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8:35 PM ET, June 15, 2010

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Lauren Goode / Digits:
Internet Is Set to Overtake Newspapers in Ad Revenue  —  The Internet is poised to overtake newspapers as the second-largest U.S. advertising medium by revenue behind television, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' Global Entertainment and Media Outlook for 2010 to 2014.
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Nat Ives / AdAge:
Magazine Print Ad Revenue Will Ebb Until 2013, Outlook Says
Discussion: Strupp
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Memo to Media Cos.: Disruption? You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
Discussion: paidContent:UK
Nat Ives / AdAge:
New York Times Plans Public Beta Site for Its Experiments  —  A Place to Test Products Without Disrupting the Main Site  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — The New York Times is building a public beta testing site where it will experiment with new ideas and applications before deciding whether they deserve to go live on NYTimes.com.
Discussion: Romenesko and NetNewsCheck Latest
Will Richmond / VideoNuze:
Exclusive: ABC Has Doubled the Number of Ads in Its iPad App; ABC.com Will Be Next  —  Yesterday ABC began implementing a new ad policy for its popular iPad app, which up to doubles the number of ads included per episode.  ABC intends to apply the new ad policy to programs viewed on ABC.com soon as well.
Joseph De Avila / Wall Street Journal:
City Launches New Effort to Aid Media Sector  —  The Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Columbia University and the city plan to open a new lab that will aim to stimulate the local media industry, city officials said Monday.  —  The NYC Media Lab is the latest of several steps …
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Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
48 HR Magazine: “CBS Is Being Unreasonable”  —  On Friday, June 11, Mat Honan, one of the creators of 48 HR—the new San Francisco-based experimental magazine that gets put together in literally two days—Tweeted the following:  —  “CBS is going to try to f*ck us pretty hard.
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Media Decoder
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/ Lindsay Robertson:
CBS vs 48 Hours Magazine: Team Goliath
Discussion: Emptyage
New York Post:
Shrinking CNN taps Spitzer, Morgan  —  Ted Turner must be flinging his remote at the wall in despair.  CNN, the cable network he founded, is poised to turn its prime-time schedule over to two disgraced public figures, ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer and former British tabloid editor Piers Morgan, in its desperate bid to restore lost ratings.
Michael Cieply / New York Times:
Before Subsidizing Movies, States Scrutinize the Message  —  LOS ANGELES — When Andrew van den Houten got a letter two weeks ago rejecting his request for Michigan public money to help finance his latest horror movie, “The Woman,” it came with an admonition about the state's good name.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
“Hulu for Magazines” Gets a CEO: Good Luck, Morgan Guenther!  —  Remember Next Issue Media, the “Hulu for magazines” joint venture that was supposed to help the big publishers negotiate with the likes of Apple and Amazon in the e-reader market?  It has been awfully quiet for a long time …
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
White House Will Answer Your Oil Spill Questions from YouTube Tonight  —  At 8pm ET tonight, President Obama plans to address the nation about the BP oil spill from the Oval Office.  In addition, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs will also answer questions from YouTube users right after the president's address.
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
First Look & Gallery: The Sun Launches £4.99-A-Month iPad Edition  —  News Corp.'s UK daily tabloid has followed The Times to Apple's tablet, with an app edition that, at £4.99 a month, is half as much as its serious stablemate.  —  Renewing via iOS' recurring subscription …
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:   How to Get Your Porn App Into iTunes: Wrap a Newspaper Around It
The Times:
Welcome to thetimes.co.uk  —  Last month we launched thetimes.co.uk and thesundaytimes.co.uk.  If you haven't already, you can still register for a free trial of the websites before we soon start charging for access.  It's your chance to sample Times coverage of breaking news from all over the world …
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GordonMacMillan / The Wall Blog:
News International closes Times Online
Discussion: Techdirt
Jim Lynch:
The Safari Reader Arms Race  —  Last week I caught a lot of heat for my column about Apple's Weapon of Mass Destruction.  The column seemed to go a bit viral and I got quite a lot of visitors, many of whom were angry.  They felt that they were entitled to a quiet reading experience, totally free from web clutter and ads.
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nostrich:   Oh Man, That Jim Lynch Guy
Thomson IR:
Gannett Broadcasting and DataSphere to launch community web sites in 10 U.S. cities  —  Gannett Broadcasting, part of Gannett Co., Inc., and DataSphere Technologies, the leading provider of hyperlocal web technology and sales solutions for media companies, will launch community-focused web sites …
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Don't use my name: The anonymity game  —  You've heard the pledges before: We're going to swear off the stuff, really we are.  Or at least — hic! — reduce our consumption.  —  But journalists seem more addicted than ever to the elixir of anonymous sources.
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Make no mistake: Newspapers are still in trouble  —  With newspaper share prices up some 380% in the last 12 months, even the ordinarily incisive Economist Magazine last week offered an upbeat appraisal for an industry that many had written off for dead a year ago.
Dawn C. Chmielewski / Los Angeles Times:
News Corp. picks up more bricks for pay wall  —  Rupert Murdoch-owned conglomerate buys the maker of electronic news delivery software and acquires a stake in a venture devising an online payment system for journalism sites.  —  Rupert Murdoch's quest to find a way to get people to pay …
Yahoo! News:
NYT reporter defends Afghani minerals piece, lashes out at critics  —  New York Times reporter James Risen is fighting back against critics who have cast a skeptical eye on his Page One story yesterday about Afghanistan's mineral deposits.  In an interview with Yahoo! News …
Jay Rosen / PressThink:
Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: On the Actual Ideology of the American Press  —  That it's easy to describe the ideology of the press is a point on which the left, the right and the profession of journalism converge.  I disagree.  I think it's tricky.
Discussion: Romenesko, Salon and Scripting News
Steve Rosenbaum / Silicon Alley Insider:
Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King  —  “Content is King” — no longer.  Today, the world has changed.  “Curation Is King.”  —  Ok, I hear all the content-makers sharpening their knives to take me on.  —  I'm ready.  —  First, why content is dead:
Discussion: Kirk LaPointe's …
Philip B. Corbett / Times Topics:
The ‘Tweet’ Debate  —  Notes from the newsroom on grammar, usage and style.  (Some frequently asked questions are here.)  —  After I distributed the in-house version of After Deadline to my colleagues last week, word leaked out that I had supposedly “banned” use of the word “tweet” to refer to messages posted on Twitter.
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote:
Blogger said Patch tried to poach him away  —  The publisher of a Los Angeles neighborhood blog, AltadenaBlog.com, says he was approached by Patch with an offer to lure him away to create a new Patch site in the same neighborhood.  Calling the AOL local news startup “Poach” instead of Patch …
 
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