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9:20 AM ET, September 29, 2011

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Brad Stone / Business Week:
The Omnivore  —  First it was Earth's Largest Bookstore.  Then came TVs, cameras, appliances, auto parts, music, diapers... Now, with the new Kindle Fire, Amazon's Jeff Bezos is making his boldest move yet  —  Jeff Bezos is channeling Steve Jobs.  It's mid-September and the wiry billionaire founder …
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Bloomberg:
Amazon Unveils $199 Kindle Fire Tablet, Taking on Apple IPad  —  Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), the world's largest online retailer, unveiled its Kindle Fire tablet computer, taking aim at Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s bestselling iPad with a device that's smaller and less than half the price.
Dan Lyons / Real Dan Lyons Web Site:
Kindle Fire, and the tricky business of chasing scoops  —  It's tough work, trying to predict the future.  Especially when it comes to technology products.  —  As I tried to point out yesterday in the post about all the nutty reports about the features that the new iPhone 5 might or might not have …
Discussion: parislemon and TechCrunch
Steven Levy / Epicenter:
Playing With Fire: Amazon Launches $200 Tablet, Slashes Kindle Prices
Joe Flatley / This is my next:
Kindle Fire Newsstand announced, featuring Conde Nast magazines, DC Comics
Edmund Lee / Bloomberg:
News Corp.'s ‘Daily’ Trails Murdoch Reader Goal  —  News Corp. (NWSA)'s the Daily is averaging about 120,000 readers a week, or less than a quarter the number the company said it needs to make money, according to an advertising executive working with the iPad-only publication.
Raphael Satter / The Huffington Post:
News Of The World Paid Spies For Scoops During Piers Morgan's Tenure  —  LONDON — No one suspected the secretary.  —  Efficient, well-dressed and well-liked, Sue Harris was at the heart of the Sunday People, the smallest of Britain's weekly tabloids.  She booked flights, reserved accommodation …
Discussion: Adweek and On Media's Blog
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:   Phone hacking: second NoW journalist takes News International to tribunal
Liz Castro / Pigs, Gourds, and Wikis:
Apple's iBookstore opens in 25 new countries  —  Christian Peters just alerted me to the fact that he can choose Spain as a market for his books on the iBookstore.  Before today, you could only choose US, UK, France, Germany, Australia, and Canada.  —  Now, you can add twenty-five new markets …
Michael Arrington / UNCRUNCHED:
VentureBeat Needs To Put On Their Big Boy Pants If They Want To Fight With TechCrunch  —  VentureBeat leveled quite an accusation at TechCrunch this evening, claiming that they had evidence that suggested TechCrunch was trading stories for ad buys.  The evidence?
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
The ‘Occupy Wall Street’ media blackout myth: Plenty of stories, none of them big  —  News interest in the demonstrators presently camping out in a park in the Financial District appears to have increased after a high-ranking police officer was caught on camera apparently pepper-spraying a pair of protesters Sunday.
Sabrina Ford / Reuters:
Warner Bros puts your face in Facebook Web series  —  (Reuters) - Warner Bros. on Thursday will unveil a Web show from “Charlie's Angels” director McG that seeks to create a new genre the studio calls a “social series” by taking pictures, music and information from a viewer's Facebook page and putting it in the video.
John Plunkett / Guardian:
George Monbiot urges journalists to register their interests  —  Guardian columnist takes first step by revealing his own pay from paper, plus his other income and savings  —  Guardian columnist George Monbiot has called on journalists to sign up to a mandatory register of interests …
Declan Fahy / CJR:
Skeptical of Science  —  Among other new roles, journalists becoming more critical of research  —  The recent coverage of the subatomic particles found to have travelled faster than the speed of light—tentative evidence that could mean a revision of Einstein's special theory of relativity …
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
Independent editor backs plan for bad journalists to be ‘struck off’  —  Chris Blackhurst supports proposal to licence journalists and says paper's Johann Hari should hand back Orwell prize  —  Chris Blackhurst, the editor of the Independent, has come out in support of the Labour party's …
Karyn Campbell / Sparksheet:
Return of the Editor: Why Human Filters are the Future of the Web  —  If web 1.0 was about websites and 2.0 the power of network connectivity, whatever 3.0 looks like, better filters will play a big part.  —  The web has become too big and noisy.  The design community has helped guide us through …
Fox News:
Mexican Journalist Beheaded for Using Social Media to Cover Crime  —  MEXICO CITY - The editor-in-chief of the Primera Hora newspaper in Nuevo Laredo, a border city in northern Mexico, was beheaded for using social media to report on criminals, prosecutors said.
Angelique Chrisafis / Guardian:
Nicolas Sarkozy ally accused of spying in latest scandal to hit re-election bid  —  Prosecutor close to French president in court over allegations of spying on Le Monde journalists investigating Bettencourt scandal  —  The threat to Nicolas Sarkozy's re-election bid from corruption scandals intensified …
Walter S. Mossberg / AllThingsD:
Encyclopaedia Britannica Now Fits Into an App  —  The Encyclopaedia Britannica has been the most prestigious general encyclopedia in the English language for what seems like forever.  But it has always been expensive, and a bit stodgy.  Today, when people need to look up information …
Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
Yahoo Cofounder Jerry Yang “Has Re-assumed Command”  —  The leadership situation at Yahoo right now is incredibly murky, and no two sources close to the situation see it the same way.  —  That said, one thing is clear.  —  Jerry Yang - who is at once a beloved cofounder and a hated former CEO - has reinserted himself at the top.
Discussion: Gawker and Electronista
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Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:   Board Member David Kenny Wants The Yahoo CEO Job
 
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