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7:00 PM ET, May 17, 2011

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Charles V. Bagli / New York Times:
Condé Nast Will Be Anchor of 1 World Trade Center  —  Condé Nast Publications, whose stable of magazines chronicles the American zeitgeist as meticulously as any anthropologist, has reached an agreement to lease one million square feet at 1 World Trade Center …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
What Journalism Is Like Now: Working With 2,000 Sources  —  We've written many times at GigaOM about how the media industry is being disrupted, and how that is being caused in part by the “democratization of distribution” that social-media tools such as Twitter and Facebook allow.
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Tina Brown: Newsweek Daily Beast Co. will be profitable in ‘two to three years’  —  There was a moment during the chattery outset of Monday night's New York Deadline Club Awards dinner when Newsweek Daily Beast Company editor-in-chief Tina Brown appeared to be lost in thought.
Wall Street Journal:
French Watchdog Reins In Media Coverage of IMF Chief  —  PARIS—France's broadcasting watchdog called Tuesday on the country's television channels to be extremely cautious in showing footage of International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn in handcuffs, a practice that contravenes French law.
virtualeconomics:
A citizen journalism model that really breaks news?  —  London-based citizen journalism start-up Blottr, which destealthed towards the end of February with a Techrunch write-up and recently announced a round of angel funding, led the news agenda for much of Monday by breaking the day's major UK news story.
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Will Bunch / Philly.com:
How Drudge “stays on top”?  Pandering on race, right-wing paranoia  —  It's been a noteworthy springtime for news here in my hometown of Philadelphia — a mayoral election, a fast start for the Phillies while the Flyers imploded in the NHL playoffs, the gruesome murder of a 9-year-old girl.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
With 1 Billion Views Per Quarter, Blip.tv Becomes A Video Destination (Interview)  —  Blip.tv started five years ago with a focus on helping budding video producers manage and distribute their shows across the Web.  Slowly but surely, though, it's become a video destination in its own right …
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
How Conor Friedersdorf created a magazine-club experience through his “Best of Journalism” list  —  Several years ago, when Conor Friedersdorf was working at the startup (and soon-to-be-departed) web magazine Culture 11, he and a few friends would gather regularly at Kramerbooks near Dupont Circle …
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Social TV Startup BeeTV Raises $1.5 Million, Releases iPad App  —  It's been two years almost to the day when Israeli startup BeeTV raised $8 million in funding for a - really impressive - personal TV suggestion engine they'd been building.  —  Fast forward to today, and the company has shifted …
Discussion: GigaOM and Future of Journalism
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Eventually, One Of These Updates Will Make Google News Not Suck At Tech News, Right?  —  For as long as I can remember, there has been one constant in tech news: Google News sucks at it.  —  Now, that's not entirely fair since Google News doesn't actually provide any of their own content.
David Lieberman / Deadline.com:
Upfronts: Fox Offers One-Stop Ad Shopping For TV And Digital  —  Fox executives told advertisers today during its upfront presentation that it will embrace digital platforms by offering opportunities to buy spots that will run on a TV show anywhere it airs — including digital sites such as Hulu.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Web Ad Pioneer Dave Morgan Adapts Simulmedia To TV's Reality  —  The TV networks are spending the week telling advertisers to keep buying TV ads.  —  Great idea, says Dave Morgan.  —  If you pay attention to Web advertising but haven't kept track of Morgan recently, his position might strike …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Al-Jazeera journalist has vanished  —  Al-Jazeera English journalist Dorothy Parvaz has been disappeared.  Authorities in both Syria and Iran now deny that she is being held in their countries.  —  It is known that Parvaz, pictured here, flew from Doha to Damascus on assignment for the network, landing on 29 April.
Reuters:
Tech Summit Q&A, day 1: AOL's Tim Armstrong, Arianna Huffington  —  AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and Editor in Chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington joined us Monday for the premiere of the 2011 Reuters Global Technology Summit.  —  Here's a clip of Tim Armstrong answering why he thinks …
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Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
AOL Huffpo Goes Trade with Energy, Gov't and Defense Sites
 
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INMA:
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The Atlantic Online:
'What's Trending' Isn't Always What Matters
Discussion: Lost Remote and Cision, Thanks:jaredbkeller
Elissa Lerner / The Book Bench:
Biblion Roars to Life on the iPad
Shea Bennett / AllTwitter:
Updated AP Stylebook Adds Geolocation, Link Shortener, Unfollow And Other Twitter Terms
Discussion: PRNewser and Gawker
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Back to the Future! NBC's Ignore-the-Web Ad Pitch
Discussion: Media Decoder
Tony Ortega / Runnin' Scared:
Graham Rayman's ‘NYPD Tapes’ Series Wins Gold Keyboard, NY Press Club's Highest Award
Discussion: AAN, Thanks:nitwitty
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Glamour Editor Reflects on Early Days of iPad Publishing
Roseanne Barr / New York Magazine:
And I Should Know  —  Roseanne Barr was a sitcom star …
Discussion: Jezebel
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Beyond TV, Marketers Look to ‘Earn’ Love for Video Ads
Jim Rainey / The Big Picture:
‘Old Hacks’ relive coverage of Vietnam, future wars
Peter Lattman / DealBook:
After 22 Years — 22 Years! — K.K.R. Is Exiting Primedia
Discussion: TechCrunch and Folio
 

 
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Raffaele Huang / Wall Street Journal:
Apple removes WhatsApp, Threads, Signal, and Telegram from its App Store in China, after orders from the country's regulators citing national security concerns

Ryan Morrison / Tom's Guide:
Microsoft researchers introduce VASA-1, an AI model that can create a realistic talking face video from a portrait photo and an audio file, in research preview

Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
Sources: EU may accept Apple's proposal to open its NFC payments tech to rivals, and may close its antitrust probe in May, letting Apple avoid hefty fines

 
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