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9:30 AM ET, January 27, 2011

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Keith Richman / AdAge:
Why Demand Media Really Is a Media Company and Its IPO Will Succeed  —  Critics Conveniently Forget That Media Companies Have Always Scrambled to Give People Content They're Looking for  —  Today, Demand Media will have its IPO, and while the company and its model have taken a lot of hits lately …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and Business Week
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Shira Ovide / Deal Journal:
New York Times Almost Bought Into Demand Media  —  Demand Media, which is fresh off its IPO, was almost part of the New York Times family.  —  Demand, a mass producer of instructional content, approached Times Co. executives more than three years ago about combining the company with About.com, a person familiar with the matter said.
Discussion: @rafat
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Demand Media Says It's Getting Along Just Fine With Google, Thank You Very Much
Discussion: Deal Journal and Poynter
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Congratulations, Demand Media. You're Still Pretty Dumb.
Bill Keller / New York Times:
Dealing With Assange and the Secrets He Spilled  —  This past June, Alan Rusbridger, the editor of The Guardian, phoned me and asked, mysteriously, whether I had any idea how to arrange a secure communication.  Not really, I confessed.  The Times doesn't have encrypted phone lines, or a Cone of Silence.
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Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
Bill Keller's Clash with Assange
Nicholas Carlson / The Wire:
Patch Is A Huge Waste Of Money, And It Has Us Worried About Tim Armstrong's Ability To Run AOL  —  AOL CEO Tim Armstrong believes that its local blog network, Patch, will be a “major” part of the company's turnaround as it fills one of the largest “white spaces” left on the Internet.
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
The disruptors arrive at Davos  —  Last year at Davos, I said I was among the disrupted when I preferred to be among the disruptors.  —  The disruptor arrived last night.  Daniel Domscheit-Berg, former spokesman for Wikileaks and founder of the competitive OpenSecrets …
Discussion: Canadian Press
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Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb:
Localeaks: A Drop-Box for Anonymous Tips to 1400 U.S. Newspapers  —  Although the mission of WikiLeaks is to “open governments,” it's done quite a lot to make us think about how to open journalism as well.  We've seen a number of new whistleblower sites crop up - OpenLeaks and Rospil …
Maureen O'Connor / Gawker:
Plagiarizing Editor's Boss: 'Byline Doesn't Take Credit for the Work'  —  Rodale, publisher of Men's Health and employer of serial plagiarist David Zinczenko, explains why ripping writers' bylines off their work, and slapping Zinczenko's on, is OK: “The byline doesn't take credit for the work, but serves as an overarching tag.”
Discussion: Poynter and @dangillmor
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Maureen O'Connor / Gawker:
Men's Health Editor Plagiarizes His Own Writers
Discussion: Regret the Error and FishbowlNY
Wall Street Journal:
Hulu Plots New Script  —  Just as the digital wave transforms the television industry, Hulu, a pioneer of Internet TV, is in internal discussions to dramatically transform itself.  —  The free online television service has become one of the most-watched online video properties in the U.S …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Netflix Takes Aim at the Cable Guys, With a Promise to Start Firing Tomorrow  —  Interesting PR campaign from Netflix, which is fighting with the cable guys and telcos over the cost of delivering all that streaming video to your living room: The company is going to publish a list of broadband Internet providers, ranked by performance.
The New Republic:
Home News  —  Today, The New Republic announces that Marty Peretz, who has been editor-in-chief of the magazine for 37 years, will become editor-in-chief emeritus.  In addition, he will move from writing his blog, The Spine, to writing a column for the website.
Discussion: Salon
Jason Silverman / Underwire:
David Carr Is Journalism's New Superhero in Page One Doc  —  David Carr, left, chats with The New York Times media editor Bruce Headlam in a scene from Page One.  —  Photo courtesy Sundance Institute  —  PARK CITY, Utah — In an attempt to describe the new age of journalism …
Discussion: Cinema Blend Feeds
Dan Frommer / The Wire:
Netflix Passes 20 Million Subscribers But Doesn't Give Full-Year Guidance  —  Netflix's Q4 subscriber growth beat the Street, passing 20 million subscribers for the first time, but revenue was a little weak.  —  Notably, Netflix is NOT providing full-year revenue or subscriber growth guidance …
David Lipke / WWD Media Headlines:
Memo Pad: GQ's Menswear Finalists... Bill Keller's New Column...  THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT: GQ has revealed the finalists for its fourth annual Best New Menswear Designers in America competition, with the talent pool this year including Patrik Ervell, Alexander Wang for his T by Alexander Wang line …
Mark Mulligan / paidContent:
Why And How Digital Music Products Have Indeed Failed  —  There's been a lot of buzz (some positive and not so positive!) about comments I have made about the current state of the digital music market in the New York Times and at Midem.  —  The quote which really grabbed the attention was …
Discussion: MediaPost
Jason Horowitz / Washington Post:
Before meeting the press, they met Mr. Aly  —  There is a tradition on “Meet the Press,” television's longest-running news program, to follow the political grilling and roundtable conversation with a friendly off-the-record breakfast.  The show this past Sunday seemed no different.
Discussion: FishbowlDC, Poynter and CJR
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog:
Investigations tool DocumentCloud goes public (PS: documents drive traffic)  —  The rather lovely DocumentCloud - a tool that allows journalists to share, annotate, connect and organise documents - has finally emerged from its closet and made itself available to public searches.
TED Blog:
Introducing TED Books  —  Today, we're thrilled to announce the launch of TED Books, an imprint of short nonfiction works designed for digital distribution.  Shorter than traditional books, TED Books run less than 20,000 words each — long enough to explain a powerful idea, but short enough to be read in a single sitting.
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Dear commenters, Steve Doocy is reading  —  One of the themes of the Esquire profile of Roger Ailes, with which Ailes cooperated, is that Ailes reads ever word written about him.  —  You might think that was an exaggeration.  But apparently he does, or someone over on Sixth Avenue does.
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Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Q&A: Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua at the World Economic Forum
Discussion: TVNewser
ProPublica:
Kindle Singles from Amazon Features ProPublica Content
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Bachmann Webcast Foils TV News Nets with Bad Staging and Obama Motorcade
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
State of the Union: Whitehouse.gov as a media outlet
Discussion: Fast Company
Crain's New York:
Fresh news websites proliferated last year
Discussion: Noted
New York Post:
Stewart wants back on media company board
Discussion: FishbowlNY and New York Observer
Ellie Behling / eMedia Vitals:
Ad optimizer aims to outperform Google AdSense
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog:
Content, context and code: verifying information online
 Earlier Picks: 
Eric Pfanner / DealBook:
In a Wikileaks Era, Balancing Public and Private
Sam Gustin / Epicenter:
From Newsweek to Nomad: Media Banker Launches iPad ‘Weeklies’ Platform
Discussion: Folio, Poynter and WebNewser
New York Post:
Talent raid?  —  Eyes at MSNBC have shifted to CNN's Roland Martin …
Discussion: Chickaboomer and TVWeek.com
Guardian:
Tags are magic! - Part 3
Discussion: @mthomps
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap:
Analysis: The Internet Stole Obama's State of the Union From Cable News
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer:
Journalism's Subterranean Saviors
Discussion: mediabistro.com