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8:55 AM ET, September 8, 2011

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Dan Primack / Fortune:
Arrington out at AOL (for real this time)  —  Not TechCrunch editor.  Not AOL Ventures employee.  Michael Arrington is on his own.  —  It has been a very long week for AOL.  And it's about to get even longer.  —  Last Thursday, word leaked that one of its employees …
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Elias Bizannes / Elias Bizannes/blog:
The changing dynamics of news  —  In the recent controversy that has erupted due to the firing of Michael Arrington from TechCrunch, I believe it represents an era in innovation led by TechCrunch that we're only starting to appreciate.  —  To start on this thought experiment …
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
C.W. Anderson / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Information's triumph?  Three ways TechCrunch challenges ideas of journalism … In the spirit of doing what one does best and linking to the rest, I'll dispense with a lengthy overview of the controversy that erupted when AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and Silicon Valley power-broker …
Chadwick Matlin / Fortune:
The “end of TechCrunch”?  It might not be such a bad thing  —  What would the startup scene be like without the blog that currently animates it?  A whole lot better, actually.  —  FORTUNE — At TechCrunch's Disrupt conference earlier this year, Michael Arrington brought Arianna Huffington …
Felix Salmon:
When digital ads pay for local news  —  In the world of regional newspapers, Journal Register Company and MediaNews Group are very big fish; they're now merging, and the merged entity to be called Digital First Media, will be run by John Paton.  Who writes that already he's reaching an important milestone:
Discussion: Future of Journalism
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Jxpaton / Digital First:
Digital First: The Next Step  —  Today marks another important step for Digital First.  —  As announced earlier this morning, we have formed a new company - Digital First Media Inc. It will manage both the Journal Register Company and Media News Group and its mission will be to accelerate …
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of ComboCo  —  Editor's Note: Each week, Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of news for the Lab.  —  Roll-up.  —  What seemed inevitable ("The newsonomics of roll-up") has now begun.
Discussion: paidContent
Steve Myers / Poynter:
MediaNews and Journal Register Co. brought under one roof with John Paton at helm
Discussion: paidContent and Editors Weblog
Henry Blodget / Business Insider:
Our Policy On Anonymous Sources  —  Last week, NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen asked about our policy on anonymous sources.  —  Here is that policy:  —  We will grant anonymity to any source at any time for any reason.  —  The logic for this policy is simple.
Jim Colgan / Poynter:
How journalists are using the iPad to enhance their reporting  —  Many journalists know what it's like to have a source freeze when you pull out a microphone or start recording them on camera.  What were once colorful anecdotes can quickly turn into stilted monologues.
Los Angeles Times:
How high can fees for sports rights go?  —  Pay-TV distributors fret that passing along those costs could drive subscribers away  —  A television camera man covers action during the first half of an NFL preseason football game last month between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Atlanta Falcons.
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Ryan Lawler / GigaOM:
The summer of our discontent: How web TV has changed
Discussion: MediaPost
Michelle Kung / Wall Street Journal:
Hollywood Expands New-Media Reach  —  Two high-powered Hollywood players made separate announcements Tuesday that they are launching enterprises designed to expand into novel approaches to making and distributing entertainment.  —  John Fogelman, formerly an agent with William Morris Endeavor …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Hey, Guess What Happens to Advertising if the Economy Tanks  —  Here's some unpleasant deja vu: Summer's over, the economy is wobbling and analysts are starting to hack away at advertising forecasts.  —  2011 isn't 2008, yet.  So Barclays analyst Anthony DiClemente doesn't think the ad business …
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Henry Blodget / Business Insider:
Media Analysts Begin To Slash Ad Spending Forecasts As Economy Craters...
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
John Koblin / WWD:
New Lineup Shaping Up at the New York Times  —  ABRAMSON'S LINEUP: New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson is quickly assembling her team and on Wednesday announced what seemed to be a foregone conclusion: Joe Kahn, deputy foreign editor since 2008, will replace Susan Chira as the paper's new foreign editor.
Discussion: Poynter
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Judge orders Medill students to give emails to prosecutors  —  A Cook County judge has ruled that Medill students were “acting as investigators in a criminal proceeding” under the supervision of former Northwestern professor David Protess and that they must give prosecutors more than 500 emails detailing …
Discussion: Chicago magazine
 
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Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
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