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6:55 AM ET, August 8, 2012

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Christine Haughney / Media Decoder:
Women's Magazines Lead Overall Decline in Newsstand Sales  —  Consumers are shying away from impulse buys and the magazine industry is feeling the pinch.  —  According to data released by the Audit Bureau of Circulations Tuesday morning, overall paid and verified circulation of magazines declined slightly …
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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Digital replicas are still just a tiny sliver of the U.S. magazine industry
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote:
Lost Remote acquired by Mediabistro team  —  I'm excited to announce a new chapter for Lost Remote.  WebMediaBrands, the parent company of Mediabistro, has acquired Lost Remote with plans to grow our social TV footprint.  Don't worry, we're not going anywhere: I'll continue to play an active role …
Discussion: TVNewser, The Next Web, GeekWire and TVSpy
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Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:   Lost Remote becomes latest acquisition of Mediabistro parent company
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Judge orders Oracle, Google to disclose paid journalists and bloggers  —  In a surprise order, U.S. District Judge William Alsup said “the court is concerned” that Oracle and Google may have hired authors to comment about their ongoing court case.  Now, Judge Alsup wants the parties to submit a list of their paid propagandists.
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Demand Media Beats Q2 Expectations, With Revenue Up Strongly; Also Names New President  —  Santa Monica, Calif.-base Demand Media beat earnings expectations today, with a strong revenue performance up 17 percent in the second quarter and a small profit.  —  The social content company …
Discussion: Forbes, Adweek, paidContent and FishbowlLA
Douglas Martin / New York Times:
Judith Crist, Zinging and Influential Film Critic, Dies at 90  —  Judith Crist, one of America's most widely read film critics for more than three decades and a provocative presence in millions of homes as a regular reviewer on the “Today” show, died Tuesday at her home in Manhattan.  She was 90.
Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
BBC's Olympics Broadcasts Focus on Live Coverage  —  While some American television viewers are grumbling about the retro feel to NBC's London Olympics coverage, with tape-delayed broadcasts of the opening ceremony and other events, audiences in Britain are getting a more contemporary — even futuristic — TV Games.
Linda Holmes / NPR:
Good Business, Bad Quality: How NBC Is Both Right And Wrong On The Olympics  —  The following exchange has played out over and over in the last ten days:  —  Point: “NBC's coverage of the Olympics stinks, because everything is tape-delayed and cut to shreds, and also the announcers are awful …
Discussion: business.time.com and Poynter
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Romney's VP Selection Process Prompts Memories Of Veepstakes Past  —  NEW YORK — In July 1988, CNN's John King was camped outside the home of Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis when he got a sign the Democratic presidential nominee had just picked a running mate.
Discussion: ABCNEWS
Sarah Marshall / Journalism.co.uk:
New York Times launches US election Tumblr  —  The Agenda is the first Tumblr blog from the New York Times that is not image-driven and is integrated into the news site  —  The New York Times has launched a Tumblr blog “focussed on key issues leading up to the presidential election in November”.
Thanks:@jorcohen
Peter Preston / Guardian:
Digital-only Financial Times would still be a difficult trick to perform  —  As digital FT subscriptions outstrip its newspaper circulation, the printed version seems doomed, but the numbers don't add up  —  There's a predictable buzz of futurology as the FT announces that its digital …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Mayer Will Extend Free Food to NYC Too, While “What Is Yahoo?”  Question Is Hereby Banish'd  —  New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer descended on two of its New York offices today, declaring that she would summarily be granting free food to all there as she had recently done to much acclaim at its Silicon Valley HQ.
Dominic Patten / Deadline.com:
CNN Sinks To 20-Year Weekly Primetime Low  —  Primetime is not good news for CNN lately.  Amidst having its least watched month in primetime in two decades in May and the lowest rated month in total viewers in 10-years in April, CNN has now hit a 20-year all time primetime weekly low.
Tanveer Ali / CJR:
Breaking news: This minority group is different  —  There are many times that journalists can cover non-mainstream communities, not just during a crisis  —  One thing evident about the coverage of the Sikh Temple shooting in Wisconsin on Sunday that left seven dead, including a gunman …
Discussion: Fox News, USA Today and Media Decoder
Wired:
NCIS Targets Danger Room in Silliest Leak Investigation Ever  —  A selection from a 2006 Marine Corps request for a laser weapon.  The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has asked Danger Room repeatedly to take down the unclassified document.  —  In its mounting campaign against leakers …
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Rebecca Shapiro / The Huffington Post:
Newsweek's Suggestive Food Cover Turns Heads (PHOTO)
Discussion: Eater National, Politico and BuzzFeed
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Kiss of the Trampire? ‘Daily News’ to overhaul its gossip beat
Guardian:
News International chief aggrieved at manner of journalist arrests
Discussion: Guardian
Jerry Barmash / FishbowlNY:
Mayor Bloomberg Gets Confrontational with WPIX Reporter Mary Murphy
Discussion: WPIX and TVSpy
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine:
Times Photographer Roughed Up by NYPD Just Wants His Stuff Back
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Report: Journatic lays off staff
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
The New Yorker Lands On the iPhone, with Help from Lena Dunham and Jon Hamm
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
The Math Behind Time Warner's Bleacher Report Deal
Discussion: PandoDaily and Mashable!
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Jonah Lehrer's publisher is reviewing all of his books
Katherine Rushton / Telegraph:
Church of England pulls News Corp investment over phone hacking scandal
Discussion: Crikey and Guardian