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8:15 AM ET, June 1, 2011

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Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
How to publish news and reach your audience when your website goes down  —  When the PBS website came under attack by hackers this weekend, the Newshour staff took to publishing its news transcripts and videos to Tumblr instead.  A month earlier, a TV station in Tallahassee, Fla. …
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Apple still wants films, TV shows for iCloud  —  Feature films could be part of Apple's iCloud launch next week.  —  In the past several weeks, Apple executives have stepped up their attempts to convince some of the major Hollywood film studios to issue licenses that would enable Apple …
Lindsay Rubino / Broadcasting & Cable:
NBCU Promotes Schiller to EVP, Digital Media Sales  —  Newly created role oversees ad sales for Fandango, iVillage, DailyCandy, Swirl, Television Without Pity  —  Scott Schiller has been named executive vice president, digital media sales for NBCUniversal's entertainment & digital networks …
Discussion: MediaPost and paidContent
Bobbie Johnson / GigaOM:
Can Twitter Survive the British Privacy Onslaught?  —  What is it that the British have against Twitter's legal department?  Not only did the company become embroiled in a legal controversy in Britain surrounding a court order gagging the press from naming soccer player Ryan Giggs as an alleged adulterer …
Greg Masters / American Journalism Review:
Leaning Forward  —  The peripatetic John Solomon explains his move from the Center for Public Integrity to Newsweek/The Daily Beast.  Posted: Tue, May 31, 2011  —  Greg Masters (gmasters@ajr.umd.edu) is an AJR editorial assistant.  —  John Solomon speaks very quickly …
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer:
We're Down With OPC: Social Networking for Foreign Correspondents  —  Unrest in the Middle East has made 2011 a dangerous year for foreign correspondents.  The Overseas Press Club (O.P.C.) is taking measures to improve their safety by reinventing the culture of mentoring …
Tim Carmody / Snarkmarket:
It's not the echo, it's the chamber  —  Eli Pariser's op-ed in the New York Times, “When the Internet Thinks It Knows You”: … The Times had run an earlier story on Pariser's The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding From You that takes the easiest possible reading of this idea …
Discussion: gigaom.com and Steve Rubel
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer:
Adam Moss Brings Photo Director Jody Quon Back to ‘New York’  —  My, that didn't take long, did it?  Sometime in the past month, while nobody was looking, departed New York magazine photography director Jody Quon quietly snuck back onto the weekly's masthead, just below editor Adam Moss.
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
‘Worst Persons’ Producer David Sarosi Tapped to Helm Current TV's ‘Countdown’  —  Former MSNBC host and soon-to-be Current TV host Keith Olbermann has announced the production team for “Countdown.”  —  The show will be helmed by new executive producer David Sarosi.
Felix Salmon:
Did the NYT hack Fabrice Tourre's email?  —  Louise Story and Gretchen Morgenson have a long and rambling story about the court case against Goldman's Fabrice Tourre, which is mainly interesting for how it was sourced: … I'm sure this was extremely carefully formulated, but it does raise a lot of questions without answering them.
Discussion: DealBook
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
Men's & Women's Health Launch Search for Most Attractive Bodies on Facebook  —  Men's Health and Women's Health have launched a joint search for the fittest bodies to feature in their respective magazines — and they're doing so on Facebook.  —  From now until July 24 …
Discussion: Audience Development, Thanks:laureni
New York Times:
Retailers Offer Apps With a Catalog Feel  —  Mia Sara, 43, a Manhattan transplant in Los Angeles, misses window shopping in New York, but has found a replacement — shopping on her iPad.  —  “It's a reasonable facsimile of doing a little window shopping and maybe you stop in somewhere …
Thanks:jspepper
Lacey Rose / Hollywood Reporter:
Piers Morgan Tackles Summer Double Duty as 'America's Got Talent' Judge and CNN Host (Q&A) … Piers Morgan isn't lacking for air time.  —  Since taking over for long-time CNN host Larry King in January, the British journalist-turned-reality television personality has become a ubiquitous force …
Discussion: TVNewser
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
NYT Discounts iPad Access By 80 Percent For Lincoln Subs  —  The New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) is pulling out the stops to build a base during the first year of its digital subscriptions.  The latest: supplementing a marketing deal with Lincoln for free access to NYTimes.com and smartphones …
Discussion: Poynter
 
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