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1:05 PM ET, August 31, 2011


 Top News: 
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Campaign Reporters Are Younger, and Cheaper  —  WASHINGTON — A group of five fresh-faced reporters from National Journal and CBS News clicked away on their MacBooks one recent afternoon, dutifully taking notes as seasoned journalists from the campaign trail shared their rules of the road.
Rem Rieder / American Journalism Review:
Stepping Back  —  Even in—or maybe particularly in—our rapid-fire news environment, there are times when it's important for journalists and audiences alike to take the long view.  Tues.  August 30, 2011  —  Rem Rieder ( is AJR's editor and senior vice president.
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Financial Times Apps Finally Pulled From iOS  —  Two months after the deadline for compliance hit, it's now clear The Financial Times and Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) can't come to a compromise over the new requirement that in-app subscription payments must go through iTunes Store.
The Atlantic Online:
Fuego: A Bot That Turns the Twitter Firehose Into a Trickle  —  A new tool from the good people at Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab can help you find the best links buried among the tweets  —  Having troubles keeping up with your Twitter stream?  Feel like you wade through hundreds of tweets …
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The NYT joins forces with YouTube and Storyful to collect and share video reflections of 9/11  —  The New York Times is in collaboration mode.  Last week, it announced a local partnership — with its fellow local news source, WNYC — to cover the city's education system; today …
Jason Kirk / Kindle Post US:
@author: Connecting Readers and Writers  —  We're excited to announce a new way for readers to connect with authors and engage in the community around their favorite authors' books. @author lets readers ask questions while they're reading a Kindle book, or from an Amazon Author Page.
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Ralph Lauren Buys Solo Sponsorship of NY Times iPad App for September  —  Ads Will Provide the Only Live Video of Designer's Fashion Week Runway Show, Suspend Pay Meter Around Five Sections  —  Polo Ralph Lauren has bought a solo sponsorship of The New York Times iPad app during September …
Discussion: paidContent and FishbowlNY
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
Why CNN Acquired Zite [INTERVIEW]  —  In tablets generally and the iPad particularly, consumers have found a device conducive to reading news.  —  It's no surprise then that a growing number of newsreading apps have appeared, from individual, branded apps such as The Wall Street Journal …
Ki Mae Heussner / Adweek:
Yahoo, Gannett Expand Local Ad Tie-In  —  Embattled media companies Yahoo and Gannett are getting even cozier.  —  Facing revenue declines, the Internet giant and the country's biggest newspaper publisher are hoping they can boost their bottom lines with an expanded local advertising partnership.
Discussion: MediaPost and Broadcasting & Cable
Alysia Santo / CJR:
After Irene: How a Hyperlocal Is Helping  —  In the Catskills, the Watershed Post is coordinating relief efforts  —  In the Catskills region of upstate New York, where flooding from Hurricane Irene wiped out entire towns, a hyperlocal site called the Watershed Post is helping …
Discussion: Street Fight, Medacity and
Barriers to... Failure  —  At this year's ONA I'll be on a panel “I failed and so can you.”  —  I've always been a big fan of failure.  I think journalism should hold a “fail camp” (inspired by Ethan Zuckerman).  When I re-started the blog carnival I dedicated a month towards failure.
Steve Smith /, and Lead Y-o-Y Page View Growth Among Magazines  —  This week in min we feature our comprehensive run down of year-over-year growth among magazine Web sites, comparing June 2010 to June 2011 metrics.  Most consumer titles enjoyed double digit increases in the last year …
Discussion: Folio and SAI
Josef Adalian / New York Magazine:
AMC Is Mulling a Talk Show About Its Own Dramas  —  Let's talk zombies!  —  Photo: Photo by Gene Page and Greg Nicotero - © TWD Productions LLC.  All rights reserved  —  Bravo's Andy Cohen-hosted Watch What Happens: Live has turned into something of a blockbuster for the network …
Eric Savitz / Forbes:
Context Will Drive The Future Of Web Content Management  —  Subscribe to Forbes Get a Free Trial Issue … Web content management is at the most significant inflection point in its 15-year history.  It's now all about the context.  —  By 2013, Gartner contends, 40% of large companies …
Maureen O'Connor / Gawker:
The Strange Case of Carl Bernstein's Paparazzi Shoot  —  This photo of Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein attracting bumblebees in Beverly Hills raises questions.  — Why was a Beverly Hills paparazzo staking out Carl Bernstein?  — Damn, is it really that hard out there for journalists …
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Could Bill O'Reilly Drag Fox News Into the Hacking Probe?
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Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter:
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Amy Wicks / WWD:
Elle, H&M Launch E-Commerce Venture
Discussion: FishbowlNY and eMedia Vitals
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Photographer behind 9/11 “Falling Man” retraces steps, recalls “unknown soldier”
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