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5:55 PM ET, May 3, 2011

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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.
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Chris Lehmann / Yahoo! News:
Bin Laden news finds pundits forsaking usual comfort zones  —  It's hardly a revelation to note that the cable and talk-radio commentariat is divided on many leading issues of the day.  But in the wake of the military raid claiming the life of Osama bin Laden, the range of pundit opinion …
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
Megan McArdle / The Atlantic Online:
Anatomy of a Fake Quotation  —  Yesterday, I saw a quote from Martin Luther King Jr. fly across my twitter feed: “I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.”  - Martin Luther King, Jr".  I was about to retweet it, but I hesitated.
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New York Times:
Turning to Social Networks for News
Patrick Gavin / The Politico:
KEITH URBAHN'S TWEET HEARD AROUND THE WORLD
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog and The Blaze
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
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.
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,” …
Steve Myers / Poynter:
How 4 people & their social network turned an unwitting witness to bin Laden's death into a citizen journalist  —  You've probably heard by now that an IT consultant in Pakistan used Twitter to share what he heard as Black Hawk helicopters swooped down on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan.
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 …
Discussion: MediaPost
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 …
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.
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!:
XYDO Prioritizes & Organizes News Shared on Twitter & Facebook  —  Social news site XYDO, launching publicly Tuesday, aims to prioritize and organize online news based on each user's social graph and interests.  —  “What we're trying to do with XYDO is build a social network around news,” explains co-founder Cameron Brain.
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 …
Andrea Pitzer / Nieman Storyboard:
Eliza Griswold on religion, violence and reporting  —  We spoke last week with Eliza Griswold, winner of the 2011 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize for “The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam.”  In addition to winning the Lukas Prize …
 
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Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
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John Cook / Gawker:
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Discussion: The Wire and Thompson on Hollywood
Teemu Henriksson / Editors Weblog:
OnSwipe: an appless solution for tablet publishing
Tara McKelvey / CJR:
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Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
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Dan Frosch / New York Times:
Enforcing Copyrights Online, for a Profit
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If A Rumor Turns Out To Be True, Is It News?
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Brian Steinberg / AdAge:
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Discussion: The Wire
Madhumita Venkataramanan / Epicenter:
Tweeters Tilt at Canada Election Law
Discussion: CBC News, newsfeed.time.com and GigaOM
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
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Discussion: New York Magazine and The Wire
Ben Popper / Betabeat:
YouTube Pays Two New Yorkers to Become the Next Video Stars
Discussion: YouTube Blog
Patrick Gavin / The Politico:
BOLD BIN LADEN HEADLINES IN NEW YORK
David Kaplan / paidContent:
New York Magazine E-Newsletter To Aggregate Weekly Deals
Discussion: Folio, Betabeat, FishbowlNY and MediaPost
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter:
In aftermath of Lara Logan's attack, CPJ learns more about journalists sexually assaulted on the job
Discussion: The Blaze