listers and a couple of bona fide stars.
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Peter Sciretta / /Film:
2011 Golden Globe Award Winners  —  Here is a full listing of award winners from the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards.  Please feel free to leave your thoughts below.  —  Winners:  —  Best Motion Picture - Drama  — The Social Network  — Black Swan  — The Fighter  — Inception
Discussion: Mediaite, Gawker and CNET News
C. W. Anderson / The Atlantic Online:
Tech and Social Movements: Beyond ‘Did Twitter Cause the Tunisian Uprising?’  —  One of the least important things the uprising in Tunisia is going to do is add more empirical fuel to the long-running debate about the role played by digital social media in fostering political and social change.
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.
Louis C. Hochman / Morris Township-Morris Plains Patch:
Column: The Shrinking Newsroom Is Bad For Us All  —  It's bad news.  And it's bad for news.  —  The journalists of the Daily Record, Courier News and Home News Tribune learned this week about half of them will lose their jobs in the latest in a string of consolidations that goes back several years.
Discussion: Gannett Blog and Poynter
Arthur S. Brisbane / New York Times:
Time, the Enemy  —  JIM ROBERTS, the assistant managing editor who has helped create today's NYTimes.com, likes to call it the 1440/7 news cycle — 1,440 minutes every day, seven days a week, each one of those minutes demanding news for delivery to a networked world.
Andrew Leckey / Los Angeles Times:
Google searching for profitable new lines of business  —  Its stock dropped 4% last year after doubling in 2009.  Also, Columbia Acorn International has been a steady performer but is likely to be more volatile than some other foreign funds.  —  Question: Will Google Inc. stock do well in the future?
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
The Uncertain Future of Free Dailies  —  There are signs.  Not necessarily good ones.  At ten in the morning in Paris, you still find piles of free dailies at almost every distribution point.  At four in the afternoon, in the business district, outside one of the busiest subway stations …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Blog Fight Rules Of Engagement  —  Blog fights happen.  Sometimes for attention, but most of the time because someone is really pissed off about something.  And don't count out big media, they jump right in too when they feel it.  —  No one's ever written down any rules for blog fights that I know of.
Discussion: New York Times and SAI
Media Decoder:
Publishers Told to Say Yea or Nay to Borders Deal by Feb. 1  —  Publishers have been given until Feb. 1 to decide whether they are willing to accept Borders' proposal to turn delayed payments into a loan, several people briefed on the situation said on Friday.
 
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Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent:
Can Jack Bauer Rescue Hulu? Or How About Barbie?
Discussion: digiday:DAILY
Yinka Adegoke / MediaFile:
Today In Music: Spotify U.S. not imminent, “not even in Q1″
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
The old story remains true - the profitable Sun funds the loss-making Times
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President Biden signs the bill reauthorizing FISA's Section 702, extending the controversial warrantless surveillance program through 2026

 
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