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10:30 AM ET, March 10, 2010

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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Hal Varian Is Right: Newspapers Need to Engage  —  As part of the Federal Trade Commission's ongoing hearings into the future of journalism, Google's chief economist Hal Varian gave a presentation on newspapers and their financial problems that is well worth taking some time to read (or view).
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Google's Chief Economist: “Newspapers Have Never Made Much Money From News”  —  Earlier today, Google chief economist Hal Varian gave a presentation to an FTC workshop on the changing economics of the newspaper industry.  We all know that newspaper ad revenues have been falling off a cliff for years.
Gillian Reagan / The Business Insider:
Google's Insider View On Why Newspapers Are Screwed (GOOG)
Discussion: Fitz & Jen
Mercedes Bunz / Guardian:
Engage your users to survive, Google tells newspapers
TMZ.com:
Corey Haim Found Dead  —  Actor Corey Haim died this morning of an apparent overdose, according to LAPD.  He was 38.  —  Police tell us they were called to St. Joseph's hospital in Burbank, CA shortly before 4AM PT to investigate.  —  Haim shot to fame in the 80s …
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Los Angeles Times:
LAPD: 80s Teen Idol Corey Haim Dead at 38  —  LOS ANGELES — Actor Corey Haim has died at the age of 38, the Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed to KTLA.  —  Haim died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday of an apparent accidental overdose, according to the LAPD's North Hollywood Division.
Robert Feder / blogs.vocalo.org:
Memo puts WGN news staffers at a loss for words  —  Sure, you'd think the chief executive officer of a company struggling to emerge from bankruptcy and desperate to salvage an $8 billion buyout-gone-bad would have better things to do than pester his underlings with crazy proclamations.
Discussion: Gawker
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Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:   Tribune CEO lists 119 words he doesn't want heard on WGN radio
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
Bay Area News Project has high hopes, few employees  —  A wealthy philanthropist has kicked in $5 million in seed money.  A top management consultant has come up with a business plan.  A renowned university will lend not only its students but research help.
Discussion: Romenesko
Jane Martinson / Guardian:
News Corp exec: paywalls and free model can co-exist  —  Jonathan Miller argues dual revenue streams - whether through subscription or other methods - can work alongside each other  —  Jonathan Miller, head of digital media at News Corporation, said today that “dual revenue streams” …
Discussion: paidContent, The Wire and Variety
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Vivian Salama / Bloomberg:
Abu Dhabi Hosts Media Chiefs Amid Press Law Debate
Jeff Bercovici / DailyFinance:
BusinessWeek Prepares for Round Two of Layoffs  —  The other shoe is about to drop at BusinessWeek — or Bloomberg BusinessWeek, as it's been officially known since the financial news giant bought it last October.  —  Shortly after taking over the 80-year-old magazine, Bloomberg pruned its staff by a reported 30%.
Michael Schneider / Variety:
Clock winds down for ‘24’  —  Fox appears close to ending series run  —  “24's” time is almost up.  —  20th Century Fox TV and Fox appear ready to end the long-running hit after this season, the show's eighth.  —  Studio and network execs declined comment — but it's believed …
Bob Egelko / San Francisco Chronicle:
Guardian awarded half of SF Weekly's ad revenue  —  (03-09) 18:13 PST SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Bay Guardian is entitled to half the advertising revenue of the rival SF Weekly to help collect $21 million in damages after a jury verdict of illegal price-cutting, a Superior Court commissioner ruled Tuesday.
Discussion: Romenesko
Joe Clark / A List Apart:
Web Standards for E-books  —  The internet did not replace television, which did not replace cinema, which did not replace books.  E-books aren't going to replace books either.  E-books are books, merely with a different form.  —  The electronic book is the latest example of how HTML continues …
Discussion: TeleRead
Elizabeth Jensen / Media Decoder:
Meacham of Newsweek in Talks for Weekly PBS Show  —  The Pulitzer Prize-winning editor of Newsweek, Jon Meacham, is negotiating to add a television job to his schedule.  He is in final talks to be the co-host of a new PBS Friday night public affairs series called “Need to Know,” …
Stuart Elliott / New York Times:
Advertising: ‘Mad Men’ Dolls in Barbie's World, but Cocktails Stay Behind  —  AFTER three seasons, “Mad Men,” the television series about advertising in the 1960s, has attained a level of popular-culture cachet.  There have been magazine cover articles, calendars and an episode of …
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Girl With a One Track Mind smarts over ‘hooker’ headline  —  “Girl with a One Track Mind” blogger and author Zoe Margolis has said she is taking legal action against the Independent on Sunday after she was referred to as a “hooker” in a headline.  —  Margolis wrote an article for the Independent …
Andy Alexander / Ombudsman Blog:
Readers react to photo of two men kissing  —  Powerful photographs can have lasting impact, and a Post photo of two men kissing is an image that many readers can neither forget nor accept.  —  The photo, which ran on the newspaper's front page and online last week, captured Jeremy Ames …
Financial Times:
Bill threatens UK's reputation  —  From Mr Tom Alexander and others.  —  Sir, We regret that the House of Lords adopted amendment 120A to the digital economy bill ("Bill will censor internet, providers claim", March 6).  This amendment not only significantly changes the injunctions procedure …
Greg Mitchell / E&P In Exile:
Strupp and Away, Mitchell Next  —  Hope you saw the Strupp posting below about his new job.  Congrats to Joe, of course, and check out his links below.  He's already off to a fast start.  —  As for me, I was hired for a very exciting new gig last month (includes a lot of Web stuff and new twitter feed) …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
EMI Music Swaps Chief For Chairman Allen As Trouble Looms  —  In 2008, Terra Firma hired the guy who ran the company which makes Cillit Bang and Air Wick to turn EMI Music around.  But now the record label finds itself seeking a reported £100 million to avoid breaching banking covenants.
Shannon Guymon / The Official Google Blog:
Biking directions added to Google Maps  —  Whenever I meet someone who finds out that I work on the directions team for Google Maps, the first question I'm asked is often “So when's Google Maps going to add biking directions?”  We're big biking fans too, so we've been itching to give you a concrete answer.
Pareene / Gawker:
Only Some Conspiracy Theories Welcome at Huffington Post  —  The Huffington Post removed a 9/11 “Truther” post from former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura.  According to their editor's note, “The Huffington Post's editorial policy, laid out in our blogger guidelines, prohibits the promotion …
Discussion: /Film and The Huffington Post
 
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