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10:05 AM ET, April 12, 2011

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Heather Dougherty:
Impact of paywall on NYTimes.com  —  After months of speculation, the paywall for The New York Times went live at 2pm on Monday, March 28th, which limits online readers (non-print subscribers) to 20 articles each month.  For smartphone and tablet applications, only the top news section …
New York Times:
Egypt Sentences Blogger to 3 Years  —  CAIRO — An Egyptian blogger was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for criticizing the military in what human rights advocates called one of the more alarming violations of freedom of expression since a popular uprising led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak two months ago.
Discussion: Crikey, Runnin' Scared and Gawker
Michael Roberts / The Latest Word:
Brian Hill: Righthaven drops suit against autistic blogger, warns other targets not to rest easy  —  ​Righthaven LLC, the Nevada firm that's been suing for copyright infringement on behalf of companies like MediaNews Group, owner of the Denver Post, picked a sympathetic target when it went …
Discussion: paidContent and Poynter
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Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Judge to copyright troll: your “business model” isn't my problem
Discussion: TeleRead and Righthaven Victims
Damon Kiesow / Poynter:
The New Yorker uses a ‘like-gate’ to find fans of long-form journalism on Facebook  —  The New Yorker is experimenting with Facebook this week, making a 12,000-word piece by Jonathan Franzen free behind a “like-gate” for a limited time.  —  When users “Like” the magazine's Facebook page …
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Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Arianna Huffington and Nick Denton Hug Out Their Beef  —  That's Bill Maher on the left, but it could totally be Nick Denton now that he and Arianna Huffington are all buddy-buddy again.  Image by Getty Images via @daylife  —  Arianna Huffington, blog empress, does not have warm feelings toward Nick Denton, blog overlord.
Stuart Dredge / Apps blog:
ABC and NBC launch iPad apps with new angles on news and social TV  —  Video books and social TV to the fore for US networks' latest applications  —  US broadcasters NBC and ABC have launched new iPad apps, but neither focuses on streaming live TV.  Instead, NBC Live offers second-screen social features …
Discussion: Beet.TV
Tom Krazit / paidContent:
Amazon To Sell Ad-Supported Kindle For $25 Discount  —  Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) will sell its Kindle e-reader for $25 less than the lowest list price currently available—if customers are willing see ads and other types of sponsored content.  —  Most of the valuable real estate on Amazon.com's home page …
Violet Blue / ZDNet:
AOL/HuffPo Shuts Down Download Squad  —  In a surprise move Monday night, popular software blog Download Squad became the latest tech casualty in Huffington/AOL's so-called ‘consolidation’ of its content sites.  In an end-of-the-day email, Download Squad's staff was told that the blog …
Stuart Elliott / Media Decoder:
Consolidation of Trade Publications Nears  —  The long-planned consolidation of three familiar trade publications into one is beginning at Prometheus Global Media.  —  Monday brought the final issues of two publications, Brandweek and Mediaweek, which have been published along with their sibling, Adweek, for almost 10 years.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals, The Wire and Poynter
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Maybe Cord Cutting Isn't Here Yet.  What About Cord Shaving?  —  Here's an answer that might satisfy the two sides in the “Cord cutting is real!  No it isn't!” debate: Perhaps Web video fans aren't dumping cable in favor of Netflix, Hulu, etc.  Perhaps they're just dumping premium cable channels, like HBO.
Thanks:mikepilarz
Ben Popper / Betabeat:
10 Things the Media Either Gets Wrong or Doesn't Know About the Winklevoss Twins  —  The Winklevoss twins lost another round in their legal battle against Mark Zuckerberg today, but according to their lawyer, they aren't giving up yet.  Our newest team member, Foster Kamer …
AdAge:
Is Social Media too Engaging for Its Own Good?  —  As someone who has been tasked with monetizing social media continuously since 2005, the single most important thing I've learned is this: The biggest problem is that the content is too engaging.  Here's why.
