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3:35 PM ET, April 13, 2011


 Top News: 
The Daily Beast:
Sidney Harman 1918-2011  —  Sidney Harman died last night of complications from acute myeloid leukemia at the young age of almost 93.  He first learned of his illness one month ago and remained vigorously engaged as Executive Chairman of Newsweek, and Chairman of the Academy for Polymathic Study …
Samantha Henig / The New Yorker Blog:
Postscript: Sidney Harman  —  On Friday, July 30, 2010, three days before Sidney Harman, then ninety-one, would announce that he was buying Newsweek for a dollar, much of the magazine's staff could be found on the roof of the office building, drinking.  It had been nearly three months since …
Media Decoder:
For Newsweek's Future, More Questions
Discussion: The Wrap and DealBook
Associated Press:
AP Mistakenly Reports on Fake GE Press Release  —  AP mistakenly publishes story about General Electric that was based on a fake press release  —  The Associated Press mistakenly published a story Wednesday about General Electric Co. that was based on a fake press release.
Joe Weisenthal / The Wire:
WHOOPS: AP Falls For Hoax Press Release Saying That GE Will Repay Government $3.8 Billion Tax Break  —  Original post: The AP just fell for a hoax press release, which claimed that GE would repay the government the $3.8 billion tax loss carryforward it received.
‘Yes Men’ claim hoax GE tax press release
Discussion: Poynter
Meghan Peters / Mashable!:
How Paywalls Are Changing News Organizations' Social Media Strategies  —  The recent launch of The New York Times paywall has prompted debates about the viability and fairness of paying for news online.  Are publications unrealistic about subscription prices?  Should the community rally to support journalism?
Vadim Lavrusik / Mashable!:
Why Social Media Reinvigorates the Market for Quality Journalism  —  Social media has created a human filter for quality content.  The social web, like the old water cooler, favors conversations around news and even in-depth journalism that may not otherwise receive the exposure it deserves.
Jack Shafer / Slate:
Huffington Post lawsuit: The bloggers' class action against Arianna's site is pure bunk. … Like This Story  —  Follow Slate's Press Box … - Why Obama and Reid Were Smart To Use D.C. as a Bargaining Chip- Hitchens: How Has Robert Mugabe Been Able To Rule Zimbabwe for So Long?
Brett Pulley / Bloomberg:
AOL's Huffington to Add News Staff in Local Site Revamp  —  AOL Inc. (AOL), seeking to revive sales growth after buying the Huffington Post, is hiring as many as 800 full-time employees at local-news operations across the country and reducing the use of freelancers.
Douglas Martin / New York Times:
Charles Laufer, Founder of Tiger Beat, Dies at 87  —  Charles Laufer, who as a high school teacher in 1955 despaired that his students had nothing entertaining to read and responded with magazines aimed at teenage girls desperate to know much, much more about the lives of their favorite cute stars …
Discussion: FishbowlNY and PopEater
Andy Isaacson / The Atlantic Online:
Are You Following a Bot?  —  How to manipulate social movements by hacking Twitter  —  ONE DAY LAST February, a Twitter user in California named Billy received a tweet from @JamesMTitus, identified in his profile as a “24 year old dude” from Christchurch, New Zealand, who had the avatar of a tabby cat.
Discussion: SAI and Scocca
New York Post:
CNN tries ‘diverse’ approach  —  CNN brass are scrambling to find a new host for their troubled 7 p.m. timeslot, and trying to win back the African-American and Hispanic viewers sources say they've lost since the 2008 presidential campaign.  —  Hoping to accomplish both things at once …
David Goldman /
Surprise!  Online TV is billion-dollar biz  —  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — As broadcasters and television networks try to figure out what to do with these newfangled Interwebs they've been hearing about, the limited TV content that actually is online is making quite a pretty penny.
New York Post:
New AMI shake-up: Perel named Star editor  —  In the latest shake-up to rock American Media Inc., Candace Trunzo was given the heave-ho as editor-in-chief of Star Magazine after four years and replaced by Radar Online editor David Perel.  —  AMI also hired Jose Lambiet …
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer:
Citizen Glenn Beck: The Former Fox Pundit Channels Orson Welles  —  When Glenn Beck announced he would be leaving Fox News last week, he fixed his maniacal gaze on the camera, which was still for once, and delivered a cryptic promise.  —  “We will find each other,” he said.
Discussion: TVNewser, The Wire, Yahoo! News and Poynter
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Time Inc. Veteran John Squires Lands at Digital Bookstore  —  Longtime Time Inc. executive John Squires, last seen running the magazine industry's version of Hulu, has a new gig: He's at Akademos, a Connecticut-based company that runs digital bookstores for small and mid-sized colleges.
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Sweeet!:  Sugar Gets $15 Million More in New Funding From IVP and Sequoia  —  Sassy women-focused content site, Sugar Inc., has raised another $15 million in late-stage venture funding from new investor Institutional Venture Partners, as well as its original one, Sequoia Capital.
Eric Savitz / The Tech Trade:
Apple To Launch Video-Focused Cloud Service, Jefferies Contends  —  Apple (AAPL) “is about to launch a new video-focused cloud-based service,” Jefferies analyst Peter Misek asserts in a research note this morning.  He thinks that Apple will offer a subscription-based service …
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Patricia Sellers / Fortune:
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Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Federal aid story prompted Falwell to block Lynchburg paper
Mark Potts / Recovering Journalist:
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Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
Former CNN Anchor Tony Harris Now Anchoring For Al Jazeera English