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10:10 AM ET, October 7, 2011

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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Steve Jobs and the continuing disruption of media  —  The products created by Apple and its iconic founder Steve Jobs have revolutionized a host of different industries in the past couple of decades, from personal computing to mobile telephony — but they have also had a substantial impact …
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John Brownlee / Cult of Mac:
Over 100 Newspaper Front Pages Around The World Mourn Steve Jobs [Gallery]
Discussion: Poynter and Poynter
Crayton Harrison / Bloomberg:
New York Times Rises Most in Two Years After Carlos Slim Boosts Stake  —  New York Times Co. (NYT) climbed the most in almost two years in New York trading after Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim boosted his stake in the company.  —  The newspaper publisher rose 76 cents, or 13 percent …
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Poynter
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Yahoo's Interim CEO in Internal Meeting: “Time Is a Constraint” (Also, Blame the Media!)  —  Today, in an internal meeting of its VP-level execs, Yahoo's interim CEO Tim Morse said of the Silicon Valley Internet giant's strategic review that “we know time is a constraint and we are mindful we have to go quickly.”
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Morris Communications merges print and online divisions during digital-first transition  —  Morris Publishing Group is absorbing the company's once-independent digital division, Morris DigitalWorks.  The move comes as the newspaper company makes a “digital first” transition and wants …
John Koblin / WWD:
Michael Wolff to Stay at AdWeek  —  WOLFF AT THE DOOR?:  After weeks of speculation, it appears Prometheus Chairman Jimmy Finkelstein has finally decided to keep Michael Wolff around.  The question is whether Wolff wants to stay around at this point.  —  Throughout September …
Joe Flint / Company Town:
Bloomberg TV plays politics  —  Bloomberg TV is getting into politics.  —  The business news cable channel is hosting its first-ever presidential debate next week at Dartmouth College featuring the Republican candidates for the Oval Office including Rick Perry, Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann.
Discussion: Inside Cable News
Susan Currie Sivek / MediaShift:
Once Magazine Takes the Photo Magazine into the App World  —  Photographers who might have aspired to see their work published on the glossy pages of a magazine can now opt for the glossy screen of an iPad.  —  Once Magazine, a “visual storytelling” app for the iPad, is a new showcase for photographers' work and related multimedia.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and SivekMedia.com
Merrill Knox / TVNewser:
Using A Familiar Model, ‘GMA’ Narrows Ratings Gap With ‘Today’  —  Today's Wall Street Journal examines the narrowing ratings gap between NBC's “Today” and ABC's “Good Morning America,” declaring that morning television is “back in play.”  The article notes that the ratings growth at second-place …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Amelia Hill / Guardian:
Sun editor: celebrity reporters operate just like political hacks  —  Dominic Mohan defends showbiz journalism at Leveson inquiry, while Daily Telegraph editor explains pressures facing papers  —  The Sun editor, Dominic Mohan, has defended celebrity journalism, likening …
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Amelia Hill / Guardian:   Phone hacking ‘checks and balances failed’, says former NoW editor
James Robinson / Guardian:
Leveson inquiry could become tabloid witch-hunt, warns Sun veteran
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Gannett's Craig Dubow Resigns, Hands CEO Duties To Martore  —  Less than a month after taking his second medical leave in two years, Craig Dubow has resigned as Gannett's CEO and chairman, the company said in a statement.  With this news, Gracia Martore, president and COO …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
What happens to books when the Kindle is free?  —  Amazon's recent announcement of the Kindle Fire — its color tablet that may or may not become a competitor to the Apple iPad — was what got the most attention last week, but the online retailer also made some other announcements at the same time …
Discussion: Forbes, Thanks:mathewi
Nicola Kean / Portfolio:
Content Still King For Media Industry  —  Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google: these are the companies that will dominate the media industry in the near future.  But the good news is it is possible for emerging businesses to break through, according to the panel at MediaPost's Future of the Media Forum earlier today in New York City.
Ty McMahan / Venture Capital Dispatch:
Data And Storytelling Come Together At Advertising Week  —  Advertising Week attendees packed an auditorium in midtown Manhattan today to hear executives from the likes of AT&T, BuzzFeed, Facebook, Groupon, Huffington Post and LinkedIn speak on a panel titled “Masters of Monetization.”
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
The Reasons ABC Tied Up With Yahoo: Facebook, Twitter  —  WASHINGTON — Here at the Washington Ideas Forum, the heads of ABC, NBC, and CBS took to the stage for a panel moderated by our James Fallows.  Alongside the discussions of international reportage and the politicization of news …
Discussion: Betabeat and The Corsair, Thanks:jaredbkeller
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Measuring The Facebook Effect: Are Content Services Gaining From New Apps?  —  Two weeks in, some of Facebook's new media partners are finding triple the listeners and a small uplift in readers from their new “frictionless” apps, paidContent is told.  But how much do these gains really amount to... ?
Discussion: MediaPost
Simon Rogers / Guardian:
BBC cuts: where the axe will fall, visualised and listed  —  Big cuts to the BBC's budget have been announced.  See how they break down  —  • Get the data  —  BBC stations and channels face big cuts announced today - a total of £700m in savings per annum by 2016/7.
 
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San Francisco Chronicle:
New Initiative Aims to Preserve Independent Public Television Stations Now On the Endangered List
Anna Sanders / The New York Observer:
@FakeNYULocal Brings Media Mockery to the Dorms
Jerry Barmash / FishbowlNY:
WCBS/Channel 2 Hires Veteran Executive Dan Forman as Managing Editor
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable and TVSpy
Jerry Barmash / FishbowlNY:
WOR Enhances Its Partnership With NBC News
Dan Froomkin / NiemanWatchdog.org:
Not depending on the authorities to tell the story
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Examiner.com is caught ‘pulling a Daily Mail’
Discussion: Cops and Courts
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Weekly Standard: Is CBS News Silencing ‘Fast and Furious’ Reporter Sharyl Attkisson?
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Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC:
Politico Pro to Party
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Banaszynski to lead reporting efforts for American Public Media's Public Insight Network
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
WATCH: Olbermann Tears Into Media Over Occupy Wall Street
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
ESPN: ‘We have decided to part ways with Hank Williams, Jr.’
Chris Ariens / TVNewser:
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera Named CNBC's Chief International Correspondent
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Is AOL Trimming Its Patch? Year-End Goal Now In Doubt
Discussion: Street Fight, GigaOM, Poynter and FishbowlNY
 

 
From Techmeme:

Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Court filings show how Zuckerberg and other Meta execs played down risks to young users, while rejecting staff pleas to bolster guardrails and hire more staff

Ashley Belanger / Ars Technica:
How the Internet Archive plans to defend its digital lending practices as it appeals a US court's 2023 ruling; IA says it was forced to remove over 500K books

Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
In response to plagiarism allegations, Perplexity CEO Aravind Srinivas says the company “is not ignoring” robots.txt, but does rely on third-party web crawlers

 
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