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2:43 AM ET, June 29, 2011

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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
AOL Moves the Furniture Around Some More, With Brod to Patch  —  Here's an internal memo, titled “Platform for Growth,” just sent out by AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, in which he buries the lede by noting the business partner of content czar Arianna Huffington, Jon Brod, will move to work …
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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.”
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Chesapeake Energy fights bad PR by buying Promoted Tweets on Twitter  —  Chesapeake Energy was not pleased, to put it politely, with Sunday's New York Times story about the natural gas industry.  The piece quotes from company emails to suggest Chesapeake executives are overstating productivity and profitability.
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Susannah Breslin / Pink Slipped:
How to Be a Journalist in 2011  —  Earlier this month, I offered one young female journalist $100 to write a guest post for this blog.  Out of nearly 50 story pitches, I chose Lauren Rae Orsini, 24, a Washington, DC-based multimedia journalist, geek blogger, and web designer who covers anime, geekdom, and fandom.
Discussion: Kotaku
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Rohde quits NYT to become Reuters columnist  —  Romenesko Misc.  —  David Rohde's writing will focus on foreign affairs and globalization, says a Reuters memo.  Rohde, who escaped the Taliban in 2009 after seven months in captivity, “is one of the most brilliant and consequential journalists …
Discussion: Mixed Media
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Google plans for “the second phase of the display ad revolution” with a focus on smartphones and tablets  —  Google is known primarily for its work in search advertising.  But it's making an investment — a big one — in another area: display ads.  —  This month's acquisition of AdMeld …
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Chris Suellentrop joins Yahoo! News blog network from New York Times Magazine  —  Chris Suellentrop, an editor at the New York Times Magazine, has joined Yahoo's network of news blogs, where he will become deputy editor starting August 8.  —  “We're very excited that Chris is coming on board …
Discussion: Adweek and Poynter
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick:
Where Netflix streaming is thin, YouTube could rule  —  YouTube's video rental service is easy to use, offers high quality video and the quality in some categories is superior to Netflix.  The rub is the films are available for rent only on a per-film basis.
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
How you can use social machinery to power personalized news delivery  —  People have spent the past five years in Social Networking 101.  We figured out what social networks are, created our profiles and connected with friends.  We rethought fundamental aspects of human relationships …
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
WSJ wins three Loebs; Bloomberg and NYTimes win two  —  The first two Loeb Awards — and three of the first four — announced Tuesday night went to Dow Jones & Co. news operations.  —  Julia Angwin, Emily Steel, Scott Thurm, Christina Tsuei, Paul Antonson, Jill Kirschenbaum and Jovi Juan …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Ed Yong / Discover Blogs:
Am I a science journalist?  —  I've just spoken at the opening plenary of the second day of the World Conference of Science Journalists at Doha, Qatar.  It's a panel called “Am I a science journalist?"with myself, my fellow Discover blogger Chris Mooney, Mo Costandi, Homayoun Kheyri, and Cristine Russell.
Discussion: Poynter and Adam Westbrook
Inside Higher Ed:
‘Times’ Ticks On  —  The New York Times Company plans to continue its slow advance into the realm of higher education this fall.  It announced today that it is teaming up with the University of Southern California to offer continuing education programs to try to tap a growing market of adults looking to pick up new skills.
Discussion: LA Observed, Poynter and Forbes
Mark Joyella / Mediaite:
CNN Names Jessica Yellin Chief White House Correspondent  —  CNN has named Jessica Yellin its new chief White House correspondent, replacing Ed Henry.  A CNN insider tells Mediaite Yellin has been the network's choice since Spring.  Yellin had been serving as the network's national political correspondent …
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 …
 
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David Weigel / Slate:
The RT network: Russia's answer to Fox News and MSNBC.
Discussion: Forbes.com
Mindy McAdams / Teaching Online Journalism:
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