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5:50 PM ET, September 5, 2011


 Top News: 
David Carr / New York Times:
A Tech Blogger Who Leaps Over the Line  —  When Michael Arrington, the editor of the popular Web site TechCrunch, told his bosses at AOL that he was forming a venture capital company to finance some of the technology start-ups that his site wrote about, they did not fire him or ask for his resignation.
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Google Kills Its Fast Flip News Reading Experiment  —  To news executives who argue it is destructive, Google (NSDQ: GOOG) has tended to highlight five things to the contrary - (1) its First Click Free scheme, (2) its Fast Flip reading tool, (3) Living Stories, (4) OnePass, and (5) …
Discussion: Guardian and eMedia Vitals
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Andy Carvin: the man who tweets revolutions  —  NPR's media strategist has become a leading player in the breaking news business  —  Andy Carvin insists that the introduction on his Google Plus profile - “I tweet revolutions” - is a joke, but nevertheless that's what he's famous for.
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Politico's Way  —  To cover American politics, Politico deploys an editorial staff of 150.  This is more than any news organization in the United States for the same beat.  It all started five years ago: a niche website launched by three seasoned political reporters who sharpened their claws in mainstream medias.
Discussion: Guardian and The Politico
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer:
Tavi Launches Magazine with Help from Friends at This American Life and The Awl  —  Tavi Gevinson's online magazine for teens, Rookie, launched today.  Although it publishes daily, Rookie will have monthly themes to create the cohesiveness of a magazine issue, according to managing editor Emily Condon.
Discussion: style rookie
Josh Halliday / paidContent:UK:
News International To Sell Wapping HQ  —  News International, publisher of the Sun and the Times, is to sell Wapping, the headquarters of its UK operations for 25 years.  —  The move was announced in an email to all News International staff on Monday lunchtime.
Discussion: Guardian
Rance Crain / AdAge:
Griffin Breaks Silence on Time Inc., What Lies Ahead  —  Seven Months Since His Ouster, Publishing Exec Talks About Getting Off the ‘Main Line’ and What He Feels He Accomplished at the TW Unit  —  Jack Griffin is out to prove there's life after Time Inc.  —  Fired seven months ago as CEO …
Jon Henley / Guardian:
When live television goes wrong ...  TV host Ortis Deley was dropped this week as Channel 4's main presenter of its world athletics coverage after an excruciating series of blunders.  Jon Henley talks to other broadcasting veterans about the thrill, the adrenaline - and the nightmare of going live
Discussion: Mediaite, The Daily What and Gawker
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