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6:25 AM ET, September 23, 2011


 Top News: 
Mike Isaac / Epicenter:
A First Look at Social Reader, WaPo's New Facebook App  —  Facebook and the Washington Post Company introduced a new social news reading application at Facebook's f8 developer conference on Thursday, aiming to change the way users interact with online news content. had a chance to use the app before its wide release.
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Washington Post CEO Explains Facebook Partnership  —  NEW YORK — For the past few months, Washington Post CEO Don Graham tried out a beta version of the newspaperâs Social Reader, one of several news apps unveiled by Mark Zuckerberg at Thursdayâs f8 conference.
Discussion: Mashable!
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Reed Hastings: We Are Bringing Netflix To Facebook, Except In The U.S.  —  Netflix is coming to Facebook in a really social way.  At Facebook's F8 developer conference today, Mark Zuckerberg previewed how Facebook members will be able to see what movies or TV shows their friends have been watching …
Ryan McCarthy / Felix Salmon:
Business Insider, over-aggregation, and the mad grab for traffic  —  The news that Business Insider raised approximately $7 million should be great news for those who follow the world of web media.  Henry Blodget's got a flat-out growth story on his hands: his staff of 60 now attracts 12 million visitors …
RELATED:   A Business Insider retrospective
Cheryl Corley / NPR:
‘Ebony,’ ‘Jet’ Parent Takes A Bold New Tack … Circulation figures for Johnson Publishing's flagship Ebony and Jet magazines are up substantially in recent months.  —  Johnson Publishing Co., the black American icon based in Chicago, is hiring.  It's a sharp turnaround for a company …
Discussion: THEROOT.COM and MediaPost
Jonathan Stray:
Journalism for Makers  —  I find myself wondering what it would take to fix the global financial system, but most financial journalism doesn't help me to answer this question.  Something seems wrong here.  The modern world is built on a series of vast systems, intricate combinations of people and machines …
Andrew Shotland / Google News Ranking Factors 2011:
How Do You Get To The Top of Google News?  —  That's the question on the minds of pretty much everyone in the news industry.  And that's the question Tim Ruder, Neil Pharazyn and I were discussing when we came up with the idea for the Google News' Ranking Factors Survey.
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
What f8 Means for Advertisers: The Ability to Target Users Based on Media Consumption  —  Advertisers will gain an important new way to target Facebook users thanks to changes launched earlier today at f8, we've learned after talking with two Facebook Ads and marketing executives.
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Fuego 2.0: A fresh look and new features for our tool to keep you plugged in to the future of news  —  It was one month ago today that we launched (as part of our redesign) Fuego, our heat-seeking Twitter bot.  Fuego scans through the future-of-news sector of the Twitterverse to identify …
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Emily Peck leaves WSJ for Huffington Post  —  Emily Peck will be Huffington Post's managing editor for Money and Finance.  At the Wall Street Journal, she was most recently Management and Careers Editor, and Online Real Estate Editor before that.  “She brings a reputation as a consummate team player …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
In Seattle Times' new digital-first newsroom, roles change to ‘creation, curation, community’  —  The Seattle Times has reorganized its newsroom to a digital-first structure with three personnel roles: creation, curation and community.  Reporters and editors create content …
David Lipke / WWD:
Chris Mitchell Makes Changes at GQ … MITCHELL'S MOVES AT GQ: Chris Mitchell, the new publisher of GQ, hasn't yet moved to his new office on the seventh floor of 4 Times Square, but he's already made some staffing changes.  Brendan Monaghan and Alice McKown have been named associate publishers at the title …
Discussion: Media Week and
Katie Feola / Adweek:
Layoffs at Viacom  —  Viacom employees have been hit with a round of layoffs, Adweek has learned.  Pink slips were handed down Thursday afternoon.  A Viacom spokesperson confirmed the cuts, and said that the downsizing primarily took place within the media conglomerate's music group, which includes MTV, VH1, CMT, and Logo.
Discussion: MediaPost
Joe Mandese / MediaPost:
Nielsen Discloses Major TV Ratings Glitch, Could Impact Millions In TV Ad Buys  —  A week after unveiling an aggressive plan to convince the ad industry to use its new Facebook panel as the “GRP” for online advertising and media buys, Nielsen Wednesday began informing clients about a major snafu …
Tom Grubisich / Street Fight:   Nielsen's Undercount of News: Why the Numbers Don't Add Up
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Mark Hosenball / Reuters:
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 Earlier Picks: 
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
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Discussion: Mediaite
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
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Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
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