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6:05 AM ET, June 20, 2011

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Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
New York Post Blocks iPad Access Via Safari To Sell Subscriptions  —  It must have sounded like a great idea to someone at News Corp (NSDQ: NWS) at the time: “Hey, I know how we can sell more subscriptions through the New York Post iPad App!  Let's block access through iPad Safari and make them go to the app instead.”
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Dave Winer / Scripting News:
The NY Post, the iPad and the web  —  First, I don't care about the NY Post.  It's always been a crap paper.  In the old days it was a crap liberal paper, now it's a crap Murdoch paper.  —  On the other hand, I sometimes click on links that take me to the Post.  —  Permalink
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
Display's New Kingpin: Facebook's No. 1  —  Social Network's $2.19 Billion Puts It at Top of the Digital Heap, Leaping Google, Yahoo — but It's Still a Bit Player When Compared to TV  —  Facebook doesn't really have to try to become the biggest player in digital media; it simply is.
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
At New Network, Olbermann Sets Sights on MSNBC  —  Starting on Monday, there will be new competition for progressive attention spans on television.  —  Challenging MSNBC, which has a stable lineup of left-leaning hosts, will be Current TV, where Keith Olbermann will start anchoring the 8 p.m. hour, his former time slot on MSNBC.
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Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
The article and the future of print  —  This week, Guardian Editor-in-Chief Alan Rusbridger declared that the paper would go “digital first,” following John Paton's lead and stopping a step short of his strategy at Journal Register: “digital first ... print last.”
Discussion: New York Times
AdAge:
Kids Flock to Social Nets, but Few Advertisers Dare to Follow  —  Online playgrounds with colorful names such as Everloop and Togetherville aren't only popular with small fry, but also investors — but not with advertisers.  Here's why.
Lauren Rabaino / 10,000 Words:
How To Run A News Site And Newspaper Using WordPress And Google Docs  —  A former colleague of mine, William Davis, understands what a “web first” workflow is, and has made it happen through software at his newspaper in Maine.  The Bangor Daily News announced this week that it completed …
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Losing value in the “Process”  —  Digital media zealots are confused: they mistake news activity for the health of the news business.  Unfortunately, the two are not correlated.  What they promote as a new kind of journalism carries almost no economic value.
Magda Abu-Fadil / The Huffington Post:
Newsroom Summit Highlights Digital Engagement  —  The newsroom café concept was music to my ears when Journal Register Company's (JRC) Jonathan Cooper explained how his organization had taken the bold step of engaging its audience.  —  “The legacy definition of engagement is wrong …
Media & Entertainment:
Movers & Shakers: Mark Edmiston makes a digital comeback  —  A former president of Newsweek and a longtime media industry adviser, Mark Edmiston recently got back in the magazine game with the launch of digital publisher Nomad Editions.  The low-overhead operation publishes weekly magazines …
Ethan Smith / Wall Street Journal:
Sony Films Leave Netflix  —  Movies distributed by Sony Corp.'s Sony Pictures Entertainment were removed from Netflix Inc.'s on-demand Internet service Friday, a Netflix executive wrote in a blog post, adding that the absence was “temporary.”  —  The removal of an unspecified number …
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
The storyteller strikes back  —  When I dared question the article's monopoly as the atomic and only acceptable form of news, I honestly did not imagine the reaction I would get.  I thought I was observing a trend and an opportunity.  I have tried to provoke plenty of times.
 
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