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2:35 PM ET, March 24, 2010


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Greg Ferenstein / Mashable!:
The Future Newsroom: Lean, Open and Social Media-Savvy  —  On the campus of Penn State University, a rivalry between a rogue campus blog and the official newspaper has become a fascinating mirror of the strife between old and new media.  In only a matter of months, the unofficial campus blog Onward State …
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
Playing hardball with Chris Matthews  —  There seems to be a misconception among some of Chris Matthews' guests.  Because they have been invited on “Hardball” and put in front of a microphone, they think they will not only be asked questions, but also get a chance to answer them.
Discussion: Inside Cable News
James Poniewozik / Tuned In:
Wrongest Name in Cable News?
Discussion: The Atlantic Wire
Marco Arment / Instapaper Blog:
Preview: Instapaper on iPad  —  I'm probably supposed to keep this secret and build everyone's anticipation to hype this up.  Oh well.  Maybe I'll do that for the Instapaper edition for Apple's next revolutionary computing platform.  —  First: Instapaper is definitely coming to iPad.
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
AOL Launches Charitable Organization To Fund Hyperlocal News Sites  —  We recently learned that AOL is pouring money ($50 million to be exact) into Patch, a hyperlocal news platform that operates local news sites for 41 small towns and communities in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut and California.
Discussion: paidContent and Business Wire
John Koblin / New York Observer:
Press-Boxed: WSJ Adds Sports Beats to Take on The Times  —  We can all list some of the well-documented ways that The Wall Street Journal has changed under Rupert Murdoch: More color on the front page!  Snappier headlines!  A women's magazine!  More politically conservative (maybe)!
Discussion: Gawker, Lost Remote, Romenesko and The Wire
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
“Fun with data”: Oxymoron no longer!  And other lessons from Linda Fantin and Ellen Miller  —  Say the word “data” in the presence of the majority of Americans, and you'll most likely be greeted with a blank stare/a glare/an eye roll/an audible sigh.  For most people — though …
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:   The freedom to fail and the need to experiment: What gives …
Phil Rosenthal / Chicago Tribune:
Fox News' Ailes not afraid of taking sides  —  So, Roger Ailes, how are things?  —  “With Fox News, great,” Ailes said by phone Tuesday.  “With my job and my life, pretty good.  With America, not quite as good.”  As the chairman and chief executive of Fox News Channel gave a rare interview …
Colin Gibbs / GigaOM:
Fox Mobile Offers Hulu-like Subscription Service for Smartphones  —  Fox Mobile is hoping it can convince consumers to shell out to watch TV on their smartphones.  The News Corp. subsidiary this morning unveiled Bitbop, a subscription service for smartphone owners that will deliver both streaming …
Jim Barnett / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Len Downie: For-profit news orgs won't create enough journalism  —  By any measure, former Washington Post executive editor Len Downie epitomized success in the traditional, subscription-and-advertising model of newspaper journalism: With a staff that once topped 900 and an annual budget of $100 million …
Discussion: Editors Weblog
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Video: Interview: Jacob Weisberg, Chairman, Slate Group: ‘Pay For How You Get It Delivered’  — wasn't the first Washington Post Co. (NYSE: WPO) outlet to go for the gold—or at least some silver—with a paid iPhone app: Sibling Slate hit the iTunes store ahead of the newspaper with its own $1.99 app.
Michael Calderone / Michael Calderone's Blog:
WaPo's Fainaru joins Bay Area start-up  —  While the Washington Post's Steve Fainaru took home a Pulitzer for his reporting in Iraq, the Bay Area native will soon be focused on news much closer to home  —  Fainaru is leaving the Post to become managing editor for news at The Bay Citizen …
Greg Beato / Reason:
Missing the Story  —  Has anyone checked the Internet connection at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute lately?  Last week, the Institute announced the nominees for its “Top Ten Works of Journalism of the Decade,” and of the 80 contenders, only three were originally published on the web.
Meghan Keane / the Econsultancy blog:
At AOL, the Google culture clash is going to be a big hurdle  —  Coming to an established brand with new ideas is one thing.  But convincing existing employees to change old habits is an entirely different issue.  And that's increasingly a problem at AOL, where Tim Armstrong came from Google 11 months ago.
Discussion: Ditherati and Contagious Magazine
Exclusive Interview With Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker  —  Erik Schatzker, who is an anchor and editor-at-large at Bloomberg Television was nice enough to grant an exclusive interview.  Erik co-anchors “Inside Track,” an all-encompassing morning business news program which airs weekdays …
Discussion: Inside Cable News
Richard Siklos / New York Observer:
The Studio Mega-Deal That Wasn't  —  In Hot Tub Time Machine, a group of sad-sack pals are transported back to what ought to have been their heyday, with a chance to set things right and rewrite the future.  It's a goofy theme that must have had resonance with the folks trying to sell Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer …
Discussion: The Wire, The Daily Beast and Gawker
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
Is the U.S. Government Spying on a Tiny Secret-Sharing Website?  — is a website legendary in certain circles for posting documents people want hidden from the world.  The Pentagon is not a fan.  Now, Wikileaks is tweeting allegations that the U.S. is spying on its editors.
Kate Kaye / ClickZ:
USA Today Among Sites Set to Run iPad Ads  —  As Apple preps for the launch of the iPad, advertisers are gearing up to run campaigns on the new device.  Mobile ad platform AdMarvel has teamed with Gannett-owned rich media ad firm PointRoll to enable expandable and highly-interactive ads on the iPad.
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Web Video Audience OK With More Ads, Report  —  Hulu is leaving some serious money on the table.  —  While its parents companies NBC Universal, News Corp. and Disney wrestle with the possibility of imposing a subscription fee on Hulu to offset what they perceive as lost ad revenue from TV …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
David Kaplan / paidContent:
HuffPo Bets On Big Three Car Makers To Drive Ad Revs  —  A year after the Big Three car makers looked like they could wind up as just the Big Two, auto ad spending has recovered somewhat, and General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are expected to shift more dollars to online.
Discussion: WebNewser
Shay Maunz /
Niche publications the future of journalism, speaker says  —  John Harris is a self-proclaimed “political junkie.”  —  The newspaper Web site and its companion publication The Politico, are for a relatively small set of like-minded individuals, according to co-founder and editor-in-chief Harris.
Ratings for Sunday's Cable News Coverage of Health Care Vote  —  Fox News lead the way Sunday during the lead-up to the House vote on health care reform.  But after the bill passed, with the vote at 10:45pmET, FNC viewers turned away while CNN and MSNBC increased their viewership into the 11pmET hour.
Marly Falcon / KnightBlog:
Robot journalist able to ask questions, take pictures, publish online  —  Beware, journalists.  The death of journalism might be caused by ... robots!  —  Researchers from Intelligent Systems Informatics Lab (ISI) at Tokyo University have developed a robot that explores its environment and reports what it finds.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Microsoft: Want to Learn About Our Secret Tablet?  Read Engadget.  —  Want to get the latest news on “Courier,” Microsoft's rumored-but-not-confirmed answer to Apple's iPad?  Microsoft doesn't want to talk about it.  But Redmond does have a suggestion for you: Read the gadget blogs.
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