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11:50 AM ET, June 28, 2011

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Lymari Morales / Gallup:
Americans Regain Some Confidence in Newspapers, TV News  —  Confidence still lags behind levels of trust seen through much of the 1990s and into 2003  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans' confidence in newspapers and television news rebounded slightly in the past year, having been stuck at record lows since 2007.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Twitter For Newsrooms!?  Twitter *Is* A Newsroom  —  Earlier this morning Twitter released “Twitter for Newsrooms,” its primer on how to use Twitter to gather and report news in the 21st century.  —  #TfN is Twitter's official nudge to old school reporters, a heavy handed reminder …
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Johann Hari:
Interview etiquette  —  I've recently been asked to clarify something about a few of the interviews I've done in the past.  When I've interviewed a writer, it's quite common that they will express an idea or sentiment to me that they have expressed before in their writing - and, almost always …
Kristen Purcell / Pew Internet:
E-reader ownership doubles in six months  —  e-Reader ownership surges since last November; tablet ownership grows more slowly  —  The share of adults in the United States who own an e-book reader doubled to 12% in May, 2011 from 6% in November 2010.  E-readers, such as a Kindle or Nook …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Hulu Buyers Would Get Exclusive Content, With Strings Attached  —  A few days after the news first broke that Hulu is for sale, we know a bit more about what, exactly, that means.  Here's where things stand right now.  —  Hulu's owner/partners — Disney's ABC and News Corp.'s Fox …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
AOL Consolidates 53 Brands Down To 20 “Power Brands;” The Huffington Post Gets Bigger  —  AOL CEO Tim Armstrong likes to streamline things.  And he is about to streamline AOL even more.  Somewhat reversing the anti-portal strategy he inherited, he will start to consolidate 53 different content brands into 20 “power brands.”
Sarah Kessler / Mashable!:
With 500 Million Views, TED Talks Provide Hope For Intelligent Internet Video  —  When Director of TED Media June Cohen shopped around the idea for a television show featuring lectures from the organization's famously elite conference, she was told the talks didn't have mainstream appeal.
Andrew Adam Newman / New York Times:
Distracted by Online Banner Ads?  Here's an Alternative  —  MANY consumers bypass Madison Avenue with software that filters out online advertising.  Adblock Plus, for example, averages about 13 million daily users on one browser, Firefox, alone.  —  Now a tech start-up, AdKeeper …
Discussion: digiday:DAILY
Tom Hals / Reuters:
Tribune's creditors make final bankruptcy pitch  —  (Reuters) - Two years after real-estate mogul Sam Zell's brief control of Tribune Co ended in bankruptcy, warring creditors made their final pitches on Monday for the best way to get the owner of the Los Angeles Times out of Chapter 11.
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog:
Dan Balz staying at Washington Post  —  In the end, Washington Post political reporter Dan Balz decided to stay put.  —  “Yes, I'm staying at the Post,” Balz told POLITICO.  —  According to the Huffington Post's Michael Calderone, Balz had been in talks with Reuters about taking …
The Atlantic Wire:
The Journalists Who Just Might Get Rich Off of WikiLeaks  —  “Whether the arrival of WikiLeaks has fundamentally changed the way journalism is made, I will leave to others and to history,” wrote Bill Keller in his sprawling account of working with Julian Assange that The New York Times Magazine published in January.
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog:
CNN takes a stand  —  In the U.S., CNN may be kicked around by everyone from Jon Stewart to Jay Rosen for tending to present both sides of the story and then just “leaving it there,” but on the international issue of human trafficking, the broadcaster has decided to make a stand.
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
The seven steps to a successful aggregation strategy for your news organization  —  Media have changed in ways that now make aggregation essential to the mission of almost any news organization.  —  Readers face an abundant and growing volume of news and news sources.
Discussion: Soup and Lost Remote
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Will the NY Times Give David Pogue Another Pass on Ethics?  —  David Pogue.  Image by Getty Images North America via @daylife  —  David Pogue has weathered one mini-scandal after another in his years as the star technology columnist for The New York Times.
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Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Want to know which PR pitches tickled Pogue? It'll cost you!
Discussion: CJR
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Gov. Christie may join Allen & Co. mogulfest in Sun Valley  —  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may be “100 percent certain” he won't be joining the 2012 presidential race, but it's a fair bet he'll be making his first trip to the much-watched Sun Valley mogulfest.
Discussion: Company Town and The Wire
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Amazon Starts an Ad Network, Powered by Your Data  —  You can buy just about anything on Amazon.com, including advertising.  Now Amazon is selling ads on other people's sites, too.  —  The e-commerce giant has started what is effectively an ad network*, where it buys Web advertising inventory and resells it to marketers at a premium.
 
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Emily Witt / The New York Observer:
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Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Marimow quits Philly Inquirer for ASU Cronkite School post
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Katherine Rushton / Telegraph:
Centaur Media axes print versions of New Media Age and Design Week
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Steve Cohn / minonline.com:
The Atlantic to Launch TheAtlanticCities.Com in Sept.
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Bloomberg:
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