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6:20 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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Journalism.org:
Google: Parasite or Provider?
Discussion: Soup
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Time Inc. on iPad Subscriptions in the App Store: ‘We Have Chosen Not to Do That’  —  Time Inc. Names Emerging Digital Platforms Chief at Key Time for Magazines on Tablets  —  The major magazine companies continued their escalating battle to win consumers on the iPad and other tablets today …
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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.
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!
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 …
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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
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.
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 …
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.
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
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
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
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 …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Dylan Byers / Adweek:
The Best Media Writer at the NYT  —  New York Times columnist Virginia Heffernan, by some chattering class estimates the best media writer at the paper, has a brain many brainy men have fallen in love with—sometimes to their peril.  One of those men is socialite and investment banker Euan Rellie.
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.
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Demand CEO Richard Rosenblatt Talks Panda  —  Last week, after he turned in better-than-expected earnings and tried to explain to a worried Wall Street how the search algorithm changes at Google, called Panda, were significant but not devastating to his business, BoomTown had a short phone interview …
 
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