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7:15 AM ET, July 28, 2011


 Top News: 
Nielsen Wire:
What Netflix and Hulu Users are Watching... and How  —  Streaming video online is on the rise in the U.S., and how consumers tune in differs greatly across services.  According to a recent Nielsen survey, the majority of Netflix users report watching on a TV screen.
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Netflix is for Movies, Hulu is for TV Shows.  Neither Is for Your iPad or Your iPhone.  —  Lots of you are using your phones to watch YouTube.  But Netflix and Hulu?  Not so much.  —  That's one of the take-aways from a new Nielsen report about viewing habits on the two online video services.
Jane Martinson / Guardian:
James Murdoch back to chair BSkyB board meeting  —  Broadcaster claims ‘back to business as usual’ but pressure continues to mount on James Murdoch  —  James Murdoch will on Thursday chair a full board meeting of BSkyB for the first time since his family firm dropped its bid for full control of the satellite business.
2011 Knight-Batten Award Winners  —  Storify Wins $10,000 Knight-Batten Award  —  Data, Open-Source, Social Media Projects Prevail  —  Washington, D.C. - Storify, the social media publishing platform that lets users create stories by dragging and dropping elements from such social networks as Twitter …
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
BBC iPlayer goes global with iPad app launch in 11 countries  —  Western Europe first for subscription-based service, with US to follow later in 2011  —  BBC Worldwide is launching its global iPlayer service on Thursday, via an iPad app that will be made available in 11 countries in Western Europe.
Zev Chafets / New York Times:
Stinger: James O'Keefe's Greatest Hits  —  The temperature was hovering near 90 degrees on the afternoon of Memorial Day when James O'Keefe III emerged from the woods and ambled over to my car.  He was tall and thin, with pale skin and matted reddish hair.  When his mug shot ran in the papers …
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Sharpton's Push for Comcast Raises Issues About Possible MSNBC Job  —  Last year, Comcast was lining up the Rev. Al Sharpton to lobby for its bid for NBCUniversal.  This year, the cable news channel owned by NBCUniversal, MSNBC, is weighing whether to make him a daily television host.
Discussion: Inside Cable News
Ari Melber / The Nation:
Media Blows Debt Crisis Coverage With Balance Bias  —  1. The assumption that there is truth and legitimacy to both sides of every dispute.  —  2. The iron law in political journalism that one side in a debate can never be exclusively right, or have a monopoly on the facts.  —   
Lacey Rose / Hollywood Reporter:
Anderson Cooper Plans to Show Softer Side in New Daytime Talk Show  —  “I like the idea of having a show that represents all different sides of my personality, from the serious stuff to the silly reality shows that I'm addicted to,” Cooper tells The Hollywood Reporter.
Ian Katz / Guardian:
The Coulson affair: Guardian questions to Downing Street  —  Fourteen questions submitted by the Guardian to No 10 regarding Andy Coulson's vetting, and the answer we received  —  Last week it emerged that David Cameron's former press secretary Andy Coulson had been subjected to a lower level …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
If your news site isn't social, great design won't matter  —  There's been a lot of sound and fury in the media sphere recently, sparked by a blog post from web designer Andy Rutledge that tore apart the New York Times website for being ugly and cluttered.  This caused a firestorm of sorts on Twitter …
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Times editor agrees NI's handling of phone hacking was ‘catastrophic’  —  James Harding says some readers cancelled subscriptions in wake of revelations about News of the World's alleged activities  —  The editor of the Times, James Harding, has admitted that News International's handling …
New York Post:
Afghan book by Rolling Stone's Hastings goes MIA  —  Little, Brown has apparently canceled a much-anticipated book about the war in Afghanistan by Michael Hastings, based on “The Runaway General,” last summer's explosive Rolling Stone article on Gen. Stanley McChrystal.
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