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4:40 PM ET, February 3, 2011

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Waxy.org:
The Daily: Indexed  —  Anybody else think it's weird that The Daily, News Corp's new iPad-only magazine, posts almost every article to their official website... but with no index of the articles to be found?  They spent $30M on it, but apparently forgot a homepage!  —  So I went ahead and made one for them!
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Tom McGeveran / Capital New York:
The Daily, a tablet newspaper for ‘everybody,’ is as much Apple as News Corp.
Discussion: Yahoo! News
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Fake, unofficial Daily Tumblrs terrorize Murdoch's iPad pub
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Who is The Daily trying to reach? What problem is it trying to solve?
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Jon Stewart's Hulu Price Tag: At Least $40 Million  —  Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert were two of Hulu's biggest draws until they left the video site last March.  And it will cost Hulu at least $40 million to get them back.  —  That's according to people familiar with the new deal …
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Jason Kilar / Hulu Blog:
Stewart, Colbert, and Hulu's thoughts about the future of TV  —  We are extremely happy to announce a broad content agreement between Viacom and Hulu that brings The Daily Show and The Colbert Report back to Hulu and now also to Hulu Plus, beginning this morning.
Henry Blodget / The Wire:   Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Infuriates TV Bosses/Partners With Unapproved …
Hollywood Reporter:   Hulu, Viacom Announce Content Partnership
New York Times:
Gangs Hunt Journalists and Rights Workers  —  CAIRO — Security forces and gangs chanting in favor of the Egyptian government hunted down journalists at their offices and in the hotels where many had taken refuge on Thursday in a widespread and overt campaign of intimidation aimed at suppressing reports from the capital.
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Committee to Protect Journalists:
Journalists under physical assault in Egypt  —  Supporters of President Hosni Mubarak have begun violently attacking journalists reporting on the streets of Cairo today, a shift in tactics from recent media censorship, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Quarterly Income Fell 26% for The New York Times Co.  —  Reflecting a slow advertising recovery across the newspaper industry, The New York Times Company reported on Thursday a 26.2 percent drop in net income in the fourth quarter from the period a year before.
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Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
New York Times will release paywall details in ‘near future’
Discussion: Poynter and Future of Journalism
Kunur Patel / AdAge:
Apple, Campbell's Say iAds Twice as Effective as TV  —  A Nielsen Study Shows iPhone Users Are Paying Attention, While TV Viewers Not so Much  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — It's been seven months since the first iAds — Apple's bid to reinvent mobile advertising — started popping up on iPhones and iPods …
Discussion: TechCrunch, iLounge and Fortune
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK:
MTV UK Tries Charging For Online Catch-Up TV  —  If you thought that pay-per-view online catch-up TV had been replaced by the free, ad-supported model, think again - MTV has launched a dedicated UK VOD portal, MTV OD, costing £1 ($1.61) a day or £2 ($3.24) a week.
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Medill and McCormick launch a news innovation lab with $4.2 million in Knight funding  —  In 2009, while announcing that year's Knight News Challenge winners at a conference at MIT, Knight Foundation president Alberto Ibargüen mentioned the foundation's desire to launch “test kitchens” …
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
The AP's Digital News Licensing Agency Will Launch This Summer  —  The Associated Press is moving ahead with a plan to establish an independent digital news licensing agency to help news organizations make additional money off their digital content.  The AP initially announced its intention …
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
U.S. defended Egyptian activist's YouTube videos  —  U.S. State Department officials successfully pressured Google to restore a YouTube video showing torture and murder by Egypt's state police, a WikiLeaks cable reveals.  —  The Cairo embassy and the State Department's bureau of democracy …
Discussion: TechCrunch and ABCNEWS
AdAge:
Groupon Snags Last-Minute Super Bowl Ad Time  —  Social-Shopping Phenom Had Been Relegated to Pre- and Post-game Spots  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Groupon's got game time.  —  Less than a month ago, the online company was shut out of the Super Bowl and was planning on only pre-game and post-game commercials.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Viacom Ad Gains Canceled Out By Lower Home Video Sales  —  Viacom's cable properties benefitted from the advertising recovery of the past year, but lower DVD sales erased any of its gains in the last quarter.  The poor earnings performance comes a day after its MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA) …
Matthew Lasar / Ars Technica:
Appeals Court: free Internet porn isn't unfair competition to pay sites  —  One day in March of 2009, the proprietors of Redtube.com were minding their own business, streaming free pornographic videos to the public, when they received notice of a lawsuit against them in the mail.
Joe Grimm / Poynter:
Ongo.com CEO: Centralized subscription removes ‘high frustration walls’ between readers & news  —  Some early observers of Ongo.com may be missing the point.  —  The subscription site, which launched Jan. 25, is intent on being a great “personal news experience.”
Discussion: paidContent
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Storify Gets Funding From Khosla Ventures to Reinvent Media Online  —  Storify, a San Francisco-based startup that launched a social-media aggregation service for journalists last fall, announced today that it has closed a $2-million Series A round of funding from Khosla Ventures …
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog:
3 new resources for data journalists  —  There have been a raft of new sites for data launched in the past couple of months which I haven't had time to blog about, so here's a quick round-up:  — Tim Davies' Open Data Cookbook aims to collect “step by step recipes for practical ways to use open data” …
Dominic Rushe / Guardian:
News Corp sees profits rise  —  News Corp chief refuses to talk about issue at press launch for the Daily, and misses quarterly reports Q&A  —  Rupert Murdoch dodged questions about the widening phone-hacking scandal yesterday.  The chairman and chief executive of News Corp …
New York Post:
Now, the real work begins at Brown's NewsBeast  —  The NewsBeast is ALIVE!  —  But it has problems aplenty, not the least of which is surviving Tina Brown's star system — great if you're enjoying most-favored reporter status and hell if you are not.  —  The inevitable result is staff discord …
Discussion: New York Observer
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Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Newsweek veteran Marc Peyser leaves magazine over ‘fallout’ from Beast deal
Discussion: FishbowlNY
 
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