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3:20 PM ET, October 3, 2011

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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
HuffPost at One Biiiilllliiion Monthly Page Views: More Buying, More Launching, More Hiring  —  The Huffington Post Media Group, which says it has topped one billion page views for the month of August, has bought an online grassroots platform called Localocracy.
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John Koblin / WWD:
Huffington Post Taps Rita Wilson
Discussion: The New York Observer
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
ABC News and Yahoo News Announce Deal to Share Content  —  Yahoo News, which has more unique visitors than any other news Web site, is partnering with ABC News to share stories and feature Web video series.  —  The partnership, announced Monday on ABC's “Good Morning America,” …
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Julie Moos / Poynter:
Yahoo, ABC News partnered in 2000, too … ABC reaches further: … It's a whole new day.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Murdoch's Tablet Newspaper Experiment Shows Some Promise  —  IPad-only Pub Has 120,000 Active Weekly Readers and Is Getting a Boost From Burgeoning Device Market, But Is Still a Long Way From Viable Biz  —  Can you build a general-news publication exclusively for tablets and gain an audience of paying subscribers?
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Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Daily Claims 80,000 Paying Subscribers; Majority Opt For Annual Plan
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi:   .@katherinedanks: Murdoch spent over $30 million launching it and it costs $30 million a year to run — needs 500K paying to break even
Dave Itzkoff / ArtsBeat:
‘Arrested Development’ Movie, and New TV Episodes, Are in the Works  —  Captain Ahab had Moby-Dick; Linus van Pelt had the Great Pumpkin; and, in the five years since “Arrested Development” has gone off the air, fans of that underdog Fox comedy series have spent their lives pining …
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Jennifer Preston / New York Times:
Mashable, Once a One-Man Blog, Gains Clout in Social Media  —  Pete Cashmore acknowledged he was nervous.  Only a few years ago, he was living with his parents in a small town in northeast Scotland, trying to start a technology blog.  Now, at 26, he was about to interview Elie Wiesel …
Discussion: Poynter and eMedia Vitals, Thanks:beet_tv
D.M. Levine / Adweek:
The Fox News Revolution  —  Fifteen years ago this month, Rupert Murdoch launched Fox News.  At the time, cable industry executives were skeptical of the idea—News Corp. had to buy its way on to cable, paying system operators an estimated $300 million just to get them to carry the new network.
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Richard Huff / NY Daily News:
Fox News celebrates 15 years on air; Network has become No. 1 in cable news for past 10
Discussion: Adweek and TVNewser
Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
Google Takes Page From Sunday Newspaper With New ‘Circulars’ Ads  —  Google Inc. (GOOG) is on a quest to make Internet advertising look more like the Sunday paper.  —  The online-search giant is working with advertisers such as Best Buy Co. and Macy's Inc. (M) to create Web-based circulars …
Drew Grant / The New York Observer:
Exclusive: Occupy Wall Street Activist Slams Fox News Producer In Un-Aired Interview [Video]  —  Protester Jesse LaGreca schools Fox producer  —  Even if Geraldo Rivera was at the Zuccotti Park yesterday, Fox News has generally been a tad dismissive of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
John F. Burns / New York Times:
Reporter Threatens to Name Names in Phone Hacking Scandal  —  LONDON — A reporter who is among the 16 people arrested and then freed on bail in the phone hacking case that has shaken Rupert Murdoch's media empire in Britain warned his former bosses on Friday that he planned to break his silence on the scandal in a civil court case.
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent:
Yahoo May Finally Launch Digital Newsreader Livestand As Soon As This Week  —  Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) has been no stranger to the apps rush that has swept through the mobile world, and now there are signs that it is looking to redouble its tablet efforts with a new HTML5 product.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and PSFK
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
‘Diggnation,’ Popular Web Talk Show, to End in December  —  Together, Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht are akin to Oprah for a certain class of tech enthusiasts.  —  The weekly beta-testing and beer-guzzling show they have hosted for six years, “Diggnation,” adapted the television talk show format …
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Ex-About Group Head Named CEO Of Vibrant Media  —  Cella Irvine, the digital advertising veteran who was ousted as CEO of the New York Times (NYSE: NYT) Co.'s About Group, will now be running contextual ad company Vibrant Media.  The move comes two months after Vibrant co-founder Doug Stevenson stepped down as CEO.
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Kenneth Starr calls for cameras in the Supreme Court  —  The prosecutor known for introducing the world to Monica Lewinsky through his investigation of the Whitewater land deal is speaking out about cameras in the Supreme Court.  In an editorial, former independent counsel Kenneth Starr (now president of Baylor University) writes:
Discussion: CNN and New York Times
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Dreaming at the Kindle Potential  —  With each introduction of a new reading device publishers around the world are overcome with the same recurring same fantasy: What if it worked, this time around?  Could a reliable business model emerge for news publishing companies?
Joyce Chen / NY Daily News:
Anderson Cooper ‘distraught’ after teen falls into coma following instructions to film wild behavior  —  Anderson Cooper's three-week-old daytime talk show “Anderson” is already generating buzz - and this week's show snafu is one for the books.  —  A teenager who was meant to appear on the show …
Evelyn Messinger / MediaShift:
Attack of the Attack Ads: Citizens United and the 2012 Elections  —  In 2012, two tidal waves will reconfigure the American electoral system and the news media that cover it.  A tsunami made of money will buoy up the structure of entrenched political power, while a huge wave of personal technology will disrupt it.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
David Hirschman / Street Fight:
Hyperlocal Publishers Form a Trade Group  —  A new trade association aims to unite independent hyperlocal publishers around common business interests and offer services that small publishers may not have access to on their own, such as health insurance.  —  At the Block by Block conference …
Discussion: Poynter and Vouchification
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Magazines to Marketers: We'll Prove It  —  Following Meredith's ROI Promise on Campaigns, Time Inc. to Gauge Ads' Sales Results  —  Can magazines prove that their ads make cash registers ring?  In its latest attempt to prove its worth to marketers, Time Inc. will regularly gauge …
Discussion: Poynter and eMedia Vitals
 
