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1:50 AM ET, June 17, 2011

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Michael Kinsley / New York Times:
A Hyperactive Fly on a Newsroom Wall  —  “Page One: Inside The New York Times” is a documentary about this newspaper and the people who put it out.  All of these people know far more than I do about The Times and are better positioned to judge the movie.  But what might strike nonjournalists …
Guardian:
Guardian News & Media to be a digital-first organisation  —  Guardian News & Media (GNM), publisher of the Guardian, has revealed plans to become a digital-first organisation, placing open journalism on the web at the heart of its strategy.  —  Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of GNM …
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Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Guardian staffs up planned U.S. website as ‘major’ digital ‘transformation’ begins
Discussion: Guardian
Philip Bump / Mediaite:
Where Does Local News Fit If National And Social Media Take Up All Your Time?  —  Most cities don't have politicians who send pictures of their genitalia to porn stars.  Very few do; at last count, the number totaled one.  —  Most cities don't have a President who gets into debates on policy …
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Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Who clicks more on local news, New York or Omaha?  Surprising data from the FCC on local online news  —  While one can argue with some of the interpretations, Matthew Hindman's new study on how local online news is consumed gives us interesting data on reader behavior.
Discussion: TVSpy
Soo Youn / The Daily:
Dave planning new show - for a paid subscription service  —  Dave Chappelle is back, bitches!  —  The beloved comic is planning a new TV show with a paid subscription service like Netflix, Sony's Crackle, or Hulu, which are now competing in the original programming game, a plugged-in source told Flash.
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Meredith Shutters DIY Darling ReadyMade Magazine, Eliminates 75 Jobs Companywide  —  Acquired the Brand in 2006 in Bid for Younger Readers  —  Meredith is closing the hip, DIY darling ReadyMade magazine and eliminating 75 positions from the company as a whole, incurring a $10 million …
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Norah O'Donnell moves to CBS  —  Norah O'Donnell, one of NBC's best-known Washington bureau reporters, is moving to CBS News to be chief White House correspondent, CBS announced.  —  It's a stunning shakeup for both the front row of the White House briefing room and for Washington's intensely competitive network news bureaus.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Armstrong @ AOL Analyst Day: Critics Of HuffPo Deal Just Don't Understand  —  A month after AOL (NYSE: AOL) posted its first growth in display revenue after a more than three-year drought, the company is hosting an “analyst day” in New York's fashionable Soho district to further explain its strategy to Wall St. and the press.
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Jonathan Van Meter / Vogue.com:
Bold Type: Tina Brown  —  At home in New York with daughter Isabel  —  There is something deeply old-fashioned about the so-called power-breakfast scene at the Regency Hotel, at Sixty-first Street and Park Avenue in Manhattan.  Indeed, it is the very place where the phrase was coined in the mid-seventies …
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire:
Arianna Taps Actress Rita Wilson To Head New ‘Boomer’ Vertical Huff/Post 40  —  Arianna has not lost her knack for splashy name-dropping.  —  The AOL Huffington Post Media Group announced today they have tapped actress (and wife of Tom Hanks) Rita Wilson to be editor-at-large of a new Boomer vertical Huff/Post 40.
Discussion: Media & Entertainment
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Rebecca Black Pulls Infamous ‘Friday’ Video From YouTube  —  It's Thursday, Thursday, and Rebecca Black's memetastic “Friday” video is no longer available on YouTube, due to a copyright claim filed by Rebecca Black apparently.  It's not clear what exactly happened to the video …
Yahoo! News:
How Weinergate became a media circus  —  Anthony Weiner's press conference Thursday afternoon to announce his resignation from the U.S. House of Representatives in the wake of a sexting scandal gave new meaning to the phrase “media circus.”  —  Though brief, the announcement …
 
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Jack Shafer / Slate:
U.K. tabloids: Threat or menace?
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