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5:00 PM ET, May 9, 2011

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Journalism.org:
Navigating News Online  —  WHERE PEOPLE GO, HOW THEY GET THERE AND WHAT LURES THEM AWAY  —  Whatever the future of journalism much of it depends on understanding the ways that people navigate the digital news environment—the behavior of what might be called the new news consumer.
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Lauren Dugan / AllTwitter:
Twitter “Barely Registers As A Referring Source” For News Websites
Discussion: FishbowlNY and @zseward
Journalism.org:   Google: Parasite or Provider?
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Apple Brings Conde Nast Aboard the Subscription Bandwagon, Starting With the New Yorker  —  Apple is winning over the big publishers.  Last week, Hearst Corp. said it planned to start selling its magazines using Apple's new iTunes subscription service.  Now rival Conde Nast is actually doing it, via the publisher's New Yorker title.
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Nat Ives / AdAge:   Time Inc. on iPad Subscriptions in the App Store: ‘We Have Chosen Not to Do That’
Mark McClusky / @markmcc:   So excited that we'll have subscriptions for the @wired iPad edition, starting with June issue. And May is still available for free!
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog:
Meredith Vieira leaving “Today”  —  The long-awaited shakeup of the “Today” show, expected last week but apparently delayed amidst the news of Osama bin Laden's death, is now official: Meredith Vieira is leaving the show next month, and Ann Curry is replacing her as co-anchor.
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Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Matt Lauer Confirms Talks With Katie Couric About New Show  —  Matt Lauer has confirmed that he and Katie Couric discussed hosting a talk show together, but insists that he is staying put at the “Today” show.  —  At a press conference on Monday about the personnel changes at the show …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Curry to Replace Vieira on ‘Today’  —  NBC announced on Monday that Ann Curry will replace Meredith Vieira as a principal host of “Today” next month, marking a major transition for television's top-rated morning show.  —  NBC expects the transition to be a smooth one for viewers because Ms. Curry …
Chris Dale / YouTube Blog:
Welcome to the future of video.  Please stay a while.  —  It's a Saturday and you want to watch your favorite YouTube star's show, a big Hollywood movie, a clip of your friend's weekend in Austin, a newly-released music video, a global sporting event, a live concert and breaking news from Japan.
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Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
YouTube Hints At Major Studio Deals, Adding 3,000 New Movies For Rent
Joann S. Lublin / Wall Street Journal:
CEO Pay in 2010 Jumped 11%  —  Chief executives at the biggest U.S. companies saw their pay jump sharply in 2010, as boards rewarded them for strong profit and share-price growth with bigger bonuses and stock grants.  —  The median value of salaries, bonuses and long-term incentive awards …
Wall Street Journal:
A Changed Tune on Netflix  —  Some Media Firms Shift Stance on Video Service, Seeing a Potential to Help TV  —  Media chiefs are shifting their public stance toward Netflix Inc. and are now trying to convince investors that the video streaming service will expand their business rather than destroy it.
Discussion: ZDNet, Adweek and Tech Trader Daily
Morning Gloria / Jezebel:
Hillary Clinton Photoshopped Out of Situation Room Photo [Wtf]  —  Ultra Orthodox Hasidic newspaper Der Tzitung is telling its readers like it isn't- by editing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from the now-iconic Bin Laden raid Situation Room photo.  Oy vey.
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote:
Dateline NBC takes Facebook engagement to new level  —  While Dateline NBC's correspondents have interacted with viewers on Facebook while the news magazine is on the air, Sunday night the subject of a segment answered viewers' questions.  David Goldman, who regained custody of his son …
Discussion: rbr.com
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Why Fortune's Apple Story is AWOL from the Web-And Why You Can Buy It on Amazon  —  Last week, Fortune published a deep dive into Apple, then made sure that many people who would care about it couldn't read it: The story was available in the magazine's print and iPad editions, but not on the Web.
Caleb Garling / Underwire:
Music Site Gives Bands New Way to Lure ‘Pay What You Want’ Fans  —  Dave Kuster, Michael Torkildsen and John Pointer hope to usher in a new era of patronage with Patronism.  —  Photo: Ryan Miller Photography  —  A new “pay what you want” subscription service called Patronism gives musicians …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Yahoo Keeps Up Hiring-Rob Barrett Named as Head of News and Finance  —  Yahoo is on a bit of a hiring spree, picking up longtime Internet exec Robertson Barrett (pictured here), to run its critical and powerful Yahoo News and Finance sites.  —  Barrett has held top positions at Tribune Interactive …
Tom Evslin / Fractals of Change:
Hey NYTimes, Where's the Link?  —  It's no longer acceptable online to make a naked assertion on a controversial subject without at least a link to back it up, at least not for anyone practicing serious journalism and writing a news story.  But here's what appeared in the New York Times online today …
Discussion: Rebooting The News
New York Post:
Hobbling gasbag  —  Gasbag Keith Olbermann can't seem to wrangle staff for his Current TV show, “Countdown.”  Still in need of an executive producer and other staff, famously difficult Olbermann has crawled back to his contacts at MSNBC, many of whom he offended while there, to beg for staff.
Jeremy Beiler / New York Times:
Stars Gain Control of Online Images  —  When Tom Hanks posts a message to Twitter leading his 1.8 million followers to view a photo, perhaps of him in a candid moment on a movie set, they are sent to a special kind of site, one that gives him and other celebrities new control over their presence on social media.
Discussion: Jezebel
Sam Schechner / Speakeasy:
TV's Future Looks Incredible If You Ask TV Executives … Television's advertising market is seeing big inflation—in how media executives describe the market's strength.  —  With just a couple weeks left before they start to wrangle with Madison Avenue over ad prices for the fall TV season …
Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
European Ventures Seek to Fill a Void in World News  —  PARIS — As news organizations around the world close down foreign bureaus, journalists, entrepreneurs and even government bodies in Europe are creating news ventures to try to fill the void.  —  As a result, readers seeking international news …
Discussion: Noted
 
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