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Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Tablet Boom Coming To India, For As Little As $35?
Discussion: C21Media.net
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
The Associated Press brings its breaking news video service online
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM:
Hands on with the Washington Post's new Android app
David Kaplan / paidContent:
PubMatic Brings In Ex-Time Digital Exec Kirk McDonald
Discussion: MediaPost
Joseph Stashko / @josephstash:
I've published the invitation list for the Leveson enquiry on Google docs. A veritable who's who of media: http://t.co/brbNbq8M
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
PolitiFact Launches News Service To Bring Its Fact-Checking To Print
Discussion: Poynter
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Carol Smith Isn't Worried About Harper's Bazaar
Discussion: Adweek
Martin Bryant / The Next Web:
Entrepreneur Q&A site Sprouter lives on, acquired by Postmedia
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David Hinckley / NY Daily News:
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Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
Chris Blackhurst: 'It's relentless, but I'm having fun'
Discussion: Press Gazette
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
NPR names Gary Knell, head of nonprofit behind ‘Sesame Street,’ as chief executive
Discussion: ArtsBeat, Company Town and NPR
Scott Timberg / Salon:
The creative class is a lie
 

 
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Kim Zetter / Wired:
AT&T appears to have paid a member of ShinyHunters $370K+ to delete call records stolen from AT&T's Snowflake account that exposed “nearly all” of its customers

Lauren Thomas / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Alphabet is in advanced talks to acquire cybersecurity startup Wiz for roughly $23B; Wiz raised $1B at a $12B valuation in May 2024

Wes Davis / The Verge:
Apple approves the first PC emulator for iOS, UTM SE, weeks after initially rejecting and barring it from being notarized for third-party app stores in the EU

 
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