Discussion: GigaOM
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Research: YouTube Beats iTunes For Consumers' Music Attention  —  The format digital music listeners are most likely to pay for... is the one they use least, according to new Nielsen research.  —  Only about 16 percent of consumers bought a digital download in the last three months …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Film shoots to farmers markets: Users respond to Everyblock's community-focused redesign  —  Late last month, Everyblock launched an overhaul of its site — its “first major redesign,” and one “driven by the feedback we've been getting over the past year.”  The revamp marked a significant shift …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Forbes Blogs / Forbes.com:
A Vision for Unifying Access to Data and Documents  —  What do we really want when we start using technology for reporting and analysis of data?  We want answers to our questions.  We want to be able to discover and follow up on new questions that occur to us.
Discussion: CITO Research
Bobbie Johnson / GigaOM:
How Twitter Could Bring About World Peace  —  On certain days, Twitter can feel like the world's biggest, fastest echo chamber.  Since we tend to follow people who are similar to us, we often see our own views reflected back at us — meaning a gloomy cloud of irritation can rapidly swirl …
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Jonathan Alter talks about his post-Newsweek plans  —  Jonathan Alter has left his post at Newsweek after almost three decades at the magazine.  The news was first reported by Politico Monday morning.  —  Reached by phone, Alter told The Cutline he's “going to be doing other things,” …
Discussion: Poynter
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Ted Nesi / WPRI.com Blogs:
NYT's Nocera on paywalls, Providence and CEO pay  —  “Local boy makes good.”  In the news business, few Rhode Island natives fit that hoary headline better than Joe Nocera.  —  Nocera grew up in Providence, graduating from Classical High in 1970 before attending Boston University.
Discussion: The Big Lead and Talking Biz News
Alex Mindlin / New York Times:
More Media Time, on Various Screens  —  Americans are spending about 20 percent more time consuming radio, television and the Internet than they were a decade ago, according to a survey by two media measurement firms.  —  That jump reflects in part a rise by 26 percentage points in the number of Americans with access to the Internet.
Discussion: TVWeek.com and Noted
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Kiip Is An Entirely New Mobile Ad Model: Real Life Rewards For In-Game Achievements  —  Kiip, the seven month-old mobile ads startup, is finally coming out of stealth today and revealing an entirely new model for in-game advertising, one that offers users value instead of fighting an uphill battle for their attention.
The Wrap:
Viacom's Philippe Dauman Is America's Top-Paid CEO, Report Says  —  Recession?  What recession?  A New York Times ranking of the top-paid CEOs says media-conglomerate chief made $84.5 million in just 9 months last year
Jim O'Neill / Online Video News:
Ooyala launches Ooyala Everywhere, Ooyala Personal Playback  —  White label online video platform Ooyala is rolling out a suite of services designed to help content creators and distributors deliver rich, personalized viewing experiences directly to consumers, helping to bring more premium …
 
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Wall Street Journal:
Time Warner Eyes Headquarters Move
Discussion: FishbowlNY and New York Observer
Rem Rieder / American Journalism Review:
Going the Distance  —  Is nonprofit-funded investigative reporting sustainable?
Andrew Hampp / AdAge:
How One Man Is Trying to Make YouTube Talent Rich
Josh Tapper / Nieman Journalism Lab:
How Russia's top journalism school is revamping its curriculum to create a new culture of press freedom
The Wrap:
Mark Burnett, Hearst Announce Joint Venture
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK:
British Libraries Must Not Harvest Paywalled News Sites, Govt. Says
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Front-Runner for CBS Anchor Is ‘60 Minutes’ Reporter
Discussion: Yahoo! News and New York Times
Simon Dumenco / AdAge:
How Twitter Can Stop Its Descent Into a Cable-News-Style Disinformation Network
 Earlier Picks: 
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Facebook for Journalists: More Work Than Twitter, but With a Bigger Payout
Robert Niles / Online Journalism Review:
When to hyperlink within an online news story?
Ken Doctor / Newsonomics:
Nine Questions on Gannett Branding, Patch Widgeting, Stewart Becking, Bloomberg Viewing and Sunday Selling
Discussion: Poynter
PBS:
Former Washington Post Managing Ed to Join FRONTLINE
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Adam Hochberg / Poynter:
Twitpic, Flickr use by eyewitnesses raises questions for news orgs about image rights, compensation
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Lewis DVorkin / The Copy Box:
Forbes Update: Re-Imagining a Magazine as Digital Media Marches On
Discussion: Talking Biz News, Thanks:taylorbuley
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Dan Abrams Hires Peter Lauria For Mogulite
Discussion: mediabistro.com and FishbowlNY