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9:30 PM ET, February 3, 2011


 Top News:
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!
Tom McGeveran / Capital New York:
The Daily, a tablet newspaper for ‘everybody,’ is as much Apple as News Corp.  —  Yesterday, at the press launch of Rupert Murdoch's new Ipad newspaper, The Daily, held in a below-grade auditorium at the Guggenheim Museum, a reporter asked Murdoch what demographic The Daily was after.  “Upmarket?
Discussion: Yahoo! News
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Fake, unofficial Daily Tumblrs terrorize Murdoch's iPad pub  —  The Daily, as a full editorial package, is only available to people willing to pay $.99 cents a week or $39 a year to have Rupert Murdoch's just-launched tablet newspaper delivered to their iPads each morning.
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.
Committee to Protect Journalists:
Journalists under physical assault in Egypt
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 …
Henry Blodget / The Wire:
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Infuriates TV Bosses/Partners With Unapproved …
Discussion: SAI and Hulu Blog
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Is Jason Kilar Trying to Get Fired?
Discussion: Gizmodo, Technologizer and Lost Remote
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Income Falls 26% at The Times Company as Print Advertising Drops  —  The New York Times Company reported a drop in fourth-quarter net income on Thursday in a challenging advertising market for newspaper publishers.  —  The company said that net income in the fourth quarter fell 26.2 percent …
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 ( — It's been seven months since the first iAds — Apple's bid to reinvent mobile advertising — started popping up on iPhones and iPods …
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: MediaFile and Broadcasting & Cable
Andrew Gauthier /
KPRC Anchor Owen Conflenti Flips the Bird On-Air  —  With the advent of HD broadcasting and the increasing popularity of widescreen TVs, the TV news industry has had to make adjustments.  Stations have erected new, HD-optimized studios, photographers have had to learn new equipment, and anchors have had to change their makeup.
Meghan O'Rourke / Slate:
A new tally shows how few female writers appear in magazines.  —  Women may be shattering glass ceilings, but not in the literary world.  So a new report from the women's literary organization VIDA suggests.  VIDA has just posted a breakdown by gender of contributors to magazines …
Discussion: The Awl and The
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) …
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent:UK:
Rdio: Funded To The Tune Of $17.5 Million; Warner Records' Cavallo On Board  —  Last week we wrote about how social music service Rdio was picking up a round of funding from Mangrove Capital Partners.  Today the company officially announced the news.  It's a $17.5 million investment in a round being led by Mangrove.
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.
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” …
Choire Sicha / The Awl:
‘The Daily’ Really Is the “New York Post Goes to College”  —  As you know if you have been near the Internet, everyone is discussing The Daily, the Rupert Murdoch iPad publication that launched yesterday.  You can meet the man who runs it, much-beloved of the Murdochs!  The reviews are... all over the place.
Discussion: The Daily, Poynter and Guardian
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: ABCNEWS and TechCrunch
David Kaplan / paidContent:
MSNBC And Newsweek End Web Traffic Partnership  —  With the final ink barely dry on the merger between Newsweek and The Daily Beast, MSNBC (NYSE: GE) has been told that it will no longer share web traffic with the print-based publication, Mediaweek reported.
Discussion: Mediaweek
New York Post:
Now, the real work begins at Brown's NewsBeast
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