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11:40 PM ET, May 4, 2011

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Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal:
Hearst Strikes Deal with Apple on iPad Subscriptions  —  In a big win for Apple Inc., magazine publisher Hearst Corp. has agreed to sell subscriptions to the iPad editions of a range of its publications through iTunes, beginning with three of its popular magazines, the publisher said.
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Nat Ives / AdAge:
Hearst Makes Deal to Sell Subscriptions on iPad, But Will Conde Nast Deliver First?  —  Rumors Percolate That iPad Subs Are Imminent at Conde Nast  —  Hearst Corp.'s new deal with Apple will make subscriptions available for iPad editions of Esquire, Popular Mechanics and O …
MG Siegler / parislemon:
On Bin Laden Killing Tech Blogging  —  The information in the image above is not surprising at all.  But still pathetic.  —  Imagine that, you write 35 200-word posts featuring the words “Bin Laden” in the headline and they pull in traffic on the day it's one of the most searched terms ever.
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
News Corp. Revenue, Earnings Miss; MySpace Still Burning Money  —  A first look at News Corp.'s March quarter earnings: Revenues of $8.26 billion and adjusted earnings of $0.26 per share.  Analysts were looking for revenue of $8.42 billion and earnings of $0.27 per share.
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Nat Ives / AdAge:
Why Rush for an iPad App?  Fortune's New Web App Starts With Your Browser  —  Web Apps Are on the Rise, but Will Consumers Adopt Them?  —  Instead of limiting its next app to one device like the iPad, Fortune magazine has built a new app to run inside web browsers on a variety of platforms.
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
New York Times scouts for Arango's replacement as media desk doc generates buzz  —  The just-released trailer for Andrew Rossi's forthcoming documentary about New York Times media reporters has been a hot topic among media gossips this week.  —  In the footage (see above) …
Discussion: The Huffington Post and FishbowlNY
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism:
Al Jazeera English to be honored with Columbia Journalism Award  —  Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism will bestow its highest honor, the Columbia Journalism Award, to Al Jazeera English.  The award is given annually during the school's commencement ceremony to recognize …
Discussion: Poynter, @niemanlab and @jayrosen_nyu
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
MIT management professor Tom Malone on collective intelligence and the “genetic” structure of groups  —  Do groups have genetic structures?  If so, can they be modified?  —  Those are two central questions for Thomas Malone, a professor of management and an expert in organizational structure …
Ina Fried / Mobilized:
Google TV Aims to Turn the Channel With New Release Later This Year  —  Google TV may not have won over many critics or fans with its first season, but Google still thinks it could be a long-term hit.  —  Before renewing the product for another season, though, Google is making a number of changes to the script.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
WSJ Creates Web-Based Subscription Service For CFOs  —  The Wall Street Journal is drilling down on niche audiences and is now selling subscriptions to a web-based news service aimed at chief financial officers and similar executives.  CFO Journal is the latest in a series …
Discussion: Talking Biz News and MediaPost
Henry Jenkins / Confessions of an Aca/Fan:
What can Journalists Learn from The Daily Show: An Interview with Amber Day (Part One)  —  In case anyone was wondering, I'm not dead...yet.  I seem to have spent the past few weeks AWOL on this blog, having gotten my rhythm thrown off over a particular intense period of activity on my part.
Discussion: Splitsider
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Associated Press Won't Cover Fox News GOP Debate  —  The Associated Press will not be covering Thursdayâs Republican presidential debate âbecause of restrictions placed on media access,â according to an advisory the wire service sent out Wednesday night.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Tim Armstrong Finally Gets To Boast: AOL Ad Sales Moving Up  —  It's taken Tim Armstrong a couple years, but he finally has some good news to share about AOL's ad business: It actually grew last quarter.  —  Or at least part of it did: Display ads were up four percent for the first quarter …
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David Kaplan / paidContent:
Hearst Adopts AOL ‘Large Format’ Ads
Andy Boyle:
Thoughts on Remembering the Storm's design and implementation: Part One  —  At 1:07 p.m. on April 29, I launched a news application faster than I dreamed possible: In almost 24 hours.  Now that I have a few days to look back at the process of designing it, I thought it would be beneficial …
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote:
Meet the first network TV journalist on Twitter  —  His name is @newmediajim.  Or to be precise, Jim Long, a photojournalist for NBC News who joined Twitter on October 24, 2006.  Today, he has over 42,000 followers — more than many on-air correspondents.  —  “I would wager that I was the …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Howcast Co-Founder Jumps to Daily Beast  —  Daniel Blackman, a Google vet who co-founded how-to video startup Howcast four years ago, has left the company and is now chief digital officer at Newsweek/Daily Beast Co., the print/Web mashup now run by Tina Brown.
Discussion: BoomTown and Mobilized
 
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Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Report: alleged ringleader of the Scattered Spider hacking group was arrested in Spain; sources: the accused is a 22-year-old Scottish man named Tyler Buchanan

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