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12:50 PM ET, May 3, 2011

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New York Times:
Turning to Social Networks for News  —  When the White House abruptly announced an address to the nation by President Obama on Sunday night, CNN anchors spent the better part of an hour previewing the address without actually saying what it was about.  —  “I have my own gut instincts on what it might be …
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Patrick Gavin / The Politico:
KEITH URBAHN'S TWEET HEARD AROUND THE WORLD
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Patrick Gavin / The Politico:   BOLD BIN LADEN HEADLINES IN NEW YORK
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:   WATCH: Brian Williams Tells How He Learned Of Bin Laden's Death
David W. Dunlap / Lens:
Firefighters Gather for News of Bin Laden
Discussion: CNN
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
At the NYT, no paywall exemption for Bin Laden
Jenna Wortham / Bits:
Online, an Urge to Be a Part of the Bin Laden News
Andrea Morabito / Broadcasting & Cable:   CBS News Chief On Bin Laden Reporting: Talks Couric, Gabby Giffords and More
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Ownership of TV Sets Falls in U.S.  —  For the first time in 20 years, the number of homes in the United States with television sets has dropped.  —  The Nielsen Company, which takes TV set ownership into account when it produces ratings, will tell television networks and advertisers …
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Maybe It's Not Cord-Cutting, But Cord-Nevers: TV Ownership Drops  —  Americans watch more TV than ever.  Except for the Americans who don't have TVs at all any more: Nielsen says the percentage of American homes with TV sets has declined to 96.7 percent, from 98.9 percent last year.
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
CBS News:
Scott Pelley named anchor of “CBS Evening News”  —  Award-winning “60 Minutes” correspondent to fill anchor chair vacated by Katie Couric  —  Scott Pelley, one the most experienced reporters in broadcast journalism, has been named anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News,” …
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
PBS plays Google's word game, transcribing thousands of hours of video into crawler-friendly text  —  Blogs and newspaper sites enjoy a built-in advantage when it comes to search-engine optimization.  They deal in words.  But a whole universe of audio and video content is practically invisible to Google.
Joe Mullin / paidContent:
Viacom Takes A Final Shot At YouTube  —  What is likely to be final set of briefs in the Viacom-YouTube (NSDQ: GOOG) appeal has been filed, and the argument is becoming more focused.  The case comes down to what kind of copyright-policing system we want.  Should it be one where copyright owners need …
Dan Frosch / New York Times:
Enforcing Copyrights Online, for a Profit  —  DENVER — When Brian Hill, a 20-year-old blogger from North Carolina, posted on his Web site last December a photograph of an airport security officer conducting a pat-down, a legal battle was the last thing he imagined.
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Center for Public Integrity launches iWatch News  —  Romenesko Misc.  —  iWatch News focuses on money and politics; government waste, fraud and abuse; the environment; financial reform; health care; international investigations, national security; and state government accountability.
WWD.COM:
Memo Pad: Covering Bin Laden... People Magazine's Royal Gain...  COVERING BIN LADEN: Osama bin Laden is getting the giant red X treatment on the next cover of Time magazine.  The former Al Qaeda leader is only the fourth person in the magazine's history to appear on the cover in this manner …
Discussion: @megan
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: Yahoo Nabs Jai Singh From AOL's HuffPo as Editor-in-Chief  —  According to sources close to the situation, Yahoo has grabbed one of Huffington Post's top editors, Jai Singh, to become its editor-in chief.  —  The move is a big one in the online editorial arena.
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
YouTube Partnering with Dublin-based Storyful to Organize Breaking News  —  SAN BRUNO, CA — YouTube is partnering with Dublin-based Storyful to curate breaking news on YouTube's CitizenTube channel, says Olivia Ma, manager of news at YouTube in this interview with Beet.TV
GlobeNewswire:
Wall Street Journal Remains Number One Newspaper in U.S.  —  The Wall Street Journal remains the number one newspaper in the U.S., according to the latest figures released today from the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC).  The Journal again leads all daily newspapers in total average circulation …
Discussion: New York Times, Poynter and FishbowlNY
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Losing Andrew Sullivan Didn't Hurt The Atlantic's Traffic  —  Andrew Sullivan.  Image via Wikipedia  —  For The Atlantic, the defection of Andrew Sullivan to The Daily Beast could easily have been a disaster.  After all, Sullivan's blog, the Daily Dish, averaged more than 1 million unique …
Brian Steinberg / AdAge:
Fox Business Network Still Trying to Make Name for Itself in Cable Market  —  Fox Patiently Seeks Ratings and Distribution Increases  —  In its short history, News Corp.'s Fox Business Network has assembled a roster of blue-chip anchors ranging from Stuart Varney and Neil Cavuto to, most recently, Lou Dobbs.
Discussion: The Wire
 
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